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Facts D pleaded guilty to a charge under s.17 of the Summary Offences Ordinance (Cap.228) of possession of an offensive weapon with intent to use it for an unlawful purpose and was sentenced to 4...
7 April 2021
案情 一名警務人員(第一控方證人)在一項公眾活動中發射了三槍,其中一槍擊中一名21歲男子並導致他受傷。之後,被告人在Telegram聊天群組張貼了第一控方證人及其妻子的個人資料(TG貼文),違反禁止在互聯網上擅自發佈警務人員及其家庭成員資料的禁制命令(起底禁令)。該TG貼文包括一項聲稱向讀者作出的“警告”,表示不得將TG貼文所提及的資料再張貼,而一項據報導向讀者提出的“要求”,...
7 April 2021
Facts After a police constable (PW1) used his firearm during a public order event and a 21-year-old person was injured by one shot, D posted on his Facebook account four doxxing messages...
7 April 2021
It’s a sport played by royals, sultans, tycoons, and sports enthusiasts. Polo is arguably one of the oldest team sports, and Taylor Hui, partner at Deacons, is a vocal proponent of it in Hong Kong...
5 March 2021
Facts D1 and D2 (Ds), aged 14 at the time of the offence, each pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful assembly, which lasted over an hour and involved about 100 protestors. Most protestors were...
4 March 2021
Ada Chung, who was appointed as the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data last September, already has an accomplished career till date. Besides being a qualified barrister and a Certified Public...
2 March 2021
Facts C was a listed company incorporated in Hong Kong held by AGL, also a listed company in Hong Kong. A direct wholly-owned subsidiary of AGL (the Offeror) put forward a scheme of arrangement to...
9 February 2021
Facts In light of the increased doxxing activities directed at judges and judicial officers and their family members arising from recent protests and public order events, the Secretary for Justice...
9 February 2021
Facts These were five applications for judicial review. One issue was common to all the applications. Two additional issues were raised in HCAL 2915/2019 brought by the Hong Kong Journalists...
9 February 2021
Picture yourself onstage, in front of an audience waiting to hear you interpret the lyrics of the song that you are about to sing. Then picture yourself a few hours later in a conference room working...
9 February 2021
Standing in front of the wardrobe to choose an outfit to wear, some may play by the rules. If you are Chris Chuang, however, even a small accessory can be a way to defy convention. Lawyers,...
8 January 2021
Curiosity has led Bonnie Chan Yiting through the myriad of zig zags in her career. The current Head of Listing at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) was born and bred in Hong Kong. After...
8 January 2021
AGM on 18 November This year, Hong Kong Society of Notaries’ Annual General Meeting was held on 18 November at The Hong Kong Club, followed by the Members’ Dinner Gathering.  Ms. Au Miu Po...
7 January 2021
HKFO Chairman and Music Director Sean Li in 2020 Barrister Sean Li pursues his passion for music as conductor of the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra, which he founded. What do you do, as an up-and...
31 December 2020
Background The Defendants in this case applied by their summons of 24 June 2020 (“Summons”) for me to recuse myself from hearing the substantive hearing of the Originating Summons (“OS...
31 December 2020
As Hong Kong seeks to excel as a knowledge-based economy, it has become increasingly important to develop a robust and comprehensive intellectual property (IP) regime. David Wong, the director of...
9 December 2020
  In the first week of September, a trio of Hong Kong lawyers made history by becoming the first all-Hong Kong relay team to swim across the English Channel. They also raised more than HK$1.5...
12 October 2020
  Ashley Alder took over as CEO of the SFC in October 2011, just as Hong Kong was emerging from the effects of the global financial crisis. In this wide-ranging interview with the Hong Kong...
10 September 2020
Administrative law — Torture Claims Appeals Board — judicial review — abuse of process — appeal against striking-out of second application for leave to apply for judicial review in respect of same...
13 August 2020
Mental health — compulsory detention at hospital — action for alleged personal injury arising out of compulsory detention — application for leave to commence proceedings under s. 69(2) — reasonably...
10 July 2020
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