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Recognition of rights for same-sex partners and their children in Hong Kong

Australia, Hong Kong - July 2 2021 In a landmark ruling by the High Court last month the non-biological mother of two children born to her former same-sex partner was granted…

Elizabeth Seymour-Jones.

High Court rules Housing Authority policy amounts to unlawful discrimination against same-sex spouses

Hong Kong - June 25 2021 In another step forward for same-sex rights in Hong Kong, the High Court today handed down a judgment confirming that the Housing Authority’s policy…

Elizabeth Seymour-Jones.

Legal update: Reciprocal enforcement of civil judgments of matrimonial and family cases in Hong Kong and Mainland China

China, Hong Kong - June 15 2021 Attempts to enforce civil judgments in family cases between Hong Kong and Mainland China have faced many difficulties in the past, despite Hong…

Adrian Au.

Relocation amidst a pandemic: COVID-19 and a wish to permanently leave Hong Kong with children

Hong Kong - January 22 2021 23 January 2021 marks the one year anniversary of the confirmation that COVID-19 has spread to Hong Kong. In a year filled with uncertainties and…

Joanne Lam.

Two equality rights cases ruled on by High Court on 18 September 2020

Hong Kong - September 18 2020 In the Judgment of the Honourable Mr Justice Anderson CHOW, the High Court today ruled in favour of Mr EDGAR Ng’s judicial review application in…

Elizabeth Seymour-Jones.