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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
Human rights — habeas corpus — request for surrender of fugitive offender to foreign jurisdiction — documents to be produced to committal court — authentication of affidavits relied upon by...
18 July 2019
Employment law — employee’s benefits — statutory entitlements — statutory entitlements to be reduced by payment of “team based” commission and team leader bonus — commission and bonus constituted...
18 July 2019
Criminal sentencing — road traffic offences — dangerous driving — driving whilst disqualified — using motor vehicle without third party insurance — driving worst of its kind — blatant disregard for...
18 July 2019
Criminal law and procedure — appeal — order for “loss of time” — approach — renewed leave application wholly unmeritorious and pursued after due warning of power to order “loss of time” — in such...
18 July 2019
Arbitration — appeal — leave to appeal — arbitral award — application for leave to appeal on point of law against arbitral award — not appropriate to rely on strong prima facie case approach for “...
18 July 2019
Criminal sentencing — dangerous drugs — trafficking — 107 g cocaine — sentencing guidelines — not unconstitutional for amounting to arbitrary imprisonment — failure to give defendant discount for...
18 June 2019
Courts and judicial system — judge — recusal — plaintiff had been witness and interested party in earlier arbitral proceedings in which deputy judge had acted as counsel for other side and cross-...
18 June 2019
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