Lau Ka Kin
Bachelor of Social Sciences, Bachelor of Laws, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws
Liquidated damages after the UK decision in Triple Point (27 September 2021)
Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group (2022-)
Committee on Arbitration, Hong Kong Bar Association (2019-)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2018-)
K.K. Lau “is a very popular junior counsel in Hong Kong and is a highly intelligent counsel who understands the law well. He is always practical and has an abundance of common sense, and he has always been able to win the trust of the lay clients and his instructing solicitor” (The Legal 500 (2024)). He “has substantial experience and is a very shrewd litigator. He is very strong on strategy and he is extremely analytical” (The Legal 500 (2023)).
K.K. has a broad commercial and civil practice. He is routinely instructed for complex and heavy disputes.
K.K. has considerable experience in stock markets, private equity, venture capital and debt. He regularly appears for regulators, financial institutions, listed companies as well as their shareholders and directors, and other ultra-high net worth individuals at trials and appeals.
Alongside his practice as counsel in arbitration and related court proceedings, K.K. has been appointed as an arbitrator.
Before coming to the Bar, K.K. practised as a solicitor and advocate at a pre-eminent law firm, where he specialised in commercial litigation and arbitration. He was recognised by The Legal 500 (2015) as a “helpful and knowledgeable associate”.