Friday, 28 April 2023, 2:30pm - 5:30pm HKT
11/F Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong and online
Mr. Dicky Cheung, Barrister at Garden Chambers, also as a counsel for a victim in an email fraud, has recently obtained a new relief under s. 38A of the District Court Ordinance, Cap 336 (equivalent to s. 25A of the High Court Ordinance, Cap 4), that the victim’s solicitors be authorised by the order of the Court to execute a transfer of the fraud proceeds directly back to victim. He will share experience in that case.
Email fraud is commonplace in Hong Kong as an active international commercial city. For the unfortunate victim, it is a race against time to get the money back before it is further dissipated. The victim also faces extreme evidential difficulty in terms of tracing. What should the victim do in the civil court to obtain the justice he deserves promptly?
Increasingly, more recipients find themselves suddenly being sued for money to which they genuinely believed to be their entitlement. What can an innocent defendant do to protect himself?
Date: Friday, 28 April 2023 | Time: 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: 11/F Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong and online
Accreditation(s): 3 CPD Points (Law Society CPD points being applied for)
Level: Intermediate | Language: English
Dicky’s practice areas are contractual, commercial company and land disputes. In connection with these civil disputes, Dicky conducts related criminal, disciplinary and regulatory defences.
For contentious cases, Dicky has represented listed companies, state-owned banks (foreign and PRC), and high-net worth individuals in handling complex commercial, corporate and civil litigation involving securities, trusts, probate, multiple and foreign parties and complicated transactions.
For advisory work, Dicky regularly advises on regulatory compliance on listing matters (including Initial Public Offering of securities and bonds, on instructions from PRC stateowned banks), companies governance matters and merger and acquisition of companies.
Dicky also frequently represents professionals in disciplinary proceedings including insurance agents, estate agents, opticians etc.
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