ProfileMC Law SC has a broad civil and commercial practice. He advises and acts in disputes in various fields, including general commercial and contractual disputes, company and shareholders disputes, corporate finance, conflict of laws, insolvency, land and real property, banking, trusts and probate, libel and slander, confidential information; arbitration and discrimination. MC is recommended in Legal 500 as “a good strategist who works exceptionally hard; a thorough silk”; and is “highly approachable and hands on, and one can always rely on him to analyse the documents and issues closely and provide a focused solution to the client. His advocacy in court is succinct, focused, to-the-point, and highly persuasive.”
Recent important cases include Cheng Ka Yan et al v Grand XI Investments Pte Ltd (successful in obtaining interlocutory injunction against former directors relating to Grand Homm); First Laser Ltd (successful appeal setting aside a judgment for HK$250 million; scope of remitter); Re Payson Cha (successfully dismissing summary judgment application in probate action).
Commercial Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co Ltd & Ors v. BYD Co LtdChina Life Insurance (Overseas) Co Ltd v. Li XiaomingDP World Djibouti FZCO v. China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd Conflict of Laws First Laser Ltd v. Fujian Enterprises (Holdings) Co LtdDP World Djibouti FZCO v China Merchants Port Holdings Co LtdTremendous Success Holdings Ltd v Sinosoft Technology Group Ltd Company Waddington Ltd v. Chan Chun Hoo Thomas & OrsRe Overseas Associates LimitedChinaculture.com Ltd v Lam Ting Ball Paul et al (Re CNT Group Ltd) (common law derivative action for breach of director’s duties) Insolvency Re Shanghai Huaxin Group (Hong Kong) LtdRe Keen Lloyd Resources LtdRe Grande Holdings Ltd (No.1) Banking / Finance Pacas Worldwide Ltd v. China Health Group Ltd (convertible bonds)Speedy Brilliant Investments v China Health Group LtdChina Baoli Technologies Holdings Ltd v Orient Equal International Group Ltd & Ors (repo lending) Injunction / Contempt Cheng Siu Fai v. Svenson Global Opportunities Fund SPC (injunction re aborted Ant IPO)Beneficiaries under Zhang Trust v. Zhang CaikuiRe Full Billion Shipping Ltd Property & Conveyancing Jetglory Development Ltd v. Director of LandsGoldbay Fortis Ltd v. Rich Resource DevelopmentLeverson Ltd v. Secretary for Transport Equity / Trust Li Sin Man Seline v. Li Shu Chung (constructive and resulting trust)Chan Suk Yee Bonnie v The Estate of Chan Sau Yiu & Ors (constructive trust)SWE Ltd v Chong Lai Fun (discretionary trust) Re Estate of Payson ChaRe Estate of Tao Hiu MingRe Estate of Lu Yung Han Securities & Futures Commission v Wong Kwong Yu, Du Juan & Ors (GOME shares buyback)Securities and Futures Commission v Li Wo Hing & OrsAdvising regulator on investigation on shareholding structure and disclosure obligations of a listed company Arbitration Karaha Bodas Co LLC v PertaminaTNB Fuel Services SDN BHD v China National Coal Group CorporationChina Baoli Technologies Holdings Ltd v Orient Equal International Group Ltd Sino Bright Ltd v. Fok Hei YuDefending an international law firm on a professional negligence claim over US$200 millionDefending a HK law firm on a professional negligence claim over HK$50 million Defamation / Media Oriental Daily Publisher Ltd v. Ming Pao Holdings Ltd & OrsPui Kwan Kay v. Ming Pao Holdings LtdYu Ming Investment Ltd v. Peng Ru Chuan Richard Ma Bik Yung v. Ko Chuen (the first discrimination case heard in Hong Kong)Representing a major public transport service provider re a disability discrimination claim Competition Commission v. Nutanix & Ors (the first competition case heard in Hong Kong)