Ernest Chak-Ming Koo

Ernest Chak-Ming Koo

Barrister-at-Law

practice profile

Ernest enjoys a broad civil practice, concentrating particularly on land, Chinese law & custom, adverse possession, building management, trust, probate and family, bankruptcy, administration and election, commercial and personal injuries disputes; and has conducted cases at all levels of courts and tribunals, including inter alia Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal.

notable and representative cases

  • Land:
  • KAN WAI CHUNG AND OTHERS v. HAU WUN FAI AND OTHERS (Court of Appeal), CACV 7 of 2016, 22 July 2016
  • LAI KAM WAH v. TALENT SUN INVESTMENT LTD, HCA 1166 of 2011, 22 May 2012
  • Chinese Law & Custom:
  • MAN PING NAM AND ANOTHER v. MAN FONG HANG (Court of Final Appeal) (2006) 9 HKCFAR 674
  • MAN PING NAM v. MAN TIM LUP AND OTHERS (Court of Appeal) [2011] 1 HKLRD 427
  • Adverse Possession:
  • CHAN TIN SHI v. LI TIN SUNG AND OTHERS (Court of Final Appeal) (2006) 9 HKCFAR 29
  • POON MUI v. CHEONG WAI KIN STANLEY AND ANOTHER, HCMP 2593 of 2012, 29 March 2016
  • MAN CHAN WING AND OTHERS v. CHEUNG HING WO AND ANOTHER, HCMP 1129 of 2013, 27 August 2015
  • Building Management:
  • THE INCORPORATED OWNERS OF KINGLEY INDUSTRIAL BUILDING v. WAN FAI PING (Court of Appeal), CACV 180 of 2010, 12 May 2011
  • CAINFORD LTD v. THE INCORPORATED OWNERS OF KA WING BUILDING (Court of Appeal), CACV 74 of 2009, 6 November 2009
  • KWAN & PUN CO. LTD. v. CHAN LAI YEE AND OTHERS (Court of Appeal), CACV 234 of 2002, 15 November 2002
  • THE INCORPORATED OWNERS OF K. K. MANSION v. JADE WATER GROUP LTD [2010] 3 HKLRD 195
  • THE INCORPORATED OWNERS OF FREDER CENTRE v. GRINGO LTD AND ANOTHER (Court of Appeal) [2016] 2 HKLRD 190
  • Bankruptcy:
  • LO KWOK KUEN DANWAY v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE, (Court of Appeal) [2017] 2 HKLRD 1193
  • WONG TAK MAN, STEPHEN AND ANOTHER v. CHEUNG SIU FAI [2015] 5 HKLRD 923
  • CHEUNG SUN LAM v. LAI KAM MAN AND OTHER (Court of Appeal), CACV 148 of 2011, 18 March 2013
  • Administration & Election:
  • CHONG WING FAI WINFIELD v. CHEUNG KWOK KWAN AND ANOTHER [2013] 2 HKLRD
  • WONG YUN KEUNG SIMON v. LAM CHEUK TING, HCAL 29 of 2016, 30 November 2016
  • Trust, Probate & Family:
  • LZX v. WYL, [2012] 5 HKLRD 29
  • CHAN LING LING AND OTHERS v. CHAN CHING KIT, HCA 2534 of 2013, 17 July 2017
  • YEUNG YUEN KING v. KONG WAI HA AND OTHERS (Court of Appeal), CACV 79 of 2014, 15 December 2014
  • Commercial:
  • NG CHOI SANG t/a CHEUNG KONG CONSTRUCTION CO v. CHU YU TIN AND ANOTHER [2009] 4 HKLRD 747
  • Personal Injuries:
  • WU KIN LEUNG v. INCORPORATED OWNERS OF FU TOR LOY SUN CHUEN STAGE 1, HCPI 1684 of 2002, 4 April 2005
  • WONG YUK CHUEN v. THE LINK MANAGEMENT LTD, DCPI of 291 of 2011, 25 July 2012