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Mathew P.H. Liu

2909 7809 mathewliu@sfks.com.hk


  • Bachelor of Laws (The Chinese University of Hong Kong with Honours 2014)


  • Solicitor of Hong Kong (2017)
  • Associate of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (2019)



  • Dispute Resolution:
    - Broad litigation practice covering commercial, land and building management, estate and trust, professional discipline, employment, etc.
    - Commercial: claim against director’s breach of duty; shareholders’ dispute; dispute on share purchase agreements; winding-up and insolvency matters; advice on company’s procedure of meetings, removal of directors and the articles and association in general
    - Insolvency: advice to liquidators; sanction applications to the Companies Court; application for debt restructuring schemes; contentious and non-contentious personal bankruptcy and corporate winding-up proceedings
    - Land and building management: title disputes; adverse possession claims; applications for order for sale; Deed of Mutual Covenant disputes; advice on property management companies and owners’ corporations on general building management matters; tenancy disputes; water leakage cases
    - Estate and trust: Claims against personal representatives; contentious probate applications
    - Professional discipline: disciplinary inquiry of Medical Council and Veterinary Surgeons Board
    - Employment: advice on summary dismissal and termination of employment, etc., from employer and employee perspectives
    - Criminal matters: criminal litigation; traffic offences; investigation by the Securities and Futures Commission against market misconducts; investigation by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC); general and urgent legal visits for persons in Police custody or involved in Police enquiries
    - Alternative dispute resolutions: mediation; resisting enforcement of arbitral award; dispute on stay pending arbitration;
    - Debt recovery; e-mail fraud cases; disputes on sale of goods and supply of services
    - Personal injuries
    - Defamation
  • Family and Estate Planning:
    - Family: divorce; claims for ancillary relief and maintenance; issues regarding custody, care and control, access and removal of children; variation of maintenance orders
    - Conveyancing: acting for vendors and purchasers in real estate transactions; close relative transactions and disposal of interests; mortgage redemption
    - Wills and probate: Drafting of wills, Non-contentious application for grant of probate and letters of administration of estate; ongoing advice to personal representatives
    - Elderly care: Drafting of enduring power of attorney; application for mental health cases