Michael Jackson

Consultant, Boase Cohen & Collins and Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong’s Faculty of Law

New Zealander Michael Jackson relocated to Hong Kong in 1984 to take up a position with the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong, where he remains to this day as Associate Professor. Mr. Jackson has authored a number of legal publications including the acclaimed textbook Criminal Law in Hong Kong, and has been consulting for Boase Cohen and Collins for nearly 30 years, specialising in criminal law and procedure, cybercrime, and privacy and data protection law. He has served as a member of the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission’s Subcommittee on Fraud and the Law Society of Hong Kong’s Committee on Criminal Law and Procedure, and has appeared on a number of occasions before Legislative Council panels to present submissions.

Late in 2016, the Court of Final Appeal (“CFA”) in HKSAR v Chan Kam Shing, FACC 5/2016 confirmed that joint enterprise liability remains part of Hong Kong criminal law. In so ruling,...
16 March 2017
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