Carson Yeung to appeal order to vacate home

Troubled tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-shing has decided to appeal against a court order to surrender his house at The Peak after failing to repay a HK$50 million mortgage loan.

Thursday, 21 June, 2012, 12:00am

Gay rights activist challenges ban on dancing at protest

A gay rights protester who was among a group stopped from dancing during a rally last year because police said they needed a licence to provide 'entertainment' took the case to court yesterday.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Doctors go to court over disciplinary decision

The Medical Association is taking the unusual step of seeking to challenge in court a refusal by the Medical Council to review the decision of a disciplinary inquiry.

2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Chan faces punishment over failure to disclose assets

Embattled fung shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen could be jailed for allegedly failing to disclose his assets, if a new legal action succeeds.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

HK$10m for buyers in Peak flats 'disaster'

The High Court yesterday ordered a developer to pay HK$10 million compensation for selling 'uninhabitable' flats on The Peak.

The Oasis on Peak Road was built by a company called Holyrood to a 'thoroughly defective standard', ruled Mr Justice Ian Carlson, granting two companies that bought flats almost HK$5 million each to make up for the nightmare.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Malaysian tycoon's 'son' turns to HK for will fight

A self-professed heir of a late titled Malaysian succeeded in launching a HK$6 billion probate fight in Hong Kong yesterday, thanks to the recognition in the city's laws of rights of children born out of wedlock.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Yung Kee brother 'not a partner in eatery'

The older of the brothers embroiled in a family feud over the famed Yung Kee roast goose restaurant in Central could not be considered a partner running the business as his father had always maintained absolute control of the company, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Election loser bids to overturn result

An election candidate for Yau Tsim Mong who lost in the district council elections by two votes filed a petition to the High Court yesterday in a bid to have the result overturned.

Lam Kin-man, of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood, claims the outcome of the poll in November was skewed by vote-rigging and the winning candidate's allegedly 'illegal' conduct.

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Placard-waving protester alleges arrest injuries

A woman pleaded not guilty yesterday to resisting arrest at a protest during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Hong Kong in August.

Siu Mun-yee, 53, told Eastern Court that she was injured as a result of the allegedly heavy-handed police response to protesters.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Mother who abandoned search for girl is convicted

An unemployed single mother who gave up looking for her missing two-year-old daughter after a brief search and went home to sleep was convicted of neglect yesterday.

31 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Buyer given extra rooftop 'by mistake'

A Henderson Land subsidiary is suing the buyer of a luxury flat after she refused to return the ownership of a rooftop mistakenly assigned to her, court documents show.

24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

'Don't take tycoons at their word'

Lawyers for a woman claiming a HK$5.5 billion divorce settlement yesterday asked the court to dis- regard evidence from her ex-husband - a property tycoon - and his billionaire father.

11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Sad family story behind HK$5.5b claim, court told

A billionaire patriarch whose son is fighting a HK$5.5 billion divorce claim told the court yesterday of his 'sad story' with his children.

29 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

'Adultery' at root of HK$5.5b suit

A lawyer who is claiming HK$5.5 billion in alimony from her former husband had divorced him after she discovered his adultery, a court heard yesterday.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Ex-Carrian boss Tan in court bankruptcy battle

The former head of the failed Carrian Group property empire, George Tan Soon-gin, is facing a bankruptcy petition filed by his long-time foe Rogerio Lam Sou-fung.

Lam, son of the late Hang Seng Bank founder Lam Bing-yim, is asking the High Court to declare Tan bankrupt after Tan failed to repay his debts, according to filings.

5 Oct 2011 - 12:00am