People

We are proud of our team members, comprising of talented and dedicated individuals from diverse backgrounds.  With our open and authentic corporate culture, we embrace each team member's uniqueness/idiosyncrasies and support each other's aspirations.

Managing Partner

Monin Ung  

LLB (Hons), LLM 

mu@munglegal.com

Monin is an international lawyer who has practised for over 20 years at magic circle and international firms. She is qualified in England and Wales as a Barrister, an advocate and solicitor in Singapore as well as a solicitor in Hong Kong.

 

Having spent all her career at prestigious international firms, Monin has been well trained and seeded in diverse practice areas of corporate finance, initial public listings, private equity, cross-border mergers and acquisitions,  trade disputes, patent litigation and intellectual property litigation. 

Monin realised after a continuous 20-year hectic work life there's more to life and went to Oxford University for 5 years of quiet reflection and distillation of self.  She returned to Hong Kong in 2018 to launch MUNG, a legal practice which thrives to make a difference, relevant to the future and impactful.

MUNG has proven itself to be a valuable partner with tech, biotech and art tech entrepreneurs where they could grow from strength to strength with quality and strategic legal advice. In our spare time we pilot our own legaltech solutions with a view to making legal advice and assistance accessible to more. 

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Consultant

Raymond Koo

 

B.Phil, LLB (Hons), LLM 

rk@munglegal.com

Raymond was raised and educated in England. He obtained his Bachelor of Philosophy from the School of Public Policy at the University of Birmingham, U.K. Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 2009, for 10 years Raymond worked for a well-known Housing Association dealing with tenancy management, served the Birmingham City Council as a welfare benefits adviser, and headed the advice and advocacy department for a charitable organisation in England.

 

Determined to devote himself to the legal profession, he further pursued studies at the Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Hong Kong, and the University of Wolverhampton, where he earned his LL.B. (Hons), P.C.LL, and LL.M. respectively. Having admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2014, he has more than 6 years of post qualification experience practicing in the following principal areas of law:   

 

  • Matrimonial & Litigation

  • Employees’ compensation claims

  • Personal Injuries litigation

  • Wills & probate

  • Bankruptcy

  • Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA)

 

 

In his leisure time, Raymond enjoys racket sports, music, film and travel. Having visited over 100 cities around the globe, he considers New York, Nicosia and Vancouver to be his favourite cities.

Trainee Solicitor

Julian Lam

LLB (Hons), LLM , EDA

jl@munglegal.com

Julian is our trainee solicitor. His key practice areas include cross border M&A, IPO, data protection and technology law, including cloud, blockchain, NFTs and biotechnology. Prior to joining MUNG, he worked at various international and PRC firms, and at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, IPO Vetting team for the innovative sector.

He handles litigation and arbitration cases both in Hong Kong and UK and is in charge of our project on developing legal tech solutions. Julian enjoys working diligently as a small team to provide big firm’s results with innovative solutions. Our clients range from tech and life science MNCs and publicly listed corporations, PE to emerging enterprises in Silicon Valley, the Greater Big Area and Hong Kong, international artists and legally aided clients. It is the quality of service, immense client care and attention to detail that add value to our clients.

Julian enjoys competitive ballroom dancing and is familiar with C++, JavaScript, Python, HTML and CSS and accountancy. He serves at several Government committees and the local community within Kwai Tsing District in Hong Kong, including that of the Fire Safety Committee, Cultural and Art Co-ordinating Association and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Exchange Promotion Association. He was awarded the Commendation as Outstanding Youth from the Secretary of Home Affair 2021.