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CFI allowed election petition of disqualified lawmaker Ms. Lau Siu Lai

We represent Ms. Lau Siu Lai and succeeded in the election petition challenging the decision of the returning officer on the validity of Ms. Lau’s nomination in the Legislative Council by-election for the Kowloon West Geographical Constituency held on 25 November 2018 . The judgment can be found here.  ...

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First Technology Court in CFI on Judicial Review challenging the power of IPCC

The first technology court hearing of the Court of First Instance in the history of Hong Kong for the case Lui Chi Hang Hendrick v Independent Police Complaints Council via video conferencing would be held on 7 April 2020 (Tuesday). Brief case summary can be found here. Case Number: HCAL...

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Court orders MTRC to disclose CCTV footage of Prince Edward Station in 831 incident

The High Court has ordered MTR Corp. to disclose the CCTV footage from Prince Edward and Lai Chi Kok stations on the night of Aug 31, 2019, upon the personal injury claim against the Commission of Police. Judge of the Court of First Instance High Court Hon Anderson Chow...

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Our solicitor Angeline Chan was featured in Inmedia story

Our solicitor Angeline Chan is appointed Convenor of Progressive Lawyers Group (“PLG”) and Angeline will become the PLG’s first female convenor since its establishment in January 2015. The feature story can be found here. Click here to know more about Angeline Chan.      

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We stand in solidarity with China’s Human Rights Lawyers

9th July 2019 marks the 4th anniversary of 709 Crackdown. We stand in solidarity with China human rights lawyers and protest against the Chinese government’s continued suppression.

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Congratulations to Ian and Florence for their admission as Solicitors!

Our firm gives our warmest welcome to Ian Lam and Florence Yan, both joined Ho Tse Wai & Partners in 2016 as trainee solicitors, to be admitted as Solicitors! Ian and Florence were moved by our Senior Associate Mr. John Clancey, and our Partner Mr. Jonathan Man respectively. The...

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Latest update on Falungong JR cases

Court of First Instance, on 2 September 2018, held that Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene’s decision against Falungong members’ putting up banners is unconstitutional as the relevant Ordinance does not satisfy the ‘prescribed by law’ requirement. Pun Lin Fa v Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene is a conjoined case...

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[Costs] SJ to pay costs in sentencing review in the Umbrella Movement Trio case

In SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE v. CHOW YONG KANG ALEX (FACC10/2017), the CFA held that the Secretary for Justice should pay costs. It held that, if the issues were one of public interest, which they clearly were, this is all the more justification for awarding the successful appellants the costs of...

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