P. C. Woo & Co.

George Sit

Partner

B. Ec., L.LB. (University of Sydney)
Joined the firm in 2004-2008
Rejoined the Firm in 2009
Admitted to partnership in 2011

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Professional Qualifications

  • 1993Solicitor, NSW, Australia
  • 1994Solicitor, England and Wales
  • 1994Solicitor, Hong Kong

Practice Areas

Mr. Sit focuses his practice on commercial and civil litigation and he had practiced law as a solicitor in Sydney, Australia prior to his legal practice in Hong Kong.

Mr. Sit’s areas of practice include the following:

  • Representing clients in different types of commercial litigation commenced in the High Court and the District Court, involving disputes on international trade, debts, goods sold and delivered, and related recovery proceedings;
  • Advising medical practitioners on medicolegal matters;
  • Defending medical negligence claims against medical practitioners;
  • Representing clients in disputes between shareholders in s168A and related winding up petitions;
  • Representing both petitioners and respondents in different types of contested winding up petitions;
  • Representing trustees and liquidators respectively in bankruptcy and winding up matters;
  • Representing both applicants and respondents in Employees’ Compensation cases and both plaintiffs and defendants in related personal injury actions;
  • Representing clients in litigation and arbitration concerning Contractor’s All Responsibility (CAR) insurance policy and other construction disputes;
  • Representing banks in mortgagee’s action and related recovery matters;
  • Representing financial institutions and brokerage houses on margin related claims;
  • Representing clients in Securities and Futures Commission investigation and attending SFC hearings;
  • Representing defendants in traffic and other “quasi-criminal” matters;
  • Acting for aided persons as a solicitor on legal aid panel.

Some representative matters include: -

  • Represented an Internet service provider in construction and Internet service related matters, and in Norwich Pharmacal discovery applications;
  • Represented a Hong Kong TV media in defamation claims and cross-border licence disputes;
  • Represented taxpayers in tax appeal to the Board of Review of the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department involving tax payable for over HK$200M;
  • Defended claim against customer of financial institution for US$20M in margin related dispute.

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