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Justice Secretary

Elsie Leung attacks double standards of Law Society and Bar Association

A row over former justice secretary Elsie Leung Oi-sie's recent criticism of the legal profession intensified yesterday when she hit back at her critics, saying she was simply exercising her right to free speech.

Saturday, 13 October, 2012, 12:16pm 3 comments

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Access to papers sought in billionaire divorce

4 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Justice secretary joins Nina Wang estate case

The Secretary for Justice has joined the legal fray over the multibillion-dollar estate of Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum, taking High Court action to register an interest in the handling of the late tycoon's will.

The secretary lodged a caveat to the will in the High Court yesterday demanding that no disbursements be made from the estate without the secretary being informed.

7 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Elsie Leung toasts new federation

Former justice secretary Elsie Leung Oi-sie, now the deputy head of the Basic Law Committee, attends the inauguration of the Federation of Guangxi Community Organisations in Wan Chai yesterday. Formed by 16 groups of Guangxi natives in Hong Kong, the federation hopes to strengthen ties between the city and the autonomous region, which is part of the pan-Pearl River Delta area.

19 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The report 'Part-time judges' political ties backed' on Page A2 yesterday wrongly stated that the secretary for justice had no wish to amend guidelines that require full-time judges to stay out of politics. It should have referred to the chief justice, who issued the guidelines, not the justice secretary. We apologise for the error.

26 Jul 2006 - 12:00am