Introduction

This Scam Alert page contains a list of the scam websites, emails or other means of communication using bogus law firms or solicitors / foreign lawyers on fake law firm letterheads with false contact details, fraudulent solicitations for legal assistance, etc that have been received by or reported to the Law Society. Viewers of this page are advised that the list contained here is not an exhaustive list and they should take all steps they deem appropriate to confirm the true identity of the party they are dealing with and the authenticity of the relevant correspondence. 

When engaging a law firm or a solicitor / foreign lawyer, you may check if the law firm or the solicitor / foreign lawyer is genuine by verifying their practice via the information provided in the "Find Legal Service" section, "Arbitration Services" section or "Mediation Services" section of the Law Society's website, as appropriate. You should also conduct your own due diligence by, for example, contacting the law firm or the solicitor / foreign lawyer as listed in the Law Lists directly by reliable means. 

Anyone who has had any dealings with the subjects in the Scam Alerts is advised to report the matter to the Police. 

Recently issued scam alerts :

Fake website bearing the name of "Iu Lai Lee & Co“ (21 June 2021)

A website www.iulaililaw.com has been set up falsely claiming to be a law firm in Hong Kong under the name of "Iu Lai Li & Co (姚黎李律師行)".    

There is no Hong Kong law firm or registered foreign law firm under the name of "Iu Lai Li & Co” registered on the Law Society's Law List.  

The solicitors' firm, Iu Lai & Li (姚黎李律師行) registered on the Law Society's Law List has confirmed in writing that the website www.iulaililaw.com does not belong to it.  

Correspondence purportedly sent by a member of the public to the fake law firm at the email address dominiclai@iulaililaw.com was brought to the attention of Iu Lai & Li. Mr Dominic Lai, partner of Iu Lai & Li has confirmed in writing that the email address of dominiclai@iulaililaw.com is not his email address.  

The matter has been reported to the police.

Fake law firm under the name of “Kingdom Consultancy建國事務所” (11 March 2021)

A website http://hklegal.hk under the name of “Kingdom Consultancy 建國事務所“claims to offer legal advice and representation in criminal litigation proceedings for the public.

There is no Hong Kong law firm or registered foreign law firm under the name of "Kingdom Consultancy建國事務所” registered on the Law Society's Law List. A report has been made to the police.

 
Fake law firm under the name of “Li and Partners International” (26 February 2021)

A website http://liandpartnershk.com under the name of “Li and Partners International” falsely claims to be a law firm with offices in different cities including Hong Kong with a Hong Kong address at Flat B, 17/F, Hyde Centre, 221-226, Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Correspondence issued under the names of “Seungyong Kim”, “Kim Seungyong” and “Kim Seung Yong” on behalf of “Li and Partners International” has been received by members of the public.

There is no Hong Kong law firm or registered foreign law firm under the name of "Li and Partners International” registered on the Law Society's Law List. Further, there is no Hong Kong solicitor or registered foreign lawyer under the names of “Seungyong Kim”, “Kim Seungyong” or “Kim Seung Yong” on the Law Society’s Law List.

 
Fake law firm bearing the name of Envelos Law Office Attorneys & Solicitors (11 January 2021)
Emails and documents under the name of “Cai Xi”falsely claiming to be an “Associate Partner”and “Humei Bao J.P” falsely claiming to be a “Partner” of a fake law firm by the name of "Envelos Law Office Attorneys & Solicitors”were sent out offering legal services and soliciting payment. 

There is no law firm under the name of “Envelos Law Office Attorneys & Solicitors”registered on the Law Society's Law List and there is no Hong Kong solicitor or registered foreign lawyer under the name of “Cai Xi” and “Humei Bao J.P” registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake Law Firm using the name of "Chiu Koon Shou & Co Solicitors, Attorneys At Law & Notary Public" (17 November 2020)
A website http://www.ckssolicitors.com falsely claims to be for a law firm "Chiu Koon Shou & Co Solicitors, Attorneys At Law & Notary Public".

