ANNA LAU

Partner

Anna is a Hong Kong qualified lawyer and is responsible as a partner at Ravenscroft & Schmierer for the commercial litigation department. Aside from her legal background, Anna is also an advisor to the Ohkims Blockchain Centre in South Korea and Hong Kong qualified lawyer and a regulatory consultant specialized in IT control and compliance.  

 

Before starting her practice as a lawyer, Anna worked closely with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on intellectual property and FDA regulatory matters. 

Since embarking on her legal career, Anna was part of the team that defended a party in Hong Kong High Court proceedings involving the jurisdiction’s first cryptocurrency cases where she leveraged her science and engineering skills extensively to help improve her client’s case’s position. This feat was repeated again shortly after when Anna again leveraged her science background in a healthcare related tender dispute. 

Today, Anna is proactively working on various Distributed Ledger Technology related projects where she combines her love for science and technology together with the logic behind regulatory framework.

BACKGROUND

  • 2010 - Bachelor of Science (double major in Biomedical Engineering and Economics), University of Virginia, United States

  • 2010 - 2011 Regulatory Compliance Officer (Food, Drug & Medical Device)

  • 2014 - Juris Doctor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • 2015 - Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • 2017 - 2018 Robinsons, Lawyers, Associate

  • 2018 - 2020 GPS McQuhae LLP, Consultant

  • Since 2019 - Senior Consultant (IT Regulatory Control & Compliance), Ohkims Blockchain Centre, Advisor & Management Consultant

  • Since 2020 - Ravenscroft & Schmierer, Partner

​Admissions

  • Solicitor in Hong Kong (Year of Admission: 2017)

Languages

  • Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

  • English

  • Japanese

Contact Details

Ravenscroft & Schmierer

22/F, Bupa Center,

141 Connaught Road West,

Sai Ying Pun, Western District,

Hong Kong

Cell +852 6494 7162
Tel +852 2388 3899
Fax +852 2385 2696

www.rs-lawyers.com.hk

alau@rs-lawyers.com.hk

Mission Statement

“A well run legal case is like a well-oiled machine. Every fact in relation to the matter has a critical role to play.”

 

Invariably, it is my aim to treat each problem before me as if presented to me as a scientific problem, and with each scientific problem exists a solution.

What Clients Say

"Her determination to consistently provide the best service possible is a core strategic focus which had repeatedly enabled them deliver results far exceeding our most optimistic expectations."

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