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Mr. Alex S. W. LAI

Year of Call

Hong Kong Bar (1999)

Qualifications

LLB (Hon) The University of Hong Kong (1997)
PCLL The University of Hong Kong (1998)
LLB (2nd) China University of Politics and Law (2004)

Appointments

Legal Adviser to the Transport Tribunal, 2005 –

 

Practice

Alex has a general practice in both civil and criminal matters. His civil practice includes contract, commercial and company disputes, employment, employee's compensation, land and building management disputes and personal injuries claims. He has a criminal practice in defending and prosecuting in a wide spectrum of cases ranging from fraud to road traffic offences.

Since he commenced private practice in 2000, Alex has assisted his clients, including both claimants and defendants, in many civil cases in enforcing their rights and has achieved results for his clients, which include many personal injury claims in which he assisted claimants to receive considerable and reasonable compensation on settlement.

Alex is experienced in giving advices to claimants in personal injuries cases ranging from victims of ordinary traffic accidents to workers injured at work and injured workers and the estates of deceased workers in serious industrial accidents. He is currently on the panel of counsel for personal injuries litigations maintained by the Legal Aid Department and is regularly instructed to represent legal aid claimants.

As a bilingual counsel with knowledge on PRC laws, Alex is experienced in advising clients from the mainland China in cases involving cross-border commercial and legal disputes, companies and Sino-foreign joint-ventures disputes, complicated Chinese legal documents and commercial documentary evidence and the use of Chinese.

Since 2005, Alex has been appointed to advise the Transport Tribunal as its legal adviser at its appeal and review hearings concerning regulatory matters related to the public transport system.

Since 2000, Alex has offered pro bono legal assistance to many legal assistance schemes run by voluntary and non-profitable organizations when being off. He is happy to offer his professional knowledge to serve the community's purposes.