Judicial appointment

The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:

     The Judiciary today (May 31) announced the appointment of His Honour Judge Wong King-wah as the Registrar of the Court of Final Appeal and a Senior Deputy Registrar, High Court. The appointments will take effect on June 1, 2023.

     The appointments are made by the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission.

     The biographical note of His Honour Judge Wong King-wah is as follows:

     His Honour Judge Wong was born in Hong Kong in 1960. He obtained an LL.B. from the University of London in 1990 and a P.C.LL. from the University of Hong Kong in 1991. He was admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 1993 and in England and Wales in 1997. He was in private practice from 1993 until he joined the Judiciary as a Permanent Magistrate in 2001. He was appointed as a District Judge in 2009.

Ends/Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Issued at HKT 16:00