International Dispute Resolution guide—Hong Kong
International Dispute Resolution guide—Hong Kong

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • International Dispute Resolution guide—Hong Kong
  • The questions raised in the guide

The International Dispute Resolution guide for Hong Kong is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The guide can be accessed here:

GTDT Hong Kong 2019

The questions raised in the guide

The guide answers the following questions:

1. What is the structure of the civil court system?

2. What is the role of the judge and the jury in civil proceedings?

3. What are the time limits for bringing civil claims?

4. Are there any pre-action considerations the parties should take into account?

5. How are civil proceedings commenced? How and when are the parties to the proceedings notified of their commencement? Do the courts have the capacity to handle their caseload?

6. What is the typical procedure and timetable for a civil claim?

7. Can the parties control the procedure and the timetable?

8. Is there