Carter Chim

Senior Lecturer

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Government & Laws) (HKU, 2007)
LLB (HKU, 2009)
PCLL (HKU, 2010)
LLM in Competition Law (Distinction) (King’s College London, 2011)
Postgraduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law (King’s College London, 2016)
Practising Barrister-at-law, Hong Kong


Carter is a practising barrister of Denis Chang’s Chambers, specialising in competition law. He advises public and private parties in relation to competition matters.  In 2015-2016, he was appointed as a legal counsel to the Competition Commission (Hong Kong). He is now a member of the Hong Kong Bar Association’s Special Committee on Competition Law and a non-governmental advisor to the International Competition Network. In 2016-2019, he was also a Professional Consultant of the Faculty of Law of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, teaching competition law.

Carter is also experienced in public law and criminal law. He had been appointed as a part-time lecturer in constitutional law and administrative law by The University of Hong Kong (2013-2015) and The City University of Hong Kong (2014-2015) until he accepted his appointment at the Competition Commission (Hong Kong) in 2015. In 2016-2019, he taught constitutional law, administrative law and civil litigation in The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Carter also accepts instructions on general civil and criminal matters on a regular basis.

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