Month: May 2018

Stan Cheung examines how the Hong Kong Court may use its’ wide discretion in making a decision on costs after the costs hearing has already taken place.

In a recent costs decision handed down in March 2018 in a committal proceedings, the Court of First Instance (“CFI”) in China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Ltd v Chun Hei Man [2018] HKEC 676 considered whether it could, in exercising the wide discretion on costs under Section 52A of the High Court Ordinance and O.62, r.2(4) of the Rules of the High Court, rely on matters or findings in the judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal (“CA”) after the costs hearing had already taken place.

Employment Spotlight: Redundancy in Hong Kong – a Q & A with Gall’s employment team addressing the law regarding redundancies in Hong Kong

Whether you are an employee or an employer, it pays to have an understanding of the law regarding redundancies. While last year saw significant job cuts across the finance and aviation industries, redundancies can occur in any industry at any time due to a range of political, technological and economic factors.

Gall announces Felda Yeung’s promotion to Senior Associate

The Firm is delighted to announce Felda Yeung’s promotion to Senior Associate. The promotion takes place with immediate effect.Felda joined Gall as a trainee solicitor in 2011 was admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 2013. She is a disputes lawyer experienced in commercial and civil litigation, with a focus on arbitration, contractual disputes and fraud investigations.