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Commercial Dispute

Business and commerce is second nature to Hong Kong people. Commercial opportunities abound in Hong Kong. Where commercial activities and opportunities thrive, however, commercial disputes are bound to arise. Our firm has been handling commercial dispute litigation and cases since the early 1990s and has extensive experience serving an international clientele in this regard. Our Mr. Danny Yu is well-read in psychology and has been awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology by the University of Hong Kong in 2003. Mr. Yu applies his knowledge and training in psychology in support of his legal knowledge and training to facilitate dispute resolution and when assisting clients in negotiation with other parties.

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Land Dispute

Land dispute has become more common in Hong Kong in recent years with the phenomenal increase in real property prices. Without a land reserve to satiate the need of urbanization in Hong Kong, agricultural lots, rural blights and dilapidated buildings have become pricey bones of contention in the process. Such disputes sometimes involve the government and the town planning board and the urban renewal authority as well. Our firm has handled land dispute cases both in the rural and urban areas of Hong Kong since the early 1990s and offer the full range of legal support for clients involved in land disputes. Our Mr. Danny Yu also provides professional mediator’s services as an alternative method for dispute resolution.

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Contractual Dispute

Our firm has handled contractual and commercial dispute cases ever since commencement of practice in 1990. Mr. Danny Yu, our principal, has taught contract law, business associations and company law at the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong and have extensive experience dealing with commercial disputes both in litigation in Court and also in out of court settlements and negotiations. We understand that it is conducive to the efficient handling of such disputes to listen carefully to the background of the case, ask sensible questions and find the most cost efficient and acceptable solution for a client involved in such dispute. Therefore, our Mr. Yu will attend in person to the taking of instruction from client in contractual and commercial dispute cases. Mr. Yu is well-read in psychology and has been awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology by the University of Hong Kong in 2003. Mr. Yu applies his knowledge and training in psychology in support of his legal knowledge and training to facilitate dispute resolution and when assisting clients in negotiation with other parties.

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Tax Appeal

Although Hong Kong is known as one of the most tax-friendly economies in the world, its tax regime and regulations nevertheless has its share of intricacies and special attributes. To give an example, the application of the source of profit concept (i.e. whether the profit in question was "arising in or derived from Hong Kong") to decide whether profit tax is chargeable on a local or foreign party can be a complicate and tricky issue when applied to an international business undertaking in which subsidiaries or local offices located in different parts of the world have all contributed to the making of the relevant profit. Every year a considerable number of cases came before the Commissioner of Inland Revenue, the Board of Review and the Court of Appeal respectively for tax appeals. Over the years since its commencement of practice in 1990, our firm has acquired considerable experience dealing with tax appeals and advising on the tax regime in Hong Kong. Our firm provides the full range of services in tax appeal and consultancy.

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Compensation

In a busy and traffic congested city like Hong Kong accidents are bound to occur. Injuries and death occurring as a result of accidents caused by negligence or reckless conduct may in turn give rise to claim for damages. As the time limit for bringing legal action in case of a personal injury claim is only three years from the date of the accident (as opposed to the usual six years limit generally applicable to most other civil claims), it is important to seek legal and medical advice as soon as practicable after an accident causing injury or even, death. Another reason for taking prompt action is the need to gather the evidence in support of the claim. With each passing day the chance of getting reliable evidence will diminish. Our firm provides comprehensive services to our clients involved accident claim cases either as the victim or the paying party. We will be glad to assist in providing legal opinion on the merits of potential claims and different aspects of a damage claim arising from an accident, for instance, in the assessment of damage for "PSLA", namely, compensation for pain, suffering and loss of amenities.

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