Year: 2019

Caroline McNally and Chantelle Woo Write Article for Family Law Journal on Enforcement of Maintenance Orders in Hong Kong

Caroline McNally and Chantelle Woo outline the steps to register and enforce England and Wales maintenance orders in Hong Kong in the context of the growing number of international families, amidst recent changes in procedure. The new procedure for enforcement of a maintenance order in Hong Kong by way of judgment summons is complex and will take time to be dealt with by the Hong Kong Courts.

Gall Hosts Inaugural Women’s Disputes Christmas Dinner

We hosted our first Women’s Disputes Christmas Dinner on December 5th, 2019, at Mott 32 and enjoyed catching up with old friends and meeting new ones over Peking Duck and plenty of wine. This will become an annual Gall event where we hope to create a relaxed, informal environment for women in disputes to connect.

Gall Ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2020

The Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2020 has been released and Gall is ranked as a Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution (Band 4) and Family/Matrimonial (Band 3). Nick Gall (Band 3), Caroline McNally (Band 1) and Andrea Randall (Band 3) are named as Leading Individuals and Chris Wong as a Recognised Practitioner.

Gall Hosts “Well-Being and Mental Health in Family Law” Event for Family Lawyers

Gall hosted a small breakfast event for our family law friends and colleagues to discuss the important topic of mental health in Hong Kong. After a short introduction from our Executive Partner Caroline McNally, Simon Bruce from Farrer & Co in London shared insights from a recent UK Law Society talk organised by the NGO Support Through Court about the explosion of consciousness surrounding wellness and mental health in the UK over the past few years, the importance of kindness, empathy and compassion amongst family lawyers in dealing with the work they do, and grounds for optimism in the family courts.

Nick Gall Interviewed by Conventus Law on Hong Kong Being a Leading Centre for Dispute Resolution

Hong Kong has been long established as one of the world’s leading centres for dispute resolution. Strategically positioned at the heart of the Asia-Pacific region, Hong Kong boasts a thriving economy, a highly developed legal infrastructure and benefits from a wealth of both local and international expertise across all sectors.

Gall Supports Hong Kong Arbitration Charity Ball 2019

Nick Dealy, Kenix Yuen and Katherine Jones hosted a table at the Hong Kong Arbitration Charity Ball 2019 on October 22nd, an event held annually to raise funds to support local Hong Kong charities and assist in the development of arbitration across Asia. The Ball supported two fantastic organisations this year – Sailability and Mother’s Choice - and raised HK$789,587 to help beneficiaries.