Case Updates

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...
July 2021
Facts A motorcycle ridden by P came into collision with a taxi owned by D1 and driven by D2 who had hired the taxi from D1. P brought a personal injuries action against Ds. Held, dismissing the...
July 2021
Facts Y, a holder of a bond issued by C, petitioned in Hong Kong to wind up C, a Bermuda-incorporated company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd, on the grounds of...
July 2021
Facts On 30 June 2020, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee (the NPCSC) added the “Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special...
July 2021
Facts X, the sole equity partner and managing partner of a firm of solicitors, applied for leave to apply for judicial review of four decisions by the Council of The Law Society. The first...
June 2021
Background The plaintiff, Ms Luk, was a customer of the defendant bank, CMB Wing Luk Bank (“the Bank”). Ms Luk was a victim of a fraudulent investment scheme that was conducted by an employee of...
June 2021
Facts X was licensed by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (the HKMA) to issue and operate prepaid cards, namely, anonymous cards, personal cards and co-brand cards. X decided to cease business in...
June 2021
At first instance and on appeal, these judicial review applicants (Xs) contended that the New Territories Small House Policy (the SHP) was unconstitutional in its entirety for three reasons. First,...
May 2021
P, a shareholder of Convoy Global Holdings Ltd (CG), commenced two common law derivative actions. The claim in HCA 1479/2018 related to the fact that between February and October 2016, Forthwise...
May 2021
[Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap.32) s.182] C, an insolvent company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd, applied for a validation...
May 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...
April 2021
Facts After a police constable (PW1) used his firearm during a public order event and a 21-year-old person was injured by one shot, D posted on his Facebook account four doxxing messages...
April 2021
Facts D pleaded guilty to a charge under s.17 of the Summary Offences Ordinance (Cap.228) of possession of an offensive weapon with intent to use it for an unlawful purpose and was sentenced to 4...
April 2021
Facts D1 and D2 (Ds), aged 14 at the time of the offence, each pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful assembly, which lasted over an hour and involved about 100 protestors. Most protestors were...
March 2021
當事方 申索人乃被告人的僱員(“僱員”),在僱傭終止之時,申索人是一架飛機的機長。 被告人乃申索人的僱主(“僱主”),它是一間商務飛機管理公司。 案情 僱員於2015年7月12日開始受僱,沒有固定工作時間,須按需求來工作。僱員作為一名機長,須擔任飛行及地勤職務,包括監管飛機維修保養。 根據僱員的僱傭合約,無論何時當僱主認為有需要,僱員均須履行待命職責。...
March 2021
Facts The Hong Kong Journalists Association (the HKJA) sought judicial review of what it complained of as a failure of the Police to facilitate, and not to hinder, lawful journalistic activities...
March 2021
Facts D was unanimously convicted on two counts of trafficking in dangerous drugs after trial before a Judge and a jury in the High Court. Police officers apprehended D outside a flat of which D...
March 2021
Facts C was a listed company incorporated in Hong Kong held by AGL, also a listed company in Hong Kong. A direct wholly-owned subsidiary of AGL (the Offeror) put forward a scheme of arrangement to...
February 2021
Facts These were five applications for judicial review. One issue was common to all the applications. Two additional issues were raised in HCAL 2915/2019 brought by the Hong Kong Journalists...
February 2021
Facts In light of the increased doxxing activities directed at judges and judicial officers and their family members arising from recent protests and public order events, the Secretary for Justice...
February 2021