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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Zervos vs Cross: legal eagles clash over ICAC's probe of Donald Tsang

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Zervos vs Cross: legal eagles clash Retired prosecution chief Grenville Cross has rounded on the "hands-off" approach taken by the man currently in the post towards the ICAC's 18-month investigation of former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. In a media letter, Cross, director of public prosecutions from 1997 to 2009, said Kevin ...

  2. In blogs we trust

    Posted Nov 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Wong Joon Ian

    ... a small side room where conference speakers prepare or take a breather from the main event. Isaac Mao Xianghui sits cross-legged on the floor. He drifts in and out of 'peer-to-peer ... and freedom of speech. They prefer to be involved in what's called life-sharing, according to Kevin Wen, business development director at Bokee.com, one of the mainland's most popular blog ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Former Hong Kong prosecutor Grenville Cross not retiring quietly

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Feisty former DPP is a professor at more than one university and is also not afraid to speak up, as present DPP Kevin Zervos discovered Grenville Cross ... Just last week, the spirited 62-year-old took aim at his latest target: Kevin Zervos, the incumbent DPP who will be leaving the job on Sunday. Zervos was blamed for failing to push ...

  4. Zervos tipped as frontrunner for DPP

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an outcome. Barrister Clive Grossman SC said: 'I think Kevin Zervos is the obvious choice. He is very able.' At present the 57-year-old senior counsel is chief of staff and one of five ... Maggie Ng The Department of Justice is expected to appoint a new director of public prosecutions in February when its sitting head, Ian McWalters SC, steps down as his retirement ...

  5. Zervos takes office as new DPP

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Kevin Zervos SC assumed the post of director of public prosecutions yesterday, the Justice Department announced. The last DPP, Ian McWalters SC, joined the judiciary last month. Justice Secretary Wong Yan-lung said he was confident Zervos would lead the prosecutions team ably to meet challenges ahead. ...

  6. Zervos quietly slips in as top prosecutor

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle, Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Cliff Buddle Veteran government lawyer Kevin Zervos has quietly taken on the role of Hong Kong's top prosecutor in a move that is expected to lead to him being appointed ... McWalters took over from Grenville Cross, who held the post for 12 years, in October 2009. Zervos, who had been deputy director of public prosecution, told the Sunday Morning Post that he understood ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    How jailing old ladies on suspicion aids Hong Kong's anti-crime image

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... anti-crime image How jailing old ladies on suspicion aids Hong Kong He [the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kevin Zervos] said the onus was still on the prosecution to prove beyond a reasonable ... they get blacklisted and cannot function as a viable and legitimate financial centre." SCMP, March 18   As Zervos knows, there is an easy way of making this onus of proof less burdensome ...

  8. News - China

    Christians in Zhejiang cross with authorities over church demolitions

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:25pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, and Laura Zhou The Christian community in Zhejiang is at loggerheads with the local authorities over a campaign to remove crosses from church buildings At cross purposes Wenzhou in Zhejiang province is known as China's Jerusalem. One million of the city's eight million legal residents are Christian. Huge crosses rise towards the sky ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Kevin Zervos says young lawyers keen to join justice department

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 06:14am by Thomas Chan

    ... Recently retired director of public prosecutions Kevin Zervos says capable young lawyers are keen to join the Department of Justice, contrary to the perception that its prosecution division faces ... that there was a shortage of talent in the division. Zervos said the attractive package on offer, including perks such as an exchange programme and the opportunity for legal training in London, meant "young ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Chief prosecutor tipped to resign in November

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Strong hint that chief prosecutor will retire The justice minister has dropped the strongest hint yet that director of public prosecutions Kevin Zervos ... in November. Zervos joined the Justice Department in 1992 and rose through the ranks to take over as chief prosecutor from Ian McWalters SC in March 2011. McWalters has since become a Court of First ...




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