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In an interlocutory application, the Defendant and the Plaintiff reached terms on the mutual undertakings which were included as part of a Court Order. The undertakings in question were 1) the Defendant was to maintain the sum of RMB 45,000,000 at a bank account(“the First Undertaking”) and 2) the Defendant was to provide the Plaintiff weekly reports of the status of the assets at issue(“the Second Undertaking”).
SW partner Ms Catherine Por attended the IAFL Annual Meeting 2016 held by International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) in New Delhi, India on 14-18 September 2016. Founded in 1986, IAFL is a worldwide association of practicing lawyers who are recognized by their peers as the most experienced and skilled family law specialists in their respective countries. Ms Por has been a fellow of the IAFL since 2004.
On 9 September 2016, our partner Ms. Heidi Chui and Public Relations Manager Ms. Yo Yo Fang attended the 15th annual Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards gala dinner held at the Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong.
We are pleased to announce that one of our recently recruited trainee solicitors, Mr Tommy Lau, was selected by the Board of Examiners in Laws in the University of Hong Kong to receive “The Oldham, Li & Nie Prize in Matrimonial Practice and Procedure”.
The defendant filed an application to stay the action pursuant to section 20 of the Arbitration Ordinance, Cap. 609 based on the ground that there existed a binding arbitration agreement which required the matter to be referred to arbitration.