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Following the publication of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022, the firm has seen some impressive rankings in the latest guide to top law firms and lawyers across the region.
Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Greater China 2022 rankings: success for Kennedys across the region
Following the publication of Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022, the firm has seen some impressive rankings in the latest guide to top law firms and lawyers across the region.
We are pleased to again report a record turnover of £264m, an increase of 11% on the previous year (£238m).We have also increased the number of fee earners globally by 10%, taking the firm’s overall headcount to in excess of 2,300
The Legal 500 APAC 2021 results has seen Kennedys build on our 2020 achievements and confirmed the strength of the firm’s reputation across the region.
The launch of the 2021 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific has seen Kennedys build on our 2020 achievements and confirmed the strength of the firm’s reputation across the region.
Supplemental arrangement concerning mutual enforcement of arbitral arrangement between Hong Kong and the Mainland
On 27 November 2020, the Secretary for Justice and the Vice President of the Supreme People’s Court signed the “Supplemental Arrangement Concerning Mutual Enforcement of Arbitral Arrangement between the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region” (the Supplemental Arrangement).
Kennedys is celebrating 20 years in Hong Kong, and is also moving to new offices.
The publication of the 2020 editions of the legal directories covering Asia Pacific has seen Kennedys continue its ranking success.
Addchance Limited v Herojoy Trading Limited  HKCFI 1147
It is well established that the court will grant an injunction to restrain the presentation of a winding-up petition which it considers would be an abuse of court’s process. Deputy High Court Judge Keith Yeung SC (“DHCJ Yeung”) revisited this principle in Addchance Limited v Herojoy Trading Limited where there were two sets of inconsistent accounting documents which respectively prove and disprove the existence of the debt.
On 2 April 2019, Hong Kong becomes the first jurisdiction outside the Mainland where, as a seat of arbitration, parties to arbitral proceedings administered by its arbitral institutions would be able to apply to the Mainland courts for interim measures (including property preservation, evidence preservation and conduct preservation).