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  1. Outgoing chief justice dons robes a final time

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a 'son of Hong Kong' called to duty in historic times. Lawyers, judges and members of the public attended a ceremonial farewell sitting at the Court of Final Appeal yesterday as Hong ... tribute to Li and his achievements- in particular the foundation of the Court of Final Appeal and Li's dedication to nurturing talent and inspiring others to serve the community. Secretary ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Housing body appeal plan derailed by residents The Housing Authority yesterday abandoned its plan to go straight to the Court of Final Appeal to fight a prior ruling that public housing rent is too high, instead agreeing to challenge the case in the Court of Appeal. Residents who won the July 11 court case objected to the Authority's original appeal plans. Florist ...

  3. Divorce ruling evens the balance at last

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... patriarchal and organised in such a way that masculine characteristics are lauded as intelligent and decisive, while female characteristics are derided as submissive and undesirable. The Court of Final Appeal has finally rectified one aspect of the law which has long reflected society's bias towards the concept of the household 'breadwinner' as the key and usually male ...


    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Honour among thieves should be discouraged. Indeed, dishonour and betrayal among thieves should be encouraged.' Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, in a Court of Final Appeal judgment ...

  5. Mother spent HK$6m to contest diva's will

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Mr Justice Michael Hartmann yesterday threw out Tam's application to admit Gilead Cooper QC to represent her in the appeal before the Court of Final Appeal on May 9. Hartmann said he ... The figure was in a Court of First Instance judgment handed down yesterday that dismissed the singer's mother's application to admit a Queen's Counsel to represent her in her appeal ...

  6. Mother's appeal over Anita Mui's will 'without merit'

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng maggie.ng@scmp.com A Court of Final Appeal case brought by the mother of singer Anita Mui Yim-fong over her daughter's fortune amounted to 'hostile litigation', ... 9. The court yesterday handed down the reasons for dismissing her appeal. 'The appeal is entirely without merit. The respondents should not be vexed by one appeal after another,' Mr ...

  7. 'Sorry I was a bad example'

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... apologised to his wife and family over his extramarital affair and the trouble stemming from a four-year legal challenge to inherit Wang's HK$50 billion estate. Last week, the Court of Final ... that Wang left him her entire estate in a 2006 will. The Court of Appeal ruled against him, and police have charged him for forging the will. He said he was psychologically prepared to face ...

  8. A man who approached his work with a sense of humour

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Outgoing Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang might be known to the public as the serious, robed top judge staring down from the bench at the Court of Final Appeal, but at least one ... with journalists at his final press conference in his capacity yesterday, himself said: 'I think one must approach one's work in life seriously, but always with a sense of humour.' Eu said ...

  9. Fung shui master's claims of love unsubstantiated: tycoon's brother

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... of their love, he said. Nina Wang was known for never giving up hope for her husband's return. In her legal battle over the Chinachem empire, the will that the Court of Final Appeal upheld as the final and authentic one included the phrase 'one life, one love'. But Mr Chan said he had a close relationship with Wang for 14 years since 1993, and also said earlier that it would ...

  10. Honour for awards panel chief

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Six people have won Hong Kong's highest honour- including the man who led the committee handing out the gongs. Legal figures make up half the Grand Bauhinia Medal recipients, with Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, Court of Final Appeal judge Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary and outgoing Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung all honoured. Chief Secretary ...




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