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Starting a Business in Hong Kong

Starting a Business in Hong Kong 1920 700 Hugill & Ip

This Q&A aims to answer some frequent questions regarding the set-up of a company in Hong Kong

What You Need to Know about Adoption

What You Need to Know about Adoption 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

This Q&A examines the crucial elements that couples and singles should consider when taking the commitment of adoption, the gift of love and a new life!

Competition Law with Industry Focus on Construction Materials and Related Sectors

Competition Law with Industry Focus on Construction Materials and Related Sectors 1200 800 Jade Tang

香港建築業物料聯會 | 主要針對建築材料和相關行業的競爭法

Financial Disputes in Divorce Proceedings

Financial Disputes in Divorce Proceedings 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Separating from a spouse is in most cases emotionally draining and it can cause both long-term and short-term financial issues

Essential Elements to Consider Before Starting Divorce Proceedings

Essential Elements to Consider Before Starting Divorce Proceedings 1400 788 Hugill & Ip

If one or both parties have concluded that the only way to resolve a dead-end situation is divorce, some aspects need to be taken into account.

Unauthorised or Unfair Transfers During the Life of the Deceased

Unauthorised or Unfair Transfers During the Life of the Deceased 800 565 Alfred Ip

While one way of protecting a testator’s assets is to have a Will, there are other steps that can be taken to avoid unauthorised or unfair transfers during their lifetime.

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

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.

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.

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

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