Areas of Service

Yap & Lam offers a wide range of legal services, they are mainly:

Civil and Criminal Litigation

  • Providing advice on criminal law and procedure
  • Attending Police Office, ICAC and other law enforcement agencies with clients
  • Entering into plea bargaining
  • Application for bail
  • Conducting defence
  • Conducting appeals
  • Conducting mitigation
  • Commercial disputes and litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Property Litigation and rental dispute
  • Bankruptcy and liquidation
  • Employment dispute

Family and Matrimonial

  • Divorce
  • Preparation of separation deed
  • Application for ancillary relief
  • Injunction against abduction of children
  • Domestic violence injunction
  • Declaration of status of marriage
  • Registration of customary and modern marriages
  • Enforcement proceedings
  • Custody of children
  • Property distribution
  • Other proceeding

Property and Conveyancing

  • Sale and purchase of landed property
  • Mortgage
  • Redemption of deeds
  • Examination of title of deeds
  • Drafting of deeds
  • Tenancy
  • Building management

Wills, Probate and Administration

  • Advice on succession law and procedures
  • Drafting wills
  • Application for grant of probate/letters of administration
  • Challenging/defending validity of wills
  • Claiming/defending entitlements of illegitimate children and concubines
  • Taking/defending actions for improper administration of estate

Civil Celebrants of Marriage

  • Witness the signing of notice of intended marriage
  • Obtaining Certificate of Registrar
  • Preparing marriage certificate and other necessary documents
  • Conducting wedding ceremony

China-Appointed Attesting Officers

  • Declaration of Marriage
  • Declaration in relation to application of Conjugal Relationship / Declaration of Notarised Marriage
  • Declaration of Inheritance
  • Declaration in relation to Applying for Relatives / Spouse / Children for residing in Hong Kong
  • Declaration in relation to Applying for Accompanying Lying-in Woman in Hong Kong
  • Declaration in relation to Applying for Adoption
  • Declaration of Chinese into English Translations
  • Power of Attorney
  • Deed or Instrument of Gift
  • Certificate on Marriage registration

Notary Public

  • Notarization of local documents to be used outside Hong Kong including personal, commercial and litigation documents