Prior to commencing her pupillage in Hong Kong, Evelyn accepted a summer pupillage at 25 Bedford Row in the United Kingdom shadowing prominent criminal barristers including Mr. Jeremy Dein Q.C. Thereafter, Evelyn served her pupillage with Ms. Queenie Ng, Mr. Andrew Raffell, Mr. Phil Chau and Mr. Ross Yuen.
Evelyn is developing a broad criminal and civil practice. She has experience in matters concerning adverse possession, bankruptcy, commercial and contractual disputes, companies’ winding up, corruption, defamation, general tort, money laundering, money lender actions, industrial summonses, road traffic and trusts. She also has assisted in providing legal opinions for companies proposed for listing and on other compliance issues.
Evelyn has appeared as an advocate (either in her own right or as led junior) in the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, the District Court, the Lands Tribunal and the Magistrates’ Courts.
Evelyn accepts instructions in all areas of work. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
2016-2017 PCLL, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2012-2016 Bachelor of Laws (LLB), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2013-2014 Prize in Criminal Law (1st in Class)
Chan Shiu Chong v Director of Lands and Tse Sui Lun v Director of Lands (heard together),  HKLdT 89 – acted for the Applicants in land resumption applications to determine the amount of compensation payable by the Respondent under the Lands Resumption Ordinance (Cap. 124) (as led junior with Mr. Ross Yuen)
Chan Shiu Chong v Director of Lands and Tse Sui Lun v Director of Lands (heard together),  HKCA 758 – acted for the Applicants in leave to appeal applications (as led junior with Mr. Ross Yuen)
Chim Kwan Wo v The Incorporated Owners of Peony House East Block, DCCJ 5125/2016 – acted for the Plaintiff in three successful interlocutory applications (heard together) for (1) striking out of witness statements; (2) expunging affirmations; and (3) leave to adduce further expert evidence (as sole advocate)
Yue Chi Keung v Lau Kin Wa, DCCJ 3362/2018 – acted for the Defendant in the Assessment of Damages hearing (as sole advocate)
Chim Kwan Wo v The Incorporated Owners of Peony House East Block,  HKDC 111 – acted for the Plaintiff in a successful trial in respect of a water leakage action (as sole advocate)