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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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Let the quarantine games begin

Basel, 28 July 2021: As a criminal defence lawyer, my primary knowledge of “fencing” concerns the illegal practice of knowingly acquiring stolen goods and selling them for profit. Now, I’m more familiar with terms such as en-guarde, counter-parry and corps-a-corps after watching Edgar Cheung’s fencing triumph at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. In winning the […]

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Law & More: Episode 3 – Michael Hartmann

Hong Kong, 26 July 2021: We are pleased to publish the third episode of Law & More, our podcast series that explores issues in the legal world and beyond. This time, our Senior Partner Colin Cohen meets former Court of Final Appeal judge Michael Hartmann. In their wide-ranging discussion, Michael recalls his days as a […]

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Anti-doxxing proposals, fair or too far?

By Arthur Chan  Hong Kong, 23 July 2021:  Hong Kong’s authorities are taking concrete steps to clamp down on doxxing. The government is proposing tough new laws that will result in penalties not only for offenders, but also the tech platforms which display such data. As well, it wants the city’s privacy watchdog to be […]

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Comings and goings on Freedom Day

Basel, 21 July 2021: This week, Chief Executive Carrie Lam has shrugged off the recent exodus of residents from Hong Kong, insisting this is the “best time” to live in our city. In the past few months, a significant number of people have left for good, with many relocating to the UK under its new […]

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Poised to take the quarantine penalty

London, 14 July 2021: Flight bans, quarantine measures and social distancing regulations are unfathomable to six-year-olds. They see the world in endearingly simple terms, a fact neatly illustrated by a recent video conversation with grandson Nathan. “Gung gung [grandfather], when are you coming home?” he wants to know. I say probably a few more weeks […]

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