LIU HON YING T/A UNITED SPEEDOC CO. v. HUNG TAK SERVICE LTD.

HCA000358/1997

HCA358/1997

IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE

HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION

COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE

(Civil Jurisdiction)

ACTION NO.358 OF 1997

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BETWEEN
LIU HON YING trading as UNITED SPEEDOC COMPANY Plaintiff
AND
HUNG TAK SERVICE LIMITED Defendant

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Coram: Recorder Ronny Wong, SC in Court

Dates of Hearing: 17 July 2000

Date of Judgment: 19 July 2000

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J U D G M E N T

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1. This is a claim by the Plaintiff against the Defendant for money due under an agreement made in November, 1994 [‘the November, 94Agreement”] and under a revised agreement made in November, 1995 [“the Revised Agreement”].

2. The Defendant did not appear at the hearing.

3. Mr. Lawrence Ng opened the Plaintiff’s case fully before me and he called Madam Liu Hon Ying and her husband Lee Lai Wang to supportthe averments pleaded in the Amended Statement of Claim.

4. I am satisfied that the Plaintiff has proved her case on a balance of probabilities.

5. I order that judgment be entered in favour of the Plaintiff against the Defendant in the sum of HK$640,649.8 as sum due under theNovember, 94 Agreement and in the sum of HK$2,303,080 as sum due under the Revised Agreement.

6. I further order that the Plaintiff be entitled to interest on the aforesaid sums at the current judgment interest rate as from thedate of this judgment.

7. The Plaintiff is further entitled to the costs of this action including the costs of the adjourned hearing before the HonourableMr. Justice Yam.

8. The Defendant’s Counterclaim is dismissed with costs in favour of the Plaintiff.

(Ronny F.H. Wong, SC)
Recorder of the High Court

Representation:

Mr Lawrence Ng, instructed by Messrs. Yip, Tse and Tang, for the Plaintiff

Defendant in person (Absent)