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Judicial appointment
The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:
     The Judiciary today (June 4) announced the appointment of Mr Kwong Ka-tung as a District Judge. The appointment will take effect on June 5, 2024.
     The appointment is 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 Mr Kwong is as follows:
     Mr Kwong was born in Hong Kong in 1981. He obtained a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2004. He further acquired an LL.B. and a P.C.LL. both from the University of Hong Kong in 2005 and 2006 respectively, and an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom in 2007. He was called to the Bar in Hong Kong in 2008 and has been in private practice from the same year. He was appointed as Temporary Deputy Registrar, High Court, and Deputy District Judge for periods in 2021, 2023 and 2024.
Ends/Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Issued at HKT 16:00
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