Edward Yang Liu

Edward Yang Liu

Edward Liu is qualified as a solicitor of England & Wales as well as a lawyer of the People’s Republic of China. He is also a registered foreign lawyer practising in Hong Kong.

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Opinion | Hong Kong must retain its unique nature as it supports China’s opening up

As China emphasises higher-quality development, its needs will mesh neatly with areas in which Hong Kong has established advantages. Maintaining its unique nature will ensure Hong Kong is not replaced by mainland cities and that ‘one country, two systems’ will live on.

As China emphasises higher-quality development, its needs will mesh neatly with areas in which Hong Kong has established advantages. Maintaining its unique nature will ensure Hong Kong is not replaced by mainland cities and that ‘one country, two systems’ will live on.

Hong Kong must retain its unique nature as it supports China’s opening up
14 Jul 2021 - 8:30AM
Opinion | National security law: attacks on Hong Kong courts ignore strong rule of law

Attacks over the new security law are starting to target Hong Kong’s legal industry, challenging Hong Kong’s place as a seat of international arbitration. However, Singapore’s example shows a strict legal code to uphold national security and robust courts that respect the rule of law are not mutually exclusive.

Attacks over the new security law are starting to target Hong Kong’s legal industry, challenging Hong Kong’s place as a seat of international arbitration. However, Singapore’s example shows a strict legal code to uphold national security and robust courts that respect the rule of law are not mutually exclusive.

National security law: attacks on Hong Kong courts ignore strong rule of law
17 Feb 2021 - 8:34AM
Opinion | Hong Kong does not need separation of powers to maintain judicial independence

While any suggestion that Hong Kong’s political system lacks separation of powers raises anxieties about the independence of the judiciary, the latter is explicitly provided for in the Basic Law along with other checks and balances.

While any suggestion that Hong Kong’s political system lacks separation of powers raises anxieties about the independence of the judiciary, the latter is explicitly provided for in the Basic Law along with other checks and balances.

Hong Kong does not need separation of powers to maintain judicial independence
4 Oct 2020 - 8:44AM
To regain its competitive edge, Hong Kong must stay the course in shipping and finance
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM