Legal Symposium in Taiwan

To celebrate the 72nd Taiwan Judicial Festival, the Judicial Yuan of Taiwan, the Ministry of Justice and the Taiwan Bar Association jointly held a symposium on 11 January which attracted about 250 attendees. Immediate Past President Stephen Hung was invited to speak in one of the seminars titled “Freedom of Speech in ongoing Trial and Investigation Cases”. Mr. Hung shared how Hong Kong balances freedom of the press and ensures fair trial procedures, by citing relevant legislation and cases. Mr. Henry Wai, Vice-Chairperson of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, and Mr. Lawrence Yeung, Member of the Committee, also joined the event.

Mr. Stephen Hung, Council Member and former President of the Law Society (front row second left) with the organisers and guests.