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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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Home renovations: a call to action

By Alex Liu Hong Kong, 1 March 2024: Stricter regulation of the home renovation sector appears likely following a damning Consumer Council report that unveils widespread malpractice, such as aggressive sales tactics, lack of transparency over costs and shoddy workmanship. The watchdog has recommended improved safeguards, including an accreditation system for firms and standard quotation […]

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A ‘win-win’ for two legal systems

By John Zhou Hong Kong, 27 February 2024: A new law facilitating the reciprocal enforcement of civil and commercial judgments by Hong Kong and Mainland courts has been in place for one month. Many in the legal and business community believe it is a milestone in cross-border co-operation. The Mainland Judgments in Civil and Commercial […]

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Law & More: Episode 37 – Sabrina Ho

Hong Kong, 26 February 2024: In the latest episode of Law & More, we are joined by Sabrina Ho, who is Vice Chair of Council at the historic Helena May in Central. Sabrina tells us about the club’s fascinating history and outstanding record of charitable work, as well as revealing her personal motivation for being […]

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The art of drawing a crowd

Hong Kong, 21 February 2024: Sixty years ago this month, a renowned Gothenburg gallery hosted an exhibition of contemporary paintings by avant-garde artists, including four works by an obscure Frenchman named Pierre Brassau. Critics gushed over his “powerful strokes” delivered with “the delicacy of a ballet dancer”, unaware that Brassau didn’t exist. The paintings had […]

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Avoiding a major event own-goal

By Arthur Chan Hong Kong, 20 February 2024: The fallout from star footballer Lionel Messi’s no-show in Hong Kong has highlighted the pitfalls of organising major sporting and entertainment events. Aside from the risk of reputational and financial damage for stakeholders when a large event encounters a serious problem, there are also legal ramifications to […]

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