top of page

Newton Mak


Practice Profile

Newton joined the Bar with more than 10 years of commercial experience, having worked as a management consultant and project manager in the information technology discipline.

Newton focuses on civil litigation and advisory works. He has been instructed in a wide range of contentious matters. His main practice areas include company, commercial, employment, personal injuries, insolvency, trust, and probate.

Call: 2014 (HK)




P.C.LL.   The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Distinction)

J.D.         The Chinese University of Hong Kong

M.Sc.     The University of Hong Kong (Distinction)

B.Sc.      University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA

(Dean’s Honour List)

 Selected Cases


  • Acted for the applicant listed company in applying for leave to judicial review decisions of the Listing Committee and Listing Review Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to cancel the listing of the company’s shares: Superb Summit International Group Limited (HCAL 336/2020), [2020] HKCFI 892.

  • Acted for the defendant directors in opposing and counterclaiming inspection of company’s records under sections 375 and 740 of the Companies Ordinance (Cap 622) (led by Mr. Ronny Wong SC): Re CCCC Financial…


Deputy Adjudicator, Small Claims Tribunal    

(Since 2022 (from time to time))

Deputy Temporary Registrar, District Court

(Jan 2024)


  / Awards

2012   Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

  • 3rd Place, Best Individual Oralist (Vienna)

  • Honourable Mention for Best Team Orals (Vienna)



Fluent in English and Cantonese; Conversant in Mandarin.

bottom of page