Why Is It Still So Hard for the LGBTQ+ Community to Form Families in Hong Kong?
Gafencu | Hugill & Ip’s Alfred Ip on supporting marriage equality and his time sitting as deputy district judge
Discussing his legal career and his commitment to pushing for better rights for the LGBTQ+ community
Alfred Ip and Raphael Wong on prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Enforceability, representation, assets disclosure and renegotiation, and real-life examples.
Choosing the right place to divorce is even more important than choosing the place to get married. Hong Kong, due to the advantages of its legal system, has become the “Divorce Capital”.
Justice Chow confirms Housing Authority’s policies on adding occupants & transferring ownership of HOS flats constituted unlawful discrimination on basis of sexual orientation
For individuals owning assets in multiple jurisdictions, a holistic approach and suitable advice is crucial for international Estate Planning
In any international divorce, forum shopping is unfortunately a norm and disagreements about forum and jurisdiction are common
Issues on financial aspects of divorce and maintenance: the whole family’s immediate to long-term needs and the division of matrimonial pot, and children’s needs.
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.