- Some of the cases handled by us -

The focus of the firm is presently primarily in the areas of civil litigation (with an emphasis on construction litigation and arbitration, shareholders disputes, financial regulatory proceedings), company and commercial work. However, there are no particular limits set on the firm’s practice and we are able to assist in a wide variety of legal matters.

Some of the contentious matters which our solicitors have dealt with include:

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Regulatory & Disciplinary Proceedings for Listed Companies
4
Corporate & Commercial Proceedings
2
Construction and Arbitration
5
Divorce & Ancillary Relief Matters
3
Insolvency, Bankruptcy, Corporate Restructuring and Schemes of Arrangement
6
Insurance Claims and Personal Injury Actions

 

1. Regulatory & Disciplinary Proceedings for Listed Companies
  Representing implicated party in proceedings before the Insider Dealing Tribunal including all preparation for hearing, dealing with directions hearings, the substantive hearing, expert evidence and submissions
  Acting for directors of listed company in disciplinary proceedings before the Listing Disciplinary Committee of the HKSE, the Review Committee of the same and the Listing Appeals Committee
  Advising shareholders of listed company in relation to hearings before the Takeovers and Mergers Panel of the SFC
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2. Construction and Arbitration
  Acting for sub-contractor in arbitrations against main contractor for electrical, fire services and ACMV installation under school improvement programmes
  Applications to the Court to seek leave to appeal on point of law against arbitrator’s award
  Acting for sub-contractor in claims against main contractor in respect of development of Stanley Prison, Hong Kong involving claims in excess of HK$6 million
  Acting for sub-contractors against main contractor in Court proceedings concerning claims relating to reclamation and dredging works at Kwai Chung Container Terminal 9 and Tung Chung Development Phase 3A Reclamation involving claims for over HK$37 million
  Acting for main contractor joint venture involved in construction of superstructure of a KCR West Rail station against sub-contractor in proceedings for injunctive relief and damages arising from work and progress issue
  Acting for main contractor of a reservoir development, against sub-contractor for injunctive relief and damages arising from quality issue
  Acting for main contractor for roadworks construction of a major Tseung Kwan O residential development against sub-contractors for injunctive relief and damages arising from quality of work issue
  Acting for main contractors and sub-contractors in numerous other construction-related claims involving varied issues in building construction, the provision of building services, marine engineering and dredging works, and arbitration
  Providing legal advice on strategies, merits of each case and court procedural matters for criminal proceedings and civil proceedings against main contractors in respect of government building repair and maintenance contracts for at least HK$31 million
  Providing legal advice on strategies, merits of each case and court procedural matters for legal action for and against the claims of sub-contractors in respect of government highway/road maintenance contracts and building repair and maintenance contracts each for several million dollars
  Acting for sub-contractor in marine construction claims for the sum of at least HK$20 million against main contractor in relation to Penny’s Bay – Disney Park project
  Acting for sub-contractor in plant hire claims against main contractor in relation to Penny’s Bay – Disney Park project
  Acting for sub-contractor in construction claims for the sum of at least HK$20 million against main contractor and employer in relation to Lamma Island Power Station project
  Providing continuing extensive advice to nominated sub-contractor of Airport Project in pending arbitration involving claims and cross claims of over HK$200 million on evidence, merits, and strategy
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3. Insolvency, Bankruptcy, Corporate Restructuring and Schemes of Arrangement
  Acting for debtor in an individual voluntary arrangement involving claims of over HK$275 million
  Acting for shareholder in disputes and winding-up proceedings involving company property in excess of HK$100 million
  Providing advice on Hong Kong law and strategy in relation to winding-up proceedings of locally listed company in its country of incorporation by minority shareholders
  Acting for major listed construction group in scheme of arrangement involving restructuring of debts of HK$1.76 billion and acting for the group in appeals against the scheme to the Court of Appeal and the Court of Final Appeal and successfully dismissing the winding-up petitions. The relevant judgment is now a precedent in common law jurisdictions. Advising on numerous construction related claims
  Acting for another listed construction group involving a scheme of arrangement and for the group in the appeal against the scheme to the Court of Appeal, advising on 100+ construction-related claims ranging from hundreds of thousands of dollars to claims of over HK$300 million including claims in respect of the Airport Ground Transportation Centre, Airport Express Kowloon Station and Airport catering facilities, and advising on claims of several hundred employee/preferential claims
  Acting for a major construction arm of another listed company in relation to a proposed scheme of arrangement involving restructuring of debts of around HK$600 million
  Acting for companies in relation to numerous applications for determination of various issues arising from restructuring and restructuring documentation
  Acting for creditors seeking to oppose various restructuring efforts of their debtors
  Acting for the white knight in a proposed scheme of arrangement forming part of a rescue package for a major subsidiary of a listed company
  Acting for a major subsidiary of a listed company in relation to Court determination of provisions of a scheme of arrangement involving claims in excess of HK$230 million, and instructing English Queen’s Counsel to appear in Hong Kong
  Acting on various Schemes of Arrangement for listed companies and their subsidiaries as regards restructuring of debts in the region of, in the three main cases of HK$1.7 billion, HK$400 million and HK$600 million
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4. Corporate & Commercial Proceedings
  Providing legal advice on strategies, merits of claims against former shareholders and directors of employer companies
  Providing legal advice on strategies, merits of each case and court procedural matters for legal action for breach of loan agreements and guarantees actions
  Acting for a listed company on the issue of preference shares
  Acting for a listed company in an acquisition
  Acting for a major operating subsidiary of a listed company in relation to a capital reduction involving over HK$120 million
  Acting for a listed company on joint venture documentation and providing related advice
  Commercial drafting including construction sub-contracts, tenders, money lender agreements and security documents, joint venture documentation, company acquisition agreements, on-line marketing agency agreements, employment contracts, web-site sale and purchase agreements
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5. Divorce & Ancillary Relief Matters
  Numerous contentious divorce and ancillary relief matter including disputes involving assets worth billions of Hong Kong dollars
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6. Insurance Claims and Personal Injury Actions
  Acting for insurers, policy holders and claimants on employees compensation insurances car insurance, and others
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7. Cross-border Judgment Enforcement
Acting for the judgment debtor of a Mainland judgment in a bankruptcy petition, in Hong Kong, conducting defence and advising on strategy with a fruitful result
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8. Tort Actions
Acting in numerous actions for claimants and defendants in personal injury, water leakage and employees compensation actions, etc.
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