Kev L.H. Wan
温 樂 謙 大 律 師

Call: 2019

Tel: 2157 9343
Fax: 2157 9243
Mobile: 6133 0363
E-mail: kevwlh@eschambers.com.hk

Secretary: Ms Vanessa Kwong

Kev is developing a broad civil and criminal practice. He has a long-standing interest and experience in advising matters on IPO listing, personal injuries, matrimonial, probate, trust, commercial, land and bankruptcy. He regularly helps his commercial clients to obtain various interlocutory applications. Kev has appeared as an advocate in his own right in the High Court and District Court. As for his criminal practice, Kev is predominantly instructed to conduct defence in Magistrates’ Courts. He also appears as led junior and is entrusted with settling intricate written submissions. Kev has prosecuted cases as counsel on fiat on behalf of the HKSAR government.

Kev joined chambers in 2019 upon completion of pupillage with Mr. Selwyn Yu SC, Ms. Queenie Ng, Mr. Lawrence Hui and Mr. Stanley Ng.

Kev can conduct proceedings in English and Chinese.

MEMBERSHIP AND APPOINTMENTS
Legal Advisor, Hang Hau Rural Committee
Visiting Lecturer, Hong Kong Legal Training Institute

PUBLICATIONS AND ARTICLES
Headnoter, Hong Kong Cases
Contributor, Lexis Advance® Hong Kong Practical Guidance by LexisNexis

CRIMINAL CASES
HKSAR v Lam Ho Ming, STCC 3584/2020 – Secured an acquittal for three charges of unlawful assembly, criminal damage & prohibition of face covering regulation (sole advocate for D1)
HKSAR v Leung Ming Sing Simon, ESCC 690/2021 – Suspended sentence for defendant convicted of money laundering after trial (sole advocate)
HKSAR v Ho Tak Man, ESS 7108/2021 – Taxi driver acquitted of careless driving; evidence of witness undermined and found unreliable and untruthful (sole advocate)
HKSAR v Sin Wing Lun, ESCC 1655/2020 – Possession of offensive weapon; expert evidence on proper injury threshold of a laser pointer (with Ms. Queenie W.S. Ng)
HKSAR v Chan Hoi Wan & Ors, ESCC 2586/2019 – Successfully defended a couple who allegedly in Ma On Shan footbridge shouted profanities and were charged with behaving disorderly in public place
HKSAR v Lee Pui Wai, KCS 22295/2019Successfully defended against a careless driving charge (with Mr. Lawrence Hui)
HKSAR v Liang Suning, STCC 3113/2019 –Acted for a defendant in charges of breach of condition of stay and managing a guesthouse without licence

CIVIL CASES
Te Wing Chi v Secretary for Justice, [2021] HKCFI 3473 – LegCo candidate failed to lodge Election Return; ignorance of the law amounts to inadvertence and discretionary relief granted (leading Mr. Colman Li)
Kwok Shu v IO of Kent Building [2021] HKDC 632 – Successful water leakage action against IO arising from defective roof; refuting expert opinion that UBWs caused leakage (sole advocate)
Chan Yui Kin v Siu Hun Mui, DCCJ 1021/2019 – Declaratory relief granted concerning a claim of adverse possession against co-owners (sole advocate)


For Kev’s reported cases, please click here.