mediation

18Oct2018

Mark Side and Winnie Wat judge ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition 2018

Partner Mark Side and Solicitor Winnie Wat, both of our Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice,  recently had the opportunity to judge submissions at the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition – HK. Winnie judged a preliminary round, while Mark judged one of the Semi-final rounds. In…Read More

29Aug2018

Popping the question and sealing the deal: nuptial agreements since SPH

Just over four years ago the Court of Final Appeal endorsed nuptial agreements in Hong Kong, in SPH v SA (2014) 17 HKCFAR 364, [2014] HKCFA 56. “Full weight” should now be given to a pre or post nuptial agreement, provided that it was not…Read More

10Aug2015

Ian De Witt joins panel of judges at Vis East’s inaugural Young International Mediation Competition at HKIAC in Hong Kong

Held at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the Young International Mediation Competition (YIMC) is an annual competition of teams representing law schools throughout the world. Eight teams took part in the Inaugural YIMC which was conducted in English in Hong Kong from 2nd to…Read More

23Oct2014

Divorce is not the only option: Some key facts about mediation

Mediation followed by consent court applications is becoming an increasingly popular way for spouses to part ways amicably. With marital breakdown becoming a growing trend in Hong Kong there is greater need for individuals in legally binding relationships to be aware of their options. Mediation involves…Read More