Justice Patrick Hodge is to join Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal as a non-permanent judge. Photo: Warton Li Justice Patrick Hodge is to join Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal as a non-permanent judge. Photo: Warton Li
Justice Patrick Hodge is to join Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal as a non-permanent judge. Photo: Warton Li

Top Scottish judge appointed to Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal in move seen as bid to assure public on judicial independence

  • Justice Patrick Hodge serves as deputy president of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
  • Hodge’s appointment comes after sudden departure of judge James Spigelman, who resigned over national security law concerns

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Justice Patrick Hodge is to join Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal as a non-permanent judge. Photo: Warton Li Justice Patrick Hodge is to join Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal as a non-permanent judge. Photo: Warton Li
Justice Patrick Hodge is to join Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal as a non-permanent judge. Photo: Warton Li
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