Health chief Sophia Chan arrives for the meeting on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong

11 EU representatives meet Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to protest against controversial extradition bill as government gathers 100 officials to build united front

  • Sources say they asked chief executive to add safeguards so judiciary will take international human right standards into account in vetting transfer requests
  • Government holds special meeting hosted by No 2 official involving ministers, permanent secretaries and their deputies
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Health chief Sophia Chan arrives for the meeting on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
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David Pannick has represented the Hong Kong government in nine judicial review cases. Photo: SCMP

Fugitive tycoon Joseph Lau wins permission to hire top British human rights lawyer David Pannick in court fight against controversial Hong Kong extradition bill

  • Pannick, who specialises in public law, has also represented Hong Kong government in a number of high-profile constitutional cases
  • Lau, jailed in absentia for more than five years in Macau, lodged a judicial challenge against the government in April
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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David Pannick has represented the Hong Kong government in nine judicial review cases. Photo: SCMP
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