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LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (HKU)
LLB (Hons)(London)
B.S. (Duke)
Barrister-at-Law (Alexandra Chambers)
Accredited General Mediator (HKIAC)
Position Tag
Senior Teaching Consultant
Position (Other)
PCLL Programme Director

Contact Information

Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building – 6122
(852) 3442 4963

Research Interests

Research Interests
  • Civil Procedure
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Professional Negligence

Ubaid commenced his practice as a barrister in Hong Kong in 2004 and he focuses primarily on personal injuries, professional negligence, contractual disputes, commercial law, insurance and trusts cases.  However, he also has an interest in criminal law and undertakes criminal matters occasionally.  He qualified as a CEDR accredited Mediator in 2013 and has also acted as counsel in arbitration cases.

Ubaid has been teaching at the School of Law on a full time basis since 2010 and has taught courses in the LLB, LLM, JD and PCLL programmes.  He is currently the Director of the PCLL Programme and the co-course leader of the Personal Injuries elective on the PCLL programme.  He has at various times also been part of the teaching team for courses in Equity and Trusts, Civil Litigation, Criminal Litigation and Interlocutory Advocacy and Interviewing.

Ubaid was born in Hong Kong and speaks fluent Cantonese.


Journal Articles

  • Interim Relief: Hong Kong, China (Jurisdictional Report)”, Flinders Law Journal, Vol. 20(1), 2018, p. 125-145. [with Peter C.H. Chan]

Book Chapters

  • ‘Civil Court Structure and in Hong Kong’ in Peter C.H. Chan and C.H. (Remco) van Rhee eds., Civil Case Management in the Twenty-First Century: Court Structures Still Matter. Singapore: Springer, 2021.
  • ‘Curbing Adversarial Excesses: An Evaluation of the Expert Evidence Regime in Hong Kong After the Civil Justice Reform (with a Focused Study on Personal Injury Litigation)’, in C.H. van Rhee & A. Uzelac (eds.), Evidence in Contemporary Civil Procedure: Fundamental Issues in a Comparative Perspective, Antwerp: Intersentia, 2015, p. 193-222. [with Peter C.H. Chan]

Conference Proceedings

  • National Reporter (China: Hong Kong) (co-reporter: Peter C.H. Chan), ‘Interim Relief: National Report - Hong Kong, China’, XVth World Congress of Procedural Law, International Association of Procedural Law (Istanbul, 25-28 May 2015).