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Hong Kong Court confirms third party banks do not owe a duty of care to holders of Mareva Injunctions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Hong Kong
  • November 24 2017

The Hong Kong court has for the first time held that a third party bank does not owe a duty of care to the holder of a Mareva injunction. Applying the


Hong Kong applies "Catnic" approach to short term patents
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • September 24 2014

On March 26, 2014 the Hong Kong High Court handed down an important decision in the case of SNE Engineering Co Ltd v. Hsin Chong Construction Co Ltd


Employment law alert
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 18 2011

Welcome to our October 2011 edition of the Employment Law Alert, in which we consider several recent employment law developments in Hong Kong covering a wide range of regular issues for human resources practitioners and in-house lawyers


UK Supreme Court removes immunity for expert witnesses in litigation. Will Hong Kong follow suit?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Hong Kong
  • April 28 2011

The UK Supreme Court (the successor to the House of Lords) has, in Jones v Kaney 2011 UKSC 13 (Jones), abolished the long-standing immunity experts have enjoyed in respect of liability for negligence arising from giving or assisting with evidence in litigation


Alison Brown
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Peter Godwin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Gavin Margetson
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Kyle Wombolt
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP