Andrew Cheung has been named Hong Kong’s next chief justice. Photo: May Tse Andrew Cheung has been named Hong Kong’s next chief justice. Photo: May Tse
Andrew Cheung has been named Hong Kong’s next chief justice. Photo: May Tse

Andrew Cheung to be Hong Kong’s next chief justice, but city’s leader Carrie Lam fears politics could delay appointment

  • Chief executive praises new top judge as man of ‘high integrity’ and ‘exceptional leadership’
  • But opposition lawmakers could hold things up in Legislative Council, where important committee has been gridlocked for six months

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Andrew Cheung has been named Hong Kong’s next chief justice. Photo: May Tse Andrew Cheung has been named Hong Kong’s next chief justice. Photo: May Tse
Andrew Cheung has been named Hong Kong’s next chief justice. Photo: May Tse
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