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30 June 2015
Welcome to the latest edition of our Hong Kong Medical Law Brief.

Since the Civil Justice Reforms were introduced in April 2009, pro-active case management is now of paramount importance to the Hong Kong Courts. In this edition we introduce Andrew Lovell, a Solicitor who has joined the Hong Kong team from our London office, who provides an overview of the differences in approach to case management between the UK and Hong Kong Courts.
29 June 2015
Welcome to the latest edition of Medical Law Brief.
We were delighted to be able to attend the NHS Confederation annual conference and exhibition in Liverpool earlier this month. The event represented the largest meeting of senior health and care leaders, decision-makers, partners and stakeholders following the 2015 general election.
9 April 2015
IF – if I know when I will die, I will get myself moving on my “bucket list”. I don’t. Unfortunately.


30 June 2015
The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong (LRC) have announced that a sub-committee will be established to consider periodical payments for future pecuniary loss in personal injury cases. The LRC’s decision to consider this issue follows Mr Justice Bharwaney’s observations in Chan Pak Ting v Chan Chi Kuen & Anor 2013 (HCPI 235/2011, HCPI 671/2007 & HCPI 228/2010).
30 June 2015
The Courts in both Hong Kong and the UK are under increasing pressure to deal with rising numbers of claims. Proactive case management is therefore essential. How do the two legal systems attempt to achieve this and what does this mean for parties to litigation and their legal representatives?
30 June 2015
South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will provide free insurance to foreign tourists to cover their medical and traveling expenses in full if they contract the virus while visiting the country.

Case reviews

30 June 2015
The High Court rules that inadvertent disclosure of expert reports can be protected by the granting of an injunction and takes a robust approach to parties’ entitlement to recover their costs in the making of unnecessary applications.
30 June 2015
The Medical Council of Hong Kong (MCHK) has determined that in light of the Defendant surgeon’s conviction for theft following misuse of his employer’s funds, he was also guilty of a disciplinary offence. The MCHK removed the Defendant from the General Register for a period of 6 months.
11 June 2015
Attribution - the continuing saga

On 22 April 2015 a heavyweight panel of seven judges of the Supreme Court in England handed down its judgment in Jetivia SA and another v Bilta (UK) Ltd and others.


7 July 2015
Kennedys Product Liability team will be holding a seminar on international product liability.

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