Wisdom-newsletter-arbitration (Issue 47)

Court of Appeal decided on the conundrum of exclusive jurisdiction clauses in insolvency proceedings

Re: GUY KWOK-HUNG LAM ( 林國雄) (Debtor) and Tor Asia Credit Master Fund LP (Petitioner (Creditor)), CACV 393/2021, [2022] HKCA 1297

Before Hon Barma, G Lam and Chow JJA in Court

Date of Judgment: 30 August 2022

Wisdom-Newsletter-Personal-Injury (Issue 46)

Dishonest plaintiff with an ulterior motive!

Lee Priscilla Siok Ai v. Secretary of Justice sued for and on behalf of Director of Highways [2022] HKCFI 1569; HCPI 129/2019, Hon Au-Yeung J in Court, 27 May 2022

Wisdom-Newsletter-Personal-Injury (Issue 45)

Price of exaggerating injuries?

Plaintiffs exaggerating their extent of injuries with a view to seek increased damages are no stranger to personal injuries action. But what can be the price of exaggeration?

Wisdom-Newsletter-Arbitration (Issue 44)

Re HongKong Bai Yuan International Business Co., Ltd [2022] HKCFI 960 HCCW 219/2021, Hon Linda Chan J in Court, 1 April 2022

Wisdom-Newsletter-Shipping (Issue 43)

Default Judgment Under in Rem Proceedings: Is Your Claim Well Founded? Itiro Corporation BVI v The Owner and/or Demised Charterers of The Ship or Vessel “ANGELIC GLORY [2021] HKCA 1865

Wisdom-Newsletter-Arbitration (Issue 42)

Silence is not always golden Z v R [2021] HKCFI 2312 HCCT 11/2021, Hon Mimmie Chan J in Chambers, 9 August 2021

Wisdom-Newsletter-Personal-Injury (Issue 41)

Prejudice – To Be More Specific! Momin Lok v Hospital Authority [2021] HKCA 1075 CACV 236/2020, Hon Barma, Au and G Lam JJA in Court, 26 July 2021

Wisdom-Newsletter-Personal-Injury (Issue 40)

Costly Silence Chu Gregory v Yick Ngai Logistics (HK) Company Limited [2021] HKDC 463 DCPI 110/2020, Master Matthew Leung in Chambers, 30 April 2021

Wisdom Newsletter-Arbitration (Issue 39)

Beware of Getting Off on the Wrong Foot In the matter of the Arbitration Ordinance, Cap 609 and In the matter of an Arbitration between: AB v CD, HCCT 27/2020, Hon Mimmie Chan J in Chambers, 4 February 2021

Wisdom-Newsletter (Issue 38)

PRACTICE WITH CAUTION Law Chung Tai v. Sun Profit Logistics (HK) Limited and anr., DCEC No. 606 of 2019, H.H. Judge Levy, 15th July 2020.

Wisdom Newsletter – Shipping (Issue 37)

Anti-Suit Injunction: Is multiplicity of proceedings necessarily unconscionable? Plain Sail Holdings Ltd v Lau Wing Yan [2020] HKCFI 653

Wisdom Newsletter – Personal Injury (Issue 36)

DOUBLE EDGED SWORD In the matter of an EC Application between Hui Po Chi v. Trade Travel (Hong Kong) Limited, DCEC No. 406 of 2017, H.H. Judge Levy, 9th September 2020.

Wisdom Newsletter – Shipping (Issue 35)

AN ARBITRATION AGREEMENT IS NOT AN UNBREAKABLE SHIELD IN WINDING-UP PROCEEDINGS Dayang (HK) Marine Shipping Co., Ltd v. Asia Master Logistics Ltd, HCCW 14/2019, [2020] HKCFI 311, Deputy High Court Judge William Wong SC in Court, 12 March 2020.

Wisdom Newsletter – Personal Injury (Issue 34)

Who is more powerful? Wong Chun Wah v. Chau Kwei Yin, Chow Yat Kuen, Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board, FACV No. 6 of 2019, Chief Justice Ma, Mr. Justice Ribeiro PJ, Mr. Justice Fok PJ, Mr. Justice Stock NPJ and Madam Justice McLachlin NPJ, 20th December 2019.

Wisdom-Newsletter-Shipping (Issue 33)

Bright Shipping Limited (P) v Changhong Group (HK) Limited (D) [2019] HKCA 1062, CACV No. 102 of 2019

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