Will the traditional dress codes for Hong Kong’s legal professions change as the city moves closer to 2047? Photo: Robert Ng
Will the traditional dress codes for Hong Kong’s legal professions change as the city moves closer to 2047? Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong judges and barristers could wave goodbye to courtroom wigs in run-up to 2047, says city’s first chief justice

  • Andrew Li predicts debates about continuing court dress code could emerge as city moves closer to end of Beijing’s 50-year handover pledge
  • Barristers divided on subject of foregoing wigs, with some citing adherence to tradition, others calling headpieces impractical for busy lawyers

Will the traditional dress codes for Hong Kong’s legal professions change as the city moves closer to 2047? Photo: Robert Ng
Will the traditional dress codes for Hong Kong’s legal professions change as the city moves closer to 2047? Photo: Robert Ng
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