Leon has dual legal education and professional qualification background in both Mainland China and Hong Kong. He graduated from Peking University Law School and the University of Hong Kong.
Before becoming a practicing barrister in Hong Kong, Leon worked as an in-house counsel in the Legal & Internal Control Department of a state-owned enterprise under the direct control of the PRC central government in Beijing. He is therefore able to fully understand Mainland Chinese clients, communicate with them effectively, understand the reality of different cases from the perspective of both jurisdictions, and provide practical legal opinions and dispute resolution options.
Leon specializes in handling cross-border civil and commercial litigation cases as well as international arbitrations cases with Mainland China elements involved. He handles all areas of practice of our Chambers, with particular focus on corporate/commercial disputes, land/probate disputes, family matters, securities regulations and white-collar crime.
Leon is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in speaking English and Cantonese. He is currently a member of the Standing Committee of Mainland Affairs as well as a member of the Committee on Arbitration of the Hong Kong Bar Association.