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Back to Back Victories for the LGBT Community
  • K&L Gates
  • Hong Kong
  • April 11 2018

On 28 April 2017, in Leung Chun Kwong v Secretary for the Civil Service and Another (HCAL 2582015), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (HKCFI


Court of Appeal rules on the correct approach for determining costs where leave is granted to accept a sanctioned paymentoffer out of time
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • March 6 2018

Order 22, rule 23 of both the Rules of High Court and Rules of District Court provide for the costs consequences where a plaintiff fails to obtain a


Intervener's proprietary claim to money in debtor's integrated account
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • February 20 2018

An update earlier this year referred to some problems associated with attempting to enforce a judgment against the credit balance of a judgment


Hong Kong Court of Appeal clarifies principles for ordering costs for unsuccessful summary judgment applications
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 7 2018

The Hong Kong commercial disputes team acted for the plaintiff in the recently reported judgment of the Hong Kong Court of Appeal in Greater China


Financial litigation roundup winter 2017
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom, Hong Kong
  • December 13 2017

The Lloyds Shareholder group action is in trial (scheduled for 12 weeks which commenced in October). This group action relates to losses (put at


Costs orders are not an 'indemnity'
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • December 12 2017

There has been a number of recent cases in Hong Kong in which successful parties have been awarded their costs on a more generous basis against


Hong Kong: Who owns employees’ work product
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 26 2017

The law recognises that employees may create valuable intellectual property during their employment, ownership of which should ordinarily rest with


Hong Kong: immigration win for same sex couple
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • September 27 2017

In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal held on 25 September 2017 that the Immigration Department's visa policy, insofar as it denies


Hong Kong Court of Appeal finds against bank on the basis that the bank’s exclusion of liability clauses were unconscionable and unreasonable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 22 2017

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal (CA) has recently affirmed a decision of the Court of First Instance (CFI), in which a ruling was made in favour of the


Hong Kong Court of Appeal finds against bank on the basis that the bank's exclusion of liability clauses were unconscionable and unreasonable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 9 2017

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal (CA) has recently affirmed a decision of the Court of First Instance (CFI), in which a ruling was made in favour of the