A statue of Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, who is blindfolded and holds a scale, sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang A statue of Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, who is blindfolded and holds a scale, sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
A statue of Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, who is blindfolded and holds a scale, sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong leader warns city’s lawyers that officials could cut ties if legal body puts politics over professionalism

  • Carrie Lam says allowing professional nature of Law Society to be overridden by politics could lead authorities to sever ties
  • Five candidates who have acknowledged ties with Beijing, and four ‘liberal’ candidates, will contest seats in group’s council election next Tuesday

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
A statue of Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, who is blindfolded and holds a scale, sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang A statue of Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, who is blindfolded and holds a scale, sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
A statue of Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, who is blindfolded and holds a scale, sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
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