Hong Kong has been trying for over a decade to grow the commercial space's appetite for mediation as an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanism to resolving commercial disputes.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In OCBC Wing Hang Bank Ltd v Kai Sen Shipping Co Ltd  HKCFI 375, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) dismissed a summons for a stay of proceedings
While there are similarities as to many aspects of private children law in Hong Kong and the approach in England and Wales, and some of the law in England and Wales may be applied as to,,,
Senior Partner Nick Gall and Senior Associate Felda Yeung at Gall are acting for the Plaintiff in Cyberworks Audio Video Technology Limited v Mei Ah (HK) Company Limited & Ors  HKCFI 347...
The coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic has had a significant impact on our daily lives. To avoid being infected by the deadly coronavirus...
It is a known fact that children can suffer irreparable psychological damage on the breakdown of their parents' relationship in circumstances where there is conflict.
R&P China Lawyers
In contracts between Chinese and international clients, an important question is where and how disputes are resolved.
In our article dated 5th October 2019, we introduced the newly in force "Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the HKSAR".
Update on Measures Targeting Bad Faith
Hong Kong follows the common law system with a combination of statutory laws as well as laws developed through judgments.
For a second time in two months, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal was asked to consider the correctness of the controversial approach adopted in the case of Lasmos Limited v. Southwest ...
On 1 October 2019, the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region came into force.
The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has suggested that a previous Court decision may have overstepped the mark by suggesting that an arbitration clause in a client agreement should ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In GM1 and GM2 v KC  HKCFI 2793, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance granted an interim anti-suit injunction restraining mainland Chinese court proceedings involving a third party,...
The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has suggested that a previous Court decision may have overstepped the mark by suggesting that an arbitration clause in a client agreement should...
When a dispute over rights and obligations between two parties arises, the parties may commence a civil litigation.
On October 1, 2019, the highly anticipated "Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral...
As we come to the end of 2019, Ogier's Hong Kong Practice Partner Nicholas Plowman reflects on the past year in the offshore market
In this bylined article, partner Bill Amos (Hong Kong) looked at the recent law enabling Chinese court injunctions in aid of Hong Kong arbitrations.
As the world welcomes in the Year of the Rat, we take a look back at five recent decisions that made big waves in the Year of the Pig in their different ways...