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Senior Counsel appointed
The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:

     The Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal, Mr Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, is pleased to announce today (April 7) the appointment of a Senior Counsel of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He is Mr Jonathan Chang Tien-yin.

     The appointment is made by the Chief Justice under section 31A of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance. The appointment will take effect from May 15, 2020.  

     Having regard to public health considerations, details of the ceremonial proceedings will be announced separately.

     The biographical note of the newly appointed Senior Counsel is as follows:

Mr Jonathan Chang Tien-yin

Mr Jonathan Chang Tien-yin, aged 42, obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Hong Kong and a Master of Laws degree at King's College London. He was admitted to the Hong Kong Bar in 2001. He practices civil law.
Ends/Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Issued at HKT 16:30
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