Albert Lam is an experienced litigator who has represented clients in numerous high profile cases.  He joined Hampton, Winter and Glynn in 1999, having worked for several reputable law firms in Hong Kong, and became a Partner in 2001. 

 

From 2007 to 2009, Albert represented one of the parties in the bitter and public battle relating to the estate of one of Asia’s richest women.  He also frequently acts for eminent professionals and well-known Hong Kong social figures in litigations.

 

Albert is a Civil Celebrant of Marriages.  He is also a member of ‘Pro-Vision’, a group of concerned professionals whose mission is to foster discussion and awareness of issues that affect the people of Hong Kong.  Pro-Vision has advocated strongly that Hong Kong should be used as a forum to resolve any disputes arising out of commercial contracts executed in China involving a foreign party.  The group has also advised the Hong Kong Government on the formation of a Patent Board in the territory and on the development of street performing arts in Hong Kong.

 

Albert is a member of the Hong Kong Mediation Council and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  He is fully trained in commercial and personal injury mediation.

 

Albert was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1994 and in England & Wales in 1996. 

 

Albert is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

 

Albert’s practice areas are:

 

Civil Litigation:

  • Banking, finance and investment disputes
  • Commercial fraud Investigations
  • Conflict of laws
  • Construction disputes
  • Contracts disputes
  • Court of Protection applications for the appointment of committees under the Mental Health Ordinance – and support to those committees
  • Debt recovery
  • Defamation
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy
  • Insurance claims
  • International trade and sales of goods
  • Joint Venture disputes
  • Partnership and shareholders disputes
  • Personal injury and fatal accidents
  • Probate and administrative disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Securities disputes

 

Criminal Litigation:

  • Commercial fraud, CCB investigations 
  • ICAC investigations
  • Intellectual property rights offences
  • Traffic offences

 

 

 

 

 

Contacts:

Telephone: (852) 2847 2360
Fax: (852) 2525 0163
Email: albertlam@hwg-law.com