Hong Kong

This month, we focus on Hong Kong celebrities and artistes who have found themselves before the Hong Kong courts for a variety of reasons. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark,...
January 2018
Whilst capital raising activities by most listed issuers did not give rise to material regulatory issues, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”) considers that the structure or current...
January 2018
In November and December 2017, the Faculty of Law at The University of Hong Kong organized a series of academic activities on constitutional and administrative law. In his lectures “The Marauders Set...
January 2018
In 2012, Jonathan Crompton, was attending his third white collar boxing event as a spectator. A few years of playing recreational rugby and post-game socialising helped him to his heaviest weight...
January 2018
Exactly one year ago in my Message titled “20th Anniversary of SHRs” in the January 2017 issue of Hong Kong Lawyer, I wrote about the obsolete solicitors’ hourly rates for party and party...
January 2018
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) held the 83rd and 84th Congregations for the Conferment of Degrees in November 2017. This year, the Faculty of Law has witnessed over 400 students...
January 2018
The circulation of Hong Kong Lawyer covers not only legal practitioners in Hong Kong, but also those around the world. The journal’s bilingual content attracts readers from both the English and the...
January 2018
Happy New Year to all our readers! The first issue of Hong Kong Lawyer in 2018 has a number of interesting and topical articles. The solicitor’s hourly rates for party and party taxation in civil...
January 2018
Food Law Conference in December To address the most current issues related to food and reflect on the role of the law as a bridge for trade and investment in the food sector, the Faculty of Law of...
January 2018
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”) on 22 September 2017 released a consultation paper on the delisting procedures in Hong Kong. For this consultation, SEHK proposes to amend the Listing...
January 2018
The practice of law demands that a lawyer knows the law (at least in the jurisdictions and the practice areas in which he specialises). But increasingly clients expect their lawyers to know and...
January 2018
Having on legal advice abandoned his application for leave to appeal against sentence, D sought, in reliance upon his assertion that he had subsequently given assistance which led to arrests abroad,...
January 2018
I suppose that the drafters of the Basic Law thought it uncontroversial to include a requirement that the Chief Executive, Senior Officials, Judges and Members of the Executive and Legislative...
January 2018
A contributory of C, a company in liquidation, sought a stay of the winding-up and the discharge of the Official Receiver as provisional liquidator on the ground that its principal asset held by a...
January 2018
Thriving in Hong Kong’s dynamic business takes a high-level of expertise and efficiency. The legal profession forms the core of every organisation and we anticipate an encouraging number of both of...
January 2018
L owned a market in premises (the Premises) in a retail and car park development (the Building). L leased the Premises together with the use of common areas to T under a tenancy agreement (the...
January 2018
In view of the increasing number of large-scale developments (such as Mei Foo Sun Chuen) in late 1960s, the Hong Kong Government promulgated the Multi-storey Buildings (Owners Incorporation)...
January 2018
D pleaded not guilty to common assault and was acquitted by the Magistrate. D, a District Councillor, was refused access to the District Council office to continue a sit-in protest and attempted to...
January 2018
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January 2018
Lord Pannick QC was in Hong Kong to discuss how Brexit is in danger of making the United Kingdom one country with no system. He delivered the Keynote Speech “Miller – The Judgment and Beyond” on...
January 2018