Criminal Law — No case to answer for bus driver charged with causing grievous bodily harm by dangerous driving
Personal Injuries — Hong Kong Court clarifies meaning of “injury by accident” under the Employees’ Compensation Ordinance in dismissing claim related to a stroke in the workplace
Insolvency Law — Court of First Instance dismisses winding up petition, finding a triable issue over the petitioner’s unlicensed money lender status which may render the loan unenforceable
Death Inquest — Coroner returns verdict of death by misadventure for firefighters killed during firefighting operations at mini-storage facility
Insolvency Law — Hong Kong Winding-up Orders: Back to the Future?
Criminal Law — High Court quashes custodial sentence in drink driving appeal involving second conviction within five years
The Court’s ruling illustrates the utmost importance of giving due regard to the defendant’s personal circumstances – or “individual justice” as articulated by the Court of Appeal in HKSAR v Leung Pui Shan (CACC 317/2007) – and the circumstances leading up to the offence when considering sentencing.