Land law includes issues relating to ownership and title, leases and licences, the enforcement of covenants and rights relating to land, property management, and rights by adverse possession.
Planning law includes issues revolving around land resumption, changes in user and zoning, administrative and public law issues relating to land, and environmental concerns. Land and Planning law issues are of critical importance to Hong Kong, given its high population density, and the significance of property to the economy.
Members have niche expertise in Land and/or Planning matters, at various levels of seniority.
What the directories say:
Known for his impressive handling of diverse public law, commercial and chancery matters, he is a counsel of choice for government entities and regulatory bodies and is frequently seen on land and planning disputes, in addition to judicial review proceedings. He maintains a busy practice acting on company law, contractual and trust disputes, and continues to be sought out by listed companies, multinational corporations and financial institutions.
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2021)
With strengths in land law, company, and trust and probate matters, this junior is widely viewed as “one of the Up-and-Coming barristers at the junior end of the Bar.” Achieving recognition for being “very good in research and very quick in terms of turnover” he is also noted for “work[ing] his socks off.”
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2019)