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High Court

Shareholders drop suit against China Resources Power directors but may launch a wider one

Six minority shareholders of China Resources Power have withdrawn their claim of a breach of fiduciary duties by the firm's directors after the High Court judge rejected an application to add new allegations to the original complaint.

Wednesday, 8 January, 2014, 4:04am

Higher payouts for injury claims, High Court rules in landmark judgment

Insurance premiums are expected to go up following a landmark High Court judgment yesterday that rewrites the formula for how judges calculate compensation for victims of injuries.

8 Feb 2013 - 4:23am

Solicitors close in on High Court role

Experienced solicitors will be able to represent clients in the High Court as early as April, saving litigants tens of thousands of dollars as they will no longer have to hire a separate barrister.

14 Jan 2013 - 4:47am 3 comments

Hong Kong solicitors seek exemption from assessment for new High Court role

Solicitors who apply to obtain the right to speak on behalf of clients in the High Court will need to sit an assessment, although those who have "substantial experience" in advocacy may be exempted.

14 Jan 2013 - 4:41am

TVB seeks High Court review of recommendation for new TV licences

TVB yesterday applied for a judicial review of a government agency's decision to recommend the granting of new free-to-air television licences, in an apparent effort to avoid increased competition in the terrestrial television market.

4 Jan 2013 - 3:30am 1 comment

New inquiry launched into Hillsborough disaster

A British court yesterday quashed accidental death verdicts returned after 96 Liverpool fans were crushed to death at the Hillsborough football stadium in 1989, while police launched a new probe into the disaster.

20 Dec 2012 - 2:37am

Racehorse trainer Brian Kan to serve 14 weeks in jail

Former champion racehorse trainer Brian Kan Ping-chee was ordered to serve a 14-week jail term on Friday after the High Court rejected his appeal against his conviction over election corruption.

Kan, 75, must immediately serve his jail term after Mr Justice Derek Pang Wai-cheong, of the Court of First Instance, refused his bail application.

23 Nov 2012 - 1:33pm

Hong Kong's Occupy protesters defy eviction order, brace for clash with police

Occupy Central protesters were last night preparing for a clash with police after being given a fortnight to vacate their camp under HSBC headquarters on the orders of the High Court.

Yesterday's ruling looked set to end one of the world's longest-running anti-capitalism camps, but some defiant occupiers said police would have to move them by force.

14 Aug 2012 - 7:50pm

Occupy activists refuse to budge from HSBC

Occupy Central protesters say they will keep fighting to remain in a public walk-through area beneath HSBC's headquarters in Central, no matter how a court rules on the bank's request for an injunction.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

City Digest

Court rejects academic's bid for judicial review

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am