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  1. Judges who advised on embezzlement named

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Diana Lee diana.lee@scmp.com A court yesterday named the senior judges who advised a retired head of surgery at the University of Hong Kong he could decide whether or not to report to police the embezzlement of HK$2.7 million from a trust fund. District Court Judge Susana D'Almada Remedios released the names of retired judges Benjamin Liu Tsz-ming and the late Arthur ...

  2. Guilty plea expected in threat against judge

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong An unemployed man accused of threatening the judge in the probate battle over Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum's fortune indicated he would plead guilty yesterday in the District Court. Hung Wai-yip, 48, who allegedly threatened Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon in a letter, was remanded in custody. Judge Stanley Chan Kwong-chi adjourned the case to December 29. ...

  3. Judge devotes a third of ruling to fake signatures

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... million. He found that Wang's signature in the alleged 2006 will, and that of one of the witnesses, Winfield Wong, were 'highly skilled simulations'. The judge said Paul Westwood, ... that indicated it had been beneath the 2006 will when it was signed. But Wong and Ng Shung-mo both said the document they had signed comprised just one page, the judge said. Had there been two copies ...

  4. Man denied bail after threatening judge

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man An unemployed man accused of threatening a judge in a letter was denied bail yesterday. Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon is presiding over the probate battle over the late Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum's fortune. Hung Wai-yip, 48, was remanded in custody after appearing in Eastern Court for a bail review. ...

  5. Judge rules out testimony from Chinachem's fung shui witness

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... based on the hearsay evidence of a fung shui master who cannot be located, the Court of First Instance judge added. 'I do not find the evidence of Mr Kwok to be of much probative ... Justice Lam questioned what the similar wording proved. Wang had no connection to Mr Kwok's will and it would not help him decide if she had meant to leave her estate to Mr Chan, the judge ...

  6. Judge refuses to step down from graft trial

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A senior defence counsel will seek a judicial review in the High Court after a District Court judge refused to step down from a HK$72 million corruption conspiracy trial ... proceedings because the judge had been a government prosecutor who advised in a previous corruption case involving a witness that is linked to the present trial. But Judge Stanley Chan Kwong-chi ...

  7. Trial halted pending hearing over judge

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into a judge's refusal to step down from the case. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann, sitting in the Court of First Instance, yesterday granted the review sought by Martin Lee Chu-ming SC and Philip Dykes on behalf of two of the accused in a District Court trial. The application was made after Judge Stanley Chan Kwong-chi refused a call from Mr Lee last Thursday to withdraw from the case, in which ...

  8. Judge criticises parents in sentencing young robbers

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong The parents of youngsters who attacked and robbed a teenage couple were lambasted yesterday by a judge who said they were partly to blame for their children's crime. Deputy District Court Judge Ada Yim Shun-yee sentenced the five, aged 16 to 20, to a training centre which she said would teach them the social values and self control they had not learned ...

  9. Tycoon's dementia never affected land deals: judge

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Property tycoon Deacon Chiu Te-ken was capable of managing complex land transactions despite his progressive dementia, a judge ruled in a land dispute case yesterday. Mr Justice Azizul Suffiad rejected the argument by barrister Andrew Mak Y.S. for Wong Jan-yuen, a businessman who is fighting for the right to land owned by Mr Chiu and his two companies. The lawsuit ...

  10. Quit your bickering over body, judge tells pair

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A judge yesterday ordered the lover and nephew of a dead woman to resolve their dispute over who had the right to cremate the body. Lam Pui-fong's body has been in Caritas ... spouse,' Mr Yiu told Deputy Judge Louis Chan Kong-yiu. Mr Yiu yesterday applied to the court for direction in the handling of the corpse, after he was refused access three times by Caritas Hospital ...




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