Sylvia Lee



Professional Qualifications

Call: 2005 (HK)
CEDR Accredited Mediator, 2010


LL.M, University of Hong Kong
MA, University of Cambridge
PCLL, City University of Hong Kong
BA – Financial and Economics Studies, University of Western Ontario

Practice Profile

Sylvia worked in the IT and investment banking field before joining the bar in 2005. Her practice covers a broad range of civil and criminal litigation, particularly in personal injuries, employee’s compensation, company, building management, probate, and matrimonial. She has conducted civil and criminal appeals in both Chinese and English at the High Court and at the Court of Appeal.   

Since becoming a CEDR accredited mediator in 2010, Sylvia has received regular appointments as mediator in a range of areas, including general contract, family disputes, personal injuries, defamation, partnership, Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance, and land.

Public Appointments & Membership

Member – Advisory Committee on Admission of Quality Migrants and Professionals (2020 to present)
Adjudicator – Registration of Persons Tribunal (2019 to present)
Vice-chairman – Municipal Services Appeals Board (2019 to present)
Chairman – Transport Tribunals’ Panel (2019 to present)
Council Member – Independent Police Complaints Council (2017 to present)
Deputy Chief Adjudicator – Immigration Tribunal (2016 to present)
Adjudicator – Immigration Tribunal (2012 to 2015)
Member – Appeal Panel (Housing) (2013 to 2019)
Member – Transport Tribunals’ Panel (2013 to 2019)
Member – HKSAR Passports Appeal Board (2011 to 2017)
Board-appointed Member – Disciplinary Committee of the Estate Agents Authority (2014 to 2020)


English, Cantonese, and Putonghua