David Lau obtained a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from Indiana University, USA in 1997. He also qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in the USA.
He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in the USA in 1997; and admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong in 2002.
Before joining Andrew W Y Ng & Co, David worked for major US and London law firms in Hong Kong, including Pinsent Masons (formerly Masons)(1998 – 2001); Simmons & Simmons (2002- 2007); Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson (2007 – 2009); and Eversheds (2009 – 2011). He has also worked as legal counsel for Outblaze Ltd/Animoca Brands, a leading mobile app developer and publisher in Hong Kong (2012 – 2016).
He has substantial experience in corporate, commercial intellectual property and information technology matters as well as dispute resolution.
He is also a Civil Celebrant of Marriages.