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Westlaw HK commits to continually develop and improve our service, we are pleased to announce the new features enhancements which have just launched , and we believe all these updates can make your legal research life easier than ever! 
 
 
BROADER COVERAGE DEEPER ANALYSIS
 
COMMENTARY BY SUBJECT
  • Content from Westlaw HK’s library of in-depth and authoritative commentary and analysis now grouped by subject not just by title
  • Research within a specific legal subject
  • Retrieve results from across our entire range of Hong Kong commentary titles related to your required legal subject
  • Select specific chapters from the subject specific commentary to search across
  • Link directly to cases related to the same subject in HKLRD, HKCFAR, and Unreported Judgments databases

Commentary by Subject

Commentary by Subject1

 

HONG KONG LAW AS SIMPLE AS A-Z

HONG KONG LEGAL COMMENTARY INDEX
  • A comprehensive A-Z index of Hong Kong Law from across the entire range of Hong Kong Commentary
  • Research to a specific point of law as it is referenced our Hong Kong Commentary Library
  • Apply the correct context using the Commentary title as a reference
  • Directly access the relevant paragraph of text referencing your required point of law

Hong Kong Legal Commentary Index

Hong Kong Legal Commentary Index1

Hong Kong Legal Commentary Index2 

DON’T JUST SEARCH FIND
 
ENHANCED HOMEPAGE AND COMMENTARY SEARCH
  • Now covers all commentary titles in a single search
  • Default search is across titles included in your subscription
  • Within ‘Commentary’ select titles or chapters you want to include or exclude
  • Selectively search titles outside of your subscription

 

NOT JUST WHAT HOW & WHY TOO
 
ENHANCED LEGISLATION ANALYSIS
  • Now every Legislation provision in Westlaw HK will have a Legislation Analysis document containing:
    • Current Law in Force
    • Historic Law
    • All Cases Citing
    • Journals Citing
    • Commentary
  • All Cases Citing list can be sorted by:
    • Most Recent
    • A-Z
    • Court

 

Legislation Analysis

Link to the:
  • Judicial application of the provision
  • Current Analysis of the provision in Journals
  • In depth commentary and analysis on the provision in the Hong Kong commentary library

 

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We really hope these enhancements are useful in speeding up your legal research and making your life a little easier!

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HKLRD Case Reporter Monitor

HKLRD Case Reporter Monitor

FIRST TO REPORT: IN PRINT, ONLINE, BY EMAIL

First on Westlaw HK, Announced in HKLRD Now, Delivered in print.

Westlaw HK gives you the easiest access to The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest, updating you every two weeks.

  • Coverage from 1905
  • Preferential citing in court
  • Cases selected on importance and relevance by the Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest Editorial Team
  • Expert Editorial Board led by Dr Gerard McCoy SBS,SC
  • Full coverage of PDFs for you to download copies exactly as they look in the printed reports to use in court
  • Digests provide a special focus on criminal sentencing and personal injury cases
  • Includes Chinese judgments with headnotes and catchwords
  • The only online source of Hong Kong’s Authorised Law Reporting Service
  • Indexed with catchwords for easier searching and browsing

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HKLRD Now

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Figures correct at time of publishing HKLRD October Part 1

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The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

