(Ma6) (Live Presentation and Webinar) Land and Building Management Law : Hot Topics and Case Updates

Date:  15 September 2023 (Friday)  Time: 2:30pm – 5:45pm Language: English Level: Elementary

Speaker: Isabel Tam, Barrister-at-law, Denis Chang’s Chambers and Emily Ting, Barrister-at-law, Denis Chang’s Chambers

Lawyer CPD / ACCA CPD / SFC CPT / Insurers’ CPD Pts:  2 points  Fee: HK$1,260


Land and Building Management Law: Hot Topics and Case Updates

  1. Recent cases in Building Management
    1. Construction of Deeds of Mutual Covenant
    2. Relationship between Deed of Mutual Covenant and First Assignment
    3. Acquiescence and waiver
    4. Procedure and practice
  2. Common issues in adverse possession claims
    1. Adverse possession by one co-owner against another
    2. Adverse possession against a disappeared owner – procedural aspects
    3. Adverse possession in respect of common parts
    4. Adverse possession by incorporated owners
    5. Recent adverse possession cases

       3.   Recent issues in compulsory sale for redevelopment applications

    1. Inclusion of wholly owned lots
    2. Sale of adjoining lots
    3. Common valuation issues
    4. Government’s proposed measures to update and streamline the compulsory sale regime


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Isabel Tam
Isabel Tam graduated with a first class LLB and with distinction in her LLM. Her practice has an emphasis on public law, family law, commercial law, regulatory matters, and land law and building management. She also has an MA in competition law with distinction in the examination component (obtained at the same time as pursuing private practice) and was seconded to the Competition Commission. She has appeared as sole counsel in the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, the District Court and the Magistrates’ Courts. She has also appeared in the Court of Final Appeal. Her experience in public law includes: judicial reviews and hearings relating to the Small House Policy, the “Co-location Arrangement”, the 3rd airport runway, immigration decisions, disciplinary decisions, and administrative tribunals. Her experience in family law includes: CDR, ancillary relief, anti-suit injunction, and harassment-related proceedings.

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