12th August - Law News

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Today's Video Focus: Some 10 weeks after protests first began over a since-suspended extradition bill, Hong Kong continues to be a city in turmoil. Running battles between police and protesters are again dominating the news. In the latest installment, thousands of protesters have clashed with police at various points in the center of the city. The situation escalated with petrol bombs being thrown at the police, as well as bricks, and officers used tear gas in an effort to quash the unrest.

Focus of the Day News Story:
A sudden jump in the number of (usually rare) cases where heirs try to oust executors has been recorded by the High Court. The High Court saw 138 new cases of this type last year, an increase from zero new cases in 2017, according to figures obtained by private client firm Boodle Hatfield.
Full story - New Law Journal

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