施祺福 资深大律师

  • 牛津大学大学学院文学硕士

执业年份

  • 1974 (英国)
  • 1982 (香港)
  • 2001 (香港资深大律师)

个人简历

施祺福资深大律师在商事诉讼领域具有广泛的执业经验。他曾参与香港的一些重大民事案件,例如 ADS v Wheelock Marden 一案与雅佳(Akai)清盘案。自2001年他获得香港资深大律师的头衔以来,施祺福大律师的执业范围更扩展到税务、电讯与广播法等领域。

全球权威法律评级机构钱伯斯(Chambers & Partners)的亚洲地区杰出律师指南——《钱伯斯指南(亚洲)》(Chambers Asia)将施祺福资深大律师评为杰出资深大律师之中第一等的资深大律师。根据《钱伯斯指南(亚洲)》的评论,施祺福大律师以代表一流的金融机构而闻名,是“一位才华出众、有着出色抗辩技巧的大律师,与他共事十分愉快”(2011年版),“他的强项在于他那睿智并富有技巧的分析和雄辩的能力”(2008年版)。施祺福大律师代理的案件中, 有超过二百件刊登于法律汇报中。

  • Akai v. Ernst & Young [2009] 5 HKLRD 804 (CFA). No jurisdiction to order security for costs of a claim brought by an insolvent overseas company with a place of business in Hong Kong.
  • Pacific Electric Wire & Cable v. Harmutty [2009] 3 HKLRD 94 and FAMV 28/2009 (Court of Appeal and CFA). Whether summary judgment is available or appropriate where the underlying claim is based on allegations of fraud.
  • Hebei Enterprises v. Livasiri (2008) HKCFAR 321 (CFA). Professional negligence; whether solicitors held money as stakeholder or trustee; duty to advise client of risk of transferring money to another firm.
  • Commissioner of Inland Revenue v. Tai Hing Cotton Mill (Development) Ltd [2008] 2 HKLRD 40 (CFA). Effect of anti avoidance provision on tax liability of subsidiary company developing land bought from parent at price referable to share of redevelopment profits.
  • World Fuel Services v. Florens Container Inc (2007) 10 HKCFAR 256 (CFA). Jurisdiction to order costs to be paid by an interested non party who funds an action brought by the liquidators of an insolvent company.
  • Official Receiver v. Trustee in Bankruptcy of Chan Wing Hing (2006) HKCFAR 545 (CFA). Provisions of Bankruptcy Ordinance obliging bankrupt to notify trustee in bankruptcy of travel plans are unconstitutional as restricting Basic Law right of freedom to travel.