Yvonne graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 2011 with an LLB degree and her Postgraduate Certificate in Law. She joined Oldham Li & Nie as a trainee in November 2011, where she specialized at the firm’s Matrimonial and Family Law Department. After her training at Oldham Li & Nie, she qualified as a solicitor in November 2013 and joined the firm’s Matrimonial and Family Law Department as an Associate. She was promoted to Senior Associate in 1st January 2019 and became a Partner at OLN’s Matrimonial and Family Law Department in 1st December 2020.
Yvonne has worked extensively with local and expatriate clients on applications for divorce, financial applications and children matters. Yvonne thrives and has a particular strong interest in complex children applications including Hague Convention, Wardship, surrogacy, adoption, relocation, custody, care and control and access. She has extensive experience attending and advising clients at mediation, hearings and high conflict trials where she works frequently with experienced Counsel. Yvonne also has experience with helping clients obtain adoption orders, maintenance orders for children born out of wedlock, applications for interim financial orders against deceased persons’ Estates and Committee Orders under Part II of the Mental Health Ordinance (Cap.136).
Yvonne has very extensive experience in ancillary relief matters throughout her years at OLN, advising high net worth clients on their division of assets as well as pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements; in working on local and overseas probate and trust matters and advises clients on their Wills and on estate planning and administration of estates. Yvonne is a member of the Hong Kong Family Law Association and speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Recent reported cases handled by Yvonne:-
- MGB aka MAG v. GCB  HKFC 8
- ZJ v. XWN  3 HKLRD 644
- JKH v. AH  HKFC249
- FJ v. DTD  HKFC50
- Russian Pervomaisky District Court of Rostov-on-Don Case No. 2-2-2022/2019 before Judge N.D Shchedrina (25 April 2019) (Hague Convention in Russia)
- Russian Appeal Case No. 333-10512/2019 of the Judicial Chamber of Civil Cases of the Rostov Regional Court before Judge N.D Shchedrina (24 June 2019) (Hague Convention in Russia)