Andrew Cheung will take over as Hong Kong’s next chief justice on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang Andrew Cheung will take over as Hong Kong’s next chief justice on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Andrew Cheung will take over as Hong Kong’s next chief justice on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Seasoned jurist Andrew Cheung steps up as Hong Kong’s new chief justice amid political turmoil and pressure from Beijing

  • First Hong Kong graduate to head judiciary is said to be low profile, known for conservative decisions
  • Legal scholar says new chief justice is a ‘highly intelligent, patient judge’ who keeps an open mind

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Andrew Cheung will take over as Hong Kong’s next chief justice on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang Andrew Cheung will take over as Hong Kong’s next chief justice on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Andrew Cheung will take over as Hong Kong’s next chief justice on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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