  • Global Bridge Assets Ltd v Sun Hung Kai Financial Ltd, [2012] 4 HKLRD 474, CACV 242, 243 and 275/2011, CA, 3-Aug-12
  • Bowardley Enterprises Ltd v Millennium Group Ltd, [2012] 4 HKLRD 492, CACV 242/2005, CA, 11-Jul-06
  • Re Gen2 Partners Inc, [2012] 4 HKLRD 511, HCMP 1255 and 1991/2011, CFI, 15-Jun-12
  • Cheung Shui Han v Luk Ka Ling, [2012] 4 HKLRD 536, CACV 111 and 203/2011, CA, 4-Jul-12
  • HKSAR v Poon Kam Wing, [2012] 4 HKLRD 555, CACC 505/2011, CA, 11-Jul-12
  • HKSAR v Ku Kwok Wai, [2012] 4 HKLRD 563, CACC 14/2012, CA, 18-Jul-12
  • Grand Pacific Holdings Ltd v Pacific China Holdings Ltd (in liq) (No 2), [2012] 4 HKLRD 569, CACV 136/2011, CA, 23-Jul-12
  • Grand Pacific Holdings Ltd v Pacific China Holdings Ltd (in liq) (No 3), [2012] 4 HKLRD 576, CACV 136/2011, CA, 23-Jul-12
  • Re Lee Priscilla Hwang (bankrupt), [2012] 4 HKLRD 581, HCB 7452 and 7453/2009, CFI, 23-Jul-12
  • Big Most Ltd v Chau Wa Hung, [2012] 4 HKLRD 599, HCMP 2597/2011, CFI, 25-Jul-12
  • Lead Traders Ltd v Lucky Land Enterprise Ltd, [2012] 4 HKLRD 612, CACV 217 and 219/2011, CA, 2-Aug-12
  • Mountain View (IO) v Heart Cuisine, [2012] 4 HKLRD 628, CACV 235/2011, CA, 2-Aug-12
  • Subba Alvin v Houng Kee (Asia) Ltd, [2012] 4 HKLRD 640, HCPI 154/2010, CFI, 2-Aug-12
  • 香港特別行政區 訴 劉秀瑜, [2012] 4 HKLRD 657, CACC 213/2008, CA, 2012年2月8日
  • HKSAR v Lau Sau Yu, [2012] 4 HKLRD 662, CACC 213/2008, CA, 8-Feb-12
  • 香港特別行政區 訴 陳泰華, [2012] 4 HKLRD 668, CACC 476/2011, CA, 2012年3月13日
  • HKSAR v Chan Tai Wah, [2012] 4 HKLRD 674, CACC 476/2011, CA, 13-Mar-12
  • Practice Direction 15.11 – Financial Dispute Resolution Pilot Scheme, [2012] 4 HKLRD 681, HC, 23-Jul-12
  • 實務指示 15.11 – 解決財務糾紛試驗計劃, [2012] 4 HKLRD 722, HC, 2012年7月23日

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

 

The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

 

The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

 

Just a reminder, the end of the CPD practice year is approaching (October 31).  Do you have all of your CPD accreditation points?  Let the legally qualified Product Specialists at Westlaw help!  We offer individual or group CPD training schemes covering Westlaw platforms.  Sessions from one to one 1/2 hours are available for solicitor and trainee solicitor needs.  Outlines can also be customized to fit specific practice areas as well. 

Note for 2012:  Advance Westlaw HK search tips included during session covering Case Law, Legislation, Commentary and more…

The focus of these sessions is to enhance the Online legal research skills of the solicitor and trainee solicitor.  Participants will master searching and database selection across local and international content.  Whether an occasional Online researcher or seasoned user, these sessions are designed to improve research capabilities.  We offer live demonstration of Westlaw platforms with accompanying handouts and guides for participants.  We can also offer complimentary platform access for those who wish to participate along with the Product Specialist.

Please contact us at training@westlaw.com.hk or call 3762 3242 to request a copy of CV and outlines to submit to The Law Society of Hong Kong.

 

The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

  • Inglory Ltd v Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene, [2012] 3 HKLRD 603, HCAL 87/2011, CFI, 24-May-12
  • Falcon Insurance Co (Hong Kong) Ltd v Flagship Underwriting Management Ltd (No 2), [2012] 3 HKLRD 622, HCA 312/2010, CFI, 25-May-12
  • Secretary for Justice v Yan Shen, [2012] 3 HKLRD 652, CAAR 10/2011, CA, 28-May-12
  • Effiscient Ltd v Lehman, [2012] 3 HKLRD 671, HCMP 593/2012, CA, 14-Jun-12
  • Hung Fung Enterprises Holdings Ltd v Agricultural Bank of China, [2012] 3 HKLRD 679, CACV 235 and 236/2010, CA, 14-Jun-12
  • Parsad v Great Wealthy Engineering Co Ltd, [2012] 3 HKLRD 705, HCPI 687/2010, CFI, 18-Jun-12
  • Commissioner of Police v Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, [2012] 3 HKLRD 710, CACV 229/2011, CA, 19-Jun-12
  • HKSAR v Chan Wai Hang, [2012] 3 HKLRD 726, CACC 119/2011, CA, 19-Jun-12
  • Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co Ltd v BYD Co Ltd, [2012] 3 HKLRD 736, CACV 3/2011, CA, 20-Jun-12
  • Nativivat v Nativivat, [2012] 3 HKLRD 747, HCA 1376/2011, CFI, 21-Jun-12
  • 香港特別行政區 訴 梁志偉, [2012] 3 HKLRD 756, HCMA 833/2011, CFI, 2012年2月9日
  • HKSAR v Leung Chi Wai, [2012] 3 HKLRD 763, HCMA 833/2011, CFI, 9-Feb-12
  • 香港特別行政區 訴 戴超明, [2012] 3 HKLRD 772, HCMA 755/2011, CFI, 2012年2月21日
  • HKSAR v Dai Chiu Ming, [2012] 3 HKLRD 780, HCMA 755/2011, CFI, 21-Feb-12
  • Practice Direction 14.1 – Rights of Audience Before a Master, [2012] 3 HKLRD 792, HC, 10-Jul-12
  • 實務指示 14.1 – 於聆案官席前的出庭發言權, [2012] 3 HKLRD 795, HC, 2012年7月10日
  • Luck Continent Ltd v Cheng Chee Tock Theodore, [2012] 3 HKLRD H1, [2012] 3 HKLRD H2, HCMP 702/2010, CFI, 25-Apr-12
  • Re Regaltronic Ltd, [2012] 3 HKLRD H3, HCCW 193/2003, CFI, 15-May-12
  • Chow Shing Kee Investment Co Ltd v Incorporated Owners of Malahon Apartment, [2012] 3 HKLRD H4, HCMP 1729/2011, CFI, 27-Apr-12
  • HKSAR v Chau Man Ying, [2012] 3 HKLRD H5, CACC 439/2011, CA, 15-May-12
  • HKSAR v Tsui Chiu Kwai, [2012] 3 HKLRD H6, CACC 452/2011, CA, 18-May-12

