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Hugh Southey QC speaking on ‘Stateless children: orphanage tourism – rights of the child’ at the IBA Seoul

Hugh Southey QC is delivering at the International Bar Association’s annual conference in Seoul on Thursday 26th September on the difficulties faced in modern families when children are born outside the ‘traditional’ family structures. The panel considers the plight of children removed from their families and placed into orphanages. In some cases, the children are […]

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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 […]

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Mark Summers QC authors key observation report on Hong Kong’s proposed extradition Bill

Mark Summers QC authors key observation report on Hong Kong’s proposed extradition Bill on behalf of the Bar Human Rights Committee. The observation report highlights concerns (both in Hong Kong and internationally) about the proposed amendments and the comparison being drawn to the UK’s extradition system. The report states that the proposed amendments “fundamentally imperil […]

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