Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Justice Secretary Teresa Cheng had no conflict of interest in the case involving former chief executive Leung Chun-ying. Photo: Simon Song

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam defends Justice Secretary’s decision not to seek external advice in CY Leung case

  • Lam also said there was no conflict of interest for Teresa Cheng in the case, as Cheng had no links with former chief executive Leung
  • Lawmakers from either side of the political divide were critical of Cheng for not adequately explaining why the department did not seek outside legal advice
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Justice Secretary Teresa Cheng had no conflict of interest in the case involving former chief executive Leung Chun-ying. Photo: Simon Song
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