Gerard McCoy took on some of the city’s most challenging cases in both criminal and civil court in a career that spanned 40 years. Photo: SCMP
Gerard McCoy took on some of the city’s most challenging cases in both criminal and civil court in a career that spanned 40 years. Photo: SCMP
Obituaries

Hong Kong barrister Gerard McCoy, who liked a challenge and defended dissidents and murderers, dies aged 63

  • Milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel, British banker Rurik Jutting, and yoga ball killer Khaw Kim Sun all among McCoy’s clients
  • But New Zealand native was also constitutional law expert and well known for human rights cases, defending Occupy ringleaders and others

Gerard McCoy took on some of the city’s most challenging cases in both criminal and civil court in a career that spanned 40 years. Photo: SCMP
Gerard McCoy took on some of the city’s most challenging cases in both criminal and civil court in a career that spanned 40 years. Photo: SCMP
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