Human Rights

Recently, the world mourned the loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, global champion of equality, and icon of women’s rights. Her legacy of...
November 2020
Administrative law — Director of Administration — scheme requiring applications for use of East Wing Forecourt of Central Government Offices (CGO) for public meetings and processions — forecourt not...
July 2020
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