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Hong Kong Law Reports and Digest: Recently reported cases, with observations by Mr Justice Bokhary

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Hong Kong Law Reports and Digest is the only authorised law reporting service in Hong Kong endorsed by the Judiciary. Cases are selected by the Hon Mr Justice Bokhary GBM, NPJ, General Editor, ensuring the most reliable and comprehensive coverage of over 100 years of official case law in Hong Kong.

The following cases were recently reported by the Hon Mr Justice Bokhary. See below for His Lordship’s remarks and observations by way of Editor’s Notes.

Sutherland v CRB (a firm) [2023] 1 HKLRD 1

 “The Judge stated and explained the relevant principles, and endeavoured to apply them so as to achieve orders conducive to the efficient and expeditious disposal of the matter.”

Besins Healthcare (Hong Kong) Ltd v Commissioner of Inland Revenue (No 2) [2023] 1 HKLRD 224

 “The Court set out the relevant principles and applied them to the circumstances of the case.”

Re Estate of Lam Kam Wai (林金威) [2023] 1 HKLRD 277

“In regard to the appointment of independent professional administrators, this judgment: (i) gathers the relevant principles from four cases including two unreported ones; and (ii) takes note of a practice adopted by the big four audit firms. That is reflected in the first holding above.”

By Hong Kong Law Reporting Team

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