SASHA ALLISON

ADMISSIONS

2015      Barrister (Hong Kong)

2008      Solicitor (Hong Kong)

2004      Barrister & Solicitor (High Court of Australia)

2003      Barrister & Solicitor (Western Australia) 

 
EDUCATION  

2001    LLB / BEcon (University of Western Australia)
 

CONTACT  

ms.sasha.allison@gmail.com

 

PRACTICE PROFILE

 

Sasha practiced as a family law solicitor in Hong Kong for several years prior to joining the Bar, where she continues to specialise in family law.  

 

She has advised and appeared as an advocate on children matters relating to jurisdictional disputes, custody, care and control proceedings, ouster and non-molestation applications, parental child abduction (both Hague and non-Hague) and relocation applications, as well as various financial relief applications including maintenance pending suit, discovery, enforcement and Financial Dispute Resolution hearings.  

 

Prior to specializing in family law, Sasha handled general commercial litigation matters both in Australia and Hong Kong.  

 

SELECTED CASES

 

Children

 

LCH v JMC [2019] 4 HKLRD 242 - forum; return of child to juridiction; non-Hague convention removal

 

NLT v LYKJ, FCMC 8680/2012 - trial on custody, care and control and access

 

JFMC v DJH, FCMC 11755/2015 - trial on permanent relocation, custody, care and control and access 

 

Finances

 

DJA v OFI, FCMC 1342/2015 - ancillary relief trial; section 17 MPPO application

 

YBH v TYC, FCMC 1091/2015 - ancillary relief trial

 

LZ v LY, FCMC 7207/2018 - maintenance pending suit; legal costs contribution

 

K, KM v K,H, FCMC 6816/2016 - maintenance pending suit

 

PUBLICATIONS  

 

Headnote contributor for the Hong Kong Law Reports and Digest and Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Reports

 

"Testamentary Freedom in the shadow of Cap 481", Hong Kong Lawyer, January 2020, p39

 

"Is it time for Hong Kong to adopt no fault divorce" Hong Kong Lawyer, October 2019, p46

 

"Industry insight - Hong Kong case applying Prest v Petrodel" Hong Kong Lawyer, September 2013, p56

 

"Should Hong Kong consider arbitration in family disputes" Hong Kong Lawyer, July 2013, p48

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

 

Member of Hong Kong Family Law Association

 

Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society          

    

MISCELLANEOUS

 

Part-time lecturer at Hong Kong University (PCLL course) in Family Law

 

STEPS Certificate in International Trusts Management (Distinction)