Litigation

LexisNexis | Varying Agreements in Matrimonial Proceedings

LexisNexis | Varying Agreements in Matrimonial Proceedings 1800 1193 Hugill & Ip

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

Specific Discovery and the Relevance of Personal Data

Specific Discovery and the Relevance of Personal Data 1200 900 Carmen Tang

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

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills 1200 800 Alfred Ip

Homemade Wills often present more problems than solutions. Will drafting should always been done properly by professional lawyers with specific experience in Estate Planning.

World Litigation Forum | Civil litigation and the COVID-19 pandemic

World Litigation Forum | Civil litigation and the COVID-19 pandemic 1600 900 Hugill & Ip

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…

Podcast S2E2 | Dispute Resolution: Freezing Orders and Anton Pillers

Podcast S2E2 | Dispute Resolution: Freezing Orders and Anton Pillers 1600 583 Jonathan Gray

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.

LexisNexis Webinar | Estate Planning to Avoid Family Disputes

LexisNexis Webinar | Estate Planning to Avoid Family Disputes 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

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

Further Guidance on Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings

Further Guidance on Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings 1200 900 Jonathan Gray

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

COVID-19: What’s Next?

COVID-19: What’s Next? 2560 1440 Hugill & Ip

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?

Hong Kong Announces Its New Online Dispute Resolution Scheme

Hong Kong Announces Its New Online Dispute Resolution Scheme 1500 1125 Matthew Love

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?

Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings: How Will the Embrace of Technology Affect Hong Kong’s Legal System? 1080 810 Jonathan Gray

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.

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