There is no Hong Kong law firm or registered foreign law firm under the name of "Chiu Koon Shou & Co Solicitors, Attorneys At Law & Notary Public" registered on the Law Society's Law List.

A firm falsely claims to be a law firm by naming itself “Chiu Koon Shou & Co Solicitors, Attorneys At Law & Notary Public" and publishes its contact address as “3/F Wing on House 71 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong”, which is the address of the Law Society of Hong Kong. The Law Society of Hong Kong has not given any permission to the entity to adopt the Law Society’s address as its address. A report has been made to the police.
 
Forged name cards purportedly issued by a law firm (12 August 2020)
Two name cards displaying respectively the name of "Ricky Wong, Manager" and the name of "Ben Chan, Manager" purportedly issued by "Chan Wong & Yip Solicitors (陳 黃 葉 律 師 事 務 所)" was drawn to the attention of the law firm, Chan Wong & Yip Solicitors (陳 黃 葉 律 師 事 務 所).

The solicitors' firm, Chan Wong & Yip Solicitors (陳 黃 葉 律 師 事 務 所), has confirmed that it had not issued a name card for any person by the name of Ricky Wong or Ben Chan and it has never employed any staff by the name of "Ricky Wong" or "Ben Wong".
Forged name card purportedly issued by a law firm (04 August 2020)
A name card displaying the name of "Jason Yip (葉 廣 希)" purportedly issued by "Chan Wong & Yip Solicitors (陳 黃 葉 律 師 事 務 所)" was drawn to the attention of the law firm, Chan Wong & Yip Solicitors (陳 黃 葉 律 師 事 務 所).

The solicitors’ firm, Chan Wong & Yip Solicitors (陳 黃 葉 律 師 事 務 所), has confirmed that it had not issued a name card for any person by the name of Jason Yip (葉 廣 希). There is no solicitor by the name of "Jason Yip (葉 廣 希)" registered as a solicitor with the Law Society.
Fake law firm bearing the name of "李 陳 鄭 律 師 事 務 所 / Lee Chan & Cheng Solicitors 李 陳 鄭 律 師 事 務 所" (28 July 2020)
 A firm falsely claims to be a law firm by naming itself "李 陳 鄭 律 師 事 務 所" / "Lee Chan & Cheng Solicitors". Documents displaying the name of "李 陳 鄭 律 師 事 務 所"/ Lee Chan & Cheng Solicitors 李 陳 鄭 律 師 事 務 所" with an address at "荃 灣 沙 咀 道 362號 全 發 商 業 大 厦 19樓 07室"(Room 07, 19th Floor, Fortune Commercial Building, 362, Sha Tsui Road, Tsuen Wan) had been distributed to the public.
There is no law firm with the name of "李 陳 鄭 律 師 事 務 所" / "Lee Chan & Cheng Solicitors" currently registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Phishing emails sent under the names of "Wong and Co" or "Wong & Co Lawyers" (4 and 9 June 2020) (04 June 2020)
Emails sent under the names of "Wong and Co" and "Wong & Co Lawyers" claiming to be law firms and soliciting interest to engage their services in asset recovery were brought to the attention of the Law Society.

There is no law firm under the name of "Wong and Co" or "Wong & Co Lawyers" on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake law firm bearing the name of "Charm Dragon International Mortgage Centre / Ng & Tse Solicitors" ("龍 懋 國 際 按 揭 中 心 / 吳 謝 律 師 事 務") (15 April 2020)
A firm falsely claims to be a law firm by naming itself "Charm Dragon International Mortgage Centre / Ng & Tse Solicitors" ("龍 懋 國 際 按 揭 中 心 / 吳 謝 律 師 事 務"). Name cards displaying "Wu Ying Peng, Paul" ("吳 英 鵬") as "Solicitor" ("事 務 律 師") and "Lee, Ka Chun, Benson" ("李 嘉 俊") as "Mortgage Manager" ("按 揭 經 理") purportedly issued by this entity displaying its name with an address at "11/F, Neich Tower, 128 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong" ("香 港 灣 仔 告 士 打 道 128 號 祥 豐 大 厦 11 樓") had been distributed to the public.

