Butterworths Hong Kong Personal Injury Service

Butterworths Hong Kong Personal Injury Service aims to provide a practical research tool through the personal injury minefield, by assimilating relevant cases in the field and considering issues of practice and procedure that arise in the context of personal injury litigation


The work covers all stages of litigation, from the initial interview with client to judgment and costs after trial. Detailed chapters outline the general formulae for assessment of damages, with thorough examination of possible claims by dependents, including a comparison of statutory provisions in Hong Kong with those in England and Wales. In addition, all aspects of Employees' compensation claims and employees' compensation claims are given extensive coverage, such as liability, insurance and quantum.

Providing answers to questions of law and fact, with a flip of a page, a click of a mouse,  or a swipe on your screen
Keep abreast of the latest developments
Stay up to date with the latest decisions and changing regulations across multiple jurisdictions, with content updated on a bi-monthly basis.
An authoritative voice
Highly regarded content written by experts in the field, and have been cited in over a hundred Hong Kong judgments and academic discussions.
Advise with confidence
Equip yourself with the most obvious to the most obscure principles, cases, and points of law, and its application in various jurisdictions.
A streamlined research experience
Alphabetically indexed Table of Cases, Table of Legislation and comprehensive subject index  provides a systematic research experience and optimises relevant search results.
Table of Contents
  • Practice and Procedure
  • Damages for Personal Injury and Fatal Accidents
  • Damages for Fatal Injuries
  • Employees' Compensation
  • Case Digests
  • Table of Quantum of Damages

Editorial Advisory Board

  • The Hon Justice Mohan Bhawarney, Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court
  • Her Hon Judge Marlene Ng, Deputy Judge of the High Court
  • Raymond Leung Wai Man SC, Barrister at Law; Hon Secretary of the Hong Kong Bar Association
  • Kumar Ramanathan SC, Barrister at Law
  • Robin Mcleish, Barrister at Law
  • Khamlesh Sadhwani, Barrister at Law

Original Authors

  • Michael K Turnbull, LLB (Vic), Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, Solicitor of England and Wales and Hong Kong
  • Prudence Mak, BCom (UNSW), LLB (UNSW), LLM (HKU), Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, England and Wales and Hong Kong
  • Christina Lee, BA (HKU), LLB (Lon); Barrister, Hong Kong
  • Robin McLeish, MA (Oxon), Barrister, Gray's Inn and Hong Kong
More Information

Updates: The content is updated 3 times a year to accommodate new cases, legislative changes, inflation rates as well as updates in the practice and procedure in this area of law.

Format: Looseleaf set (3 binders), Lexis Advance® Hong Kong & Lexis Red™

ISBN: 9780409999686

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