Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Hong Kong Precedents of Pleadings Second Edition Main Work + Supplement


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Bullen & Leake & Jacob
Dec 2018
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•  This new edition localises substantive legal content, building on the precedents of pleadings that have been tightly drafted by specialist law firms.

•  The Parts on Banking and Finance, Business Law, Intellectual Property and Professional Liability have been updated and expanded.

•  The complimentary supplement includes two new chapters on Competition Law and Privacy.


Modelled on the original UK work, Bullen & Leake & Jacobs Hong Kong Precedents of Pleadings provides locally relevant content and expertly drafted precedents.

The second edition includes:

• Updates to 8 parts including Banking and Finance, Business Law, Intellectual Property and Professional Liability.

• A revised Business Law section fully updated with the new Trade Description Ordinance (Cap. 362)  and an expanded section on Constructive Trust and Tracing.

• Contemporary precedent templates for preparation of statements of case, covering common and not-so-common causes of action and defense that arise in practice to adapt to the facts of your current case.

• A subject overview at the start of each section which lists important cases and cites relevant legislation.

• Commentary with specific guidance to individual precedents serving as a best practise guide for presentation of trial materials.

• Coverage of claims and defenses.

• Supplement includes two new chapters on Competition Law and Privacy in addition to updates to the chapters on Libel and Slander and Malicious Falsehood.


Cases of note include:

Business Law:

Secretary for Justice v Global Merchant Funding Ltd [2015] 2 HKLRD 843, (2016) 19 HKCFAR 192

Chan Miu Chu Zoe v Choi Chiu Yuk (HCA 698/2012, [2014] HKEC 316)

Swiss Finance Mortgage Services Ltd v Wong Kam Fan (HCA 1244/2015, [2016] HKEC 2763)

Chang Pui Yin v Bank of Singapore Ltd [2017] 4 HKLRD 458


Economic Torts:

Xiamen Xinjingdi Group Ltdv Eton Properties Ltd [2016] 4 HKC 357

Liu Qian v Sunway International Holdings Ltd (CACV 88/2017, [2017] HKEC 1995)


Environmental Claims – Nuisance:

Barr v Biffa Waste Services Ltd [2011] 4 All ER 1065: use of land as a landfill

Rylands v Fletcher: consent and nuisance

Color Quest Ltd v Total Downstream UK Plc [2010] 2 Costs LR 140

Larbons Ltd v Kuo You Weaving Factory Ltd (DCCJ 934/2006, [2007] HKEC 1378)