Dr. Lily K.B. FENN
Lily is a co-founder and senior partner of the firm. With 29 years of post-qualification experience and expertise gained from private practice in Hong Kong and specializing in wide ranging causes of action in civil litigation throughout, Lily is now Head of our Litigation Department.
Lily is privileged to be selected by the Official Receiver's Office since 2001 as one of the very few solicitors to act for the Official Receiver as Provisional Liquidator in companies winding-up. She is an appointment-taker in both Group A and Group B cases.
Lily is also one of those very few legal practitioners with rare experience and expertise in handling appeals to the Privy Council and the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong in complex litigation involving substantial amounts or with great general and public importance. She is a frequent speaker at law seminars and Continuing Professional Development courses accredited by The Law Society of Hong Kong for the professional training of lawyers and Trainee Solicitors.
Lily has completed her Master's degree in Aviation (MAv) which covers International Air and Space Law, Air Safety and Aircraft Accident Investigation, Management of Aviation Regulatory and Safety Systems, Aviation Strategic Management, Aviation Research Methods, Human Factors for Professional Aviation and the like. The Master's degree was granted to her in June 2008 by Massey University, New Zealand. She pilots both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and holds corresponding Private Pilot Licences.
Given her knowledge and experience in aviation since 1995, Lily provides professional legal advice and services in handling applications to ATLA for scheduled flight route licensing and to CAD for Air Operator's Certificate and all related regulations and requirements, sale and purchase of aircraft, aircraft financing and leasing, registration, security and enforcement, aircraft accident investigation, aviation offences, aviation related claims and Court proceedings.
Lily has written a book entitled "Aircraft Accident Investigation: Human Factors and Legal Challenge" based on her research which has been published by our firm in November 2008 to raise funds for charities.
Lily was granted Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, by the Armstrong University in California and the World Outstanding Chinese Award ( 世界傑出華人獎 ) on the 11th February 2007 in recognition of her achievements both in the legal profession and in aviation.
EDUCATION AND LEGAL QUALIFICATIONS :
◊ Bachelor of Laws, University of Hong Kong, 1981
◊ Post-graduate certificate in Laws, University of Hong Kong, 1982
◊ Doctor of Laws (Hon.), Armstrong University, California, 2007
◊ Master of Aviation, Massey University, New Zealand, 2008
◊ Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong since 1984
◊ Member of the Law Society of Hong Kong since 1984
◊ Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales since 1988
◊ Solicitor & Barrister of Australian Capital Territory, Australia, since 1989
◊ Solicitor and Advocate of the Republic of Singapore since 1991
◊ Civil Celebrant of Marriages of Hong Kong since 2006
PUBLIC DUTY APPOINTMENTS :
˙ Panel Member of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal
˙ Chairman of the Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings)
˙ Deputy Chairman of the Appeal Board under Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, Cap. 603
˙ Deputy Chairman of the Review Body on Bid Challenges (under WTO GPA and CEPA)