kevin bowers

02Oct2019

Legal update: Playback time – the rise of covert audio recordings in the workplace

With rapid advancements in technology and the almost universal use of smartphones and other mobile devices, employees can (and do) take photographs and make both video and audio recordings at work with just the click of a button. Consequently, employers are increasingly aware that this…Read More

04Jun2019

Libel update: Definitions of words used in social media posts not to be found in dictionaries!

In a recent high-profile Facebook libel case following an acrimonious divorce in Stocker v Stocker, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that when determining the natural and ordinary meaning of words published on social media – fleeting and hastily written – the First Instance Judge…Read More

02May2019

Kevin Bowers gives presentation on Residential Properties Ordinance to Knight Frank agents

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Consultant Kevin Bowers paid a visit to the Hong Kong office of global real estate consultancy Knight Frank on Monday 29 April to give a presentation on the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance. Kevin discussed: the types of properties covered by…Read More

14Mar2019

Kevin Bowers gives talk on defamation to Haymarket journalists

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Consultant Kevin Bowers recently visited the Hong Kong office of international media group Haymarket to give a defamation update to its Hong Kong journalists. The talk, which was held on Monday 11 March, discussed: the definition of defamation; the statutory framework…Read More