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Katherine Ng, Associate
Katherine has experience in dealing with all aspects of family law.
Katherine advises on family law including divorce, pre and post-nuptial agreements, financial settlements and issues relating to children. She also has experience working on cases involving unmarried partners and their children.
Katherine has assisted a variety of clients on ancillary relief claims, ranging from high net worth individuals and families, to clients in financial need. Her cases have involved trust structures and multi-jurisdictional elements. Katherine was also involved in the decision of LCYP v JEK  HKCFI 1588, which clarified the law in Hong Kong on pre and post-nuptial agreements. With respect to children matters, she has experience dealing with wrongful removal cases, such as Re ALWB (Minor: Wardship)  HKCI 899, which involved a child of unmarried parents; successfully securing the return order of the child. Katherine has also assisted on a case involving the Hague Convention which went to the Court of Appeal, involving the parties’ intentions and habitual residence. Recently, she assisted on the landmark case of AA v BB  HKCFI1401, which ruled that going forward, same-sex parents can apply for equal parental rights over their children in Hong Kong.
Katherine is admitted to practice in Hong Kong. She speaks fluent English and Cantonese and is conversant in Mandarin.
We’re technically married, we just haven’t signed the papers. What’s the difference?
Choosing to protect your interests, whether married or not, will always be a prudent approach.
No rights for unmarried fathers in Hong Kong
What unmarried fathers may not know is that the father’s lack of parental rights will result in childcare arrangements being in limbo.