Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes recently spoke with the Post about the challenges the group has faced during his tenure. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes recently spoke with the Post about the challenges the group has faced during his tenure. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s outgoing Bar Association chair calls for renewing of contacts – ‘even on a modest level’ – amid chilly relationship with Beijing

  • But Bar’s loyalty is to ‘an abstract concept’, senior counsel Philip Dykes tells the Post, ‘the rule of law and the independent judiciary’
  • The 67-year-old rejects notion that public statements on his watch had made the legal body political, saying it spoke out only on ‘appropriate occasions’

Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes recently spoke with the Post about the challenges the group has faced during his tenure. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes recently spoke with the Post about the challenges the group has faced during his tenure. Photo: Nora Tam
READ FULL ARTICLE