Lord Lester

Law lord's visit provides lawmakers with a model of co-operation

Lord Lester's call for lawmakers to put aside their differences and work together to ensure the law moves with the times would resonate with many observers.

It is rare for a visiting lawmaker to weigh into contentious local political and legal issues. An exception is Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC, a barrister and member of Britain's House of Lords.

Monday, 12 November, 2012, 3:30am 1 comment

Lord Lester calls on lawmakers to speed up reforms to aid justice

Lord Lester of Herne Hill, QC

Hong Kong's judges have been left to carry too heavy a burden in upholding human rights because of a state of "near-paralysis" in the city's legislature, a prominent British barrister and lawmaker warned.

3 Nov 2012 - 3:18am

Who said it?

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam

I will give myself 10 points on a scale of 10. I sleep well every night, just not getting quite enough

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam rates her conscience


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