Our Professionals

Brenda Lee

Brenda Lee

Managing Partner

Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department

Tel : +852 2825 2509
Fax : +852 2845 9294
Email : brendalee@gallantho.com
Address : 5/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Education and Qualifications
  • LL.B. (Hons.) University of Hong Kong
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong (1985)
  • Solicitor of England and Wales (1989) (non-practising)
  • Barrister & Solicitor of A.C.T., Australia (1991) (non-practising)
  • Advocate & Solicitor of Singapore (1994) (non-practising)
  • Civil Celebrant of Marriages (2006)
  • Notary Public (2006)
  • Accredited General Mediator of The Law Society of Hong Kong (2009)
  • Mediator of the Lands Tribunal Building Management Cases (2009)
  • Mediator of the Land (Compulsory Sale For Redevelopment) Ordinance Pilot Mediation Scheme (2011)
  • Mediator of the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre (2012)
  • General Mediator of the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (2013)
Experience
  • Extensive experience in litigation, especially in personal injuries and insurance related litigation
  • Wide experience in acting for insurance companies, insured parties and victims in personal injury claims, including claims arising from different types of disaster cases
  • Acting for insurers and insured parties in professional and medical negligence claims
  • Advising hospitals on statutory compliance, professional liability and insurance matters
  • Advising statutory fund boards on statutory compliance and applications for statutory payments and assistance
  • Acting for statutory bodies in intervening employees’ compensation cases and personal injury actions in the District Court and the Court of First Instance proceedings
  • Advising on an appeal (including representing a statutory fund board in court proceedings) against review notice and final notices in respect of surcharge chargeable under the empowering ordinance
  • Acting for statutory bodies in intervening court proceedings where liabilities were uninsured or involving insurance policy disputes
  • Acting for statutory bodies in the Court of Appeal and the Court of Final Appeal on interpretation of statutory provisions
  • Acting for and advising insurance companies, insured parties and statutory bodies on interpretation of terms and conditions in insurance policies and handling disputes concerning employees’ compensation, motor, public liability and contractors’ all risks policies
  • Acting for individual and institutional victims of fraud, breach of fiduciary duties and cyber-crime in recovery and tracing proceedings
  • Advising and acting for building owners to apply to the Government for withdrawal of declaration of proposed monument under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance
  • Advising and acting for clients in arbitration cases
  • Advising and acting for executors in administration actions
  • Acting as Mediator in cases involving personal injury, financial disputes, building management disputes and matrimonial causes
Languages
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English
Public Services
  • Member of the Civil Litigation Committee, The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel (2001 - 2010)
  • Member of the Panel of the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance) (2008 - 2013)
  • Member of the Disciplinary Panel A of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (2009 – Jan 2015)
  • Adjudicator of the Immigration Tribunal (2003 – 2009)
  • Member of the Appeal Panel (Housing) (2013 – 2019)
  • Panel Member of Counsel to Issue Certificate under Section 26A of the Legal Aid Ordinance, Cap. 91
  • Ex-Member of the Judicial Working Party To Review Personal Injuries Litigation Practice Directions
  • Member of The Hong Kong Mediation Council
  • Member of the Working Party on Enforcement in Civil Proceedings, The Law Society of Hong Kong