Dinner Talk by Mr. Jat Sew-Tong, SC, JP (Class of 1982)

DSOBA Legal Chapter is honoured to have Jat Sew-Tong, SC, JP, as our guest speaker for the upcoming dinner gathering.

Mr. Jat obtained his Bachelor of Laws Degree from London School of Economics and Political Science of the University of London and Bachelor of Civil Law Degree from Lincoln College of the University of Oxford in 1987 and 1989 respectively.  He was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Gray's Inn) in 1988 and the Hong Kong Bar in 1989.  He was appointed as Senior Counsel in 2002.

Mr. Jat is a Recorder of the Court of First Instance of the High Court, Chairman of the Minimum Wage Commission and Chairman of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages (Enforcement Notices) Appeal Board.  He was also a Deputy Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court, Chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council, Chairman of the Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Boards, Chairman of the Review Committee on Trust Fund for SARS, Deputy Chairman of the Administrative Appeals Board, Deputy Chairman of the Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance), Election Committee (Legal sub-sector), Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of the Hong Kong Bar Association and Council member of the Hong Kong Bar Association.  His practice is primarily in civil commercial litigation, judicial review and defamation.  He also appeared in high-profile public inquiries, including Garley Building Fire Inquiry in 1997 and New Airport Inquiry in 1998. He was the Coroner’s Officer in the Manila Hostage Incident Death Inquest in 2011. 

Please do join this enjoyable dinner event to learn about his experience throughout his practice and to share your views.

Date       :       30th July 2014

Venue      :      Glass Pavilion, DBS Campus
Price        :      $350 per person (including Buffet Dinner and Drinks)

Time        :      7:00 - 7:30 p.m.: happy hour

7:30 - 8.30 p.m.: buffet dinner
8:30 - 9:00 p.m.: dinner talk

9:00 - 9:15 p.m.: Q & A

Please contact Ms. Sonia Huen or Ms. Maggie Ho (Tel. 2713-5268) for enquiries and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.” to reserve your seat(s).  Please make your cheque payable to “Diocesan School Old Boys’ Association Ltd” and send it to No.131 Argyle Street, Mongkok, Kowloon. Payment must be made in advance to secure your reservation.  All payments are non-refundable but transferable.  Seats are limited to 100 on a first-come-first serve basis.  

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