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Dispute Resolution Focus Week: Simple Guide to Litigation in Hong Kong – Part II 1102 734 Alfred Ip

Dispute Resolution Focus Week: Simple Guide to Litigation in Hong Kong – Part II

Basic 101 guide to litigation in Hong Kong: before and during the trial, including the eventuality of appeal and guidance about legal costs.

Dispute Resolution Focus Week: Simple Guide to Litigation in Hong Kong – Part I 1102 734 Alfred Ip

Dispute Resolution Focus Week: Simple Guide to Litigation in Hong Kong – Part I

Basic 101 guide to litigation in Hong Kong: from starting a claim to case management, including pleadings, interlocutory proceedings and evidence.

Dispute Resolution Focus Week: Pre-Litigation Preparation 900 600 Alfred Ip

Dispute Resolution Focus Week: Pre-Litigation Preparation

After the decision of commencing litigation has been taken, there are steps to consider before the main action starts: pre-action discovery, Mareva injunction, Norwich Pharmacal order, anonimity order.

Dispute Resolution Focus Week: Factors to Consider before Starting Litigation 1202 949 Alfred Ip

Dispute Resolution Focus Week: Factors to Consider before Starting Litigation

Litigation in Hong Kong can be a long-winded and complicated process that full justice may not be achieved for various reasons. What to consider to obtain the best results before starting a dispute?

Asian Legal Business | #MeToo Leaving its Mark on Employment Law 1600 1006 Hugill & Ip

Asian Legal Business | #MeToo Leaving its Mark on Employment Law

Since the start of the #MeToo movement, organizations throughout Asia have reported increased numbers of complaints about sexual misconduct in the workplace.

Power and Duties of the Executor of a Will 1600 1040 Alfred Ip

Power and Duties of the Executor of a Will

Anyone making a Will should carefully consider how to choose the executor, and whether to put in additional clauses governing the powers and duties of the executor in the Will.

Inclusion and Diversity as Key Factors to Build a Safe Environment for Co-workers 1050 701 Hugill & Ip

Inclusion and Diversity as Key Factors to Build a Safe Environment for Co-workers

Inclusivity happens organically when you have diversity at the top of the organization. Inclusivity gets stronger when you foster the inclusive leaders of tomorrow’s workplace.

HR Magazine | #MeToo – Born in the West, yet a Global Phenomenon 500 333 Adam Hugill

HR Magazine | #MeToo – Born in the West, yet a Global Phenomenon

Sexual harassment is not just a problem for the West – #MeToo movement has lessons for Hong Kong and China, too!

Catch Me if You Can: A Cybersecurity Dilemma 1450 1004 Carmen Tang

Catch Me if You Can: A Cybersecurity Dilemma

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy recent legislation updates in Australia, Canada and California versus the current situation in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Reviews the Minimum Wage Amount Taking Effect from 1 May 2019 829 500 Adam Hugill

Hong Kong Reviews the Minimum Wage Amount Taking Effect from 1 May 2019

The debate about the minimum wage in Hong Kong was intended to devise an optimal statutory regime to forestall excessively low wages. Some progress has been made, but not enough according to some.

Family Focus Week: 101 on Division of Assets in Divorce Proceedings 487 409 Yuki Kong

Family Focus Week: 101 on Division of Assets in Divorce Proceedings

A brief look at the principles on ancillary relief in divorce proceedings in Hong Kong and some common scenarios relating to disputes on family assets

Family Focus Week: Custody of Children 1050 700 Yuki Kong

Family Focus Week: Custody of Children

In the event of the dissolution of marriage issues relating to children of the marriage often cause the most heated disputes between the spouses

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