The Court of Final Appeal is likely to appoint retired Australian judge Patrick Keane to its bench. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Court of Final Appeal is likely to appoint retired Australian judge Patrick Keane to its bench. Photo: Sam Tsang

Retired top Australian judge lined up for Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal

  • Patrick Keane’s nomination for Hong Kong bench seen as vote of ‘confidence’ in city’s judicial independence
  • Keane worked in Australia’s Federal Court and sat in country’s top court, for nearly decade

The Court of Final Appeal is likely to appoint retired Australian judge Patrick Keane to its bench. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Court of Final Appeal is likely to appoint retired Australian judge Patrick Keane to its bench. Photo: Sam Tsang
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