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[2018] 3 HKLRD 133 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 235 of 2016 Yuen and Chu JJA and Godfrey Lam J 11 June 2018 Professions - veterinary surgeon - disciplinary proceedings - misconduct in a...
4 October 2018
[2018] 3 HKLRD 84 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 126 of 2017 Cheung CJHC, Lam V-P and Poon JA 1 June 2018 Employment law - employees' benefits - civil servant - civil servant entered into...
4 October 2018
[2018] 3 HKLRD 30 District Court Employees’ Compensation Case No 1763 of 2011 Judge Katina Levy 25 May 2018 Employment law - employees' compensation - applicant asylum seeker prohibited by law...
4 October 2018
[2018] 3 HKLRD 13 Court of First Instance High Court Action No 473 of 2017 Deputy Judge Kent Yee in Chambers 14 May 2018 Civil procedure - writ - service out of jurisdiction - approach - Rules...
4 October 2018
[2018] 3 HKLRD 163 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 33 of 2017 Lam V-P, Poon JA and Louis Chan J 12 June 2018 Contract law - misrepresentation - fraudulent misrepresentation - misrepresentation...
3 October 2018
Trusts - constructive trust - monies in defendant's bank account deposited as result of fraudulent e-mails - monies held on constructive trust - proper beneficiary of trust - whether summary judgment...
7 September 2018
Criminal law and procedure - appeal by case stated - Mass Transit Railway By-laws offences - failing to comply with reasonable direction of MTR official on railway premises under by-law 21(1) -...
7 September 2018
Tort - negligence - child born disabled - claim for medical negligence based on "wrongful life" or "wrongful suffering" - failure to advise mother of material risk of foetus being born severely...
7 September 2018
Administrative law - Collector of Stamp Revenue - decision refusing partial refund of additional ad valorem duty paid on purchase of new residential property after owner cancelled sale and purchase...
7 September 2018
Civil procedure - parties - legal representation - maritime collision - solicitors acting for plaintiff on claim not instructed to defend cross-claim - other solicitors seeking to act for plaintiff's...
5 September 2018
Taxation - stamp duty - chargeability - deed of family arrangement and deed of assent - whether chargeable with stamp duty - whether transfer of interest under deeds by one of three beneficiaries of...
6 August 2018
Company law - liquidation - order for production of documents under s.221(3) - meaning of documents "relating to the company" - included at least matters "concerning promotion, formation, trade,...
6 August 2018
Legal profession - barristers - admission - "fit and proper" criterion - old criminal conviction for indecent assault - proper approach to whether criterion under s.27 satisfied - Legal Practitioners...
6 August 2018
Administrative law - Long-term Prison Sentences Review Board - refusal to recommend converting indeterminate prison sentence to determinate one - whether Board erred in refusing to indicate any "...
6 August 2018
Civil procedure - costs - costs against non-party - application under s.52A for non-party be ordered to pay costs as "real party" - grounds on which such order could be sought - defences which could...
6 August 2018
Intellectual property — trade marks — passing off — goodwill generated by branch office in Hong Kong of foreign law firm — ownership of goodwill — approach — unlawful transfer of trade marks —...
9 July 2018
Criminal law and procedure — personal data privacy offences — elements of offence — proof of mens rea not required — offence of strict liability — whether communication “direct marketing” — whether...
9 July 2018
Company law — statutory derivative action — application for leave to commence statutory derivative action on behalf of charitable company limited by guarantee — whether in best interests of company...
9 July 2018
Criminal sentencing — computation of sentences of imprisonment — whether (a) period of administrative detention; and (b) period in remand in relation to other offences of which defendant not...
9 July 2018
Administrative law — Commissioner for Correctional Services — standing order issued by Commissioner requiring male prisoners, but not female prisoners, to have their hair cut — not direct sexual...
9 July 2018
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