Mr Edward Fitzgerald QC delivered the second HKU-Boase Cohen & Collins Criminal Law Lecture

Mr Edward Fitzgerald QC, who specialises in criminal law, public law, judicial review and international human rights law, gave the second HKU-Boase Cohen & Collins Criminal Law Lecture “Criminal Appeals and New Evidence” on 26 January 2018. The lecture by whom his contemporary David Pannick QC described as “a Rolls Royce in the cab rank of barristers” in a tribute article in The Times attracted an audience of 250 including practitioners and law students. The lecture series, supported by Boase Cohen & Collins, was launched in 2017, aiming to increase awareness of significant issues and challenges in criminal law. The inaugural Criminal Law Lecture featured Ms Clare Montgomery QC on “Joint Enterprise”.

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