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Court of First Instance grants leave for judicial review over ban on female prisoners and remands from wearing shorts in summer

Coleman J granted leave to apply for judicial review challenging the Correctional Services Department (“CSD”) for banning female prisoners and remands from wearing shorts in summer in Chung Suet Ying v Commissioner of Correctional Services (HCAL 1094/2021). Click here to access the English and Chinese media coverage.

Acquittal of Cap 599G offence

Court held on 18 June 2021 that an urgent meeting by bar owners and a lawmaker to discuss a hastily made 14-day ban on bars in Hong Kong in April 2020 did not violate the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Group Gathering) Regulation (Cap 599G). Our firm represents the three defendants in this […]

Coroner’s Inquest on the fatal incident of a 14-year old boy at Hong Kiu Home

On 23 August 2016, the Deceased, a 14-year-old boy who was mentally handicapped, fell from a 3rd Floor window of Hong Kiu Home (康橋之家), a care home for mentally handicapped persons. A Coroner’s Inquest was conducted on 27 April 2021 – 3May 2021.  Ho Tse Wai & Partners represented the mother of the Deceased, a […]

Court of First Instance rejects review against bail granted to Ms. Wong Pik Wan charged with subversion

On 4 March 2021, Chief Magistrate Victor So granted bail to 15 of the 47 Defendants for having sufficient grounds to believe that they would not continue to endanger national security if they were released on bail. The Secretary for Justice immediately applied for a review, but later withdrew the application in relation to four […]

Leave for Appeal to CFA Granted for Leung Kwok Hung (Long Hair) in relation to the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance FAMC 20/2020; Appeal from HCMA 520/2018

Mr. Leung Kwok Hung (aka Long Hair) was granted leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal against the Court of Appeal’s ruling that section 17(c) of the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance (“LC(PP)O”) is applicable to members of the LegCo for conduct within LegCo proceedings. The leave application was heard by Hon […]

Successful struck out election petition involving the first judicial interpretation of section 51 of District Councils Ordinance

In the case of Tung King Lei v Ng Ting Lam Kudama and Others (HCAL 254/2020) [2021] HKCFI 514, the Petitioner, Ms. Tung Kin Lei, the candidate of Tai Wai Constituency of Shatin District in the District Council election held on 24 November 2019, lodged an election petition against the 1st Respondent, Ms. Ng Ting […]

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Ho Tse Wai & Partners was founded in 1995 and has always been an independent Hong Kong law firm primarily focusing on litigation. We offer professional legal services covering a wide range of practice areas in civil, criminal and judicial review cases, with particular specialisation on medical negligence claims,  public law and land disputes cases. We endeavour to provide full and comprehensive services to our clients, ranging from public, commercial to personal matters.

Constitutional Law and Administrative Law

We are one of the few firms in Hong Kong specializing in administrative and constitutional law proceedings, in particular Judicial Review applications.

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Medical Negligence

We trust medical professionals for their advice, but when there is medical malpractice, medical conditions may be aggravated, bringing the most devastating consequences to the patient and his/her families.

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Personal Injuries and Employees Compensation Claims

We give advice to clients and represent clients to claim against the wrongdoer under tort, negotiate the quantum of compensation with insurers, institute legal proceedings in all kinds of personal injuries cases, including those arising from traffic accidents and accidents at work.

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Land Matters

We represent claimants in various kinds of disputes over landed properties, adverse possessions case in relation to land in the New Territories and at times in the urban areas of Hong Kong.

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Commercial Litigation and Corporate Practice

We provide full range of corporate and commercial services for our corporate clients, including setting up and registering a company in Hong Kong or in overseas.

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