Wong Tak-Shing PARTNER

Mr. Wong graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He furthered his studies and obtained his Master of Laws degrees respectively from Peking University and the University of London.

Mr. Wong is a Full Member (TEP) of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) in the U.K. and has over 30 years of experience in administration of estate, trusts, contentious probate, non-contentious probate and succession, etc. He had previously handled many complicated and substantial probate litigation including Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal cases.

Over the years, Mr. Wong has been the lecturer and part-time lecturer on probate and succession laws for Hong Kong Judicial Department, the University of Hong Kong, HKU SPACE, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Polytechnic University, Open University of Hong Kong, Law Society of Hong Kong – Hong Kong Academy of Law respectively.

Mr. Wong is also a contributor to Commentary and Forms and Precedents, Probate of the Hong Kong Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents, Volume 18, Wills and Probate, LexisNexis 2013 and the author of Hong Kong Estate Duty, a must to buy (1997), Hong Kong Probate Applications, a must to buy (1997), Hong Kong Intestate Succession (1998) and Hong Kong Testate Succession (1999).

On 8 May 2013, Mr. Wong was invited to give expert evidence as an expert on Hong Kong probate practice at the hearing of a civil case in the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Practice AreasContentious Probate, Non-contentious Probate and Succession, Administration of Estate and Trust
Professional QualificationsSolicitor of Hong Kong (1984)
Solicitor of England & Wales (1989)
Solicitor of Australia (ACT) (1989)
Solicitor of Singapore (1995)
China-Appointed Attesting Officer
TEP of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)
Professional Appointments and Public DutiesMember of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel
Chairman of the Appeal Tribunal Panel
Member of Probate Committee of The Law Society of Hong Kong (2011 to present)
Member of Working Committee of The Law Society of Hong Kong on proposed reform of Trustee Ordinance, Cap 29 (2011 to present)
ContactEmail address: takwong@lamleelai.com.hk