Judicial appointment

The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:

     The Judiciary today (November 20) announced the appointment of Mr Matthew Leung Man-liang as a Permanent Magistrate. The appointment is made by the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission. It will take effect from November 21, 2017.

     The biographical note of Mr Leung is as follows:

     Mr Leung was born in Hong Kong in 1971. He obtained both LL.B. and P.C.LL. from the University of Hong Kong in 1993 and 1994 respectively. He further acquired a Master of Laws Degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2000. He was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1996 and was in private practice between 1996 and 2001. He joined the Department of Justice as a Government Counsel in 2001 and was promoted to Senior Government Counsel in 2007.

Ends/Monday, November 20, 2017
Issued at HKT 16:00