6, 10-13/F, West Wing, Justice Place, 18 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong
Enquiries : 3902 8078
Fax : 3902 8347
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            Organisation chart of the Prosecutions Division. Director of Public Prosecutions - Ms Maggie Yang (3902 8001).
            
            Sub-division II (Policy and Administration) - Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (II) / Chief of Staff -  Mr William Tam, SC (3902 8009). Office of the DPP. Departmental Prosecutions. Proceeds of Crime. Human Rights. Administration. 
            
            Sub-division I (Advisory), Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (I) (Ag.) - Mr Jonathan Man (3902 8086). Magistrates' Courts Advisory. Customs & Excise. Magistracy Appeals. Advocacy. 
            
            Sub-division III (Higher Courts) - Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (III) (Ag.) - Ms Catherine Ko (3902 8183). Court of FirstInstance Advisory. District Court Advisory. Higher Courts Appeals. Advocacy.
            
            Sub-division IV (Commercial Crime) - Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (IV) Ms Vinci Lam, SC (3902 8007).  Major Fraud. Securities, Revenue and Fraud. ICAC (Public Sector). ICAC (Private Sector). Advocacy.
            
            Special Duties, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (SD) (Ag.) - Mr Anthony Chau (3902 8006). POE & Cybercrime.

The role of the Prosecutions Division

The role of the Prosecutions Division is to prosecute trials and appeals on behalf of the HKSAR, to provide legal advice to law enforcement agencies upon their investigations, and generally to exercise on behalf of the Secretary for Justice the discretion whether or not to bring criminal proceedings in the HKSAR. In addition, counsel in the division provide advice and assistance to government bureaux and departments in relation to any criminal law aspects of proposed legislation.

The structure of the Prosecutions Division

The operational work of the division is conducted by the four sub-divisions:

  1. Sub-division I Magistrates’ Courts, responsible for providing advice on and preparing for trial cases which are prosecuted in the Magistrates' Courts, and conducting appeals and reviews derived therefrom;
  2. Sub-division II Policy and Administration, responsible for overseeing the work of the Proceeds of Crime Section, the Departmental Prosecutions Section and the Human Rights Section, and cases involving the Interception of Communication and Surveillance, as well as the management and policy development of the division;
  3. Sub-division III Higher Courts, responsible for providing advice on and preparing for trial cases which are prosecuted in the Court of First Instance of the High Court and the District Court, and conducting appeals and reviews derived therefrom; and
  4. Sub-division IV Commercial Crime, responsible for providing advice on and preparing for trial cases involving commercial fraud, money-laundering, market misconduct, securities and revenue fraud, corruption and election offences, and copyright and trade descriptions offences, and conducting appeals and reviews derived therefrom.