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Covid-19 – an update from Boase Cohen & Collins

Covid-19 – an update from Boase Cohen & Collins Hong Kong, 18 March 2020: We are now seeing most parts of the world grapple with problems which have been affecting Hong Kong for two months, namely living with and trying to contain the Covid-19 outbreak while attempting to alleviate the widespread panic that it generates. […]

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Another step forward’ for LGBT+ rights

‘Another step forward’ for LGBT+ rights Hong Kong, 12 March 2020: Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Lisa Wong has welcomed a landmark High Court ruling on a judicial review application against the government’s policy of denying legally married same-sex couples the right to apply for public housing. Mr Justice Anderson Chow ruled the Housing Authority had […]

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BC&C mourns the passing of Charles Cook

BC&C mourns the passing of Charles Cook Hong Kong, 5 March 2020: It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our good friend and work colleague Charles Cook following a long illness. Charles, an outstanding lawyer widely admired in the profession, had been a Consultant with Boase Cohen & Collins for 16 […]

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When the world is our office

When the world is our office Hong Kong’s status as a major business and trade hub means law firms in the city have to be international in their outlook. Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Alex Liu explains how the firm achieves this through its membership of global legal services organisation Ally Law. Hong Kong, 25 February 2020: […]

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A dilemma for claimant employees

A dilemma for claimant employees The long-standing issue of costs in proceedings involving the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board has been clarified by a significant Court of Final Appeal ruling. Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Teddy Lam examines an intriguing case. Hong Kong, 19 February 2020: The issue of whether the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund […]

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Arbitration built on solid foundations

Arbitration built on solid foundations When it comes to settling disputes in Hong Kong’s multi-billion-dollar construction sector, arbitration plays a significant role. Boase Cohen & Collins Associate Wendy Kwan explains why the process is so attractive to industry stakeholders. Hong Kong, 18 February 2020: The construction industry is a hugely significant part of Hong Kong’s economy. […]

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Listen to the facts, not the rumours

Listen to the facts, not the rumours With the Covid-19 epidemic spreading from Mainland China and causing widespread disruption in Hong Kong and elsewhere, Boase Cohen & Collins Senior Partner Colin Cohen calls for calm heads and explains that it is business as usual in the firm’s office. Hong Kong, 17 February 2020: Hong Kong has […]

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When the deceased may not have final say

When the deceased may not have final say Inheritance or financial disputes can add to the pain of a spouse or close relative’s passing. Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Fiona Chan outlines the legal options available to anyone who wishes to challenge a Will or the rules of intestacy. Hong Kong, 5 February 2020: Bereavement brings considerable […]

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Minor issue causes major headache

Minor issue causes major headache The wheels of justice can turn slowly, especially in complicated inheritance matters where family members may have conflicting interests and a minor is involved. Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Fiona Chan describes one such case. Hong Kong, 17 January 2020: Protecting the rights of a minor involved in legal proceedings […]

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BC&C scores again in youth football

BC&C scores again in youth football Hong Kong, 2 January 2020: A group of talented teenagers in southeast England have embarked on the latest stage of their football adventure thanks to the continuing generosity of Boase Cohen & Collins. Starting out as Glebe U14s and then appearing as Bromley FC at U15s and U16s level, […]

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Furry tales but no fairytale

Hong Kong, 17 July 2024: When Pope Leo X was elected in the 16th century, King Manuel I of Portugal gifted him an elephant called Hanno, who became a must-see attraction for the people of Rome and was later buried under the Vatican courtyard. Emperor Franz II of Austria was given a giraffe by the […]

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Private tutors and coaches face checks

By Arthur Chan Hong Kong, 5 July 2024: Security checks on people working with children or vulnerable adults are to be expanded as the authorities seek to close loopholes in the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) scheme. Within this year, self-employed individuals such as private tutors and sports coaches will become eligible for vetting, while […]

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First cybersecurity law in pipeline

By Claire Chow Hong Kong, 3 July 2024: Authorities are paving the way for Hong Kong’s first cybersecurity legislation, seeking to regulate the protection of computer systems in sectors which are essential to the smooth running of the city. Operators of such systems will be required to ensure their integrity and reliability, while a new […]

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Law & More: Episode 42 – Dr Siddharth Sridhar

Hong Kong, 2 July 2024: In this episode, we are honoured to be joined by Dr Siddharth Sridhar, whose pioneering work in the field of infectious diseases has pushed him into the public spotlight. In a wide-ranging discussion with our Senior Partner Colin Cohen, Siddharth explains his passion for microbiology and his acclaimed research into […]

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EOC offers support for guide dogs

By Alex Liu Hong Kong, 25 June 2024: In a welcome move, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has issued new rules designed to enhance public awareness and foster greater acceptance of guide dogs and their visually impaired users. The watchdog’s publication, Guide Dogs: A Practical Guide, marks a significant step forward in long-running efforts to […]

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