Year of call: 2004 (Hong Kong), 1997 (Solicitor: Hong Kong)

Arthur practises both civil and criminal law.

Arthur was called to the Bar in Hong Kong in 2004, prior to his admission as a solicitor from 1997 to 2004 with a focus on litigation practice.

His experience includes acting as counsel in coroner’s court involving hospitals and medical practitioners; and disciplinary proceedings involving China-appointed attesting officer, veterinary surgeon, registered lift contractor and engineer, and estate agent.


Practice Areas:

Judicial/Statutory Body or Other Appointments:

2016, Deputy Magistrate

Languages spoken:

English, Cantonese

Cases involved in:

Advising a transnational infant formula company in 2016 on their dispute with the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department of Hong Kong on the meaning of the term “follow-up formula” under the newly-amended Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations,Cap.132W

Wing Ming Garment Factory Limited v The Incorporated Owners of Wing Ming Industrial Centre [2014] 4 HKLRD 52
Trial concerning building management disputes, construction of DMC, duties of owners versus the IO, alleged conversion of common areas, locus to sue, res judicata, limitation defence, estoppel, waiver, laches and acquiescence, etc.

HKSAR v Nestle Hong Kong Limited FLS 1535/2014
Defending a summons by the Customs and Excise Department of Hong Kong being attempt to export “powdered formula”, contrary to ss 6D(1) and 6D(3) of the Import and Export Ordinance (Cap 60), as read with s.159G of the Crimes Ordinance (Cap 200), concerning definition of “powdered formula” and the regulatory regime in Hong Kong)

HKSAR v Hood Richard Taylor HCMA 285/2013
Appeal against conviction entered on a defendant’s guilty plea, on the ground that the facts admitted by the defendant did not support the charge

Lai Lung Hon Eros and Others v National Holdings Group Limited [2011] 5 HKLRD 190
Appeal concerning the right of audience to appear for a company in the Labour Tribunal, the authority to sign settlement agreements for a company and whether the Presiding Officer of the Labour Tribunal erred in law in accepting a person’s authority to represent a company)

Noblegain Limited v Mak Shu Sun aka Raymond Mak and Other HCA 7865/1999
Discovery application in 2011 involving causes of action of breach of fiduciary duties, conspiracy to injure, etc.; upon allegations of poaching of a company’s staff, property, business and customers by its former director, together with other defendants

SPM Limited v Proper Invest Group Limited LDBM 363/2009
Trial concerning whether installation of certain inscriptions and plaque constituted a change to the name of a building, and thus in breach of the DMC; and whether such inscriptions and plaque caused confusion to visitors to a building, thereby unreasonably interrupting enjoyment of the units of a building

Ngan Shun Wah and Others v Tim Heung Tea House Limited HCA 2074/2009
Interlocutory application involving allegations of intermeddling with the estate of a deceased and of passing off.

Union Bank of India v General Nice Resources (Hong Kong) Limited HCA299/2007
Discovery application in 2010 involving sale of iron ore.

Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited v. Cheung King Fung Francis and Another [2007] 1 HKLRD 462
Appeal concerning service of proceedings

Whole Light Industries Limited v Turbo-Knit Factory Limited DCCJ 3593/2006
Trial concerning sale of goods dispute; followed by application to vary or correct the judgment before it was perfected or sealed, whether the Court is functus officio.

Luk Wai Fun v CEO Investment Limited and Anor HCCW 344/2006
Application for validation order in a shareholders’ dispute

Yau Chiu Wah v. Gold Chief Investment Limited and Another [2002] 2 HKLRD 832 Application for cross-examination of a deponent of affirmation made under a Mareva injunction.

Bond Star Development Limited v. Capital Well Limited LDCS 2000/2001
Hearing in 2006 concerning different proposals on terms of sale of land under the Land (Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment) Ordinance.

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