Overview on Anti-Harassment: Civil, Criminal and Family Contexts
Join us for an engaging CPD talk on Monday, 26th February 2024, from 13:00 to 14:00 at Denis Chang’s Chambers. The speakers, Isabel Tam and Jason Ko, will talk about overview on anti-harassment, covering civil, criminal and family contexts. Event details are as follows:
• Date: 26 Feb 2024 (Monday)
• Time: 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm HKT
• Venue: Denis Chang’s Chambers, 9/F, Lippo Centre Tower 1, 89 Queensway, Admiralty
• CPD Accreditation: 1 point has been applied for from the Law Society of Hong Kong
• Light lunch will be served
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Isabel is a Bar Scholar who graduated with a first class LLB and with distinction in her LLM. She also has an MA in competition law with distinction in the examination component, and was seconded to the Competition Commission.
Called to the Bar in 2013, Isabel practises in a wide range of areas, with an emphasis on public law, building management and property law, family law, commercial law and regulatory matters. Her experience in family law includes: children matters, ancillary relief, anti-suit injunction, and harassment-related proceedings.
Recent highlights of Isabel’s experience include NF v R  5 HKLRD 58, a breakthrough for same-sex parents, granting a declaration of “parentage at common law” to a same-sex couple, and AA v BB  2 HKLRD 1225, which has been hailed as a landmark victory for the LGBTQ community, granting rights to a separated same-sex couple who had co-parented children during their relationship. Isabel appeared for the Respondent, the non-biological mother within the same-sex relationship, and secured rights for her including guardianship and joint custody.
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“Jason is an all-rounded barrister that you can always count on to provide practical and solid advice to lay clients. He is an excellent advocate in Chinese and English, his presentation is calm, clear, and persuasive, and he is able to get a good reading of the judge’s approach and can think on his feet accordingly.”
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2024, Regulatory, investigations and crime; Commercial disputes – Rising Star
Jason has been developing a broad civil practice since joining Chambers in 2019. He has acted as sole advocate in various commercial law matters, including successfully resisting an application for summary judgment in Sun Shine Investment Holdings Limited v Pure Living Inc Limited (HCA 913/2020) and successfully setting aside a default judgment in Aabitta Company Limited v Pure Living Inc Limited (HCA 175/2021).
Recently, he (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC and with Mr Richard Yip) successfully resisted a slip rule application with indemnity costs awarded in Koo Ming Kown v The Baptist Convention of Hong Kong operating as Pui Ching Primary School and Pui Ching Academy  HKCFI 3577.
In Kyocera Corp v W Haking Enterprises Ltd, a sale of goods dispute concerning the identity of contracting parties, Jason acted for the successful Plaintiff both at trial ( 1 HKLRD 121) and on appeal ( 2 HKC 1), running arguments concerning the role of pleadings and the availability of the limitation defence (with Mr Richard Yip).
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This article was first published on 19 January 2024.
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