Hundreds of cases have back up since the judiciary closed Hong Kong’s courts on January 29, according to sources. Photo: Sam Tsang

British judge’s high-profile sittings join backlog of cases created by Hong Kong court closures during coronavirus scare

  • As many as 1,000 cases have been delayed thanks to court closures that as yet have no clear end in sight, legal sources said
  • Baroness Brenda Hale has handled such landmark cases as Britain’s departure from the European Union
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Hundreds of cases have back up since the judiciary closed Hong Kong’s courts on January 29, according to sources. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.