Caroline McNally

Executive Partner and Head of the Family and Divorce practice, Gall

With over 20 years in family law practice, Caroline McNally has considerable experience in complex financial disputes with substantial assets, as well as difficult children matters including relocation cases. Her international experience has equipped her to handle the most complex of cases and advise on matters with cross-jurisdictional elements.

According to the Report on International Parental Child Abduction published by the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong in April 2002, international child abduction is the unauthorised removal or…
August 2021
Background The Petitioner Father appealed against a judgment handed down on 10 November 2020 granting leave to the Respondent Mother to relocate with their 5-year-old daughter (A) to Singapore with…
July 2021
Background This was the second application by the Petitioner Father to relocate with his two children, L (a boy aged 13.5) and B (a boy nearly 11), to Denmark. The Father was Danish and worked as a…
April 2021
The Hong Kong Government recently launched the voluntary COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, which can be administered on adults and older teens (aged 16 and above) but not on children.  There is no law…
March 2021
COVID-19 has impacted people’s lives across the globe in countless ways. For those with plans to get married this year, weddings have had to be postponed or cancelled. Some people, however, may have…
November 2020
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 29 courses and seminars by webinars in September which were attended by over 2,500 participants.  One was the “Challenges of InsurTech” held on 15 September.…
November 2020
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Hong Kong Courts were closed from 29 January 2020 to 4 May 2020 and thousands of court hearings were adjourned during this General Adjourned Period (“GAP”). Although…
June 2020
This article explores why it is critical for family lawyers to support colleagues with mental-health challenges, how to identify when peers or clients may need help, and the need for removing the…
February 2020