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 / Human Rights. Administration. 
            
            Sub-division I (Advisory), Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (I) - Mr Jonathan Man (3902 8003). Magistrates' Courts. Customs & Excise. Advocacy and Advisory. 
            
            Sub-division III (Higher Courts) - Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (III) - Ms Catherine Ko (3902 8183). Court of FirstInstance. District Court.
            
            Sub-division IV (Commercial Crime) - Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (IV) Ms Vinci Lam, SC (3902 8007).  Commerical Crime. ICAC.
            
            Special Duties, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (SD) - Mr Anthony Chau (3902 8006). POE

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 five sub-divisions:

  1. Sub-division I Magistrates’ Courts, responsible for providing advice on and preparing for/prosecuting 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 Office of the DPP, the Proceeds of Crime Section and the Departmental Prosecutions/Human Rights Sections, and supervising the management and policy development of the Division;
  3. Sub-division III Higher Courts, responsible for providing advice on and preparing for/prosecuting 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;
  4. Sub-division IV Commercial Crime, responsible for providing advice on and preparing for/prosecuting trial cases involving commercial crime, money-laundering, market misconduct, securities and revenue fraud, corruption and election offences, and conducting appeals and reviews derived therefrom; and
  5. Special Duties Sub-division, responsible for providing advice on and preparing for/prosecuting trial cases involving public order events and conducting appeals and reviews derived therefrom.

Prosecution on Fiat

The Prosecutions Division invites counsel and solicitor with more than five years' call/admission to make an application for inclusion on the Briefing Out List(s). Those who are interested should complete the application form and submit it, together with a copy of his/her practising certificate and curriculum vitae, to https://eform.cefs.gov.hk/form/doj014/en/. If you have registered your “iAM Smart+” account with digital signing function, you may submit the application via https://eform.cefs.gov.hk/form/doj013/en/.

In case of enquiries, please contact Mr Matt Lui, Executive Officer (Prosecutions Division) 3, by phone at 3902 8040 or by email at mattlui@doj.gov.hk.