Hazel Wong

Senior Associate | Family & Private Wealth

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Hazel Wong has extensive experience in vulnerable client matters including advising Court appointed committees, making applications under Part II of the Mental Health Ordinance, managing financial affairs of mentally incapacitated persons (“MIP”) in Hong Kong and overseas. She also handles wealth and succession planning matters, contentious probate, family and trust matters and advises charities and philanthropy work.

Hazel has been involved in the management of the financial affairs of various mentally incapacitated persons. In particular, she is involved in managing the estate of a high net worth MIP with various High Court proceedings among the highly contentious family members. With over 10 years’ extensive experience in handling a wide range of commercial work including advising on private company mergers and acquisitions, contracts involving multi-national entities with Hong Kong and Mainland China, Hazel provides an additional dimension to her work.

She is also part of our award winning team in the Vulnerable Client Advisory Practice of the Year 15th Annual STEP Private Client Awards (2020) and has been recommended in the area of Private Client and Family (Hong Kong) in Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2023).


  • Assisted the Professional Committee appointed by the Hong Kong High Court to administer and manage the properties and affairs of a matriarch who is a mentally incapacitated person, with an estate worth over HK$600 million.
  • Assisted the Professional Committee appointed by the Hong Kong High Court to administer and manage the properties and affairs of a childless widow with various landed properties in Hong Kong and highly contentious family members making claims against her properties. Hazel also assisted the Professional Committee in her capacity as the administratrix of the widow’s late husband in managing the estate for the benefit of the widow.
  • Acted for two of the five siblings in relation to their parents’ estate, including contentious probate proceedings over the estate of their late father, contentious proceedings under Part II of the Mental Health Ordinance (Cap. 136) and contentious proceedings under the Enduring Power of Attorney Ordinance (Cap.501).
  • Advised trustee company of a family trust set up by the patriarch in a highly contested divorce proceedings of his son involving financial disclosure and related applications.
  • Advised Court appointed professional administrators of a wealthy entrepreneur’s estate in a highly contentious probate proceedings involving disputes in control over a large mainland business, investigation into complicated transactions and alleged loans of over HK$600 million.

More about Hazel Wong

  • Recommended as a key lawyer in the area of Private Client and Family (Hong Kong) in Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2023 – 2024)

  • Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • General Committee Member, MIP Care Resources Connect (MIPCRC) (a charitable organisation incorporated in Hong Kong)

  • LLB, University of Hong Kong
  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong

  • Co-author, “Challenges on Enduring Powers of Attorney” (2024)
  • Author, “Mental Capacity Issues in Action – Financial Affairs”, Hong Kong Lawyers (2023)
  • Co-author, “Testamentary capacity and potential challenges to Wills” (2023)
  • Co-author, “Managing the Property and Affairs of Persons with Mental Incapacity” (2022)
  • Co-author, “Guideline on Banking Services for Persons with Dementia – Fine balance between autonomy and protection” (2022)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Protect your loved ones and continue your happiness” at Hang Seng Wealth Event 2024 (February 2024)
  • Panel discussion on Two Sides of the coin – Family Dispute & Resolution at the Asia Futurists Leadership Festival (January 2024)
  • Talk on Enduring Power of Attorney organized by Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s Research Centre for Gerontology and Family Studies, Chinese Dementia Research Association and two other charitable organisations (January 2024)
  • “How families can make financial plans for special needs children?” organized by Hong Kong Trustees’ Association (August 2023)
  • “Setting Up Special Needs Trust: Hong Kong’s Experience and Inspiration” organized by STEP China (August 2023)
  • Panel discussion on “Rights and Protection of Carers” at Carer Awareness Day organized by Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service (May 2023)
  • “Highlight on mental capacity law in Hong Kong” organised by the Hong Kong Trustees Association (May 2023)
  • Interview on “Where to store the Three Instruments of Peace” by RTHK (March 2023)
  • “Enduring Power of Attorney, Advance Care Planning & Advance Directives” at the KEC Clinical Ethics Forum organised by the Kowloon East Cluster of Hospital Authority (February 2023)
  • “Update on mental capacity related law and application” organised by the HKCSS (February 2023)
  • “The Three Instruments of Peace” at the 7th Golden Age Expo and Summit 2022 (August 2022)
  • Connect (July 2022)
  • Video interview on Enduring Powers of Attorney by Professor Linda Lam of CUHK for Master Insight (July 2022)
  • “Decision making ability and management of financial affairs” organised by Institute of Active Ageing of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, WINGS and MIP Care Resources
  • “How to manage the assets of persons without mental capacity?” organised by WINGS and MIP Care Resources Connect (August 2021)
  • “Introduction to the 3 Instruments of Peace” organised by Golden Age Unit of Tung Fook Church (April 2021)



  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin


  • Solicitor, Hong Kong, 2006

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