Nick Gall has been named a Leading Lawyer in The Doyle's Guide to Leading White Collar Crime, Corporate Crime & Regulatory Investigations Lawyer Rankings - Hong Kong, 2019.
Caroline McNally has been named a “Preeminent” lawyer in The Doyles Guide to Leading Hong Kong Family & Divorce Lawyers 2019. Gall’s Family and Divorce Practice is also highly ranked in the list of Leading Firms.
We are delighted to have won Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year at this year's Asia Legal Awards 2019.
Gall is proud to be a sponsor at this year’s Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference presented by the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum. Partners Evelyn Chan and Nick Dealy are attending the conference in Tokyo.
Gall is a proud long-term sponsor of The University of Hong Kong Law Faculty’s Advocacy and Mooting Society (“AMS”). AMS is a non-profit-making student-run organisation. Since its establishment in 2002, AMS is dedicated to developing advocacy skills and promoting mooting among law students.
This article considers the pro-arbitration approach of courts in Hong Kong in the context of two recent cases. It also considers other significant initiatives and developments in the arbitration regime concerning third party funding, consolidation, and costs of arbitrations.
The shortlist has just been released for the Asia Legal Awards 2019. We are delighted to have been nominated in the Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year category in these regional awards.
Gall has been recommended in the recently published Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2019. The firm was ranked for dispute resolution, employment and for restructuring and insolvency in the Hong Kong chapter. The firm maintained its rank as a Leading Firm in these core practice areas, receiving positive feedback from both clients and peers.
In the recently released Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 Guide, Gall is ranked as a Leading Firm for the Dispute Resolution and Family/Matrimonial practices and a Recognised Firm for the Employment practice. Nick Gall and Caroline McNally are named as Leading Individuals, Chris Wong and Andrea Randall as Recognised Practitioners.
The Legislative Council passed resolutions on 27 June 2018 to raise the upper financial limits on the civil jurisdiction of the Small Claims Tribunal (“SCT”) and the District Court (“DC”) in certain matters. In other words, both the SCT and DC will have the power to deal with claims of a larger amount. Such resolutions will come into operation on 3 December 2018.