The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:
The Judiciary today (November 14) announced the appointment of Her Honour Judge Anthea Pang Po-kam as Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court. The appointment will take effect from November 15, 2013.
The appointment was made by the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission.
Further judicial appointments will be announced in due course.
The biographical note of Her Honour Judge Anthea Pang Po-kam is as follows:
Her Honour Judge Anthea Pang was born in Hong Kong in 1962. She obtained a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1985. She passed the Common Professional Examination in Law from the Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, in 1993. She acquired P.C. LL. and LL. M. from the University of Hong Kong in 1994 and 2001 respectively. She was called to the Bar in Hong Kong in 1994. She joined the then Legal Department as Crown Counsel in 1995 and was promoted to Senior Government Counsel in 1998. She was appointed as Deputy Principal Government Counsel in 2007. She joined the Judiciary as District Judge in 2010.
Ends/Thursday, November 14, 2013
Issued at HKT 16:00