Andy Chan (left) and colleague Jason Chow Ho-fai outside court last year. Edward Wong

Are Hong Kong civil servants overstepping their powers in banning election candidates?

Pro-independence activist to hear on Tuesday the outcome of a court petition he lodged arguing returning officers exceeded their powers disqualifying him from 2016 Legco poll

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2016

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Andy Chan (left) and colleague Jason Chow Ho-fai outside court last year. Edward 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.

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.