Mark H.K. Leung
Call: 2018 (HK)
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Government and Laws), HKU; LLB, HKU; PCLL, HKU
Barrister-At-Law (2018 – present)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua
Mark is actively engaged in criminal, matrimonial and personal injuries cases. Moreover, Mark has experience in handling cases probate, commercial disputes and company cases, with practice covering advisory and advocacy work.
Prior to coming to the bar, Mark obtained his Government & Laws (Social Sciences) degree and LLB degree at University of Hong Kong, where he also completed PCLL. He worked at the HKSAR Government as executive officer as well as district affairs as assistant to district councillor.
Outside of his practice, Mark is devoted to educational and social contribution. Other than free legal advice schemes he actively partakes, Mark has been a coach of “Mock Trial - Justice Education Project” organised by The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention.
Mark pledges himself to striving for clients’ interest with knowledge, efficiency and conscience: fiat justitia ruat caelum.
Recent / Selected case
- Mark has wide experience of criminal cases, including commercial crime, serious traffic offence, offence against person and other areas. Also, he has experience in representing defendant in disciplinary tribunal for civil servants. Selected cases include:
- HKSAR v Chan Chin Hong (HCCC 17/2019) : As junior counsel in the case, Mark represented the defendant who was acquitted of attempted rape. For indecent assault found guilty by jury, the defendant was sentenced to a probation order.
- HKSAR v Lee Sin Wa (WKCC 1323/2020) : As junior counsel in the case, Mark represented the defendant public servant, who was acquitted of all 5 charges of soliciting and/or accepting advantage, contrary to s.4 of Prevention of Bribery Ordinance.
- HKSAR v Sze Tak Loy (HCCP 115/2021) : The Respondent, represented by Mark in magistracy’s (widely known as “47 democrats” case (WKCC 813/2021), successfully resisted review of bail decision by the DOJ in the High Court.
- Mark is regularly instructed to handle family cases in relation to both ancillary relief and children matters.
Personal Injuries Action
- Mark is regularly instructed by claimants as well as defendants in personal injuries action.
- Mark also conducts advisory work on cases arising from traffic accidents, workplace incidents and other circumstances.