Product Updates & Insights

DES VOEUX CHAMBERS – A WORD OF COUNSEL

A Word of Counsel provides the legal market with insights and key takeaways on topical issues derived from the evolving landscape and is now available on Westlaw Asia as a journal. Published quarterly, the articles provide updates on legislative changes and trends and there are case reports featuring landmark judgments shaping the Hong Kong legal landscape.

Coverage included on Westlaw Asia is from 2018 to present.

Features include:

  • Links to full text judgments of cases reported on
  • Links to cited cases
  • Links to legislation
  • Links to commentary on Westlaw Asia including the Hong Kong White Book
  • Citation format (2020) 8 HKDVC 34

 

A Word of Counsel provides the legal market with insights and key takeaways on topical issues derived from the evolving landscape and is now available on Westlaw Asia as a journal. Published quarterly, the articles provide updates on legislative changes and trends and there are case reports featuring landmark judgments shaping the Hong Kong legal landscape.

Coverage included on Westlaw Asia is from 2018 to present.

Features include:

  • Links to full text judgments of cases reported on
  • Links to cited cases
  • Links to legislation
  • Links to commentary on Westlaw Asia including the Hong Kong White Book
  • Citation format (2020) 8 HKDVC 34

Contributing Authors from Des Voeux Chambers include Daniel Fung SBS, SC, QC, JP, FCIArb, Patrick Fung BBS, SC, QC, FCIArb, John Scott QC, SC, JP, Charles Sussex SC, Simon Westbrook SC, Clifford Smith SC, Chua Guan-Hock SC, Joseph Tse SC, Winnie Tam SBS, SC, JP, Johnny Mok SC, BBS, JP, Barrie Barlow SC, Anthony Houghton SC, William M.F. Wong SC, JP, Ian Pennicott SC, QC, Anson Wong SC, Douglas Lam SC, José-Antonio Maurellet SC, Jenkin Suen SC, Rachel Lam SC, John Litton QC, Liza Jane Cruden, Mairéad Rattigan, Alfred Liang, Lawrence K F Ng, Pat Lun Chan, David Tsang, Richard Leung JP, Ling Chun Wai, Richard Zimmern, Patrick Chong, Frances Irving, Janine Cheung, Catrina Lam, Johnny Ma, Teresa Wu, Yang-Wahn Hew, Calvin Cheuk, Frances Lok, Gary Lam, Adrian Lai, John Hui, Benny Lo, Alvin Tsang, Alan Kwong, Christopher Chain, Sabrina Ho, Connie Lee, Patrick Siu, David Chen, Alexander Tang, Ebony Ling, Jason Yu, Kerby Lau, Justin Lam, Martin Kok, Jacqueline Law, Michael Lok, Eva Leung, Joseph Wong, Jonathan Chan, Kaiser Leung, Ross Li, Ellen Pang, Vincent Chiu, Tom Ng, Stephanie Wong, Cherry Xu, Terrence Tai, Tommy Cheung, Lai Chun Ho, Sharon Yuen, Kevin Lau, Michael Ng, Jasmine Cheung,Rosa Lee, Tiffany Chan, Howard Wong, Look-Chan Ho, Euchine Ng, Tinny Chan, Sakinah Sat, Martin Lau

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APAC & Emerging Markets COVID-19 Resource Centre

Thomson Reuters have now launched an APAC & Emerging Markets COVID-19 Resource Centre with coverage of:

  • Africa
  • Australia & New Zealand
  • China & Hong Kong
  • India
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • South East Asia

 

New COVID-19 Legal Materials and News on Thomson Reuters Westlaw (US Service)

Subscribers of Thomson Reuters Westlaw can now access the COVID-19 Legal Materials and News section.

Coverage includes:

  • Federal Legislation
  • Federal Executive Orders
  • Administrative Decisions and Guidance
  • State Legislation
  • State Executive Orders
  • Cases
  • Court Emergency Orders & Information
  • Regulations (Inclusing Emergency and Other Related Regulations).
  • Dockets
  • Secondary Sources (including Emerging Areas of Practice Series - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • News

Also still available is our COVID 19 Resource Centre

New Journal: Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Bulletin

Informing Kong Kong's disputes lawyers for 10 years now as an eNewsletter, the Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Bulletin from Sweet & Maxwell, and produced in partnership with Davis Polk & Wardwell, is now available on Westlaw Asia as a journal.  Published every 2 weeks this eNewsletter provides summaries and detailed analysis of key cases impacting civil procedure and dispute resolution in Hong Kong.

Coverage included on Westlaw Asia is from 2016 to present.

Features include:

  • Links to full text judgments of cases reported on.
  • Linking to cited cases
  • Links to legislation
  • Links to commentary on Westlaw Asia including the Hong Kong White Book

Citation format [2020] 5 HKDRB A

Contributing Editors from Davis Polk: Martin Rogers, Robyn Crowter, Sui Hang Hui, Alice Leung, Noble Mak, Joyce Chow, Enoch Lee, Jonathan Sit, Lincoln Jim, Sophie Liu, Kate Chan, Jovi Cheng, Lok Cheung, Leanne Chu, Jacky Fung, Kirstie Leung and Caroline Wang.

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Webinar: Coronavirus, and Australian Bushfires - Business Continuity Resources on Practical Law and Westlaw Asia

Epidemics, pandemics, civil unrest and other civil emergencies not only disrupt day-to-day business operations, but also create and amplify legal risks. From the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) to the devastating Australian bushfires, disruptive crises pose a significant operational and legal impact on businesses and highlight the increasing need to prepare for business continuity disruptions in the 21st century.

Join us in this webinar for an overview of the key risks and legal implications arising from pandemics and other public health and civil emergencies, and learn about the resources  Practical Law and Westlaw Asia have to offer to assist businesses and their legal advisers in their business continuity planning.

Webinar overview

  • Resources available to help businesses and lawyers address key risks and legal implications arising from Coronavirus, Australian bushfires and other civil emergencies. 
  • Business continuity planning – resources on Practical Law and Westlaw Asia.
  • Checklist of what to prepare.

Webinar Details

Date: 26 March 2020 (Thursday)

Time: 1 - 2 pm (GMT +8, HKT / SGT)

 

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