Reform of the Civil Process in Hong Kong
Author(s): Michael Wilkinson, Janet Burton
Publication Date: 1 January 1999
Reform of the Civil Process in Hong Kong looks at the civil justice system’s current problems and potential for reform.
The civil justice system in Hong Kong has been accused of being overly slow, expensive, and complex. Reform of the Civil Process in Hong Kong looks at the system’s current problems and potential for reform. The means and methods used in other jurisdictions are considered in depth, including a detailed review of the Woolf Reforms and their relevance to and impact on Hong Kong. This invaluable title features contributions from a distinguished panel of judges, practitioners and academics from Hong Kong, England and Singapore.
“Civil litigation is in crisis. It has been so for some time.”
- Foreword, the Hon Mr Justice Litton.