Timothy Lam


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Summary Open

Timothy is a Trainee Solicitor in the Corporate team of Watson Farley & Williams, based in Hong Kong.

Prior to joining Watson Farley & Williams, he had multiple internships and mini-pupillages at leading international law firms and chambers, both in London and Hong Kong. He has worked on a variety of cases involving areas such as company, trust, banking, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, securities, shipping, commercial, and public law.

Timothy graduated from the Canadian International School of Hong Kong, and then read law at the University of Exeter. He completed his Masters in Common Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, ranking second in his class.

Timothy is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

Education Open

  • 2017: P.C.LL., The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2016: LL.M. (Hons) in Common Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2nd highest GPA)
  • 2015: LL.B. (Hons) 2:1, University of Exeter, Firsts in Practical Negotiations and Legal Ethics

Author/Speaker/Awards Open

  • 2016: Top 3 in the class, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2016: Faculty Scholarship for Academic Excellence, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2012: Maple Leaf Award
  • 2012: Ontario Scholar

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • 2017: Law Society of Hong Kong
  • 2013 – 14: Treasurer of the Bracton Law Society, England
  • 2012: Student Member of the International Bar Association



Employment Record Open

  • 2017 – present: Trainee, Watson Farley & Williams