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Catherine completed her high school education in Kelowna, B.C., Canada. Then she obtained an Arts Degree in U. of Manitoba, Canada. She read Law at the University of Buckingham, England. She did the Bar Final at the Inns of Court School of Law, England and was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 1987. Then she returned to Hong Kong and was called to the Bar of Hong Kong. Catherine was admitted as Barrister in Canberra, Australia and then as Legal Practitioner in Northern Territory, Australia. She obtained a Law Degree at Peking University, PRC and LL. M in Chinese and Comparative Law at City University of Hong Kong,In May 2014, Catherine passed the examination of The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).
Catherine joined the Department of Justice in Hong Kong as prosecutor for over 20 years. She prosecuted criminal cases at all levels of court especially in commercial fraud and cases relating to money laundering.
In addition, she handled matters relating to proceeds of crime such as Restraint Orders, Confiscation Orders, the appointment of receivers. As she had received training on anti-money laundering measures organized by Asia Pacific Group, a regional arm of Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”), she represented Asia Pacific Group as legal expert to assess Mongolia on their anti-money laundering measures. Catherine was also responsible for the training of law enforcement agents on the law of anti-money laundering and asset forfeiture.
Catherine has conducted seminars, talks on anti-money laundering measures of Hong Kong both domestically and internationally. She is also responsible for the updating of Archbold Hong Kong on Chapter 41- Proceeds of Crime.
Chinese and English.