January 21, 2019
Doyle's Guide

Sherlynn Gaye Chan, Stevenson Wong & Co.

Doyles Guide
(852) 2526 6311(852) 2526 6311
(852) 2845 0638
Family Law and Private Clients
Sherlynn was admitted to practise as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1993. She joined the firm in 2009.
Sherlynn has extensive experience in handling a wide range of contentious litigation including family, trusts and
probate disputes and personal injury. She has acted on behalf of litigants under disability and has been appointed by
the High Court as Committee of the estate of mentally incapacitated persons (“MIPs”) under Part II of the Mental
Health Ordinance (“MHO”).
Prior to joining the firm, Sherlynn worked in the Legal Aid Department and Official Solicitor’s Office (“OSO”) for over
11 years. During her employment at the OSO, Sherlynn handled numerous MIP committee files and prepared annual
accounts to the High Court to reflect a true and accurate picture of the complete financial position of the MIP’s estate.
In addition to being appointed as Committee for the MIPs and managing their property and affairs, Sherlynn has
provided legal advice to Committees and interested parties. She also represented applicants in highly contested as
well as non-contentious Part II MHO applications.
Sherlynn is an Accredited General and Family Mediator.
Legal Specialisations:
Family Litigation, Trusts and Probate Disputes, Committee work for persons under disability
Professional Qualifications:
Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong - 1993
Accredited Mediator of Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (General and Family Panel)
Accredited Mediator of the Law Society of Hong Kong (General and Family Panel)
University of Hong Kong (LL.B., 1990)
University of Hong Kong (PCLL, 1991)
English, Cantonese and Mandarin
Professional Membership:
Member of Legal Aid Committee, The Law Society of Hong Kong
Community Involvement:
Director of Hong Kong Children’s Choir