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Phillip Rompotis and Josh Baker, instructed by Minter Ellison, appeared for the defendant on the plaintiff’s application to amend its statement of claim and reply in a construction dispute: [2021] HKCFI 2785. The court ruled that it was not fair for the plaintiff to introduce new agency and quantum meruit claims nine weeks before trial, that the claims were were insufficiently particularised and that the prejudice to the defendant could not be compensated by costs.