Jacky C.K. Yeung
Department of Law
BCom (Macquarie); JD (HKU); PCLL (HKU); LLM (HKU); LLM (London)
CPA (Aust.); MCIArb; Barrister-at-law (High Court of HKSAR); FHEA
Jacky obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree (majoring in Accounting) at Macquarie University, Australia. He then completed the Juris Doctor, the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws and the Master of Laws (Arbitration and Dispute Resolution) programmes at the University of Hong Kong. He also holds a Master of Laws (in the specialisation of Criminology and Criminal Justice) awarded by the University of London.
Prior to joining the Department of Law as a full-time lecturer in 2018, he was a teaching assistant in the then School of Business of the University of Hong Kong teaching undergraduate courses in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Business Law and Company Law. He also served as a part-time lecturer in the Department of Law of the same university.
He is currently responsible for teaching various undergraduate and postgraduate Evidence and Criminal Procedure courses in the Department of Law.
In addition to Evidence and Criminal Procedure, Jacky is developing his research interest in the legal aspects of administration and governance of schools in Hong Kong.
Jacky was called to the Bar of Hong Kong in 2016 and is currently a door tenant of Droit Chambers. He receives instructions on both civil and criminal matters.
Duty Lawyer of the Free Legal Advice Scheme, Duty Lawyer Service (2017 – Present)
Deputy Programme Director of the BBA(Law)&LLB Programme, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong (2018 – Present)
Member, Admissions Committee of the LLB Programme (2018 – Present)
Chairman, Appeal Tribunal (Buildings Ordinance) (2021 – Present)
Faculty Academic Advising and First Year Experience Coordinator, Faculty of Law (2021 – Present)
Member, Standing Committee on Civic Education, Hong Kong Bar Association (2019 – 2021)
Wong E.Y.C., Yeung J.C.K. and Chen L.G., “Modified Universalism and the Proposed Adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency in Hong Kong – From the Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy Case” (2019) 50 Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce, 21-43.
A. Whitfort, Criminal Procedure in Hong Kong: A Guide to Students (Hong Kong: LexisNexis, 3rd edn, 2020) (as contributor to the 3rd edition).
M. Wilkinson, V. Rajwani and R. Pierce, Advocacy and Litigation Process in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: LexisNexis, 4th edn, 2020) (as co-contributor to the 4th edition).
Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong – Volume 175 – Evidence (Hong Kong: LexisNexis) (as contributing editor of the 2021 reissue).
Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong – Criminal Procedure Ordinance (Cap 221) (Hong Kong: LexisNexis) (as contributing editor of the 2022 reissue).
Last updated in March 2022