Leading family lawyer Sharon Ser, alongside professional support lawyer Philippa Hewitt, have recently contributed a chapter on Hong Kong family law to a new guide comparing family law around the world.
In our global, interconnected, rapidly changing business environment, GCs, CFOs, CEOs, entrepreneurs and other business leaders need to be familiar with both their own areas of expertise and the broader legal and economic developments affecting their businesses.
This Corporate News update aims to present readers with recent key developments in relevant economic, transactional and legal matters, including:
If you found out that your spouse was on the Ashley Madison dating website, would you want to divorce? Yes, no, maybe? Whatever you might choose to do, it raises the question of whether membership of the website is sufficient from a legal perspective to petition for divorce.
You’ve heard the story of the princess and the pea – the delicate princess distressed and discomforted by a tiny vegetable under myriad mattresses? This is the story of the prince and the ‘p’ – ‘p’ for paparazzi – distressed and discomforted by a minority of media taking and publishing pictures of him without his consent.
My clients have often been surprised by how few rights they had as LLP members but delighted when I mentioned the most powerful weapon in the aggrieved partners’ armoury. Last week, however, the High Court inspected that weapon for the first time and concluded it did not work. Continue reading
However, this is no ordinary climb – one member of the team, Tim, is a wheelchair user and so this means they’ll be faced with pushing, pulling, climbing and wheeling to the summit and back down again.
We are used to individuals, rather than companies, bringing discrimination claims. But what does this mean for individuals who provide their services through their own service company? Continue reading
In February this year, the British Government introduced a new law to deal with this unfortunate trend. On the other side of the Pond, an American woman is bringing a landmark case in the ongoing battle against revenge porn. Who will win this war, victim or attacker? James Hockin and Amber Melville-Brown discuss.