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  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.
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.
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.
Head of Family and Divorce Practice Caroline McNally will speak at the inaugural Family Conference in Singapore presented by the Family Law Practice Committee, Probate Practice and Succession Planning Committee and the Muslim Law Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore.
Expatriate Law’s International Family Law Conference is aimed at lawyers who undertake international family law cases involving the Middle East.