Catherine Leung

Partner, Lewis Silkin Hong Kong

Background The plaintiff, Ms Luk, was a customer of the defendant bank, CMB Wing Luk Bank (“the Bank”). Ms Luk was a victim of a fraudulent investment scheme that was conducted by an employee of the…
June 2021
當事方 申索人乃被告人的僱員(“僱員”),在僱傭終止之時,申索人是一架飛機的機長。 被告人乃申索人的僱主(“僱主”),它是一間商務飛機管理公司。 案情 僱員於2015年7月12日開始受僱,沒有固定工作時間,須按需求來工作。僱員作為一名機長,須擔任飛行及地勤職務,包括監管飛機維修保養。 根據僱員的僱傭合約,無論何時當僱主認為有需要,僱員均須履行待命職責。在履行待命職責時,他需要等候接聽來電…
March 2021
Legal Considerations of Vaccinating Your Employees and Conducting Covid-19 Tests The Hong Kong government has announced that they intend to implement a territory-wide Covid-19 vaccination programme…
March 2021
[2020] HKCFI 2760; [2020] HKEC 3410 Marlene Ng J 2nd November 2020   PARTIES The Claimant was an employee of the Defendant, who worked as a sales director at the time of resignation…
January 2021
Parties Yung Wai Tak Abraham William (“employee”) worked as a company secretary at Nation Resources Limited (“Nation Resources”) before his employment was terminated. During his employment, he also…
December 2020
Parties The Claimant was an employee in a solicitor firm, who worked as a secretary under an employment contract with a three-month probation period (“Employee”). The Defendant was the employer of…
November 2020
Introduction Section 6(6) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap 159 ("the LPO") enjoins the Law Society to impose a two-year requirement when issuing a practising certificate to a solicitor. in…
October 2020
Parties The 1st Plaintiff, Music Holdings, is a company beneficially owned by Mr Behringer. In 1999, Music Holdings purchased and at all material times thereafter owned a residential property…
September 2020
In this case, the District Court considered issues surrounding a substantial claim for untaken annual leave and an employer’s duty to monitor and keep track of their employees’ annual leave…
April 2020
In the recent cases of 匯力(天津)股權投資基金管理有限公司 (“Huili”) & 北京海欣方舟房地產開發有限公司 (“Haixin”) v Sunfund Investment & Management Co Ltd (“SIM”) & Sunfund (Hong Kong) Company Limited (“SHK”) (HCMP 1700/…
April 2020
The Applicant in bail proceedings in the High Court (having been refused bail in the Magistracy) offered as a condition of bail to install up to three CCTV cameras at his home so as to monitor his…
April 2020
The Court of First Instance overturned the decision made by the Labour Tribunal relating to how to interpret the terms of an employment contract and liability to make a payment in lieu of notice when…
February 2020
Conspiracy and knowledge of specific drug Hong Kong Customs and Excise officers carried out a controlled delivery operation of parcels arriving from overseas and arrested a man. The appellant was…
February 2020
The employment law outlook for 2020 indicates that there would likely be some significant changes to the employment-related legislation in Hong Kong on various areas, including anti-discrimination,…
January 2020
Springboard Injunctions In this case, the High Court considered the scope of a springboard injunction application brought by McLarens Hong Kong Limited (“McLarens”). Material Facts McLarens was an…
December 2019
A poll conducted at Lewis Silkin’s October conference on Mental Health in the Workplace revealed that 89 percent of attendees felt that mental health issues were on the rise in their organisation and…
December 2019