Victor Dawes, re-elected chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association. Photo: Jelly Tse
Victor Dawes, re-elected chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association. Photo: Jelly Tse

Re-elected head of Hong Kong Bar Association argues ban on overseas lawyers in national security trials not in line with ‘administration of justice and rule of law’

  • Victor Dawes, re-elected as Bar Association chairman, says leadership wants to resume once-annual trips to Beijing for talks with officials
  • Dawes argues not all national security court cases involve ‘confidential matters or state secrets’

Victor Dawes, re-elected chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association. Photo: Jelly Tse
Victor Dawes, re-elected chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association. Photo: Jelly Tse
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