Dispute over late Hong Kong tycoon Henry Fok’s estate ‘rather sad’, judge hearing the case says

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The judge presiding over a dispute concerning the late Hong Kong tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung’s multibillion-dollar estate has described the case as “rather sad”. Mr Justice David Lok Kai-hong on Thursday said: “I can’t stop myself from expressing the sentiment of how unfortunate this case ended up in court.” The sentiment was echoed by one of the tycoon’s children, Ian Fok Chun-wan, whose counsel, Wong Yan-lung SC, observed: “If the late Mr Fok were here looking at what is happening today, the biggest nightmare of his life has unfortunately materialised.” The High Court was hearing a fresh round of legal...