Letters to Hong Kong Lawyer

For the fourth year running, the Judiciary has been recruiting Judicial Assistants (“JDAs”) to assist judges at the Court of Final Appeal (“CFA”) and the High Court with their work. These typically...
January 2014
I was an accountant before joining the legal profession. Therefore, I am particularly sensitive to the figures in my work. Below are some observations I have noted in my work and I would like to...
January 2014
I am responding to the Privacy Commissioner’s article in your October edition (the “Article”) and his decision to serve an enforcement notice against the “Do No Evil” App (the “App”). First, I...
December 2013
To prepare for a conference presentation on bilingualism, I did some research in how judges code-mix – ie. the colloquial mixing of English and Chinese terms - in court. This included past work...
November 2013
Mr. McCauley raises some important issues regarding admission to practice law in Hong Kong. His core concern is that large numbers of law graduates are prevented from ever becoming lawyers because...
October 2013
I am a Juris Doctorate (“JD”) candidate at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and I am concerned about my eligibility to receive a law license as the fruition of my legal studies. The defect of...
July 2013
Failure of the SFC and SEHK to promote the MMO approach for Hong Kong IPOs Dear Sir, I refer to the joint consultation conclusions published by the Securities and Futures Commission (the “...
April 2013
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