Denis Pritt speaks at the communist-inspired Paris Peace Congress, in 1949. Photo: Getty Images
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

He defended Ho Chi Minh and worked with Lee Kuan Yew: how one London barrister changed history in colonial era

  • It is not unusual for British barristers to parachute into Hong Kong to take on controversial cases
  • Indeed, some high-profile lawyers like Denis Pritt made their names defending complex and politically charged cases
Denis Pritt speaks at the communist-inspired Paris Peace Congress, in 1949. Photo: Getty Images
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