Hong Kong

Employment law — termination of employment — wrongful termination —appeal against findings in favour of employer on “valid reason” implied term — allowed, with case remitted for consideration of such...
September 2019
Bankruptcy – setting aside a statutory demand – misrepresentation – dispute covered by an arbitration clause – whether a statutory demand should be set aside because of an arbitration agreement – the...
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...
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...
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...
September 2019
Civil procedure — application to appellate court for leave to amend pleadings after judgment given against applicants at first instance — proposed amendments raised new case and entailed withdrawal...
September 2019
Criminal law and procedure — trial — entitlement to interpretation facilities — component of right to fair trial — inadequacy of interpretation resulting in denial of fair trial D was convicted of...
September 2019
Human rights — equality before the law — sexual offences involving male homosexual conduct — Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 200) ss. 118G, 118H, 118J(1) and 118K unconstitutional as discriminatory against...
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...
September 2019
“We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.” by John Dewey At the celebration for its golden jubilee, the HKU Faculty of Law takes stocks of and reflects on what it...
September 2019
CHOW LONG SZE ALISON CHOW SIN YU CHEUNG & CO., D.S. DAVIS JONATHAN MATTHEW...
September 2019
The 11th IP Conference “Best Practices in Turbulent Times” and the pre-conference workshop co-organised by CUHK Law, United States-China Intellectual Property Institute, Inc. (USCIPI), and Asia...
September 2019
The law of human rights has seen tremendous development in recent years, and the proportionality test is routinely applied by the courts to determine whether an interference with fundamental right is...
September 2019
This public lecture hosted by the Faculty of Law of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (“CUHK Law”) will be delivered by Professor Liz Campbell, Francine V McNiff Chair of Criminal Jurisprudence at...
September 2019
Lawyers historically have a bad rap and are commonly accused of focusing on money, politics or complex legal challenges, usually anything but the person. However unbiased these vicious slanders may...
September 2019
On 26th and 27th of July 2019, the School of Law of the City University of Hong Kong (SLW) organized a two-day conference entitled “Frameworks for Shared Indus/Transboundary Waters: A...
September 2019
The digital economy forms a central driver to future prosperity – delivering waves of innovation, efficiencies and consumer welfare. It has stimulated a shift in market dynamics, paving the way to...
September 2019
Building upon the success of its sister seminar series on “Chinese Customary Law” held from 2014 to 2016, the “Greater China Legal History Seminar Series” organised by CUHK Law in 2017-18 and 2018-19...
September 2019
1. In which city were high German officials accused of war crimes tried following WWII: A. Berlin B. London C. Munich D. Nuremberg 2. The International Military Tribunal for the Far...
September 2019
Courts and commentators have attributed to some constitutions a transformative commitment. This attribution gives rise to at least four puzzles: the conceptual puzzle, the possibility puzzle, the...
September 2019