Judgment

Hong Kong Lawyer | A Company Director Being Adjudged Guilty Of Having Committed Second Contempt Of Court

Hong Kong Lawyer | A Company Director Being Adjudged Guilty Of Having Committed Second Contempt Of Court 900 900 Hugill & Ip

Case Analysis: High Fashion New Media Corporation Ltd. V. Leong Ma Li [2022] HKCFI 2234 (HCMP 932/2020)

Hong Kong Lawyer | An Application for Summary Judgment – Don’t Shoot Yourself in the Foot!

Hong Kong Lawyer | An Application for Summary Judgment – Don’t Shoot Yourself in the Foot! 1600 1071 Hugill & Ip

簡易判決:第14號命令

Civil Litigation: The Litigation Process

Civil Litigation: The Litigation Process 800 532 Hugill & Ip

Dispute Resolution FAQ | Key factors to note about the litigation process once court action has commenced

High Court Judge Confirms HOS Authority’s Policy Is Discriminatory

High Court Judge Confirms HOS Authority’s Policy Is Discriminatory 800 533 Alfred Ip

Justice Chow confirms Housing Authority’s policies on adding occupants & transferring ownership of HOS flats constituted unlawful discrimination on basis of sexual orientation

Specific Discovery and the Relevance of Personal Data

Specific Discovery and the Relevance of Personal Data 1200 900 Hugill & Ip

Case analysis: HCA 832/2014 Chan Shu Chun & Anor v Dr Kung Yan Su & Anors [2020] HKCFI 360; Reported in: [2020] 1 HKLRD 1162

High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’

High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’ 598 417 Alfred Ip

Another landmark case shows that on the issue of LGBT rights, where the legislature fears to tread, the Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human right of freedom from discrimination.

Increasing the Enforceability of Post-Termination Restrictions

Increasing the Enforceability of Post-Termination Restrictions 1080 718 Adam Hugill

The uncertainty regarding the enforceability of post-termination restrictions is gradually decreasing thanks to landmark cases. In particular, U.K. judgments still carry a strong impact on Hong Kong Courts.

Children Custody in Relocation Cases

Children Custody in Relocation Cases 1050 700 Alfred Ip

What happens when following a relationship breakdown or a divorce one of the parents wishes to move back to his/her country of origin or move to a third country?

Hong Kong Lawyer | Testamentary Capacity: Update

Hong Kong Lawyer | Testamentary Capacity: Update 1600 1201 Hugill & Ip

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.

Leung v. Secretary for the Civil Service: The Court of Final Appeal Upholds Minority Rights (Again!)

Leung v. Secretary for the Civil Service: The Court of Final Appeal Upholds Minority Rights (Again!) 1200 675 Adam Hugill

Leung and QT and a handful of past cases show that on the issue of same-sex and minority rights, where the legislature fears to tread, Hong Kong Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human rights of freedom from discrimination.

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