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

 

The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

 

The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

  • Dr Q v Health Committee of the Medical Council of Hong Kong, [2012] 3 HKLRD 206, HCAL 32/2010, CFI, 5-Oct-10
  • Technic Investment Co Ltd v Appeal Tribunal (Buildings), [2012] 3 HKLRD 245, HCAL 33/2011, CFI, 24-Apr-12
  • HKSAR v Chan Chun Chuen (committal proceedings), [2012] 3 HKLRD 265, ESCC 2233/2011, MC, 21-May-12
  • ATAL Technologies Ltd v Stratech Systems Ltd, [2012] 3 HKLRD 281, CACV 125/2011, CA, 24-May-12
  • Eastman Chemical Ltd v Heyro Chemical Co Ltd (No 2), [2012] 3 HKLRD 307, HCMP 1859/2011, CFI, 24-May-12
  • Asia-Pac Infrastructure Development Ltd v Shearman & Sterling (a firm), [2012] 3 HKLRD 321, CACV 288/2011, CA, 25-May-12
  • Chau Hoi Shuen Solina v SEEC Media Group Ltd, [2012] 3 HKLRD 331, HCA 1194/2010, CFI, 25-May-12
  • Re Estate of Tse Chu, [2012] 3 HKLRD 340, HCAG 11051/2011, CFI, 30-May-12
  • C v H, [2012] 3 HKLRD 351, HCMP 930/2012, CA, 31-May-12
  • HKSAR v Ng Chi Wai, [2012] 3 HKLRD 356, CACC 349/2010, CA, 31-May-12
  • 香港特別行政區 訴 李鳳貞, [2012] 3 HKLRD 366, HCMA 662/2011, CFI, 2011年12月16日
  • HKSAR v Li Fung Ching Catherine, [2012] 3 HKLRD 377, HCMA 662/2011, CFI, 16-Dec-11
  • 香港特別行政區 訴 霍有華, [2012] 3 HKLRD 392, HCMA 308/2011, CFI, 2011年12月20日
  • HKSAR v Fok Yau Wa Patrick, [2012] 3 HKLRD 401, HCMA 308/2011, CFI, 20-Dec-11
  • Citic Pacific Ltd v Secretary for Justice, [2012] 3 HKLRD G1, HCMP 767/2010, CFI, 19-Dec-11
  • Wong Wing On William Ronald v Yau Pak Man, [2012] 3 HKLRD G2, CACV 33/2009, 35/2010, CA, 21-Mar-12
  • Ready Mixed Concrete (HK) Ltd v Tong Kee Engineering Ltd, [2012] 3 HKLRD G3, HCCT 9/2005, CFI, 5-Mar-12
  • HKSAR v Lkhaijav Bayanmunkh, [2012] 3 HKLRD G4, CACC 320/2011, CA, 2-Apr-12
  • HKSAR v Gurung Laxman, [2012] 3 HKLRD G5, CACC 254/2011, CA, 4-May-12

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

 

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