Human Rights

In June 2019, Allen & Overy, along with the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), released a report highlighting areas of Hong Kong legislation and policy in which an individual’s relationship...
October 2019
On 6 June 2019, the Court of Final Appeal handed down a historic judgment in Leung Chun Kwong v the Secretary for the Civil Service and others (“the Angus Leung Case”). In addition to...
October 2019
Human rights — habeas corpus — request for surrender of fugitive offender to foreign jurisdiction — documents to be produced to committal court — authentication of affidavits relied upon by...
July 2019
In 2018, Hong Kong remained on the Tier 2 Watch List of the Trafficking in Persons (“TIP”) report for the third consecutive year, putting Hong Kong at risk of U.S. trade sanctions that would come...
June 2019
Human rights — liberty and security of person — Pt. XII of Crimes Ordinance — whether provisions relating to prostitution and vice establishments contravened Hong Kong Bill of Rights Ordinance (Cap....
April 2019