Legal Profession: 1974
NSW Bar: 1988
Admitted to practise before Supreme Court of State of New York, United States of America, 1987
Admitted to practise before the Supreme Court, England & Wales, 1987
Admitted to practise before Supreme Court of Hong Kong solicitor 1988, barrister 2004.
He has been practising as a barrister in private practice in Hong Kong and Australia in criminal law.
Formerly (1982 – 2012) with the Hong Kong Department of Justice — Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, Commercial Crime responsible for the advice, preparation and prosecution of major white-collar fraud and bribery cases , intellectual property cases and offences relating to the improper use of computers.
The cases cover a wide field including
- Bank and corporate frauds involving multiple jurisdictions
- Money laundering/asset seizure and forfeiture
- Bribery and corruption cases (ICAC)
- Securities and Futures Commission cases ( criminal)
- Taxation frauds
- Computer crimes, including data theft and child pornography
- Credit card frauds
- Extradition of fraudsters from foreign jurisdictions
- Conducting appeals against conviction and sentence on all criminal offences with a particular emphasis on white collar crimes in the Court of Appeal and on occasion the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal.