Justice Chow confirms Housing Authority’s policies on adding occupants & transferring ownership of HOS flats constituted unlawful discrimination on basis of sexual orientation
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.
Hong Kong does not recognise same-sex marriage, barring couples from many of the rights and benefits that come with legal matrimony.
Friday 20 November 2020 marks the celebration of LGBT+ inclusion by making the invisible truly visible through a collective community effort
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…
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.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and while the typically colourful celebrations have been muted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many law firms are still marking the month with various online…
Taiwan News | Hugill & Ip continues to push its D&I agenda with the private screening of “Suk Suk 叔叔”
Hong Kong, 12 June 2020 – Since its early days, Hugill & Ip has been extremely committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and in the community. The…
Simon Bruce and Alfred Ip’s article highlights the complexity of international family law, and the flexibility and nimbleness required of lawyers practicing in the area.
High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’
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.