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Judicial appointment
The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:

     The Judiciary today (December 5) announced the appointment of Mr Dick Ho Chin-pang as District Judge. The appointment will take effect on December 6, 2022.

     The appointment is made by the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission.

     The biographical note of Mr Ho is as follows:

     Mr Ho was born in Hong Kong in 1962. He obtained an LL.B. from the University of London (External) in 1994 and a P.C.LL. from the University of Hong Kong in 1995. He was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1997. He was in private practice from 1997 until he joined the Department of Justice as Government Counsel in 1998. He was promoted to Senior Government Counsel in 2007. He joined the Judiciary as Permanent Magistrate in 2009. He was appointed as Principal Magistrate in 2017.
Ends/Monday, December 5, 2022
Issued at HKT 16:00
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