30 June 2022 - Events
Acting for the wife in a forum dispute case to determine whether divorce proceedings should be brought in Hong Kong or California. The Hong Kong Court agreed that Hong Kong was the appropriate forum to bring the divorce proceedings. It was held in the reported case of RKL v WL and BKT   HKEC 2650 (FCMC14906/2014);  HKEC 1010 (Court of Appeal) that both parties have substantial connection to Hong Kong. The husband appealed this decision to the Court of Appeal and now to the Court of Final Appeal.
Acting for a high net worth individual in divorce proceedings where we are seeking an order in terms of the pre-nuptial agreement signed by the parties. This case has just been transferred to the High Court and will be the first case where the High Court will be offering guidance on the procedure to be followed post SPH v SA  HKFLR 263.
Involved in the team in respect of the first case post SPH v SA to consider the impact of prenuptial agreements in Hong Kong B,L v K,WS (MPS; prenuptial agreements)  HKCU 1832.
Hong Kong SAR, 2014
‘Advice for families on setting up a legal guardianship (during the pandemic)’, AroundDB - April 2021, author
‘Exodus: Planning on leaving Hong Kong with children in tow?’ - 16 Mar 2020, co-author
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