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Hong Kong Lawyer | Testamentary Capacity: Update 1600 1006 Alfred Ip

Hong Kong Lawyer | Testamentary Capacity: Update

Challenges concerning testamentary capacity have been a common issue arising before the courts. The Court of Final Appeal has recently provided guidance on testamentary capacity in a case concerning an estate matter.

Mediation Focus Week: Mediation Styles 1397 877 Matthew Love

Mediation Focus Week: Mediation Styles

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.

Mediation Focus Week: The Structure of Mediation 1500 1125 Matthew Love

Mediation Focus Week: The Structure of Mediation

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.

Mediation Focus Week: Best Practices for Achieving Success 653 382 Matthew Love

Mediation Focus Week: Best Practices for Achieving Success

In order to maximize the chance of obtaining a successful outcome, there are several best practices to consider both before and during any mediation session.

Mediation Focus Week: The Pros & Cons of Mediation vs Arbitration 800 1115 Matthew Love

Mediation Focus Week: The Pros & Cons of Mediation vs Arbitration

While mediation and arbitration are both attractive alternatives to traditional litigation, it is important to know the key differences of each method before deciding which option is best for your dispute resolution needs.

Mediation Focus Week: What Is Mediation? 550 380 Matthew Love

Mediation Focus Week: What Is Mediation?

Before attempting to mediate your legal disputes, it’s important to understand how mediation’s unique procedural framework make it an attractive means of alternative dispute resolution.

Setting Up Business in China and its New Foreign Investment Law 1800 1032 Gary Wong

Setting Up Business in China and its New Foreign Investment Law

Selecting the correct structure for a business in Mainland China is a crucial choice and can ease needless business restrictions, costs, and official scrutiny.

Hugill & Ip Nominated in Six Categories in The Macallan Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards 1600 1006 Hugill & Ip

Hugill & Ip Nominated in Six Categories in The Macallan Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards

Asian Legal Business (ALB) will present the 18th Annual The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2019 in an upcoming event held at JW Marriott Hotel on 6 September. These prestigious awards will pay tribute to the outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams in Hong Kong and around the region. Hugill & Ip…

Planning and Leaving an Artistic Legacy 800 600 Alfred Ip

Planning and Leaving an Artistic Legacy

The fact that artists generally give very little consideration to proper estate planning can affect the value and the marketability of a single piece of art or an entire art collection thought their own lives

How Can Alternative Dispute Resolution Impact Art Law? 1080 720 Matthew Love

How Can Alternative Dispute Resolution Impact Art Law?

Mediation and arbitration can be very effective options for the resolution of art law related disputes, especially for those who prefer not to disclose sensitive or confidential information in open court.

Third-Party Guarantees in the Art Market 1350 900 Christopher Hooley

Third-Party Guarantees in the Art Market

Art market guarantees are increasing in popularity and provide a valuable solution for both potential sellers and guarantors to practically deal with sales

The Impact of Divorce Proceedings on Trusts 1800 1200 Alfred Ip

The Impact of Divorce Proceedings on Trusts

All family assets – including Trusts – held in Hong Kong and overseas are normally considered part of the ‘matrimonial pot’ in divorce proceedings

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