Book Review

By Professor Gregory Gordon (Oxford University Press) In June, CUHK Law Professor Gregory Gordon published “Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition”, a groundbreaking study on the...
August 2017
Norwood F. Allman (annotated and illustrated by Douglas Clark) Shanghai Lawyer is a gripping first-hand account of American Norman F. Allman’s life in China in the first half of the 20th...
July 2017
Volume 1 : White Man, White Law, White Gun (1842–1900), Volume 2 : Destruction, Disorder and Defiance (1900–1927), Volume 3 : Revolution, Resistance and Resurrection (1927–1943) by...
September 2016
While those in the industry hoped that the 2013 trust law reforms in Hong Kong could raise their profile, it is yet to be seen whether the use of trusts in Hong Kong will increase. However, for...
July 2016
I’ll Have the Law on You is a politely amusing compilation of ‘legal’ and ‘life’ advice provided by fictitious lawyer, John Fytit, in response to legal questions received from judges,...
April 2016
Mattew Scott It hasn’t just been the Hong Kong public that has followed Carson Yeung Ka-sing’s rise and his demise with mouths agape. Fans of Birmingham City and football followers across the...
January 2015
That Part which Laws or Lawyers can Cause or Cure Former Hong Kong-based lawyer and cartoonist Paul Brennan, now back in Australia, tackles the age-old trend of lawyers making fun of lawyers in...
December 2013
As Professor Gittings points out in his book, which includes a chapter on what might happen after Hong Kong’s 50-year autonomy ends, readability was a key aim. Acronyms are kept to a minimum and...
October 2013