Robert Reed and Patrick Hodge will continue to serve on Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal. Photo: Warton Li
Robert Reed and Patrick Hodge will continue to serve on Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong’s judicial independence gets vote of confidence from top British judges, with pair deciding to continue serving on city’s top court

  • Supreme Court president Robert Reed and deputy Patrick Hodge announce they will carry on as non-permanent judges of Court of Final Appeal
  • Reed says pair’s decision based on belief that judiciary continues to act ‘largely independently of government’

Robert Reed and Patrick Hodge will continue to serve on Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal. Photo: Warton Li
Robert Reed and Patrick Hodge will continue to serve on Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal. Photo: Warton Li
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