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On 30 June 2022, the High Court handed down its reasons for judgment in Lau Tung Hoi Kent v Lau Tung Kuen [2022] HKCFI 1921. Au Lut Chi and Griffith Cheng represented the Plaintiff. They removed the Defendant as executor of the estate in question. The Plaintiff is the younger brother of the Defendant and a beneficiary of the estate under Will.

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Gilt Chambers is currently inviting tenancy applications from motivated and talented barristers at all levels of call.

The high degree of collegiality and diversity of practice areas and interests among members of Gilt Chambers foster innovation and facilitate members to provide high quality legal works to clients. This offers an ideal environment for both established practitioners and juniors setting out to develop their practices.

Gilt Chambers has also recently been refurbished to provide a delightful workplace and equipped with new technologies to support remote Court hearings and online conferences.

Confidential tenancy enquiries and applications may be sent to our Chambers Management Committee at [email protected].

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Congratulations to Sam Ng who has been appointed a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).

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Our Stephen Wong, former Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, will be giving a webinar entitled “Everything You Wanted to Ask About Personal Information Protection Law and Its Impact on Hong Kong But Were Afraid to Ask – An Overview and Update on the PRC Personal Information Protection Law”, together with Mr Dominic Wai, partner of ONC Lawyers, on 29 April 2022 (Friday) at 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Click on the link to register or find out more.



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Our Stephen Wong will discuss ethical issues and developments arising from the present use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in legal practice, in an upcoming Zoom Webinar entitled “Guidance on the Ethical Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence“, organised by the Hong Kong Academy of Law, together with Mr Amirali B Nasir.

The Zoom Webinar will explore (among other topical issues) relevant professional conduct rules and data privacy laws, and how these rules need to be implemented and developed in conjunction with possible future developments of AI, neural networks, quantum computers, machine learning, deep learning, etc.

The details of the Zoom Webinar are as follows:

  • Date: 16 March 2022 (Wednesday)
  • Time: 15:30 – 17:00 (HKT)
  • Points: 1.5 CPD point
  • Fee: $100
  • Language: English

Click here for more details and online application.

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Stephen K Y Wong will be sharing his insights on the “De-weaponisation of Data – Cyber Bullying and Doxxing” in a Zoom webinar organised by the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers.

The webinar will take place on 14 January 2022 (Friday) at 15:30 – 17:30 (HKT).

The webinar covers topical issues such as data as a tool and a weapon, information warfare, the weaponised web and National Security, where they occur and forms of occurrence, the recent amendments to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap.486), criminalization, scope of the new offences and extra-territoriality, new powers, and the first enforcement case on 13 December 2021, etc.

The webinar is in Cantonese, with presentation materials in English to be shared with participants after completion of the webinar.

2-Hours Insurance Authority CPD granted.

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Many congratulations to our Stephen KY Wong who has been appointed to the New Panel of Arbitrators of the Shanghai Arbitration Commission (SHAC) (上海仲裁委员会) with effect from 1 January 2022 for a term of 5 years.

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Congratulations to Au Lut Chi and Ian Chu who have been appointed as Chairmen of the Appeal Tribunal Panel, pursuant to section 45 of the Buildings Ordinance (Cap.123) from 1 December 2021 to 30 November 2024.

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