LGBT Rights

Advocatie | Improving the world also helps your office

Advocatie | Improving the world also helps your office 1050 701 Hugill & Ip

De wereld verbeteren helpt je kantoor ook

信報 HKEJ | 出櫃律師葉煥信講同志遺產問題

信報 HKEJ | 出櫃律師葉煥信講同志遺產問題 900 600 Hugill & Ip

Alfred Ip discusses with Maren Tam of Hong Kong Economic Journal about Estate Planning and Probate issues related to LGBT couples

elements | Estate Planning Advice for Same-Sex Couples 同性伴侶遺產管理準備

elements | Estate Planning Advice for Same-Sex Couples 同性伴侶遺產管理準備 900 600 Hugill & Ip

Current legal framework and recent judicial review proceedings impacting same-sex couples’ inheritance rights

Another Year, Another #PinkFridayPride

Another Year, Another #PinkFridayPride 800 566 Hugill & Ip

Hugill & Ip joins Pink Friday again! Friday 19 November 2021 marks the celebration of LGBT+ inclusion by making the invisible truly visible. Pink Friday is a collective community effort…

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

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.

Ariana | The Ultimate Exclusion: It’s time to recognise same-sex marriage in Hong Kong

Ariana | The Ultimate Exclusion: It’s time to recognise same-sex marriage in Hong Kong 1200 675 Hugill & Ip

Hong Kong does not recognise same-sex marriage, barring couples from many of the rights and benefits that come with legal matrimony.

Hugill & Ip colours its logo for #PinkFridayPride

Hugill & Ip colours its logo for #PinkFridayPride 596 842 Hugill & Ip

Friday 20 November 2020 marks the celebration of LGBT+ inclusion by making the invisible truly visible through a collective community effort

Apple Daily | 同志婚姻 – Marriage Equality

Apple Daily | 同志婚姻 – Marriage Equality 1200 584 Hugill & Ip

已婚同志提繼承遺產司法覆核遭政府上訴 丈夫隨時被房署趕走 葉煥信律師:配偶過世連屍體也領取不了 Government appeals against judgment on judicial review of same-sex married couple under inheritance law. Husband faces eviction from the Housing Department. Alfred Ip: The spouse is not…

Advances in Equality for Same-sex Couples Under Inheritance Law

Advances in Equality for Same-sex Couples Under Inheritance Law 1800 1209 Alfred Ip

A step forward for LGBT rights with Hong Kong Courts granting equal treatment under its succession laws. Last year Edgar Ng Hon-lam applied for a judicial review upon learning that the matrimonial home he owns could not be passed to his husband in case he died intestate.

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