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  1. City briefs

    Posted May 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... membership terminated Baroness Clare Baillieu is suing the Foreign Correspondents' Club for damages for the alleged unlawful termination of her membership, while the Central club ... in comments made in 2001 and in Macau this month. The writ also names Mr Ho's personal assistant, Ambrose So Shu-fai- manager of Shun Tak Holdings and executive director of Sociedade de Turismo ...

  2. ICAC seeks information from law company

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... a request by the Independent Commission Against Corruption to the Foreign Correspondents' Club on Tuesday to provide the bar and food accounts of two criminal lawyers, both members of the FCC. In a memo to members last night, FCC president Matthew Driskill confirmed his club intended to fight the order. 'I am able to confirm that the FCC has received a request from the ICAC which ...

  3. Fired pilots confident court will back them

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Correspondents' Club yesterday signing copies of his book about the episode, The 49ers - The True Story, and he was adamant they would get the right result when their case goes before the Court of Final ... It's taken more than 10 years, but the remaining 17 of the 49 pilots who were sacked en masse by Cathay Pacific in a labour dispute are confident that Hong Kong's highest court ...

  4. Baroness told to pay HK$1m in legal costs

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger A bitter legal battle between the Foreign Correspondents' Club and a self-styled Australian baroness may be over after the woman was ordered yesterday to pay the club's legal costs of nearly HK$1 million. Deputy High Court Judge Simon Mayo made the ruling in the Court of First Instance yesterday after he rejected Clare Baillieu's damages claim ...

  5. Days of reckoning

    Posted Jun 14th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Lam, Polly Hui

    ... Hong Kong. At his victory party at the Foreign Correspondents' Club, he confessed: 'I have been a barrister for 20 years and have spent 18 years prosecuting. I finally realised how ... a prominent- almost daily- presence at their favourite corner in the Foreign Correspondents' Club, where lawyers, businessmen and journalists mixed and exchanged the latest on transaction deals, ...

  6. Britain opposes death penalty in heywood case

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... penalty everywhere in the world, including in cases that apply to British nationals,' British Foreign Office minister Jeremy Browne said at an event at the Foreign Correspondents' Club ... of the biggest political scandals on the mainland in years, with Bo's top aide briefly fleeing to a US consulate and Bo being sacked and placed under investigation by the Communist Party. Bo&#039 ...

  7. Weak court system nearing crisis point: US legal expert

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... underprivileged groups, according to a US expert on the legal system. 'The government is at a crossroads now, maybe approaching a crisis, because its institutions don't work well enough,' Jerome Cohen, a professor at the New York University School of Law, told the Shanghai Foreign Correspondents Club. 'At this point, the leadership is getting the worst of both possible worlds ...

  8. Liquid lunches and the gumleaf mafia: a survivor's tale

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... worsened. 'The long liquid lunches at the Foreign Correspondents Club now came into their own, sometimes followed by nocturnal carousing.' Mr Findlay's office was also marred ... Polly Hui Grenville Cross, the city's longest-serving director of public prosecutions, described his post in his article to the latest issue of Hong Kong Lawyer magazine as one ...

  9. Out-of-court deal urged in Hollingworth case

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Hollingworth's age and declining health, and the fact that the two Foreign Correspondents Club regulars were formerly close friends, the dispute should be settled out of court. 'I wonder whether ... Hollingworth $400 an hour 'to talk to her about his take on current affairs' because she still wrongly believed she was a correspondent for The Daily Telegraph. Mr Stock said those talks cost ...

  10. Top lawyers trade barbs over memoir

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... as an unruly group of Australian and New Zealand prosecutors in the 1980s who refused to follow the instructions of their seniors and had frequent, long liquid lunches at the Foreign Correspondents Club. His remarks have upset members of the so-called 'mafia', some of whom have since thrived in private practice. Mr Grossman, who worked for the Attorney General's Chambers ...




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