Clara M. S. YIP
葉美施律師

Consultant
  • Since :
    Joined in 2015
  • Qualifications/Accreditations/Appointments :
    - LL.B. (Hons.) & P.C. LL, The University of Hong Kong (1994 & 1995)
    - Solicitor of Hong Kong SAR (since 1997)
    - Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) (2004 – present)
    - Master of Counselling, Monash University, Australia (2009)
    - Registered Counsellor of Australian Counselling Association (2010 – present)
    - Member of The Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association (2010 – present)
    - Accredited Family Mediator of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (since 2011), The Law Society of Hong Kong (since 2012) and Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (since 2013)
    - Accredited General Mediator of The Law Society of Hong Kong (since 2012) and Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (since 2013)
    - Accredited Family Mediation Supervisor of Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (since 2014)

Personal Strength

Family and General Mediation
  • Conducted family and general mediation cases for over 600 hours (2011- present)
  • Accredited Family Mediation Supervisor, General and Family Mediator
  • Coach of Accredited Mediation Courses (General & Family) organised by Hong Kong Family Welfare Society and HKUSpace
  • Supervised trainee family mediators
  • Speaker on different issues of mediation for various organisations
  • Psychological Counsellor
  • Parenting Coordinator
Landlord and Tenant
  • Handling leases, licences and related matters for developers and individuals of various types (e.g. commercial, residential, industrial and others)
  • Advising on landlord and tenant disputes
Will and Probate
  • Advising and preparing Wills for both local and foreign clients having Hong Kong assets
  • Handling applications for estate duty clearance, Letters of Administration, Probate and others types of grants
  • Advising and working with foreign lawyers on administration and distribution of local and cross-jurisdiction estates
Estate and Retirement Planning
  • Advising on succession law and estate planning
  • Advising and preparing Wills, Enduring Power of Attorney, Advance Directives and other related documents
Separation and Divorce
  • Advising on separation and divorce
  • As a Parenting Coordinator handling post-divorce issues for parents

Seminar / Talk

Delivered Seminars and Talks to Government, Banks, various NGOs (including Hong Kong Family Welfare Society, Christian Family Service Centre…etc), Churches and charitable organizations on various topics including mediation, Wills, Enduring Power of Attorney, Advance Directives, succession law, estate planning, asset management, retirement issues, family law…etc.

Career

  • Consultant – So, Lung & Associates (2015 – present)
  • Associate Solicitor, Partner & Consultant – Gallant Y. T. Ho & Co. (1997 – 2015)
  • Trainee Solicitor – Cheng, Yeung & Co. (1995 – 1997)

Disclaimer

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