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