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  1. Justice secretary joins Nina Wang estate case

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The Secretary for Justice has joined the legal fray over the multibillion-dollar estate of Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum, taking High Court action to register an interest ... Din-shin, Nina Wang's 96-year-old father-in-law, who so far has said nothing about his claim. A spokesman for the Department of Justice said the caveat had been lodged as part ...

  2. The language of justice

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Mr Justice Wally Yeung Chun-kuen is perhaps best known as the first judge in Hong Kong to deliver his judgment in Chinese- in a family feud in 1995. He also made history when he ... the judgment in Chinese. Mr Justice Yeung was a barrister before becoming a magistrate in 1985. He was promoted to District Court judge in 1987 and the Court of First Instance in 1995. He was appointed ...

  3. Justice chief studies Nina Wang charges

    Posted Sep 20th 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Father-in-law's lawyer claims new police evidence The Department of Justice is still deciding whether to drop criminal forgery charges against tycoon Nina Wang Kung ... The saga moves to the High Court today, with a decision expected in a separate case involving the administrators of the estate. The ruling by Madam Justice Carlye Chu Fun-ling will be handed down ...

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    Nina Wang's assistant gives police 'evidence'

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau and Amy Nip

    ... Stuart Lau and Amy Nip Ringo Wong accuses Chinachem members of perverting course of justice and deception Nina Wang's assistant gives police 'evidence' The assistant of late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum said he gave evidence accusing "some members of Chinachem" of perverting the course of justice and deception to the police yesterday. Ringo Wong Lai-chuen ...

  5. Tony Chan blow in HK$330m tax case

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a huge sum of money and a one-month deadline for filing was extremely short. His client should have the right to take his objections to the tax claim to an independent tribunal. But Mr Justice Peter Cheung Chak-yau said this was not an issue in the lower courts and Chan could not rely on it now. Cheung, Mr Justice Michael Hartmann and Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon refused Chan's ...

  6. Chinachem seeks top leaders for charity fund

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... estate. Questions remain over who will eventually operate the charity fund, estimated at up to HK$60 billion, with the Secretary for Justice seeking a role in determining the composition of the foundation's board. A spokeswoman said the Secretary for Justice was the protector of charities by law and authorities were paying attention to developments and would intervene if necessary. ...

  7. Time for Tony Chan to come clean

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... bequeathed him her fortune. Chan's fourth application to delay disclosure of his assets was thrown out by Mr Justice Jeremy Poon Shiu-chor in the Court of First Instance yesterday. He said ... million and must disclose everything he owns that is valued at HK$100,000 or more. On Monday, Justice Poon had ordered Chan to make an interim payment of HK$65 million. In that hearing, the judge ...

  8. Administrator for Nina Wang estate

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle An administrator has been appointed to the estate of Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum, Asia's richest woman who died in April. Mr Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung, in the Court ... 2002 that leaves it everything. Also involved is the secretary for justice, who acts as the guardian of charities and is watching to see if he will be required to join in at any point. Wang ...

  9. Chan seeks to split HK$220m costs

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... lawyer Denis Chang SC: 'Maybe I will see you again. Who knows?' They then shook hands. In March last year, trial judge Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon found in favour of the foundation ... owed by Chinachem, HK$3 million incurred by the secretary for justice and HK$80 million in administration fees for the estate which arose during the trial. Chan spent about HK$80 million. ...

  10. Top UK lawyer to lead Tony Chan prosecution

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The admission of Queen's Counsel David Perry was in the public interest because the trial was expected to be 'unusually complex' and 'extremely high profile', Mr Justice Andrew ... which eventually went to the Chinachem Charitable Foundation. Wang, then Asia's richest woman, died of cancer in April 2007 at the age of 69. The Department of Justice applied for Perry ...




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