It is a great testimony to our senior judges in administering justice and preserving judicial independence in Hong Kong that one often forgets that in many ways our own judicial system is still in its infancy.Friday, 15 April, 2011, 12:00am
The temptation of smoked salmon9 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
Tuesday's C1 report, 'Li named honorary professor at CUHK', should have said that Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang was also appointed an honorary professor of the University of Hong Kong's faculty of law on Monday. We apologise for the error.25 Aug 2010 - 12:00am
Sir Alan Huggins, a former non-permanent Court of Final Appeal judge, died in Britain on Thursday at 88. He served local courts for 50 years, starting as a magistrate in 1953. Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang said Huggins had won respect and admiration through his learning and sense of justice. 'He set the highest standards and applied himself tirelessly.'16 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
'I want to make it absolutely clear, looking you in the eye, the reasons stated ... are the only reasons I have taken this decision'
Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang after announcing his retirement last Wednesday
The city's top judge has moved quickly to stop people making up stories about why he will quit his job early.7 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
Some of Hong Kong's leading lawyers swapped notes with mainland judges, legal academics and students yesterday at a mock trial to give legal practitioners from both sides of the border an insight into each other's world.11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
In minority view, senior justice seeks discretion in favour of immigrants
One of the city's most senior judges yesterday renewed a call for the government to grant residency to right-of-abode seekers still in the city.26 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang has said that the independence of Hong Kong's judiciary cannot be compromised. Do you fear greater interference in our legal system from Beijing in the years ahead? Write to us.16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Sitting in his tranquil office in the Court of Final Appeal building, Andrew Li Kwok-nang is a picture of cool calculation and confidence as he looks back on a decade as Hong Kong's top judge.15 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Lawmaker receives threatening letter and paper cutter in mail5 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
The death penalty will return, court staff will become corrupt, no one will bother to file lawsuits against the government and human rights lawyers will be thrown in jail: some of the dire predictions about the future of the legal system as the handover and a new constitutional era approached.4 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
The furore over former Court of Appeal Judge Michael Wong Kin-chow may prove to be a blessing in disguise if it is the catalyst for overdue change in the appointment, training and evaluation of judges.10 Nov 2003 - 12:00am
The Court of Final Appeal building is not up to its job and the highest chamber should take over the Legislative Council building, Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang said yesterday.
He complained in his speech to mark the opening of the legal year that the top court's building in Battery Path, Central, was inadequate for its purpose.15 Jan 2002 - 12:00am
An inmate who threatened the Chief Justice with death in a note demanding the right to appeal against his conviction and jail term, is to stay behind bars for a further 18 months, Western Court ruled. Chun Chung-yan, 22, wrote to Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang from Stanley Prison, saying he would kill him and his family if his demand was not met.13 Jan 2001 - 12:00am
A farewell dinner party in honour of Mr Justice Findlay is to be held at the Chief Justice's official residence, Hulme House, on the Peak this week, reminiscent of a pre-handover tradition.
Andrew Li Kwok-nang, known for his low-profile style, is seldom seen or heard at social and official functions.15 Nov 1999 - 12:00am