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Alan Yung


Practice Profile

Alan has a broad civil practice. He has acted and advised as sole or junior counsel involving a wide range of commercial matters, including contractual disputes, company and shareholders’ disputes, liquidations and bankruptcies, nuisance and personal injuries. He has been instructed to act and advise in construction disputes, disputes involving breach of confidence and fiduciary duty, conflict of laws, building management disputes, discrimination, trespass, defamation, wills and probate, trusts and proceedings under the Mental Health Ordinance.

Alan has provided advice to the Securities and Futures Commission in market misconduct related matters (led by Horace Wong SC) and has represented SFC as prosecutor in the Magistrate Court (led by Adrian Bell SC).  He has also given legal advice on compliance related matters for the issuers’ listing applications in Hong Kong (including Kelfred Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1134), Sunray Engineering Group Limited (Stock Code: 8616) and Asiaray Media Group Limited (Stock Code: 1993).

Alan also undertakes criminal work and has been instructed to conduct criminal trials as defence counsel in the Magistrates’ Courts and Magistracy Appeal.

Alan is regularly appointed as a Mediator in a wide range of disputes. He has mediated over 300 cases for disputes involving adverse possession, building management, companies winding up and shareholders’ disputes, commercial/contractual disputes, conveyancing, copyright, defamation, nuisance, personal injuries, and employees’ compensation and probate related matters.

Call: 2007 (HK)




LLM, University of Hong Kong

PCLL, University of Hong Kong

LLB, London School of Economics and Political Science

Li Po Chun United World College

 Selected Cases

Commercial and Contractual Disputes

  • Natural Dairy (NZ) Holdings Ltd v. Chen Keen & Ors, HCA 2218/2017 – for variation of injunction to allow spending on legal costs and mortgage repayments (led by William Wong SC)

  • Li Nanfeng v. Wong Chun Hong, HCA 3447/2016, CAMP 82/2018, CACV 547/2019 – for a contractual claim of over HK$100 million (include opposing application for interpleader relief and leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal, application for summary judgment and opposing D’s appeal and leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal) (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • Xiao Long v. Great Wall Securities Ltd, HCA 369/2018 – to appeal against a decision of Master for O.14 Judgment (led by Edward Chan SC) and to oppose leave to appeal, to obtain security for costs and relief from sanctions

  • Jiang Xi An Fa Da Wine Co. Ltd v. Zhan King, HCMP 1574/2017 – for interim injunctive relief under s.21M of HCO from disposing shares of a HK listco in aid of foreign proceedings

  • Miao Xizhu v. Shum Sai Chit & Anor, HCA 1960/2014 – for specific discovery and non-party discovery of financial accounts of its subsidiaries in a misrepresentation claim against directors of a listed company

  • Yu Tai Kan and Lai Heung Tze Angie v. Morewell Engineering Limited, DCCJ 537/2013 – trial in relation to a decoration contract dispute

  • Yang Long Shan v Chan Hau Kong and Anor, HCA 1265/2011 – Acted for the defendant in a claim regarding promissory notes (in the sum of HK$40 million) (led by Ronny FH Wong SC) and for security for costs



  / Awards

Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training


CEDR and HKMAAL Accredited Mediator


English, Cantonese and Mandarin

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