Brian W.Y. Yu

Brian W.Y. Yu


T. +852 2530 1383

F. +852 2530 1083


Year of Call

2020 (HK)

Practice Profile

Brian joined Courtyard Chambers in 2020 after serving his pupillage with Mr. Charles J. Chan, Mr. Raymond Lau and Mr. Joe Chan. During his pupillage, Brian engaged in criminal cases (both for defence and prosecution) and civil cases (personal injuries, debts and contractual issues, etc) at different stages.

Brian accepts instructions in both civil and criminal law and he is developing a broad practice in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Brian worked in the compliance department of multinational private banks before joining the Bar. He was responsible for monitoring the implementation of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), as well as ensuring the banks to comply with the requirements from regulatory bodies (e.g. HKMA, SFC).

Brian speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin and he is capable of providing written submissions and conducting hearings in both English and Chinese.

Education & Academic Achievements

P.C.LL., City University of Hong Kong

LL.B. (Hons) Law and Criminology, University of Lancaster, U.K.