The legal sector has taken a hammering since the coronavirus hit Hong Kong, according to the Bar Association and Law Society. Photo: Robert Ng The legal sector has taken a hammering since the coronavirus hit Hong Kong, according to the Bar Association and Law Society. Photo: Robert Ng
The legal sector has taken a hammering since the coronavirus hit Hong Kong, according to the Bar Association and Law Society. Photo: Robert Ng

Coronavirus: Hong Kong lawyers want government handout as city’s court system grinds to a halt

  • Bar Association urges Financial Secretary Paul Chan to include barristers and other self-employed in next round of subsidies
  • Traditional image of ‘hideously rich’ lawyer not accurate, association chairman Philip Dykes says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The legal sector has taken a hammering since the coronavirus hit Hong Kong, according to the Bar Association and Law Society. Photo: Robert Ng The legal sector has taken a hammering since the coronavirus hit Hong Kong, according to the Bar Association and Law Society. Photo: Robert Ng
The legal sector has taken a hammering since the coronavirus hit Hong Kong, according to the Bar Association and Law Society. Photo: Robert Ng
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