Case Analysis

Full and Frank Disclosure in Divorce Proceedings

Full and Frank Disclosure in Divorce Proceedings 1080 810 Raphael Wong

Full and frank disclosure benefits both spouses in achieving a final and undeniable financial settlement

Hong Kong Lawyer | Hong Kong Court Warns an Application Based on Data Obtained Through ‘Backdoors’ is An Affront to the Court

Hong Kong Lawyer | Hong Kong Court Warns an Application Based on Data Obtained Through ‘Backdoors’ is An Affront to the Court 800 534 Hugill & Ip

A party who obtains documents on discovery gives an implied undertaking to the Court that he would make use of them only for the purpose of that action

Hong Kong Lawyer | Inheritance Claims for Financial Provision of Dependants

Hong Kong Lawyer | Inheritance Claims for Financial Provision of Dependants 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

香港律師 | 受養人的經濟給養繼承申索. Inheritance Provision for Family and Dependants Ordinance, Cap. 481 explained including “What is “reasonable financial provision”?

LexisNexis | Penalties for Data Privacy Breaches

LexisNexis | Penalties for Data Privacy Breaches 800 568 Hugill & Ip

The lack of a mandatory data breach notification provides an additional difficulty to pursue remedies – proposals to amend the PDPO will address such issues

Who Died First? Survivorship in Joint Tenancy

Who Died First? Survivorship in Joint Tenancy 2000 1330 Alfred Ip

The Scarle v Scarle case highlights the importance of having a professionally drafted Will – especially in case of complex family situations

Podcast S3E1 | Employment: All About Bonuses

Podcast S3E1 | Employment: All About Bonuses 1600 583 Adam Hugill

Adam Hugill and Jacqueline Cheng discuss bonuses, including end of year payments, performance and discretionary bonuses, practical tips for employers.

Intestacy Issues for Unmarried Couples

Intestacy Issues for Unmarried Couples 1200 725 Alfred Ip

Regardless of the type of relationship you are in, having a Will ensures that partners will be provided for and have legal means of inheritance in the case of an unfortunate death.

LexisNexis | Conflicting Wishes of the Settlor and Courts’ Interpretation

LexisNexis | Conflicting Wishes of the Settlor and Courts’ Interpretation 800 597 Hugill & Ip

As part of a thorough Estate Planning, a Will and a Trust usually complement each other, however in some circumstances the terms of the two documents may conflict.

STEP Hong Kong | Removal of Trustees

STEP Hong Kong | Removal of Trustees 1480 896 Hugill & Ip

What happens when a beneficiary is displeased with the actions of a trustee, and what methods of legal recourse are available?

LexisNexis | Leading Estates Cases: Disputes Between Beneficiaries and Executors or Administrators

LexisNexis | Leading Estates Cases: Disputes Between Beneficiaries and Executors or Administrators 900 642 Hugill & Ip

The removal or replacement of executors / administrators of estates and the importance of the Courts’ role highlighted through leading cases

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