Publications

Nick Dealy and Ashima Sood Contribute Chapter on Competition Litigation for ICLG

Nick Dealy and Ashima Sood have contributed the Hong Kong chapter for the 2021 International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to Competition Litigation. The chapter covers common issues in competition litigation law and regulations in Hong Kong, including interim remedies, final remedies, evidence, justification/defences, timing, settlement, costs, appeal, leniency and anticipated reforms.

COVID-19: Does the pandemic classify as a Barder event?

Upon divorce, the Hong Kong Court has the power to make orders for financial provision between spouses. In making such orders, the Court has a duty to consider various matters which are set out in Section 7(1) of the Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Ordinance, Cap. 192 (“MPPO”) including the parties’ financial resources and all the other relevant circumstances of the case.

5 Questions to Ask When Engaging a Family Lawyer

Dealing with the breakdown of a relationship is never easy. It is often made more difficult and stressful because of concerns about the legal and practical issues that will need to be resolved. After you have made up your mind to separate, you will have to decide whether the timing is right, how to break the news to your significant other and deal with the aftermath, the financial and childcare arrangements, the legal procedures you should follow, the legal costs involved, and so on and so forth.

Nick Gall Quoted in ALB Feature on the Digitisation of Dispute Resolution

Nick Gall was quoted extensively in a feature in ALB’s August 2020 issue exploring how the pandemic has sped up the adoption of technology, including in the disputes hearing process. He shared his experience advising the plaintiff in Hong Kong’s first telephonic hearing in Cyberworks Audio Video Technology Limited v Mei Ah (HK) Company Limited & Ors and was quoted saying “if this is the ‘new normal’ then lawyers and clients will have to learn to collaborate and change the way they usually work together.”

Nick Gall, Ashima Sood and Kritika Sethia Contribute Practical Law Article on the Pro-Arbitration Approach of Courts in Hong Kong

This article considers the pro-arbitration approach of courts in Hong Kong in the context of a recent case. It also considers other significant initiatives and developments in the arbitration regime concerning interim measures from mainland courts, arbitration of Russia-related disputes and the new online dispute resolution platform.