Call: 1996 (HK)
Mr. Shahmim K. Khattak (Kelly Lam) is a specialist in litigations. He has appeared before all levels of courts in Hong Kong, and is very experienced in jury trial. His caseload includes all kinds of criminal cases, especially dangerous drugs, corruption and bribery, sex crimes, and complex commercial cases of fraud and money laundering. In 2016, Kelly defended in a jury trial in which the prosecution accused the defendant of conspiring with others to launder about HKD7.2 billion.
He also accepts instructions in the civil field including matrimonial litigations, breach of contracts, and defamation cases.
Kelly has exposure to different facets of the criminal justice system by being a policeman and a deputy magistrate in his earlier years. In addition, Kelly has worked in the entertainment industry in Japan and acted as a column writer in Japanese media.
Kelly has zero barrier in conducting cases in both Chinese and English. He is fluent in Cantonese, English, Mandarin, and Japanese, and hence is absolutely accessible to clients with diverse backgrounds.
香港特別行政區 訴 蔡容枝 HCCC 73/2015 – defending in a jury trial in which the prosecution accused the defendant of conpiring with others to launder about HKD7.2 billion
香港特別行政區 訴 黎小麗, unrep., CACC 22/2014 (9 Feb 2015) – appeal against conviction for an accused convicted of trafficking in 0.78 kg heroin hydrochloride and 0.18 kg 6-acetylmorphine hydrochloride
HKSAR v Li Kwok Cheung George (2014) 17 HKCFAR 319 – appeal against conviction of money laundering; a Court of Final Appeal case clarifying the definition of “proceeds of crime” in money laundering
HKSAR v Bian Zhenju, unrep., CACC 471/2012 (23 Dec 2013) – appeal against conviction for an accused convicted of trafficking in 3.45 kg heroin hydrochloride
HKSAR v Zhu Jinni  4 HKLRD 451 – appeal against conviction for an accused convicted of trafficking in 864.07g heroin
HKSAR v Chu Kwok Yui  1 HKLRD B3 – appeal against sentence for an accused who pleaded guilty to attempted robbery
HKSAR v Chan Wai Yip  4 HKLRD I6 – appeal against conviction for an accused convicted of conspiracy to defraud by price-fixing agreements
HKSAR v Lo Chi Ming  HKCLRT 52 – appeal against conviction for an accused convicted of commercial fraud