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  1. Case builds against once-lauded liability law

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei When China's Tort Liability Law took effect on July 1, it caused a brief period of excitement among lawyers and nervousness among companies. The law has given ... the tort law to build up its legal framework and the rule of law, have prevented mainlanders from seeking justice through the courts. The most poignant and ironic example is the 2008 scandal over ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROOKIE MUM

    Rookie mum: why do other mothers seem superior?

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Angharad Law

    ... Angharad Hampshire life@scmp.com Pay no heed to the mothers superior Ever since I became a mum for the first time about two years ago, I have been astounded at how well other women with children manage their lives. My respect for parents, and mums, in par ...

  3. In the internet age, libel law is ripe for reform

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A comment by a Catholic priest last year, which appeared to liken a Hong Kong tycoon to the devil, highlighted the many grey areas surrounding the city's libel laws. Striking ... of the law of fair comment were developed,' said Lord Phillips. 'Millions take advantage of that opportunity,' he said, while adding that the previous defence of 'fair ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROOKIE MUM

    Focus on pregnancy weight gain a bit heavy handed

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by ANGHARD LAW

    ... Angharad Hampshire life@scmp.com Focus on weight gain a bit heavy handed It was a depressing morning. At an antenatal check-up I was told, not once, but twice, that I was fat. "Aiyaaaah! Weight gain," the midwife cried when I stood on the scales ...

  5. Juris Doctor or Masters of Law in Hong Kong?

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:45pm by Cayleigh MayForbes

    ... Land Law          ○ Commercial Law          ○ Constitutional Law          ○ Equity & Trusts          ○ Contracts          ○ Torts          ○ Company Law          ○ Criminal Procedure ... Cayleigh MayForbes The different career pathways into law can sometimes be confusing and the distinction between the masters of law and Juris Doctor in Hong Kong may not be immediately ...

  6. Half of HK internet users break copyright

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... from ISPs. An amendment bill to the copyright law is expected to be handed to the legislature before the end of the year and the entertainment industry and the federation want to make ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Teaching rugby skills to toddlers

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Angharad Law

    ... Dee Allan saw a niche for a business teaching rugby skills to toddlers, she tells Angharad Hampshire Slim and glamorous, Dee Allan does not look much like a rugby player. But she's the driving force behind a rugby-inspired programme for preschool chi ...

  8. Suspect arrested over share in damages deal

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and 900 box files of documents. Two people, including a lawyer, were charged with maintenance and champerty- the common law offence of encouraging and aiding others to launch a lawsuit in return ... the case. Mr Poon said the judgment would provide guidance on the 'policy direction' for a possible bill, such as length of sentence. Representatives of the Law Society have long ...

  9. Slow response to touts for injury suits criticised

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... by lending money at high interest rates. She said the Law Society and the Bar Association had been urging the government to formulate a policy to target recovery agents through the legislature. ...

  10. Report a basis for legal claims

    Posted Jul 08th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... hospitals and the Hospital Authority were insured against legal claims, he said. In litigating such cases, a major concern was Hong Kong's tort law- under which the government cannot be held ... said yesterday. The government would do well to negotiate with the patients, who are in a stronger position to pursue their case, said Richard Cullen, professor of business law ...




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