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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Hong Kong | 29 Aug 2016

Hong Kong Court of Appeal confirms high threshold to establish that breach of a Court undertaking results in contempt of Court

In Tiong King Sing v Sam Boon Peng Yee (CACV 2682015), the Court of Appeal ("CoA") overturned a decision of the Court of First Instance ("CFI") that

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Hong Kong | 20 Jul 2016

Hong Kong Court of Appeal takes a practical view on the penalties rule upholding a liquidated damages clause

In the recent case of Brio Electronic Commerce Limited v Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited CACV 2712013, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal (CA) held

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Hong Kong | 27 Nov 2013

A lost cause? The breadth of limitation periods and undertakings not to bring further proceedings in the private wealth context

A number of our recent blog posts have looked at Hong Kong estates disputes. The case of Ho Sin Ying v Chan Yui Ling and Maryo Development Limited

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 22 Nov 2013

Court takes strict line on solicitor’s duty to follow client’s instruction to draft will

A proposed beneficiary under a Will loses out because a solicitor fails to prepare that Will. Can that beneficiary make a claim against the solicitor

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