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Grenville Cross

ICAC urged to hand over former chief's case to police

The scandal surrounding former head graft-buster Timothy Tong Hin-ming should be investigated by the police, not the Independent Commission Against Corruption, to ensure impartiality, a former prosecutions chief says.

Thursday, 2 May, 2013, 5:09am 5 comments

Legal intent

Dear Secretary, Please accept my congratulations upon your new appointment. Although you face many challenges, you have wide experience in many roles, including Bar chairman, High Court recorder and adjunct law professor, and this will stand you in good stead.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Cameras have a place in court

In keeping with the maxim that 'justice must be done and must be seen to be done' our courts are open to all - for free. But very few Hong Kong people exercise their right to go to court just to watch the proceedings.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lawyers voice hopes for new prosecutions chief

Criminal lawyers yesterday said they hoped the appointment of a new director of public prosecutions would herald a period of new ideas and change, as well as greater dialogue on criminal-justice issues.

14 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Quotes of The Week

My wife was eager to be going with her husband to what had been touted as a porno film. The film was long. After 21/2 hours, I felt I had seen Ben Hur rather than an uncut version of Deep Throat

David Tang, founder of China Club and Shanghai Tang, commenting on renowned Taiwanese director Ang Lee's Lust, Caution

10 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Top lawyers trade barbs over memoir

Article by DPP seen as an insult

A war of words has erupted between leading legal figures after Director of Public Prosecutions Grenville Cross was accused of belittling his predecessors and former colleagues in an article published in a legal magazine last month.

9 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

A busy decade of Cross-examination

Director of public prosecutions looks back on the highs and lows of 10 hectic years

When Grenville Cross SC took up the post as the director of public prosecutions 10 years ago today, his vision was to build a 'far more transparent, modern, and internationalist' public prosecutions system.

15 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

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

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 that 'is not for those who want a quiet life'.

Few of his seven predecessors, none of whom stayed longer than four years in the job, 'emerged unscathed'.

15 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Grenville Cross delighted with prosecutions appointment

20 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Prosecutors lay down the law on transparency

Prosecutors from 100 jurisdictions are meeting in Hong Kong to pick one another's brains on how to make their work more transparent and accountable without compromising their independence.

17 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

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