Jonathan Gray and Matthew Love discuss the topic of freezing orders and Anton Pillers in Hong Kong. They highlight key considerations and pitfalls when applying for such orders.
The Hong Kong Government announces its proposed Online Dispute Resolution scheme to allow some parties to deal with their COVID-19 related disputes online
Podcast S1E1 | Dispute Resolution: Key Issues About Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation in Hong Kong
Adam Hugill, Jonathan Gray and Matthew Love discuss Hong Kong’s civil litigation structure, including trials, costs, procedures and enforcing judgments.
A few landmark cases in hong Kong have allowed same-sex couples to apply for dependent visas, to receive spousal benefits in the civil service and to jointly file tax returns.
Despite the fact that the marriage equality agenda is gaining momentum, much more still needs to be done in order to achieve the same rights and civil freedom rights for everyone.
The Chinese government’s “Three No’s policy” manages to avoid public discussions about LGBT rights while it also protects the central authorities from being accused of having an oppressive attitude towards the LGBT community and make a few steps in guaranteeing limited rights.
Foreign domestic helpers are not considered to have “ordinary residence” in Hong Kong, therefore, they cannot meet the requirements for obtaining Right of Abode status.
Individuals thinking about immigrating to Hong Kong should understand the rights afforded by each status before starting the visa application process
Not only is it important for parties to choose the right mediator for their situation, it’s equally important that the parties find the right style of mediation that best fits their specific needs.
In order to maximize the likelihood of achieving a successful outcome, it’s important to understand the role each step plays in helping to guide the parties towards resolution.