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Civil Litigation

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Simply, civil litigation is a legal dispute between two or more parties that can be settled by financial damages or specific actions. At Boase Cohen & Collins, our skilled and experienced lawyers are dedicated to achieving justice for our clients.

With our professionals on your side, we offer sound advice, protect your rights and fight for your cause. Whichever court, hearing or tribunal is used and whatever the nature of the dispute, we are with you every step of the way.

Not all cases need to end in court. We are strong advocates of alternative methods of dispute resolution and our lawyers are well versed in arbitration and mediation, bringing disputes to a swift and satisfactory conclusion in a way that minimises time and costs. But, when legal action is unavoidable, our tenacious team will act in your best interests.

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Game of chance for unhappy campers

Hong Kong, 12 May 2021: Who didn’t love Monopoly when they were growing up? Many a rainy afternoon was passed in the Cohen household playing the popular board game, vying with my brothers and friends to become London’s biggest property tycoon while bankrupting everyone else. It was cutthroat and devoid of sentiment. If you were […]

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Vicarious liability: what next for Hong Kong?

By Insurance and Personal Injury Team Hong Kong, 10 May 2021: Vicarious liability is a long-established legal principle whereby one party may be held partly responsible for the wrongful actions of another. It is a scenario frequently encountered in personal injury cases where an employer is deemed liable for the wrongful act of an employee […]

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An entirely avoidable domestic dispute

Hong Kong, 5 May 2021: There is a wall-mounted plaque in the BC&C office of which we are particularly proud. It was presented to us three years ago by the Mission For Migrant Workers in recognition of our assistance over the course of three-plus decades. Specifically, my long-time colleague Mel Boase has dedicated much of […]

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Disaffected young require injection of hope

Hong Kong, 28 April 2021: More than 10,200 people have been arrested since mid-2019 in connection with the anti-government protests, according to official updates presented to the Legislative Council. Around two-thirds of them are under 25. This is not just a heartbreaking statistic, it’s a lost generation. Last month, I highlighted in this column a […]

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Employees and vaccination – a complex issue

By Henry Siu Hong Kong, 27 April 2021: Can an employer fire a member of staff for refusing to be vaccinated against Covid-19? This is an increasingly common question as Hong Kong’s mass inoculation programme enters its second month and the government ties the easing of social distancing restrictions in the F&B sector to a […]

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