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The Matrix Law Pod Episode 2: Power Grabs – Covid Across the Globe

This week’s podcast focuses on how other countries are reacting to Covid-19 and in particular how regimes governed by populist governments are coping. Richard Hermer QC, Phillippa Kaufmann QC and Murray Hunt are joined by human rights activists Stefania Kapronczay, Michael Sfard and Patricia Ho to discuss the situation in Hungary, Israel and the OPT, […]

Lord Ken Macdonald QC to deliver Criminal Law Lecture

Former UK Director of Public Prosecutions Lord Ken Macdonald QC has been confirmed as guest speaker for the annual HKU-Boase Cohen & Collins Criminal Law Lecture. Recognised as one of the country’s leading criminal, regulatory and international barristers, Lord Macdonald will address an audience comprising senior figures from the legal profession and law students in […]

Former Hong Kong Chief Executive cleared of criminal misconduct in the Court of Final Appeal

Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen had his conviction for criminal misconduct quashed by the Court of Final Appeal, who held that that the trial judge had failed to direct the jury properly. Tsang was charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption after failing to disclose a deal with mainland-based businessman Bill Wong […]