Court of First Instance
A mother found guilty of handing her five-year-old son to a paedophile who had anal sex with the boy in exchange for cash has offered to assist in the prosecution of the alleged molester.Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am
A judicial challenge against the government’s plan to build a massive offshore waste incinerator began in the Court of First Instance on Wednesday.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Two men involved in a plot to throw highly corrosive acid at a lawyer, to stop him from prosecuting a case, were jailed for 12 years at the Court of First Instance on Friday.
So Ka-wai, 30, and Chan Lap-tak, 35, each pleaded guilty to a count of conspiring to throw corrosive liquid with the intent of grievously injuring barrister Neil Mitchell on October 27, 2009.9 Nov 2012 - 3:22pm
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A woman used false documents to try to claim the estate of her former partner, the Court of Appeal ruled.15 Aug 2012 - 10:49pm
A handyman who killed a 74-year-old man before impersonating him to withdraw HK$600,000 from banks was jailed for life yesterday.
Mr Justice Darryl Saw called Alan Ng Nga-lun, 52, 'truly despicable' for murdering Tang Lo-loi at his house in Tseng Tau village, Ma On Shan, on November 9, 2010.15 Aug 2012 - 10:43pm
Socialite and barrister Brenda Chau Tam Yuet-ching applied yesterday for permission to mount a judicial review of a government decision to cancel her licences to two exclusive sites near a country park in Sai Kung she has used for more than 20 years.14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Movie extra guilty of anal sex with boy, 1427 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong Central Hospital met Health Department officials yesterday to begin the process of shutting its doors after a devastating court ruling this week ordering it off the site it has occupied for more than 50 years.23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
The Anglican Church yesterday asked the High Court to order a hospital to move off land in Central where it has been for more than 50 years.13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
The family battle over the estate of late tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung took another twist yesterday when one of his sons asked a court to throw out an attempt by his brother to remove him as a co-executor of the will.
Businessman Ian Fok Chun-wan has sought a stay of Benjamin Fok Chun-yue's application to remove him as an administrator of the estate.30 May 2012 - 12:00am
A property company has lost its legal battle over a newspaper hawker who it says has cost it HK$9.4 million by taking up more space than she is allowed outside a building in Central.25 May 2012 - 12:00am
A wealthy DBS client who says she was misled into buying high-risk derivatives told a court that a customer relations manager had said the government would intervene if the market fell drastically.
Hao Ting, a Beijing businesswoman, was testifying under questioning by the bank's lawyer, Jat Sew-tong SC, in the Court of First Instance yesterday.16 May 2012 - 12:00am
A barrister accused of molesting a client's elder sister rejected the allegations yesterday as rude, untrue and damaging to his reputation.8 May 2012 - 12:00am
'King of shoes' Patrick Tang Kim-kwan's ex-mistress wielded a chopper in a heated quarrel triggered by her discovery that the billionaire had another secret lover, a court was told yesterday.
The Court of First Instance heard that Karen Lee Chi-ting, 42, tore Tang's shirt, threw wine bottles, and hacked a door with a chopper in many heated arguments with her 69-year-old lover.21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
'King of shoes' Patrick Tang Kim-kwan's former mistress yesterday accused the billionaire of working with lawyers to tamper with a deed, in an attempt to reduce her rights to a Sai Kung property.20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am