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January 2020

WOULD TWO SEPARATE ASSIGNMENTS BE DEEMED AN EXCHANGE OF PROPERTY FOR STAMP DUTY PURPOSE?...

The Court of Appeal recently rejected the assessment made by the Collector of Stamp Revenue of the Inland Revenue Department in two assignments of properties and held that the true substance of the transactions thereunder constituted an exchange of...
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December 2019

APPOINTMENT BY THE HONG KONG SOCIETY FOR THE AGED...

Mr Philip Wong, our Partner and Head of Commercial Department attended the 40th Annual General Meeting of The Hong Kong Society for the Aged held on 10 December 2019. Mr Philip Wong was also appointed as the Honorary Legal Adviser for year...
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December 2019

THE LAW SOCIETY 2019 PRO BONO AND COMMUNITY WORK AWARD PRESENTATION CEREMONY...

Mr Philip Wong, our Partner and Head of Commercial Department and Mr Walter Lee, our Partner of Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, have been awarded pro bono individual awards by The Law Society of Hong Kong in the Award Presentation...
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December 2019

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN INSURANCE LAW...

The Insurance Authority officially took over the three self-regulatory organizations on 23 September 2019, namely the Insurance Agents Registration Board established under the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers, the Hong Kong Confederation of...
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November 2019

Dinner with Partners and Consultants...

Twenty of our partners and consultants gathered together for an enjoyable dinner on 28 November 2019 and everyone had a wonderful time throughout this premier evening. We would like to take the chance to express our sincere appreciation to all...
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November 2019

GALLANT ATTENDED THE MERITAS 2019 ASIA REGIONAL MEETING...

Mr Philip Wong, our Partner and Head of Commercial Department attended the Meritas Asia Regional Meeting 2019 for and on behalf of our firm in Manila, Philippines from 14 November 2019 to 16 November 2019. During the meeting, Ms Jill Wiley,...
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November 2019

Hongkong Land Golf Day...

The Hongkong Land Limited (“HKL”) organized a Golf Day on 21 October 2019 at the scenic Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling. Our partner Dennis Chan, and our Registered Foreign Lawyer Raymond Yip were invited by HKL to participate in this joyful...
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October 2019

WELCOME LUNCH WITH NEWLY ADMITTED SOLICITORS...

This year we have 4 newly qualified solicitors, namely Katie Chan, Dorothy Lo, Aurelia Keung and Tommy Young, joining the Gallant team. Katie and Dorothy will work in the M&A practice groups of our Commercial Department, Aurelia in the commercial...
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October 2019

Hong Kong Court of Appeal Revisits the Rules Concerning Removal of Directors...

In Yeung Bing Kwong Kenneth v Mount Oscar Limited [2019] HKCA 688, dispute arose from an ordinary resolution to remove the office of a director. The Hong Kong Court of Appeal discussed the rationale and effect of sections 462 and 463 of the...
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October 2019

2019 NEWLY ADMITTED SOLICITORS STAYING WITH OUR FIRM...

Tommy Young, Aurelia Keung and Dorothy Lo were admitted to the roll of solicitors of the Hong Kong High Court this month. They successfully went through the two-year training as trainee solicitors in our Firm. During that period, they were assigned...