There is no law firm under the name of "Charm Dragon International Mortgage Centre / Ng & Tse Solicitors" ("龍 懋 國 際 按 揭 中 心 / 吳 謝 律 師 事 務") and there is no solicitor or foreign lawyer under the names of "Wu Ying Peng, Paul" ("吳 英 鵬") or "Lee, Ka Chun, Benson" ("李 嘉 俊") currently registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Phishing email sent from a person under the name of Matthew Wong claiming to be a principal of a law firm called Wong Solicitors (30 March 2020)
An email sent from a person under the name of Matthew Wong claiming to be a principal of a law firm called Wong Solicitors (Wongsolicitors.com) and soliciting interest in a natural gas project was brought to the attention of the Law Society.

There is no law firm under the name of "Wong Solicitors" and there is no solicitor or registered foreign lawyer under the name of "Matthew Wong" registered on the Law Society's Law List as "principal of Wong Solicitors".
Phishing email sent from a person under the name of Daniel Ferguson claiming to be a partner of a law firm called Qiansheng Law (05 November 2019)
An email sent from a person under the name of Daniel Ferguson claiming to be a partner of a law firm called Qiansheng Law and asking for payment of legal costs for services relating to an alleged inheritance claim was brought to the attention of the Law Society.

There is no law firm under the name of "Qiansheng Law" and there is no solicitor or registered foreign lawyer under the name of "Daniel Ferguson" registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake Law Firm bearing the name of "Chung Fung & Law, Solicitors 叢 馮 羅 律 師 事 務" (27 September 2019)
A person under the name of "K L Chung Marco 叢 景 林" falsely claims to be a "Senior Mortgage Manager" of a fake law firm by the name of "Chung Fung & Law, Solicitors 叢 馮 羅 律 師 事 務".

A name card purportedly issued by this person displaying his name and position in the fake law firm and contact details with an address at "Flat 901, 9/F 99 Hennessy Road Wan Chai Hong Kong 香 港 灣 仔 軒 尼 斯 道 99 號 彰 顯 大 廈 9 樓 1 室" had been distributed to members of the public.

There is no law firm under the name of "Chung Fung & Law, Solicitors 叢 馮 羅 律 師 事 務" registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake law firm bearing the name of "MINYIZHANG LAWFIRM" (26 September 2019)
A certificate purportedly issued by the "Hong Kong Bar & Club Association" to "MINYIZHANG LAWFIRM" and a certificate purportedly issued by the Law Society of Hong Kong (apparently bearing the logo of the Law Society) to "MINYI ZHANG" certifying that MINYI ZHANG has been called to the Hong Kong Bar Association were brought to the attention of the Law Society.

There is no law firm under the name of "MINYIZHANG LAWFIRM" and there is no solicitor or registered foreign lawyer under the name of "MINYI ZHANG" registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake law firm bearing the name of "Barristers and Solicitors Hong Kong (大 律 師 及 律 師 事 務 管 理 - 香 港)" (26 September 2019)
A firm falsely claims to be a law firm on a Facebook page by naming itself "Barristers and Solicitors Hong Kong (大 律 師 及 律 師 事 務 管 理 - 香 港)" and holding itself out as a law firm with a team of solicitors and barristers providing different legal services for clients.

There is no law firm under the name of Barristers and Solicitors Hong Kong (大 律 師 及 律 師 事 務 管 理 - 香 港) registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Correspondence from Renascentia Attorneys-at-Law (24 September 2019)
A letter sent from a person under the name of Lalitia Wu from Renascentia Attorneys-at-Law purporting to represent another person in an alleged employment matter was brought to the attention of the Law Society.

