Yap & Lam (Hong Kong, China)

Yap & Lam, Solicitors commenced business in January 2009.  Mr. Stephen Yap and Mr. Patrick Lam are the co-founder of our firm, they both have experience in a diverse range of legal work.  Our firm aims to provide efficient and professional legal services to our clients. The major areas of practice include civil and criminal litigation, family and matrimonial, property and conveyancing, insolvency, personal injury, dispute resolution, employment, immigration, solemnization of marriages, wills and probate. We are in association with various legal firms from the worldwide, namely, Patrick K.H. Lam & Co (Hong Kong and Mainland China), Mah Weng Kwai & Associates (Malaysia) and von Zanthier & Schulz (Germany).


Mr. Stephen Yap is admitted to practise as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales and in the Australian States of Queensland and Victoria.  He has worked at various firms in both Hong Kong and Australia before joining Patrick K.H. Lam & Co as a partner in late 2008 and founded the present firm, Yap & Lam, Solicitors with Mr. Patrick Lam in January 2009.  Mr. Yap has practising experience in the areas of corporate and commercial Law, litigation, probate, conveyancing and general practice.  In addition, he has substantial experience in migration matters particularly with Australia in the field of student visas, skilled migration, business migration and family, spouse and parent migration. Mr. Yap has actively participated in social activities and is assigned as legal advisor in various local community organizations. Mr. Yap is also a member of the Law Society of Hong Kong’s External Affairs Committee.

Mr. Patrick Lam is admitted to practise in Hong Kong, England and Wales and in the Australian State of Tasmania.  He founded the firm of Messrs. Patrick K.H. Lam & Co. in 2002 which is a full service law firm and has a representative office in Guangzhou since April 2008. Mr. Lam has practicing experience in the areas of building management, conveyancing, litigation, probate, china notarial services and general practice. Mr. Lam is a China appointed attesting officer and is particularly familiarize with PRC matters. He is also a member of the Law Society of Hong Kong’s Mainland Legal Affairs Committee.

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