Oct 19
2021
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
CCPL - BOOK TALK: REFLECTIONS Childhood, Student Days, Law and Other Writings with the author CHENG HUAN 清洪

BOOK TALK: REFLECTIONS Childhood, Student Days, Law and Other Writings

with the author CHENG HUAN 清洪

 

Date: 19 Oct 2021 (Tue)

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Venue: HKU Faculty of Law, 11/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower,

Centennial Campus, HKU (Exit C1, HKU Station)

Language: English

 

 

Gist of the Book:

In this new book, Cheng Huan reviews his early life: from childhood to student life and from examinations of legal studies in London to university life at Cambridge. He recalls a few cases that he dealt with as a Senior Counsel, such as plea bargains, bind-over orders, etc.

 

About the Author:

CHENG HUAN was born in Malaysia and educated in Singapore and England. At Cambridge University he gained a degree in

law and diploma in international law.

 

In 1986 Cheng was called to the Hong Kong Bar. He was made a Queen’s Counsel, which title changed to that of Senior Counsel when China regained her sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997. Throughout his legal career he has specialized in criminal law and certain aspects of civil law such as the law of defamation.

 

He has written a weekly column for East magazine and presently for the Sunday edition of the Singtao newspaper. His law chambers presently comprise some 56 other barristers

 

Speaker: Mr. Cheng Huan, QC, SC

Host: Professor Albert H Y Chen

 

*New books selling will be on site*

 

For inquiries, please email Winnie Law at winniewm@hku.hk

 

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