Cases Highlight

Ho Tse Wai and Partners

  • Challenging the legality of decisions of Independent Police Complaints Council

     Date: 20 December 2019
    Lui Chi Hang Hendrick v Independent Police Complaints Council
    Reported in: [2019] HKCFI 3120

    Successfully obtained leave to challenge the legality of the decisions of Independent Police Complaints Council to proactively conduct a fact-finding study of public order events since June 2019

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  • Challenging the Anti-Mask Regulation

    Date: 18 November 2019
    Kwok Wing Hang and Others v. Chief Executive in Council and Another
    Reported in: [2019] 5 HKLRD 173

    Challenging the constitutionality of the Emergency Regulations Ordinance (Cap 241) and the Prohibition on Face Covering Regulation (Cap 241K).

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  • Election Petition of Chow Ting

    Date: 2 September 2019
    Chow Ting v Teng Yu Yan Anne
    Reported in: [2019] HKCFI 3120

    Chow J gave Judgment on 2 September 2019 to allow the Election Petition because the returning officer failed to give Agnes Chow a reasonable opportunity to respond to the materials intended to be relied upon by the Returning Officer for the decision that the nomination is invalid.

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  • Challenging the Co-location Arrangement

    Date: 13 December 2018
    Leung Chung Hang Sixtus v President of Legislative Council
    Reported in: [2019] 1 HKLRD 292

    Application for judicial review against the Co-location Arrangement and the creation of the Mainland Port Area at the West Kowloon Station under the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (Co-location) Ordinance (Cap. 632).

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  • Occupy Central Case

    Date: 9 April 2019
    HKSAR v. Tai Yiu Ting and Others
    Reported in: [2019] HKDC 450

    Occupy Central case concerning public nuisance during the 79 days occupy movement in 2014.

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  • Northeastern Development Case

    Date: 2 April 2019
    HKSAR v Yip Po Lam and Ors
    Reported in:[2019] HKCFA 13

    Case related to a protest at the Legislative Council complex on June 6, 2014. Demonstrators criticised the government’s HK$340 million development plan for the Northeast New Territories, which they said would displace villagers and damage the environment.

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  • Edward Leung Tin Kei Case

    Date: 21 December 2018
    HKSAR v. Leung Tin Kei and Others
    Reported in: [2018] HKCFI 2715

    The first riot case judgment in HKSAR concerning Fishball Revolution in Mong Kok in 2016.

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  • Civic Square Case

    Date: 6 February 2018
    A Secretary for Justice v. Wong Chi Fung et al.
    Reported in:[2018] HKCFA 4

    This case arose from the storming of the “Civic Square” by student leaders who later led the “Occupy Central” movement.  Successfully reversed the Court of Appeal’s decision to impose custodial sentence on student leaders after the Secretary for Justice sought to review the sentence imposed by the trial magistrate.

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  • Chow Nok Hang Case

    Date: 18 November 2013
    HKSAR v. Chow Nok Hang
    Reported in:[2013] 16 HKCFAR 837

    Landmark Court of Final Appeal judgment which quashed public order conviction and lay down landmark judgment on Public Order Ordinance s.17B that is not enough, to make out the offence to engage in disorderly conduct, the element of an imminent breach of the peace (or a risk thereof), provoked or otherwise caused by the person conducting in the disorderly manner, must also be present.

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  • Date: 6 February 2018
    Wealth Plan Development Ltd v. Xiu Chuan Ltd and others
    Case number:LDCS 21000/2018

    Representing the Respondents against an application made for an order for sale regarding an industrial building located in King Lam Street.

  • Date: 21 September 2016
    Able Luck Development Limited and others v. Public Global Investments Limited and others
    Case number: LDCS 7000/2014

    Representing some of the Respondents against an application made for an order for sale regarding an industrial building located in Kwun Tong.

  • Date: 20 December 2019
    Yeung Lai Ping v Secretary for Justice
    Reported in:[2019] HKCFI 881

    The Government has been ordered to pay nearly HK$21 million in compensation to a former dental officer. The judgment serves as a timely reminder to the employers that they must take reasonable steps to safeguard their employees from injuries in the course of employment.

  • Date: 7 February 2013
    Chan Pak Ting v Chan Chi Kuen (No.2)
    Reported in:[2013] 2 HKLRD

    Landmark judgment for personal injury that Mr. Justice Bharwaney ruled in his judgment that Hong Kong shall move away from the conventional personal injury approach for assessing the appropriate multiplier used in the calculation of future losses.