The ride-hailing service has been struggling to comply with local laws since it arrived in Hong Kong in 2014. Photo: Winson Wong

24 Uber drivers appeal conviction in Hong Kong’s High Court, arguing they fell victim to traffic law that has failed to keep pace with technology

  • Appeal stemmed from conviction last July of 28 drivers, aged 22 to 60, who were found guilty of driving passengers without a hire car permit
  • Lawyer argues that drivers were merely fulfilling their contractual obligations with Uber and not receiving direct payment from passengers
Topic |   Hong Kong taxis

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The ride-hailing service has been struggling to comply with local laws since it arrived in Hong Kong in 2014. Photo: Winson Wong
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Chris Lau

Chris Lau

Chris is a reporter specialising in court and legal affairs in Hong Kong. From criminal justice to constitutional issues, he brings in the latest updates and in-depth analysis on legal issues that affect all aspects of the city. He also covers human rights issues extensively.