The Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019 is scheduled to be placed before the full sitting of the Legislative Council on 12 June 2019. This conference examines whether the Bill contains sufficient safeguard for the rights of people in Hong Kong, as well as other legal issues, drawing on diverse perspectives and the law and practice of extradition in other jurisdictions. Speakers include local, mainland and international experts:

  • Prof Johannes Chan SC (Hon), The University of Hong Kong
  • Ms Cora Chan, The University of Hong Kong
  • Prof Albert Chen, The University of Hong Kong
  • Prof Ian Grenville Cross SBS, SC, Honorary Professor of Law, The University of Hong Kong, Honorary Visiting Professor of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, former Director of Public Prosecutions of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Mr Philip Dykes SC, Chairman of Hong Kong Bar Association
  • Dr Asad Kiyani, University of Victoria
  • Dr Margaret Ng, barrister, former member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council
  • Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, international human rights barrister and Chief Prosecutor in trial of Slobodan Milošević (by video-conferencing)
  • Mr Mark Summers QC, member of the Bar Human Rights Committee of England & Wales (by video-conferencing) powerpoint Slides