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 AREAS OF PRACTICE

 

To support our clients, the Firm's practice encompasses all major areas of law with special accent in a number of areas:

 

CHARITIES

We have experience in setting up charitable institutions through charitable trusts, registered societies, companies limited by guarantee and incorporation by legislation.  We have also assisted charities incorporated by legislation to amend their objects and powers by private member’s bills in the Legislative Council.  We regularly tender advice to charities and schools on legal issues that they encounter during their daily operation.

 

COMMERICIAL AND CORPORATE BUSINESS

The Firm acts for a diverse number of private and public corporations.  It represents clients of every size in a variety of industrial and financial sectors.  Our service includes: incorporation of companies and associated company, winding up and receiverships, secretarial service, general business contracts and a specialization on intellectual property registration and protection.

 

EDUCATION

We are regularly advising schools sponsoring bodies, school councils and school principals on the legal issues that a school would encounter in its daily operations including problems relating to equal opportunities, service contracts and employment.  We have also assisted in establishing DSS schools and IMC.

 

INTERVENTION AGENT

Intervention agent of the Law Society of Hong Kong.

 

LITIGATION

We advise and represent clients before trial and appellate courts at all levels and before boards, commissions and tribunals in relation to commercial and regulatory disputes, petition for bankruptcy and winding up, civil and criminal proceedings with a specialization in litigation relating to probate and trust.

 

MENTAL HEALTH ORDINANCE

We are equipped to provide timely and efficient applications to the Mental Health Tribunal and to the High Court for the protection of the welfare and wealth of the mentally incapacitated persons under the Mental Health Ordinance.

 

NOTARY PUBLIC AND CHINA APPOINTED ATTESTING OFFICER

Attesting, witnessing and certifying documents to be used in foreign countries and the PRC respectively.

 

PROBATE AND TRUST

We have a seasoned team to handle estate duty reporting, application for probate and letter of administration, preparation of will, family wealth structuring through the setting up of trusts and off shore companies.  We have both acted as and acted for administrators pendete lite in recent landmark cases in Hong Kong and also assisted and advised clients when there are disputes in the administration of the estate of the deceased persons.

 

PROPERTY LEASING MANAGEMENT

We assist corporate and private clients who have a large portfolio of investment properties requiring regular attention from serving statutory notices to preparing and renewing tenancies.  We have an efficient call up system to ensure that deadlines would not be overlooked. 

 

PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS

We specialize in conveyancing, assignments, mortgages, reassignments, tenancy agreements, tenders and project conveyancing including joint venture agreement.  With the experiences of our solicitors spanning half a century, we are able to provide quick and constructive response to title requisitions.

 

TRANSPORT TRIBUNAL

Contravention of passenger service licences may result in their cancellation, and as such, have serious implications for licence holders.  We regularly represent clients in such situations to handle the related inquiries under the Road Traffic Ordinance, and reviews  at Transport Tribunal, all with a view to defend the allegations and/or mitigate the sanctions to be imposed.

 


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