Queen’s Counsel David Perry will not prosecute media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight others for the justice department after a flurry of criticism in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee Queen’s Counsel David Perry will not prosecute media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight others for the justice department after a flurry of criticism in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee
Queen’s Counsel David Perry will not prosecute media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight others for the justice department after a flurry of criticism in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: justice secretary hits out at ‘disgraceful’ British attacks that forced Queen’s Counsel to drop case against tycoon Jimmy Lai

  • David Perry, who has handled numerous high-profile cases in the city over the past decade, had been labelled ‘mercenary’ by British foreign secretary
  • Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng says she is shocked by the ‘unfair and biased’ attacks on Perry and could not have seen them coming

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Queen’s Counsel David Perry will not prosecute media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight others for the justice department after a flurry of criticism in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee Queen’s Counsel David Perry will not prosecute media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight others for the justice department after a flurry of criticism in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee
Queen’s Counsel David Perry will not prosecute media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight others for the justice department after a flurry of criticism in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee
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