Thomas Wong    王加豪大律師

Call: 2014 (HK)

Profile

Thomas joined Chambers after completing his pupillage with Mr Robert Pang SC, Mr Victor Dawes SC, Mr Bernard Man SC, Mr Edwin Choy SC and Mr Jonathan Winston Ah-Weng. From 2014 to 2015 he was a Judicial Assistant to the Court of Final Appeal and Court of Appeal.

Thomas is developing a broad civil practice, with a particular interest in commercial, company and defamation disputes. He accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. He has experience in public law cases, judicial review and regulatory matters.

Thomas has appeared at the District Court, the Court of First Instance, the Court of Appeal and the Court of Final Appeal. He has conducted civil trials alone in English and Chinese. He has also advised on and appeared in arbitrations (including an arbitration conducted in Mandarin).

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Selected Cases

Commercial

  • Power Securities Co Ltd v Sin Kwok Lam & Others [2019] HKCFI 2920 – strike out application on the ground of res judicata and abuse of process (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Kasem Narongdej v Golden Music Ltd & Others [2019] HKCFI 1813 – arguments on costs upon discontinuation of action (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Convoy Global Holdings Ltd & Others v Cho Kai Chee Roy (HCA 2922/2017) – breach of duties and conspiracy claims against directors of listed company (led by Paul Shieh SC)

  • Yu Man Fung Alice v Chiau Sing Chi Stephen [2019] HKCFGI 1549 – striking out without prejudice communication in pleadings and evidence (led by Rimsky Yuen SC)

  • Zhi Charles v The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited & Others [2017] 2 HKLRD 35 – acted for the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to resist an application for interlocutory injunction (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • Re Freeman Fintech Corporation Ltd; Securities and Futures Commission v Andrew Liu & Others (HCMP 2653/2016) – disqualification order under s.214 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) (led by Jat Sew Tong SC, Victor Dawes SC and with Jonathan Chang)

  • Company

  • Poon Ka Man Jason v Cheng Wai Tao & Others [2019] HKCFI 1141 – leave to accept sanctioned payment in a common law derivative action; decision concerned whether Court has jurisdiction under Order 22 to allow the defendant-company in a derivative action to accept a sanctioned payment (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Re China Sonangol International Limited [2019] HKCFI 1443 – interlocutory injunction in the context of unfair prejudice petition in respect of a substantial multinational business group (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Co. A & Others v Co. D & Others [2018] HKCFI 2240 – application for receivership in aid of arbitration (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Ge Qingfu & Others v L & A International Holdings Limited & Others [2018] HKCFI 2742 – damages claim against directors of a listed company under ss.728-730 of the Companies Ordinance (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Xu Liu Chun v Wu Chang Jiang & Another [2018] HKCFI 1575 – unfair prejudice petition (with Elizabeth Cheung)

  • Lilly Nederland Holding BV v China Animal Healthcare Limited & Others (HCCW 156/2017) – resisting an unfair prejudice petition and just and equitable winding up (led by Bernard Man SC on 6.7.2017 and 18.9.2017, Victor Dawes SC on 12.9.2017, Eugene Fung SC on 12.10.2017)

  • Grandom Asia Holding Ltd & Others v Fung Yue Company Ltd & Others (HCCW 161/2016) – striking out a winding up petition (led by Victor Dawes SC)

  • Defamation / Media

  • Leung Chun-Ying v Chung Kim-Wah & Best Pencil (Hong Kong) Limited (HCA 1993/2018) – fair comment (led by Paul Shieh SC and Victor Dawes SC)

  • Pui Kwan Kay v Ming Pao Holdings Ltd & Others (FAMV 22/2016, 23.8.2016) –Reynolds privilege (led by Jason Pow SC and Victor Dawes SC)

  • Regina Ip Lau Suk Yee v Cheng Albert Jianghan & Yuen Mi-Ming Erica ¬(HCA 1458/2014) – libel dispute concerning the by-election of the Southern District Council (led by Jason Pow SC)

  • Injunction / Contempt

  • Jessop & Baird (Hong Kong) Limited v Neo Hwee Khim & Others [2019] HKCFI 2583 – acted for defendant in civil contempt proceedings (as sole advocate)

  • Prestige Medical Imaging Centre Limited & Another v To Man Chi (HCA 2023/2018) - interlocutory injunction against ex-employee to enforce a non-compete covenant and confidentiality clause (as sole advocate)

  • Birmingham International Holdings Ltd (Receivers Appointed) v Hui Ho Luek, Vico (HCMP 1429/2016) – injunction to restrain the presentation of a winding up petition (as sole advocate)

