Hong Kong 2004
LLB University of London
PCLL University of Hong Kong
BSC Eng University of London
Eric obtained his legal education and qualifications from the University of London and the University of Hong Kong. He was called to the Hong Kong Bar in March 2004, and since then he has been practising as a general practitioner in both civil and criminal matters and appearing at different levels of the Hong Kong Courts.
Apart from his civil practice, Eric has had experience in defending and prosecuting criminal cases of various nature, e.g. deception, drug offences, dutiable commodities offences, false accounting, fraud, money laundering, theft, public order offences, immigration offences, regulatory offences, sexual offences, traffic offences and violence offences, etc.
Since 2015, Eric has been listed on the panel of Legal Advisors to the Force Disciplinary Adjudication Unit of the Hong Kong Police, which is the disciplinary tribunal within the Force. Over the years he has acted as such a Legal Advisor providing legal advisory services to the Adjudicating Officers in a number of disciplinary cases in which Police officers were tried for offences like contravention of orders, insubordination, neglect of duty, conduct calculated to bring the public service into disrepute, etc.
In the period from October 2016 to February 2020, Eric ceased his practice and joined the Judiciary as a Deputy Magistrate. He presided in the Kowloon City, Tuen Mun and West Kowloon Law Courts in this period of over three years.
In March 2020 Eric resumed his practice as a barrister actively.