Case Commentary

Secretary for Justice v. Wong Chi Fung [2018] HKCFA 4 (led by Lawrence Lok SC at trial and Philip Dykes SC at the CFA)

This case arose from the storming of the “Civic Square” by student leaders who later led the “Occupy Central” movement.  Successfully reversed the Court of Appeal’s decision to impose custodial sentence on student leaders after the Secretary for Justice sought to review the sentence imposed by the trial magistrate.