About the book
The Butterworths Hong Kong Alternative Dispute Resolution Handbook is a detailed work of reference containing the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap 609) and the Mediation Ordinance (Cap 620). The Ordinances reinforce Hong Kong's role in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Geographic location, legal infrastructure, experience, and government support make Hong Kong a leading centre for dispute resolution in Asia-Pacific.
What's key in this title
This new edition includes: The court reinstated its pro-mediation stance: Cheng Lai Yin as the Personal Representative of the Estate of Cheng Tso Ning (Deceased) v Liu Yee Mui (2022); It is imperative that arbitration notices or requests fully satisfy the requirements of the chosen arbitration rules: 廣東順德展煒商貿有限公司 v Sun Fung Timber Co Ltd (2022); A clause stating that there is an option to either arbitrate to litigate is not, in effect, an agreement to arbitration: L v M and Another (2021); Being non-compliant with the pre-conditions to an arbitration affects the claim’s admissibility but not the jurisdiction of the arbitration tribunal: C v D (2021); Doctrine of Separability: Lau Lan Ying v Top Hill Co and Another (2021); The courts of Hong Kong maintained the importance of confidentiality in a mediation process: Leong Chi Kai v Chan Wing Sun (2021).