There is no law firm under the name of "Renascentia Attorneys-at-Law" and there is no solicitor or registered foreign lawyer under the name of "Lalitia Wu" registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake law firm bearing the name of "WINGATE SU LEGAL" (13 September 2019)
A certificate purportedly issued by the Law Society of Hong Kong (apparently bearing the logo of the Law Society) to "WINGATE SU LEGAL" certifying that WINGATE SU LEGAL has complied with the Foreign Lawyers Registration Rules and registered with the Law Society was brought to the attention of the Law Society.

There is no law firm under the name of "WINGATE SU LEGAL" and there is no solicitor or registered foreign lawyer under the name of "WINGATE SU" registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake Law Firm bearing the name of "王 志 誠 律 師 事 務 所" (20 August 2019)
A licence displaying the name of "薛 振 偉 律 師" (translated as "Xue Zhen Wei") of "Wang Zhicheng law firm 王 志 誠 律 師 事 務 所" purporting to be a Hong Kong law firm was drawn to the attention of the Law Society.

There is no law firm under the name of "Wang Zhicheng law firm 王 志 誠 律 師 事 務 所" and there is no solicitor or registered foreign lawyer under the name of "薛 振 偉" (translated as "Xue Zhen Wei") registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake Law Firm using the name of "Dong Zhang Solicitors" (24 May 2019)
A website http://zhangdsolicitors.com falsely claims to be for a law firm "Dong Zhang Solicitors".

There is no law firm under the name of "Dong Zhang Solicitors" registered on the Law Society's Law List.

Please also refer to a similar scam set out below on our Scam Alert page in relation to the fake website of https://zhangsolicitors.com falsely claiming to be for a law firm "Zhang & Co Solicitors 张 和 公 司 律 师".
Fake Law Firm bearing the name of "興 豐 律 师 事 務 所" (translated as "Hing Fung Solicitors") (24 May 2019)
A person under the name of “洪 正 興”(translated as “Hung Ching Hing”) falsely claims to be a “高 級 顧 問” (translated as “Senior Consultant”) of a fake law firm by the name of "興 豐 律 师 事 務 所” (translated as “Hing Fung Solicitors”).

Name cards purportedly issued by this person displaying his name and position in the fake law firm and contact details with an address at "香 港 康 樂 廣 場 1 號 怡 和 大 廈 5 樓(translated as “5th Floor, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place Hong Kong”) had been distributed to members of the public. The address used by the fake law firm on the name card was, as of the date of the report, the address of a law firm registered with the Law Society in Hong Kong.

There is no law firm under the name of ”興 豐 律 师 事 務 所” (translated as “Hing Fung Solicitors”) registered on the Law Society's Law List and there is no Hong Kong solicitor or registered foreign lawyer under the name, as represented in the name card, of ”洪 正 興” (translated as “Hung Ching Hing”) registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake Law Firm bearing the name of "Lee Kam Mortgage Law Firm" (02 May 2019)
A firm falsely claims to be a law firm by naming itself "Lee Kam Mortgage Law Firm (李 金 按 揭 律 師 行)". Name cards purportedly issued by this entity displaying its name with an address at "Room 1006, 10/F, China United Plaza, 1008 Tai Nam West Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon" had been distributed to the public.

There is no law firm under the name of "Lee Kam Mortgage Law Firm (李 金 按 揭 律 師 行)" registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake website bearing the name of “Warren Chan and Associates Law” (01 April 2019)
A website www.warrenchanandassociates.com falsely claims to be for a Hong Kong law firm, Warren Chan and Associates Law. The website also refers to four names with photos as partners of Warren Chan and Associates Law, namely, Warren Chan, Ken Chow, Chui Yamaha and Rico Liu.

