English Judges

Senior Counsel

CHIEF Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang has appointed Daniel Marash, 49, as a Senior Counsel, the Judiciary said.

Sunday, 29 March, 1998, 12:00am

Chan appointed deputy judge in District court

Former Law Society president and outspoken critic on political issues Christopher Chan Cheuk has been appointed a deputy judge of the District Court.

Mr Chan, a partner in the solicitors' firm Woo, Kwan, Lee and Lo, stepped down from the presidency last May. He said he wanted to devote more time to his law firm.

12 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Lavatory grope officer's appeal effort thwarted

A former police superintendent jailed for molesting a woman cleaner has failed to persuade the Privy Council to allow him a final appeal against conviction.

Peter MacLennan, 47, is expected to be the territory's last convicted criminal to seek permission from the London court to appeal.

12 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

'Secret life' barrister loses tug of love

A senior barrister who led a secret life with his former maid yesterday lost custody of two of his children.

The lawyer's son and daughter will today return to their mother, leaving their father, his Filipino mistress and their two half-siblings.

The children's mother was ecstatic when yesterday's Court of Appeal ruling ended the three-year tug of love.

7 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Barristers offer to clear backlog

BARRISTERS have offered to sit in the District Court to clear the backlog caused by listing two cases for each judge every day.

The proposal was revealed by Jacqueline Leong QC before she stepped down last night to be succeeded by Ronny Wong Fook-hum QC as the chairman of the influential Bar Association.

21 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Appeal judge

HIGH Court judge Mr Justice Godfrey, 60, has been named an Appeal Court judge. He was appointed to the High Court in 1986 and made a Queen's Counsel in 1971.

22 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Judge taken ill

HIGH Court Judge Mr Justice Jones, 62, was admitted to Queen Mary Hospital on Tuesday after suffering a suspected stroke. He was in fair condition last night.

1 Jul 1993 - 12:00am