A spouse may attempt to vary or even renege an agreement for matters such as maintenance if they discover that a misunderstanding has occurred or that the agreement is unfair
Case analysis: HCA 832/2014 Chan Shu Chun & Anor v Dr Kung Yan Su & Anors  HKCFI 360; Reported in:  1 HKLRD 1162
Homemade Wills often present more problems than solutions. Will drafting should always been done properly by professional lawyers with specific experience in Estate Planning.
Carly Fan and Carmen Tang discuss the impact of COVID-19 on civil litigation. They go through the issue of Force Majeure clauses and changes related to court hearings in Hong…
Jonathan Gray and Matthew Love discuss the topic of freezing orders and Anton Pillers in Hong Kong. They highlight key considerations and pitfalls when applying for such orders.
Alfred Ip and Kerby Lau discuss the importance of proper estate planning and the probate process in Hong Kong while also highlighting some of the most common pitfalls and how to avoid them
The Judiciary has recently issued a second guidance note concerning the use of electronic means to enable its practices/procedures to take into account rapid technological developments
The overwhelming takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic are flexibility and hope – keeping in mind that recovery will happen. What kind of impacts can be expected in the upcoming 6 to 12 months?
The Hong Kong Government announces its proposed Online Dispute Resolution scheme to allow some parties to deal with their COVID-19 related disputes online
Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings: How Will the Embrace of Technology Affect Hong Kong’s Legal System?
As other jurisdictions around the world continue to advance their use and incorporation of technology into their legal systems, it will become increasingly difficult to ignore the growing calls to finally bring Hong Kong’s legal system into the digital age.