A victim with less financial resources who has a high possibility of getting compensation is suggested applying for legal aid to secure the interest he/she ought to have. H.T. Ngan & Co. is open to inquires about evaluating damages arising from the work injury, employee’s compensation, traffic accident, medical incident and a third party’s negligence. Regarding matrimonial litigation, people who are in financial difficulties may also apply for legal aid. Successful applicants to legal aid will receive a solicitor from the Legal Aid Department as the representative in the proceedings and further formalities. Aided parties may choose their preferred lawyers who are on the legal aid penal. Our firm is willing to assist those who wish to apply for legal aid.
Ms. Ngan is on the panel of Solicitors for the Legal Aid Department of criminal matters, matrimonial/family law, employee compensation, personal injury, medical negligence, and land disputes and has participated in cases related to the Hague Convention on the Abduction of Children, which involved parental abduction of children in and out of the country. In addition, she provides legal advice to clients concerning marriage or relationship breakdown, drafts pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, separation deeds and divorce agreements, and assists to delete non-biological father’s name on birth certificate. Ms Ngan is also experienced in handling void marriage petition, unreasonable behavior divorce petitions, litigation regarding the validity of the Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA), applying for Guardianship Order, Debt-related legal advices, employees’ violations of fiduciary duties such as conflict of interests and breach of confidentiality, applications for Dependent Visas, Company, Shares and Property transfers Due Diligence Check, Building Mortgages, Re-mortgage of public housing flats/HOS units, handling landlord-tenant dispute cases, Adverse Possession, cases involving investigations by the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Immigration Department or Police Force, traffic crime cases, criminal defense or mitigation, probate application for Hong Kong residents who have died outside Hong Kong, civil litigation and debt claims, etc.