Navin G. Ahuja, LL.B., LLMArbDR, MCIArb

Lead Legal Editor, Hong Kong Lawyer

 

Some of the earth’s valuable wildlife resources have already vanished and there are many other species that are not far from extinction. Numerous wild animals are slaughtered for commercial values...
18 June 2019
More than 110 incidents of mobile phone users attempting to upskirt were reported in 2013. Upskirting refers to the taking of sexually intrusive photos or videos beneath a person’s clothing without...
21 May 2019
It has been said that on average, a majority of disputes referred to mediation are generally resolved or rather settled subject to having an effective mediator to facilitate such resolution or...
10 April 2019
The use of instant messaging (IM) technology has grown exponentially both socially and in the workplace. With regard to the latter, whilst there might be some benefits in using IM such as...
12 March 2019
I am delighted to share that I have resumed my role as Lead Editor of Hong Kong Lawyer and would like to wish you, our readers a Happy Chinese New Year! The February 2019 issue contains various...
3 March 2019
On 17th October 2017, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (‘UNCITRAL’) Secretariat acknowledged at the 2nd UNITRAL Asia Pacific Judicial Summit that the Convention on Contracts...
9 July 2018
Matthew Gearing QC, Allen & Overy partner and Chairperson of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (‘HKIAC’), recently led Hong Kong to victory in its bid to host the biennial...
10 June 2018
Technology is the topic of the year. However, reproductive technology, in particular surrogacy, is commonly misunderstood. For couples who cannot or choose not to have children naturally, they might...
17 May 2018
EDUCATION Winnie was educated at St Paul’s Co-educational College in Hong Kong before she read law at the University of Hong Kong. At first, Winnie decided by way of elimination that she wanted to...
16 May 2018
I would like to start by wishing you, our readers, a Happy Easter. Often, people tend to assume that legal fees are high and therefore when a dispute arises, some may contemplate self-...
12 April 2018
Often, people tend to categorise those who appear to be dominant and stubborn as “strong” or “good” negotiators and assume that it is impossible to reach any agreement with such persons. Some may...
11 April 2018
Teresa Ko’s career is characterised by a series of ‘firsts’. She became the first Chinese and a female to be made an equity partner at Freshfields and the first partner to be appointed China Chairman...
9 April 2018
Most of us are aware of the fact that technology, crowdfunding, and ICOs are hot topics at the moment. But what exactly are they and how do they work? Imagine browsing online and you somehow land...
9 March 2018
Ada showed me the oldest trademark registration in Hong Kong which was dated back to 1874. The mark consisted of an eagle design and the words ‘NESTLE’s EAGLE BRAND’. The mark had an antique...
6 March 2018
I would like to start by wishing you, our readers, a Happy Chinese New Year! As you may be aware, 2018 is the Year of the Dog which represents luck. This month’s issue comprises various...
14 February 2018
The 2018 Ceremonial Opening of the Legal Year was held on 8 January 2018 and was attended by many well-known legal professionals from numerous jurisdictions. The Hong Kong Lawyer had the pleasure of...
8 February 2018
Happy New Year to all our readers! The first issue of Hong Kong Lawyer in 2018 has a number of interesting and topical articles. The solicitor’s hourly rates for party and party taxation in civil...
8 January 2018
Lord Pannick QC was in Hong Kong to discuss how Brexit is in danger of making the United Kingdom one country with no system. He delivered the Keynote Speech “Miller – The Judgment and Beyond” on...
5 January 2018
It is with great pleasure that I write this as the incoming Lead Editor of the Hong Kong Lawyer. After experiencing roles as in-house legal counsel and Visiting...
12 December 2017
Mr. Justice Henry Carr, a judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court of England & Wales, looks back on his career as a silk and his ascent to the judiciary, and offers his thoughts on key...
6 December 2017
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