Vincent Yeung

Vincent Yeung

Contact

T. +852 2530 1383

F. +852 2530 1083

E. vscyeung@courtyardchambers.com

Year of Call

2012 (HK)


Practice Profile

Vincent commenced full practice in 2012, and between 2014-2017 he was Government Counsel in the Civil Litigation Unit of the Department of Justice. He resumed private practice in 2017. 

Vincent has a broad general civil practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. 

During his stay with the DoJ, Vincent developed expertise in personal injuries cases. He also conducted liquor licence appeals and any consequential judicial reviews, and hotel and guesthouse accommodation licence appeals and any consequential judicial reviews.

Vincent has established a particular focus on personal injuries cases. Vincent has also been instructed in a wide range of litigation and advisory work involving general commercial and company matters. 

Vincent has extensive experience appearing in different levels of courts and also in various administrative appeal boards, such as the Municipal Services Appeal Board, the Administrative Appeal Board and the Appeal Board (Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation).  He also has appeared before different auxiliary medical boards, e.g.  the Nursing Council, the Optometrists Board and the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.


Education & Academic Achievements

PCLL, Chinese University of Hong Kong

LLB, University of Leicester UK


Notable Cases

Personal Injuries

Cheung Siu Ying v Chow Ka Man (DCPI 2353/2017)

  • Acted for the Respondents.  Case settled before trial.


Chan Siu Hung (Deceased) v Modern Terminal Limited (HCPI 437/2017)

  • Advised the Plaintiff on liability, quantum and evidence.

 

Commercial

From Fair Development Ltd. v Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union (HCA 2810/2015)

  • Acting for the Plaintiff.  The case is still on-going.

 

Ho Hing v Chan Sim (HCA 1382/2017)

  • Acting for the Plaintiff. The case is still on-going.

 

Probate

Tang Ho Wang & others v Tang Kwan Tak (HCMP 970/2013) 

  • Acted for all Plaintiffs in this probate matter.


Licensing Appeal

Chan Chuen Mui v Liquor Licensing Board (MSA 42/2015, 17th February 2016)

  • Acted for the Liquor Licensing Board, the subject premises, which was connected to a de-licenced premises, applied for an extension of liquor sale hours, which was rejected by the Municipal Services Appeal Board.

 

活倫大廈、活倫閣及附近居民 與 酒牌局 (MSA 30/2015, 5th January 2016)

  • Acted for the Liquor Licensing Board, the Appellant, being the objectors at the Liquor Licensing Board hearing, made this appeal against a decision of the renewal of a liquor licence. The Appellant made an argument referring to Art 120 of The Basic Law. Appeal dismissed.


Park Lomen Inn Ltd v Appeal Board (Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation) (CACV 171/2015, 16th December 2015)

  • Acted for the Putative Interested Party, resisting an application for leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal, application dismissed on the ground of lack of merit.


Park Lomen Inn Ltd v Appeal Board (Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation) [2015] 4 HKLRD 506

  • Acted for the Putative Interested Party, resisting an out of time application to Appeal against Au J’s decision in refusing the grant of leave to judicial review a decision made by the Appeal Board (Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation).  Time extension was granted but the appeal was dismissed for it being meritless.


Criminal Law

HKSAR v Law Wai Kin (DCCC 718/2012)

  • Acted for the 1st Defendant charged with fraud.


HKSAR v Cheung Chi Keung (DCCC 1138/2018)

  • Acted for the Defendant charged with fraud.