Kam Wah Lai

Kam Wah Lai

practice profile

Kam Wah has a Master of Arts degree in International Relations. He started his career as an Audit Trainee with Lowe Bingham & Matthews, a Chartered Accountants Firm, then joined Jardine Matheson & Company Limited as a Trainee in its Airways Division and eventually joined Swire Group as an executive. In 1978, he attended the College of Law at Chancery Lane to study for the Solicitors’ Qualifying Examination. He was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong in August 1984, and became Partner of a law firm in 1987. His main areas of practice were civil litigation, commercial and corporate matters, and project conveyancing. From May 2003 to June 2016, he was the Deputy Managing Director and General Counsel of a Hong Kong listed company.

professional qsualifications

  • Barrister-at-law, Hong Kong
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong – 1984 to 2017
  • Solicitor of England and Wales
  • Solicitor of Australian Capital Territories
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Associate of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
  • Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors


  • Manager of St. Francis Xavier’s School, Tsuen Wan
    Manager of St. Francis Xavier’s College
    2009 – 2013  -  Manager of Ho Ngai College
    2009 – 2011  -  Manager of Ho Ming Primary School
    2011 – 2013  -  Manager of Ho Lap College
    2013- 2017  -  Manager of Ho Shun Primary School
    Manager of Ho Fung College
    2004 – 2013  -  Panel of Adjudicators (Control of Obscene and Indecent Articles)
    2008 – 2009  -  Public Member, Hong Kong Post Customer Liaison Group