The main players
Mr Justice Woo Kwok-hing Chairman and commissioner of the inquiry:
1969: Admitted to Bar of England and Wales.
1992: Named High Court judge.
2004: Appointed vice-president of Court of Appeal.
Key public service:
Commissioner of the inquiry into the Garley Building fire, in which 41 people died (1996-97);
Chairman of the commission of inquiry into chaotic opening of Chek Lap Kok airport (1998-99);
Chairman of the Boundary and Election Commission (1993-1997), renamed Electoral Affairs Commission (1997-2006).
Mr Lee Jark-pui Commissioner of inquiry:
OBE, Justice of the Peace, Silver Bauhinia Star in 2006.
Executive director of investment holding company Lippo Ltd.
Chairman of the Legal Aid Services Council from 1996-2006; Chairman of Agency for Volunteer Service since 1991.