Johnny C. M. FEE

Johnny C. M. FEE



Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (1986) – The University of Hong Kong
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (1987) – The University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (1996) – Peking University
  • Master of Laws (1999) – Peking University

Jurisdictions (Year of Admission)

  • Hong Kong (1989) | England and Wales | Australia | Singapore

Other Professional Qualifications

  • Notary Public of the Hong Kong Society of Notaries
  • Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
  • Accredited Mediator of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Accredited Mediator of the Hong Kong Law Society


  • Justice of the Peace since July 2013

Practice Areas, Experience and Languages

  • Contentious corporate matters
  • Cross-border litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Regulatory and compliance work
  • SFC investigation and insider dealing
  • Fraud and commercial crime
  • Breach of fiduciary duties and trust
  • Judicial review and public law
  • Probate litigation and succession
  • Defamation
  • Property litigation
  • Employment
  • Fluent in Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English

Public Appointments, Pro Bono and Community Service

  • Deputy High Court Judge
    3 July 2018 to 3 August 2018
  • Chairman, HKSAR Appeal Board on Closure Orders (Immediate Health Hazard)
    Since November 2020
  • Chairman, Fishermen Claims Appeal Board
    Since June 2013
  • Deputy Chairman, Private Columbaria Appeal Board
    Since September 2023
  • Deputy Chairman, Review Body on Bid Challenges under the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement
    January 2014 to December 2019
  • Deputy Chairman, Town Planning Appeal Board
    October 2010 to September 2016
  • Chairman, Transport Tribunal
    April 2007 to March 2013
  • Member, Management Committee of the Consumer Legal Action Fund of the Consumer Council
    December 2016 to November 2022
  • Member, HKSAR Transport Advisory Committee
    April 2012 to March 2018
  • Member, Disciplinary Panel of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    February 2009 to January 2013
  • Member, Hong Kong SAR Passports Appeal Board
    August 2006 to July 2012
  • Member, CPD Accreditation Sub-Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong
    Since March 2001
  • Member, Civil Litigation Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong
    Since May 2006
  • Member, Continuing Professional Development Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong
    Since October 2017
  • Member, Professional Indemnity Scheme Claims Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong
    Since September 2019
  • External examiner of the subject, Writing & Drafting Litigation Documents, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    January 2015 to August 2017
  • Co-opted member of the Consumer Council
    Since November 2021
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