Case Updates

Criminal law and procedure —directions to jury — whether directions on dealing with defence evidence, drawing inferences, previous convictions and lies inappropriate and inadequate Criminal...
March 2019
Civil procedure — striking-out — action pursuant to Conveyancing and Property Ordinance (Cap. 219) s. 60 for order setting aside assignment of real property — whether claim should be struck out —...
March 2019
Civil procedure — costs — taxation — stale employees’ compensation claim — legal aid certificate of applicant discharged — former solicitors seeking taxation of costs — construction of “upon...
March 2019
Company law — directors — right to inspect documents — application by director whose removal inevitable — whether application made for improper purpose — inference to be drawn from inevitable removal...
March 2019
Civil procedure — stay of proceedings — abuse of process —application to stay proceedings pending payment of costs in previous actions — whether present action concerned same subject matter as...
March 2019
Company law — winding-up — distribution of assets — company had assets in Mainland China — under Mainland regulatory rules, Mainland assets could be distributed only in RMB and only to creditors...
February 2019
Criminal sentencing — dangerous drugs — trafficking — 5.26 g Ice — international element — appropriate enhancement of sentence — appropriate discount for self-consumption Criminal sentencing —...
February 2019
Competition law — Competition Tribunal proceedings— application to amend Response and file new witness statements in substitution for statement already filed — whether application made at late stage...
February 2019
Administrative law - Communications Authority - Director of Information Services Department - decisions directing TV and radio licensees to broadcast Government advertisements on electoral reform -...
February 2019
Company law — statutory derivative action — written notice to company of intention to commence action — bare assertions of breach of fiduciary duties without reasons inadequate under s.733(4) —leave...
February 2019
Competition Commission v WHing Construction Co Ltd [2018] 5 HKLRD 437 Competition Tribunal Competition Tribunal Enforcement Action No 2 of 2017 31 October 2018...
January 2019
Lucien Masset v Secretary for Justice (for Director of Environmental Protection) [2018] 5 HKLRD 55 Court of First Instance Constitutional and Administrative Law List No 41 of...
January 2019
 Herbert Smith Freehills v Chris Au [2018] 5 HKLRD 207 Court of First Instance High Court Action No 3030 of 2015 Godfrey Lam J in Chambers 10 October 2018 Civil procedure - enforcement...
January 2019
HKSAR v Saeed Ur Rehman [2018] 4 HKLRD 135 Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal No 257 of 2017 McWalters, Poon and Zervos JJA 9 August 2018 Criminal law and...
January 2019
HKSAR v Kilima Abubakar Abbas [2018] 5 HKLRD 88Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal No 143 of 2016 Lunn and Macrae V-PP and McWalters JA 18 September 2018 Criminal sentencing -...
January 2019
Elliott International LP v Bank of East Asia Ltd (No 2)  [2018] 4 HKLRD 427 Court of First Instance Miscellaneous Proceedings No 1812 of 2016...
December 2018
Qin Jun, Re, ex p Win Wind Resources Ltd  [2018] 4 HKLRD 379 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 109 of 2017 Lam V-P, Yuen and Kwan JJA 24 August 2018...
December 2018
Law Mei Mei v Airport Authority [2018] 4 HKLRD 312 Court of First Instance Constitutional and Administrative Law List No 117 of 2016 Anderson Chow J 23 August 2018...
December 2018
Man King Chuen v Hong LokYuen International SchoolAssociation Ltd [2018] 4 HKLRD 294 Court of First Instance High Court Action No 299 of 2011 Recorder...
December 2018
Secretary for Justice v Siew YunLong [2018] 4 HKLRD 438 Court of First Instance Miscellaneous Proceedings Nos 2917, 2918, 2925, 2929 and 2931 of 2015 Andrew Chan J 31...
December 2018