The statue of justice atop the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
The statue of justice atop the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang

Why proposed overhaul to Hong Kong’s legal aid has some lawyers worried and raised fears opposition figures will suffer

  • Government to propose sweeping changes to address complaints only handful of lawyers receiving bulk of legal aid cases and judicial reviews
  • But lawyers warn that lower quotas for field where finding qualified representation is difficult could lead to fewer challenges of official policies

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The statue of justice atop the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
The statue of justice atop the Court of Final Appeal in Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
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