Matrix members have experience working in a range of courts in Hong Kong, including the Court of Final Appeal. We have experience advising government departments, companies and individuals across a wide range of practice areas.
This week we return to Hong Kong to examine the human rights implications as China moves to implement new national security law. We speak to Patricia Ho about the recent developments and ask, what does this mean for the rule of law in Hong Kong? Matrix Law Pod · Podcast 8 – Endgame In […]
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, […]
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 […]
Re-trial ordered for appellants previously convicted of conspiracy to defraud the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has today handed down a judgment in HKSAR v Keen and Ors  HKCFA 32 allowing the appeal of the appellants who were charged and convicted on two counts of conspiracy to defraud. The appellants, Chen Keen (A1), Hao May (A2) and Yee Wenjye (A3), were all sentenced to […]
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 […]