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Company law — scheme of arrangement — sanction by court — modifications to scheme and scheme document after distribution of scheme document, before and at scheme meeting — whether modifications...
16 January 2020
Civil procedure — costs — sanctioned offer or payment — approach to awarding of enhanced interest and indemnity costs when plaintiff did better than sanctioned offer By an order nisi it...
16 January 2020
Administrative law — Appeals Tribunal of Hong Kong Federation of Insurers — Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Insurance Agents Registration Board — failure of administrative tribunal to seek proper...
16 January 2020
Wills, probate and succession — administration of estate — executor — removal — substitution of court-appointed administratrix — continued occupation of deceased’s properties by former executor —...
16 December 2019
Family law — children — relocation — appeal against order relocating children out of jurisdiction — judge correct in adopting approach in Payne v Payne — drastic change of circumstances since...
16 December 2019
Criminal sentencing — cruelty to animals — sentencing principles — inappropriate to lay down sentencing tariffs or guidelines given existing statutory framework — deterrent sentence necessary —...
16 December 2019
Civil procedure — security for costs — application for order against plaintiff under Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) s. 905 — counterclaim by defendant — whether unjust to order security because claim...
16 December 2019
Criminal sentencing — manslaughter — suicide pact — 20-year-old defendant and 16-year-old girlfriend — defendant survived but girlfriend drowned — culpability of defendant, taking into account his...
18 October 2019
Criminal law and procedure — without written authority of MTR Corporation, posting matters, namely stickers, in concourse of MTR station being railway premises — burden on defence to prove existence...
18 October 2019
Company law — voluntary winding-up — whether should be converted to compulsory winding-up — if majority of creditors preferred voluntary liquidation, petitioner would have to show valid reason An...
18 October 2019
CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE HKSAR v Cheung Wai Chuen [2019] 3 HKLRD 696, [2018] HKCFI 2333 Court of First Instance Magistracy Appeal No 300 of 2018 Albert Wong J 26 September, 15 October...
27 September 2019
Re Madbar Abdul Salam [2019] 3 HKLRD 725, [2019] HKCA 640 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 57 of 2019 Yeung ACJHC and Lisa Wong J 28 May, 4 June 2019 Administrative law — Torture Claims Appeal...
27 September 2019
HKSAR v Cheng Ling Ling [2019] 3 HKLRD 797, [2019] HKCA 636 Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal No 66 of 2018 Macrae V-P and Zervos JA 6 June, 9 July 2019 Criminal sentencing — trafficking —...
27 September 2019
AA v Securities and Futures Commission (No 3) [2019] 3 HKLRD 790, [2019] HKCFI 1703 Court of First Instance Constitutional and Administrative Law List No 41 of 2016 Zervos JA 9 July 2019...
27 September 2019
CRIMINAL SENTENCING HKSAR v Tang Ho Yin [2019] 3 HKLRD 502, [2019] HKCA 611, [2019] HKEC 1742 Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal No 113 of 2018 Macrae V-P, Pang and Zervos JJA 28 May, 5 June...
6 September 2019
CIVIL EVIDENCE Yam Lai Chau v Yam Hing Kuen [2019] 3 HKLRD 547, [2019] HKDC 826, [2019] HKEC 1947 District Court Personal Injuries Action No 726 of 2017 Deputy Judge Kate Li 11, 12, 14, 20...
6 September 2019
COMPANY LAW Yeung Bing Kwong Kenneth v Mount Oscar Ltd [2019] 3 HKLRD 575, [2019] HKCA 688, [2019] HKEC 2006 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 26 of 2019 Kwan V-P, Yuen and Au JJA 11, 26 June...
6 September 2019
TORT Ho Kwok Kei v AS Watson & Co, Ltd [2019] 3 HKLRD 592, [2019] HKCFI 1618, [2019] HKEC 2039 Court of First Instance Personal Injuries Action No 325 of 2016 Godfrey Lam J 23–26 October...
6 September 2019
Professions — architects — disciplinary proceedings — inquiry committee — no reasons given by committee for findings — decision confirmed by review committee — whether appellate court...
18 July 2019
Mental health — mentally incapacitated person (MIP) — appointment of committee — test and approach when deciding whether to appoint committee for MIP — Mental Health Ordinance (Cap. 136) Pt.II...
18 July 2019
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