烈宗仁 英国御用大律师

  • 南安普顿大学 法学士 (1998)

执业年份

  • 英国(1989)
  • 英国御用大律师(2010)
  • 香港(1990)

专业范畴

Arbitration
Chancery
Commercial
Company & Insolvency
Planning & Environmental Law
Rating

个人简历

烈宗仁御用大律师在1990年获认许成为香港大律师。此外,他亦在1989年获得英格兰及威尔士地区认许成为大律师,在2013年获得北爱尔兰以及维珍群岛的执业资格。烈宗仁御用大律师还是迪拜国际金融中心法庭的注册律师、英国特许仲裁司学会以及香港仲裁司学会会员。烈宗仁御用大律师是伦敦 Landmark 大律师事务所的成员,在香港、英国以及其他国家(以开曼群岛以及维珍群岛为重点)均具有执业资格。在2010年,烈宗仁大律师在英国获认许为御用大律师。 在香港,烈宗仁御用大律师的执业范围包括城市规划、复杂的估价案件、商事诉讼及仲裁。 

烈宗仁御用大律师此前为英国政府财政部认可法律顾问,他在香港及英国的行政法及公法领域具有丰富的司法复核经验(包括城市规划及环境法事宜),能够为私人客户以及政府部门提供法律服务。在香港,烈宗仁御用大律师参与过土地审裁处、城市规划上诉委员会、高等法院原讼法庭、上诉庭以及终审法院的审讯。他近期参与的香港法案件包括 Nam Sang Wai Development Co. Ltd v Town Planning Board, CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd v Commissioner Rating and Valuation, Mayer Corporation Development International Ltd v Alliance Financial Intelligence Ltd, Jonnex International Ltd. v Town Planning Board and Song Liang Zhong v Chan Sze Wan & Others 等。

  • 北爱尔兰大律师 (2013)
  • 东加勒比海最高法院大律师(英属维珍群岛) (2013)
  • 迪拜国际金融中心法庭 (2011)
  • 英国特许仲裁司学会成员(2016)
  • 香港仲裁司学会会员 (2016)
  • CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd v Commissioner of Rating and Valuation [2013] HKEC 602, [2014] HKEC 12, (2017) 20 HKCFAR 168 – appeals against assessment of rates in the Lands Tribunal, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal.
  • Nam Sang Wai Development Co. Ltd v Town Planning Board v Town Planning Appeal Board [2014] 5 HKC 1056, [2015] HKLRD 490, (20170 20 HKCFAR 196 – for judicial review relating to the interpretation of the Town Planning Ordinance and the jurisdiction of the Town Planning Appeal Board in the Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal.
  • Mayer Corporation Development Limited v Alliance Financial Intelligence Limited [2017] HKEC 190 – strike out of a claim to set aside judgments alleged to have been obtained by fraud in Aspial Investment Ltd v Mayer Holdings Ltd (see below).
  • Jonnex International Ltd. v Town Planning Board (judgment pending) – judicial review of decision by Town Planning Board under s.12A Town Planning ordinance not to amend an OZP. 
  • Song Lian Zhong v Chan Sze Wai [2017] HKEC 1047 – claim for fraudulent misrepresentation and ownership of shares.
  • Aspial Investment Ltd v Mayer Holdings Ltd [2012] HKEC 988, [2013] 3 HLRD 276, (2014) 17 HKCFAR 401 – claim for disputed ownership of shares  in Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal. Subsequent proceedings in the Grand Court and Court of Appeal (Cayman Islands) resisting a creditor’s petition to wind up the company.
  • Lindenford Ltd v Town Planning Board [2012] HKEC 1236 – judicial review proceedings challenging the imposition of height and other restrictions in the Draft Mongkok Outline Zoning Plan.
  • Best Origin Ltd v Commissioner of Rating and Valuation [2008] HKEC 323, [2010] HKEC 1915, (2012) 15 HKCFAR 816 – appeals against the assessment of Government rent relating to development sites in the Lands Tribunal, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal. Parallel proceedings for judicial review of the Commissioner’s decision to revoke orders allowing the holding over of payment of the Government rent – see Super Lion Enterprises Ltd v Commissioner of Rating and Valuation [2006] HKEC 1936.
  • Anderson Asphalt Ltd v Secretary for Justice [2009] 3 HKLRD 215, [2010] 5 HKLRD 490 – judicial review of a decision of the Director of Lands to grant a short-term waiver of lease conditions to an asphalt producer.
  • Nation Group Development Ltd v Bank of East Asia Ltd [2004] HKEC 1249 – claim for a declaration that a mortgagee’s security over property ranked lower in priority than the claimant’s lien over the property.

Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship [2012]

Assistant Editor, Encyclopedia of Planning Law & Practice (UK) [2012]