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  1. Sex-change woman's right to wed argued

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Lawyers for a transsexual who is appealing against a court ruling that upheld a law barring her from marrying her boyfriend argued yesterday that a modern interpretation of sex, gender and marriage should be embraced in light of social changes. In the Court of Appeal, Philip Dykes SC, for the transsexual, known only as W, argued the lower court erred ...

  2. Suspension of solicitor challenged

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui The Law Society had been unfair to jailed solicitor Andrew Lam Ping-cheung by suspending him from practice without disclosing the contents of reports about two complaints against him, a court was told yesterday. Philip Dykes, SC, made the contention in a judicial review of the suspension of Lam, who was sentenced to four years' jail in June for conspiracy ...

  3. Review rejected over 2004 food poisoning

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a HK$3,000 fine and improved its refrigeration system, said Philip Dykes, the hotel's barrister. ...

  4. ICAC raid on law firm faces judicial review

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... approved an application by Philip KH Wong, Kennedy YH Wong & Co and a related company, Philip (Nominees), for a review of the circumstances surrounding the raid on May 23. The firm said certain documents seized during the raid were covered by lawyer-client privilege. The items taken from the law firm have been sealed by the graft-buster and remain unread, but those from Philip (Nominees) ...

  5. Authorities criticised for seizing bicycles

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the warning notices on July 5. 'I didn't even see the notification. It was too fast.' she said. Philip Heung Fu-lap, of the Hong Kong Cycling Alliance, said the government should accept ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Tough money laundering law

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Unfair laws can take a long time to be changed in HK Philip Bowring's article ("Justice ill-served by prosecutions", March 24) and Jake van der Kamp's columns about the money laundering offence, raise significant issues. Professionals in the financial services industry share their concerns. It might surprise many that in Hong Kong you can be convicted ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Dec 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the legality of a raid on a law firm, Philip K.H. Wong, Kennedy Y.H. Wong & Co, and associated company Philip (Nominees) in May. The warrants authorised Independent Commission Against Corruption ... Man-long. Gerard McCoy SC, for the government, rejected arguments by Philip Dykes SC, for the firms, that the warrants served during the raid should have been obtained from the District Court ...

  8. 'Head kick' boy let off

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Foundation Lions at King George V School in Ho Man Tin. Philip Poon Hung-wai, the injured boy's father, said the outcome was not a surprise. 'I feel a little bit disappointed, though I had ...

  9. Details identifying victim contempt, judge rules

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Publishing information that identified the victim in a blackmail case could constitute contempt of court, District Court Judge Mary Yuen Lai-wah ruled yesterday. The judge gave the warning after hearing behind closed doors arguments by prosecutors and Philip Dykes SC, acting for Hui Wing, a 36-year-old woman accused of blackmailing a 'Mr X' for HK$500,000. ...

  10. Law firm challenges ICAC over office raid

    Posted Jun 24th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... of a related company, earlier this year. The application for judicial review was lodged on Friday by Philip KH Wong, Kennedy YH Wong & Co and Philip (Nominees). The firms' shared Admiralty ... and a successful businessman. His father, Philip Wong Kin-hong, was a member of the election committee for the chief executive. The law firm claimed documents taken from it were subject to legal ...




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