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Sherlynn is a seasoned family lawyer and a leading lawyer in mental capacity law in Hong Kong. She handles complex and sensitive matrimonial cases including divorce, separation, cohabitation, financial claims as well as children matters (access, custody, relocation, and international child abduction) and injunctive relief for preservation of assets.
Her family practice includes trust and probate disputes including dependents’ applications for financial provisions under Cap 481 as well as advisory work in relation to trusts, succession planning and wealth protection.
Sherlynn is also a leading lawyer in acting for vulnerable clients and has been appointed by the High Court on multiple occasions as Committee for a Mentally Incapacitated Person, to manage their property and affairs; advises Committees and represents applicants in contested and non-contested applications under Part II of the Mental Health Ordinance, Cap 136.
Sherlynn’s experience includes:
Sherlynn has authored (and co-authored) a number of significant publications and given numerous presentations about Mental Health Law in Hong Kong, including:
Hong Kong Trustees’ Association Webinar (May – June 2023)
MIP Care Resources Connect Symposium (March 2023)
Kowloon East Cluster & Hospital Authority – KEC Clinical Ethics Forum (February 2023)
InvestHK Investment Promotion Week – Financial Services, Business Professional Services and Fintech Day held at HKCEC (October 2022)
The Law Society of Hong Kong Webinar (October 2022)
STEP Global Congress 2022 held at the Hilton London Metropole in London, UK (July 2022)
InvestHK & Deacons Webinar (June 2022)
Special Needs Trust Office (SNTO) of the Social Welfare Department (January 2021)
Private Wealth Management Association (September 2020)
Hong Kong Trustees’ Association (August 2020)
The University of Hong Kong (March 2020)
Civil Law Talk organised by the Department of Justice of HKSAR (January 2020)
The Brain Health Initiative (October 2019)
Polytechnic University in association with Institute of Active Ageing (June 2019)
LexOmnibus CPD course (June 2019)