Dr. Nisha Mohamed
Office Contact No.: 2866 8233
Fax: 2866 7858
Barrister-at-law, Hong Kong (2004)
Barrister-at-law, England and Wales (2012)

Professional qualifications:

Doctorate (University of  Southampton)
Master of Laws (LL.M) (University of London)
Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (HKU)
Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (University of London) 

Practice Overview:

Insurance and Civil 
Nisha’s practice includes a wide variety of civil and commercial matters, including insurance, trusts, probate and tax.  Nisha has a particular interest and focus on insurance related matters.  She frequently advises policyholders and insurers.  Other matters she advises on include:
˙Disputes between insurers and policyholders regarding policy wordings
Matters relating to D&O liability insurance
Double insurance 

Nisha has handled numerous first instance and appellate level cases, including High Court trials and appeals in the Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal.  Nisha completed six months pupillage in a specialist construction and arbitration chambers in London.  She is called to the Bar of England and Wales. 
Nisha also regularly prosecutes and defends in the Criminal Courts. 
Nisha lectures and tutors on the JD, LLB and PCLL courses at the University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong.


Selected Publications: 

Colinvaux’s Law of Insurance (Hong Kong)
Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong:  Banking and Finance Volume
Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong:  Immigration Volume
The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: The Inland Revenue Ordinance
The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: The Criminal Procedure Ordinance
The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: The Juvenile Offenders Ordinance
The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: Adoption Ordinance
The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: Corporate Bodies Ordinance
The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: Immigration Ordinance
The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: Insurance Companies Ordinance
Articles: Discovery (Civil Justice Reform) published in Hong Kong Lawyer
              Time to Run for Cover? published in Hong Kong Lawyer 
Headnotes for Hong Kong Cases

Languages spoken:

English and Cantonese


Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy


Selected cases:

China United Holdings Ltd and Large Investment Ltd and Johnson Stokes & Master (A firm) CACV135/2004 (Appeal on the issue of negligence of solicitor’s based on faulty negligent advice.
Murali Duraisamy v Director of Immigration (2004) HCAL 152/2004 (Judicial Review of the Director of Immigration’s decision)
Pasa Danaville Dizon v HKSAR (2009) 12 HKFAR 960 (Judge’s refusal to grant bail)
Tsang Chung Man HCMA 109/2006 (Appeal against sentence – whether previous convictions should be taken into account on sentencing)
Chan, Tak- Ming Paddy v HKSAR FAMC 22/2010 (Application for leave to appeal to the CFA on a point of law - misconduct in public office pleaded on the basis of official data being abstracted for private use)