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New Arrival Butterworths Hong Kong Probate, Administration and Trustee Handbook, 5th Edition

Butterworths Hong Kong Probate, Administration and Trustee Handbook, 5th Edition

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  • Publisher: LexisNexis Hong Kong
  • ISBN: 9789888764242
  • Published In: August 2021
  • Format: Paperback , 900 pages
  • Jurisdiction: Hong Kong ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    The Butterworths Hong Kong Probate, Administration and Trustee Handbook (Fifth Edition) is a comprehensive work of reference on the major legislation pertaining to probate and trusts law and practice in Hong Kong, which includes the Probate and Administration Ordinance (Cap 10), Trustee Ordinance (Cap 29), Wills Ordinance (Cap 30), Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 31), Intestates’ Estates Ordinance (Cap 73), Variation of Trusts Ordinance (Cap 253), Perpetuities and Accumulations Ordinance (Cap 257), Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance (Cap 481), and Enduring Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 501).

    The Butterworths Hong Kong Probate, Administration and Trustee Handbook (Fifth Edition) explores the Probate and Administration Ordinance (Cap 10), Trustee Ordinance (Cap 29), Wills Ordinance (Cap 30), Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 31), Intestates’ Estates Ordinance (Cap 73), Variation of Trusts Ordinance (Cap 253), Perpetuities and Accumulations Ordinance (Cap 257). Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance (Cap 481), and Enduring Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 501).
    This Handbook reproduces the text of the Ordinances and all subsidiary legislation to the Ordinances together with section-by-section annotations elaborating on legislative history, significant judicial decisions and legislation, and relevant rules of court. The Fifth Edition includes expanded commentary to facilitate research and cross-referencing, and practice points and procedural notes have been added to provide a thorough understanding to the area of probate and trusts law. Updated case law will furnish the practical guidance for practitioners to properly prepare contentious probate cases and duly advise the clients.

     

    1. Probate and Administration Ordinance (Cap 10)
    2. Non-Contentious Probate Rules (Cap 10A)
    3. Probate (Loss of Grant) Rules (Cap 10B)
    4. Probate (Loss of Petition) Rules (Cap 10C)
    5. Official Administrator’s Accounts (Interest) Rules (Cap 10D)
    6. Trustee Ordinance (Cap 29)
    7. Administration of Trust Funds Rules (Cap 29A)
    8. Judicial Trustee Rules (Cap 29B)
    9. Wills Ordinance (Cap 30)
    10. Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 31)
    11. Intestates’ Estates Ordinance (Cap 73)
    12. Intestate Succession (Reckoning of Capital Value) Notice (Cap 73A)
    13. Variation of Trusts Ordinance (Cap 253)
    14. Perpetuities and Accumulations Ordinance (Cap 257)
    15. Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance (Cap 481)
    16. Enduring Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 501)
  • Julia Au

    Julia Au is a barrister at Sir Oswald Cheung's Chambers. She practices in all areas of work, with emphasis on civil cases involving trust and probate, land (compulsory sale, adverse possession, title declarations, building management), and Chinese customary law. She holds a JD and PCLL from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Somerville College, University of Oxford.

    Moses Kong

    Moses Kong is an experienced litigation solicitor with extensive experience in probate and trust law. Having worked as a barrister-at-law with a diverse practice, he advised and represented clients in courts of all levels. He is also an accomplished accredited mediator and actively assists in both private and university mediation courses. His publications include topics such as conflict of laws, probate and trust laws. Moses also enjoys utilizing his skills to assist people in need and thus maintains a strong connection to both the local as well as the international community through pro bono and volunteer services with various charitable organizations.

    Sasha Allison

    Sasha Allison is a barrister specialising in all areas of family law. Sasha is a trained family mediator, member of the Hong Kong Family Law Association, a contributor to the Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest and Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Reports. In recognition of her expertise in family law, she has been elected a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. She also teaches Family Law at the University of Hong Kong.

    Chantel Lin

    Chantel Lin is a practising barrister in Hong Kong. She is a member of the Bar’s Committee on Land, Trust and Probate. She has been appointed as a China Legal Consultant of Jiangsu FD Yongheng Law Firm of PRC since 2016. Her main areas of practice include PRC cross-border litigation, property litigations, trusts and probate litigations, company and commercial disputes.

    Jethro Pak

    Mr. Jethro Pak has vast experience in civil advocacy work, in particular personal injuries proceedings. He is experienced in advising all matters in relation to personal injuries actions, including the use of powers of attorney, the setting up of mental health committee under the Mental Health Ordinance, and obtainment of approval for settlement for fatal claims or mentally incapacitated persons. Jethro holds a bachelor degree in Engineering before obtaining his JD in the University of Hong Kong. He is currently a member of Admiralty Chambers.

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