Conveyancing and Banking Department
Conveyancing and banking related legal works are two of the major areas
of practice of the Firm since its establishment in 1945 and the Firm
has, in the course of years, obtained wide experience in dealing with
both urban and New Territories conveyancing matters.
The Firm was appointed in 1995 by The
Chinachem Group, a major property developer in Hong Kong, to act on its
behalf in all its conveyancing matters.
In 1998, the Firm was appointed as one
of the 4 solicitor firms acting for Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation
("the Corporation") in its West Rail Land Resumption Scheme Phase 1
Project ("the Project") for providing legal services to the Corporation
for matters arising out of the resumption of affected land in the scheme
and the Firm was assigned a work package consisting of 262 lots of land
under the Project covering land in both urban and New Territories
The Firm also serves various banks and
financial institutions in Hong Kong for giving legal advice in banking
related areas and also for preparation of loan documentation, mortgages
and other security documents.
In addition, the Firm acted for the Hong
Kong Housing Authority ("the Authority") in its Home Ownership Scheme
Conveyancing ("HOS") since 1992 in which the Firm has handled over 1,500
assignments in total for the Authority under the HOS in respect of
Block B of Yee Ching Court in 1992, Block C of Kwai Chun Court in 1995,
Block K of Tin Shing Court II in 1998, Block F of Tin Fu Court in 1999,
Block A of Lai Yan Court in 2001 and Kingsford Terrace in 2007.
Besides HOS, the Firm also acted for the
Authority in its Tenants Purchase Scheme Conveyancing ("TPS") since
1998 in which the Firm has handled over 1,000 assignments under Phase 1
of the TPS for the Authority and the Firm has also recently been
appointed by the Authority to undertake conveyancing work for Phase 6B
of the TPS Scheme and the estimated number of units to be handled by the
Firm under Phase 6B of the TPS will be around 2,500.