Teresa Cheng said external legal advice was necessary only if a case involved a member of her department. Photo: Dickson Lee

Why Hong Kong justice chief Teresa Cheng’s handling of CY Leung case is so controversial and how she could have done things differently

  • Critics argue the justice department has veered from conventional practice on cases involving a top government official
  • Cheng says it was an ‘informed and professional decision’ not to prosecute former leader
Topic |   CY Leung UGL payment saga

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Teresa Cheng said external legal advice was necessary only if a case involved a member of her department. Photo: Dickson Lee
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