- Winner of 16th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (2000-2001)
- Vice-President of 16th Executive Committee (2002-2003) & External Secretary of 15th Executive Committee (2001-2002), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association
Mr. Hugh Kam is a practising barrister with a focus on company, commercial and probate matters. He appears regularly in the Court of Appeal and the High Court whether as a junior to Senior Counsel or as an advocate in his own right and has both experience with arbitration (with a claim in excess of USD 50M) and mediation. Hugh is Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association's Young Barristers' Committee and also sits on its Civic Education Committee. He is a co-author of various practitioners' textbooks including Hong Kong Civil Procedure 2016 (Sweet & Maxwell). Prior to joining the Bar, Hugh was engaged in rule of law work at the Office of the Secretary General, United Nations in New York.
Hugh obtained a B.A. (Hons.) degree in law from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Prince Philip Scholar and a Cambridge Lawyers Without Borders Scholar. This was followed by the P.C.LL. at HKU, where he was awarded the Ludlows Prize for achieving the highest score in the subject of Advocacy. He then joined the LL.M. programme at Peking University as a Law School Scholar and graduated thereat first in the year.
Hugh previously served as a Judge for the SCMP Student of the Year - Linguist Award.