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  1. Lawyer's anonymity request rejected

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui The identity of a lawyer who is claiming damages from his former employer for psychiatric problems would not be protected, a judge ruled. District Court Judge David Lok ... identity fearing future discrimination, but the judge said it did not apply in this case. ...

  2. No rest for busiest judges on mainland

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Since March, the lights have burned day and night for overworked judges at one court in the Pearl River Delta, dealing with an increasing number of bankrupt factories. Tangxia Town Court in Dongguan, Guangdong, had come to be regarded as the mainland's busiest this year, with its 13 judges dealing with more than 7,500 cases, the Nanfang Weekend reported. ...

  3. Cathay asks judge to dismiss HK$10m suit

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nine women claim sexual discrimination over airline's former retirement policy Cathay Pacific Airways yesterday asked a judge to dismiss a claim of HK$10 million brought by four ... 54; and Saras Selvarurai, 54. Ashley Burns, lawyer representing Cathay Pacific, asked District Court Judge David Lok Kai-hong to dismiss the case on the grounds that the claimants' ...

  4. $400 levy on maids' bosses not a tax: judge

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... years. 'Even though the judge dismissed the case, we will try to fight. We are considering asking legislators to help our lobbying campaign.' Theresa Dizon-de Vega of the Philippine ...

  5. Double payment to ex-judge under fire

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Legislators yesterday grilled the government on why retired judge Michael Wong Kin-chow will continue to receive his judicial pension along with his directorate-grade ... of the request by Mr Wong to continue receiving his pension, and that it believed it was a matter for the chief executive under law. According to figures obtained from the judiciary, five retired judges ...

  6. Government denied on evidence for maids' case

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... fight against foreign domestic workers who are seeking right of abode. But a High Court judge called an impromptu hearing yesterday to ask the government why it had applied to file new evidence ... social and policy impact' if the domestic workers win their case. The judge asked the parties to try to resolve the matter. If they could not, their arguments would be heard on August 16, ...

  7. Ex-EOC gender director loses discrimination suit

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... District Court Judge David Lok Kai-hong ruled yesterday that the case only involved a personnel dispute between Sit and senior management. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court hears Cathay dispute over attendants' holiday pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... certainly earn one or other allowance whenever they worked. Strachan suggested that construction workers were in a similar situation because they did not earn a regular basic salary. But judges said ...

  9. Cathay wins last chance to appeal in wage dispute

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Diana Lee diana.lee@scmp.com Cathay Pacific has won a final chance in the Court of Final Appeal to argue a wage dispute with flight attendants over statutory holidays. Three of the court's judges granted the airline leave to appeal on the grounds of general public importance. The court had yet to set a date to hear the appeal. Mark Strachan, counsel for Cathay Pacific, had ...

  10. Ex-Cathay cabin crew lose claim for damages over 'unfair' contracts

    Posted Jan 08th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... District Court Judge David Lok Kai-hong dismissed the claims made by the stewardesses, all of whom began working for the airline between 1975 and 1979, when it had a compulsory retirement age of 40 ... Discrimination Ordinance had expired. Judge Lok agreed. He ordered all parties to pay their own costs. ...




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