Hong Kong law and English law have over recent years diverged on the meaning of “client” for the purposes of asserting legal advice privilege. Practitioners and businesses in Hong Kong need to be...
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills (Hong Kong)
Legal Advice Privilege: Why HK Lawyers and Businesses Need to Know About the Narrow Position Under English Law
11 December 2018
The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has recently handed down its judgment in Shine Grace Investment Ltd v. Citibank, N.A. and Another (HCCL 28/2008), a case relating to alleged mis-selling of...
16 August 2018