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Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Hong Kong Precedents of Pleadings, Second Edition

 

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Bullen & Leake & Jacob
Dec 2017
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  • This new edition provides localisation of substantive legal content, building on the precedents of pleadings that have been tightly drafted by specialist law firms
  • Your subscription includes a complimentary supplement in 2018 which will provide two new chapters complete with new precedents

 

Since the first edition, Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Hong Kong Precedents of Pleadings has provided locally relevant precedents while remaining modeled on the UK original works.

This second edition includes:

  • Updates to 8 chapters including banking and finance, business law, intellectual property and professional liability
  • A revised business law section fully up-to-date with the new Trade Description Ordinance (Cap. 362) and an expanded section on Constructive Trust and Tracing
  • Updated commentary with recent case law 
  • New and revised precedents included in the complimentary supplement
  • A subject overview at the start of each section which lists important cases and cites relevant legislation
  • Commentary with specific guidance to individual precedents serving as a best practice guide for presentation of trial materials
  • Coverage of both claims and defences
  • Cross-references to the White Book

 

New cases of note include:

Business Law:

  • Secretary for Justice v Global Merchant Funding Ltd. [2015] 2 HKLRD 843 , (2016) 19 HKCFAR 192.
  • Chan Miu Chu Zoe v Choi Chiu Yuk (unrep., HCA 698/2012, [2014] HKEC 316)
  • Swiss Finance Mortgage Services Ltd. v Wong Kam Fan (unrep., HCA 1244/2015, [2016] HKEC 2763).
  • Chang Pui Yin v Bank of Singapore Ltd. [2017] 4 HKLRD 458.

Economic Torts:

  • Xiamen Xinjingdi Group Ltd (廈門新景地集團有限公司) formerly known as 廈門市鑫新景地房地產有限公司
  • Eton Properties Ltd (裕景興業有限公司) [2016] 4 HKC 357
  • Liu Qian (劉倩) v Sunway International Holdings Ltd (unrep., CACV 88/2017, [2017] HKEC 1995)(CFI)). – contract procured by fraud

Bribery: 

  • Does the bribe give rise to a proprietary claim in addition to a personal one (as opposed to a personal claim only) by the principal against the agent? FHR European Ventures LLP  v Mankarious  [2014] UKSC 45 (overruling Tang Ying Loi v Tang Ying Ip Alias Tang Ying Yip [2015] 1 HKLRD 712, JS Microelectronics Ltd v Achhada Dilip G (unrep., HCA 1202A/2012; HCA 1202/2012, 23 March 2016)

Environmental Claims – Nuisance:

  • Barr v Biffa Waste Services Ltd [2011] 4 All E.R. 1065: Use of Land as a Landfill
  • Rylands v Fletcher: Consent and Nuisance
  • Color Quest Ltd v Total Downstream UK Plc [2009] EWHC 823 (Comm); [2010] 2 Costs LR 140
  • Larbons Ltd v Kuo You Weaving Factory Ltd

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