23 Oct 2021

Arbitration Law Update: Hong Kong Court Reaffirmed its Pro-Arbitration Stance


On 26 August 2021, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance ordered a stay of litigation proceedings in favour of arbitration in Kinli Civil Engineering Ltd v Geotech Engineering Ltd [2021] HKCFI 2503 (“Kinli Civil Engineering Ltd”), which serves as a reminder of the Hong Kong Court’s pro-arbitration stance. This article will take a closer look at the judgment of Kinli Civil Engineering Ltd and its future implications.