Teresa L.M. Leung

Teresa was admitted to the Bar in 2018. She leads a general practice. She has appeared either as a sole advocate or a led junior counsel in the Court of Final Appeal, Court of Appeal, High Court, District Court and the Magistrates’ Courts.

Teresa’s criminal practice ranges from legal visits, plea bargains, bail applications and mitigations to trials and appeals. She has represented clients in cases of, inter alia, criminal damage, drug offences, road traffic offences, offences of dishonesty (including conspiracy to defraud), sexual offences and manslaughter.

For civil matters, Teresa’s breadth of experience covers land, contract, company, coroner’s court hearings, insolvency, bankruptcy, tort, labour, trust and probate. She has worked on interlocutory applications involving, inter alia, summary judgment, default judgment, striking-out, injunctions and jurisdictional disputes. She regularly renders advice on personal injury cases and has also been instructed to provide expert opinion on regulatory compliance of companies in Hong Kong.

Teresa is on the Legal Aid Panel and regularly provides pro bono advice under the Free Legal Advice Scheme of the Duty Lawyer Service.

Teresa is a contributing editor of Hong Kong Civil Procedure (Hong Kong White Book) 2022 and the online Employment Practical Guidance platform of LexisNexis in 2021.

Teresa is fluent in English, Cantonese and Putonghua.


Selected Cases

Manslaughter; Mentally Handicapped Defendant

HKSAR v Shek Ka Chun [2019] HKCFI 1323; and [2019] HKCFI 1993

Land: Title / Land Registration Ordinance (Cap. 128)

Winland Finance Limited v Gain Hero Finance Limited [2021] HKCA 576; and [2022] HKCFA 3

Adverse Possession

Yeung Wai Tong v Srikornvit Pranee & Ors [2022] HKCFI 606

Trust: Company Shares; Conflict of Laws

Wang Rongan v Silver International Investment Limited & Ors [2022] HKCFI 2586

Trust: Beneficial Ownership of Property

Luk Wing Kwan v The Personal Representative of the Estate of Poon Siu Mei, deceased & Anor [2021] HKDC 1399


Wong Shing v Cheung Hing [2021] HKDC 1438

Objection to Application for Video-link Evidence

Wang Rongan v Silver International Investment Limited & Ors [2021] HKCFI 3198


Teresa L.M. Leung

Tel: (+852) 2521-5544

Fax: (+852) 2524-5912

Mobile: (+852) 6298-0585

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Called to the Bar: Hong Kong 2018


  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Laws, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Practice Area(s):

Administrative and PublicCompany and SecuritiesCommercial and ContractCoroner's Court HearingsCriminal Defence and ProsecutionDisciplinary ProceedingsEmployment and LabourLandPersonal InjuryTortWills & Probate