There is no law firm under the name of “Warren Chan and Associates Law” and there are no Hong Kong solicitors or registered foreign lawyers under the names, as represented in the website, of “Warren Chan, Ken Chow, Chiu Yamaha or Rico Liu” registered on the Law Society’s Law List.
Forged name card purportedly issued by a law firm (22 March 2019)
A name card displaying the name of “James M. F. Lam, Lawyer (林 民 峰 律 師)” purportedly issued by “Toullec Solicitors”, was drawn to the attention of the law firm, Toullec Solicitors.

The solicitors’ firm, Toullec Solicitors, has confirmed that it had not issued a name card for any person by the name James M. F. Lam. There is no solicitor by the name of “James M. F. Lam, Lawyer (林 民 峰)” registered as a solicitor with the Law Society.
Phishing email sent from jay.fang@kpmg-hk.com offering services on behalf of "KPMG Law" (19 February 2019)
An email from a sender under the name of Jay Fang at the email address of jay.fang@kpmg-hk.com offered services on behalf of "KPMG Law".

There is no law firm under the name of "KPMG Law" registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake website bearing the name of “Pei Puxuan & Co. Solicitors” (24 January 2019)
A website http://peipuxuansolicitors.com falsely claims to be for a law firm Pei Puxuan & Co. Solicitors.

There is no law firm under the name of “Pei Puxuan & Co. Solicitors” registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Fake website bearing the name of “Zhang Li Law Firm” (07 January 2019)
A website www.zhanglilaws.com falsely claims to be for a law firm Zhang Li Law Firm.

There is no law firm under the name of “Zhang Li Law Firm” registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Forged debit note purportedly issued by a law firm (06 November 2018)
A set of documents containing a confirmation for audit purposes apparently issued by Sino Corp CPA Limited Certified Public Accountants attaching a debit note and a receipt purportedly issued and signed by a law firm, Paul W Tse, was drawn to the attention of the law firm.

The solicitors' firm, Paul W Tse, has confirmed that it had nothing to do with the parties or the transaction mentioned in the set of documents.
Telephone recording message soliciting business purportedly on behalf of a law firm (06 November 2018)
Telephone recording messages were received by the public soliciting business on behalf of a law firm, Cheung Fung & Hui 張 馮 許 律 師 行

The solicitors' firm, Cheung Fung & Hui 張 馮 許 律 師 行, has confirmed that it never has any telephone recording messages to promote the firm or for other purposes.
Fake Website bearing the name of "Samuel Li & Co Solicitors" (21 September 2018)
A website http://samueliandco.com has been set up falsely claiming to be for a law firm "Samuel Li & Co Solicitors".

The solicitors' firm, Samuel Li & Co registered on the Law Society's Law List has confirmed in writing that the above website does not belong to it.
Fake Website bearing the name of "Zhang & Co. Solicitors 张 和 公 司 律 师" (20 September 2018)
A website https://zhangsolicitors.com/ falsely claiming to be for a law firm "Zhang & Co Solicitors 张 和 公 司 律 师".

There is no law firm under the name of "Zhang & Co Solicitors" registered on the Law Society's Law List.
 
Fake website bearing the name of "Kromann, Neilsen, Chow & Partners, Advocates & Solicitors, Hong Kong" (29 August 2018)
A website http://kromann-nielsenpartners.com/index-2.html has been set up falsely claiming to be for a law firm under the name of "Kromann, Neilsen, Chow & Partners".

There is no law firm under the name of "Kromann, Neilsen, Chow & Partners" registered on the Law Society's Law List.
Phishing email sent from Leephillip371@gmail.com to a law firm soliciting legal service (25 April 2018)
An email from a sender posing as a potential client under the name of Joyce Lee from the email account Leephillip371@gmail.com was received by a law firm soliciting legal service for a sale of a property at 108-110 Hollywood Road Central, Hong Kong. A land search was conducted by the law firm and the building was found to be a composite building owned by different owners.