Hong Kong’s common law and the presence of judges from other common law jurisdictions are vital to the city’s status as a business and financial hub. The majority of the overseas non-permanent judges sitting on the Court of Final Appeal are British. Photo: Edmond So Hong Kong’s common law and the presence of judges from other common law jurisdictions are vital to the city’s status as a business and financial hub. The majority of the overseas non-permanent judges sitting on the Court of Final Appeal are British. Photo: Edmond So
Hong Kong’s common law and the presence of judges from other common law jurisdictions are vital to the city’s status as a business and financial hub. The majority of the overseas non-permanent judges sitting on the Court of Final Appeal are British. Photo: Edmond So

Letters | Five reasons why Hong Kong can’t afford to lose top British judges

  • The diversity and range of experience of the panel of judges is crucial, and matches Hong Kong’s desired profile as a global business and financial hub
  • The presence of overseas judges provides an opportunity for Hong Kong to showcase and promote its culture of legal excellence

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law
Hong Kong’s common law and the presence of judges from other common law jurisdictions are vital to the city’s status as a business and financial hub. The majority of the overseas non-permanent judges sitting on the Court of Final Appeal are British. Photo: Edmond So Hong Kong’s common law and the presence of judges from other common law jurisdictions are vital to the city’s status as a business and financial hub. The majority of the overseas non-permanent judges sitting on the Court of Final Appeal are British. Photo: Edmond So
Hong Kong’s common law and the presence of judges from other common law jurisdictions are vital to the city’s status as a business and financial hub. The majority of the overseas non-permanent judges sitting on the Court of Final Appeal are British. Photo: Edmond So
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