Newly elected Law Society president Chan Chak-ming meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Robert Ng Newly elected Law Society president Chan Chak-ming meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Robert Ng
Newly elected Law Society president Chan Chak-ming meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong Law Society will offer legal perspective only when it comes to social issues, new president says

  • Chan Chak-ming, who ran uncontested, insists Carrie Lam’s warning that the body risked its ties with the city if it became politicised was ‘not a criticism’
  • His election came just hours after Eric Cheung, a more liberal member of the body’s governing council, announced he was stepping down early

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Newly elected Law Society president Chan Chak-ming meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Robert Ng Newly elected Law Society president Chan Chak-ming meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Robert Ng
Newly elected Law Society president Chan Chak-ming meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Robert Ng
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