  • Co. A & Others v Co. D & Others [2019] HKCFI 367 – Mareva injunction in aid of arbitration; discharge on the ground of material non-disclosures (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Symphony Partners Ltd & Others v Fullerton Bay Investment Ltd & Others [2018] 4 HKLRD 264 – scope of Order 59 rule 14(3) (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Ming Hsieh v Xu Zhe & Others [2018] HKCA 390 – enforcement of undertaking as to damages (led by Victor Dawes SC)

  • Co. A & Others v Co. D & Others [2018] HKCFI 2240 – application for receivership in aid of arbitration (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Wong Man Hon Frederick v China Times Securities Limited (HCA 2715/2016, 15.2.2017) – resisted an application for interlocutory injunction on behalf of a securities brokerage firm (led by Charles Manzoni SC)

  • Insolvency

  • Re Wu Chun Kwan [2019] HKCFI 2802 – appointment of interim trustee (as sole advocate)

  • Birmingham International Holdings Ltd (Receivers Appointed) v Hui Ho Luek, Vico (HCMP 1429/2016) – injunction to restrain the presentation of a winding up petition (as sole advocate)

  • Sun Koo Kwan v China Galaxy International Securities (Hong Kong) Co Ltd (HCSD 12/2018) – setting aside of statutory demand (as sole advocate)

  • Grandom Asia Holding Ltd & Others v Fung Yue Company Ltd & Others (HCCW 161/2016) – striking out a winding up petition (led by Victor Dawes SC)

  • Arbitration

  • Represented a PRC-based company to defend a US$26 million claim brought by a private equity fund (as sole advocate)

  • Represented an investment company in a RMB 100 million claim arising out of a share purchase agreement (as sole advocate)

  • Represented an international manufacturer of electronic components to seek a declaration of indemnity against its distributor (led by Alex Stock SC)

  • Resisted application to set aside arbitration award under s.81 of Arbitration Ordinance (Cap 609) (led by Alex Stock SC)

  • Property & Conveyancing

  • Soshila Keswani v Motiram Keswani [2019] HKDC 135 – setting aside a deed of family arrangement and vesting assignment on the ground of non est factum (as sole advocate)

  • Hammer Capital Private Investments Ltd v Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Ltd & Others [2018] HKCFI 2603 – injunction to restrain sale of mortgaged properties (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Probate / Succession

  • Tsang Wing Kwai v Tsang Wing Fai [2019] 1 HKLRD 1300; [2018] 5 HKLRD 350 – removal of executor; stay of execution (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • Soshila Keswani v Motiram Keswani [2019] HKDC 135 – setting aside a deed of family arrangement and vesting assignment on the ground of non est factum (as sole advocate)

  • Ah Pin Say Nai v Tam Mee Ling [2019] HKCFI 2856 – determination of an intestate’s domicile under the Domicile Ordinance (led by Jason Pow SC)

  • Employment

  • Prestige Medical Imaging Centre Limited & Another v To Man Chi (HCA 2023/2018) - interlocutory injunction against ex-employee to enforce a non-compete covenant and confidentiality clause (as sole advocate)

  • Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd v Fu Sheng (HCA 1637/2011) – breach of non-compete clause and non-employment clause (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • Confidentiality / Privacy

  • Prestige Medical Imaging Centre Limited & Another v To Man Chi (HCA 2023/2018) - interlocutory injunction against ex-employee to enforce a non-compete covenant and confidentiality clause (as sole advocate)

  • Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd v Fu Sheng (HCA 1637/2011) – breach of confidence against ex-employee (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • Public Law / Judicial Review

  • Cheung Tak Wing v Communications Authority & Director of Information Services Department [2018] 5 HKLRD 515 – judicial review in respect of broadcast materials concerning the Government’s constitutional reform proposals on the method for selecting the Chief Executive (with Abraham Chan, now Abraham Chan SC)

  • Re Feng Hongyan (HCAL 165/2017) – leave to apply for judicial review; refund of stamp duty under s.29DF of the Stamp Duty Ordinance (with Elizabeth Cheung)

  • Contact

    Email:twong@templechambers.com
    Tel:(+852) 2523 2003

    Secretary

    Name:Marian Lau
    Email:marian@templechambers.com

    Practice Areas

  • Commercial
  • Company
  • Defamation / Media
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Insolvency
  • Arbitration
  • Property & Conveyancing
  • Probate / Succession
  • Employment
  • Discrimination
  • Confidentiality / Privacy
  • Public Law / Judicial Review
  • Education

    2013

    PCLL, University of Hong Kong

    2012

    LLB, University of Hong Kong

    Publications And Articles

  • Contributing Editor, Hong Kong Civil Procedure (2015, 2018, 2019, 2020)

  • Contributing Author, Tort Law & Practice in Hong Kong (2014)

  • languages

    English, Cantonese, Mandarin

    Further information

    2016 – 2019Member, Standing Committee on Land, Trust and Probate, Hong Kong Bar Association
    2014 – 2015Judicial Assistant at the Court of Final Appeal and Court of Appeal
    2014Part-time Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong

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