Bar Association chairman Paul Harris is a leading human rights lawyer. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Bar Association chairman Paul Harris is a leading human rights lawyer. Photo: Jonathan Wong

exclusive | Hong Kong Bar chief Paul Harris ‘removed’ from national security trial by legal aid officials against activist client’s wish

  • Sources say Harris was removed from activist Adam Ma’s legal team weeks before he faced trial at District Court on charges of inciting secession
  • Legal Aid Department staff visited Ma at maximum-security Stanley Prison and warned him against hiring Harris, according to insiders

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Bar Association chairman Paul Harris is a leading human rights lawyer. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Bar Association chairman Paul Harris is a leading human rights lawyer. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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