Case Updates

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
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
案情 一名警務人員(第一控方證人)在一項公眾活動中發射了三槍,其中一槍擊中一名21歲男子並導致他受傷。之後,被告人在Telegram聊天群組張貼了第一控方證人及其妻子的個人資料(TG貼文),違反禁止在互聯網上擅自發佈警務人員及其家庭成員資料的禁制命令(起底禁令)。該TG貼文包括一項聲稱向讀者作出的“警告”,表示不得將TG貼文所提及的資料再張貼,而一項據報導向讀者提出的“要求”,...
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
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
Background The respondent was a company incorporated in Hong Kong with three directors, one BVI company and two natural persons, namely Ms. Wang and Ms. Yang. The two directors, Ms. Wang and Ms....
February 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 The appellant, L, was a foreign domestic helper (FDH). L was required to apply to the Director of Immigration (the Director) for a visa, which was issued to her, in accordance with the FDH...
January 2021
In light of protests at the Hong Kong International Airport (the Airport), P, the Airport Authority, obtained an ex parte interim injunction against Ds, persons unlawfully and wilfully obstructing...
January 2021
Facts D3 applied for security for costs against P, a Cayman Islands company now in liquidation. P had been listed in Hong Kong, but trading in its shares had long been suspended. It resisted the...
January 2021
  In each of five actions (the Actions), Ps sued D, a corporation licensed to carry on business in dealing in securities and asset management in Hong Kong, for dishonoured cheques drawn in Ps...
January 2021
Background The Defendants in this case applied by their summons of 24 June 2020 (“Summons”) for me to recuse myself from hearing the substantive hearing of the Originating Summons (“OS...
December 2020
Parties Yung Wai Tak Abraham William (“employee”) worked as a company secretary at Nation Resources Limited (“Nation Resources”) before his employment was terminated. During his employment, he...
December 2020
Parties The Claimant was an employee in a solicitor firm, who worked as a secretary under an employment contract with a three-month probation period (“Employee”). The Defendant was the...
November 2020
Editor’s Note: This digital version replaces the printed English and Chinese versions in the Journal. Please treat is as the correct and most updated version of the article. Ms Chu Ang (“Ms...
November 2020
Introduction Section 6(6) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap 159 ("the LPO") enjoins the Law Society to impose a two-year requirement when issuing a practising certificate to a solicitor....
October 2020
In this Court of Appeal case of Xu Yi Jun v GF Capital (Hong Kong) Limited (CACV 502 & 577 / 2019), the Court considered whether an employer can withhold a bonus payment after the payment due...
October 2020
Facts The applicant and the 4 interested parties took part in the annual march organized by the Civil Human Rights Front on 1st July 2014. On 4th July 2020, they were arrested by the police for (a...
October 2020