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Club Book Launch: Is the Hong Kong Judiciary Sleepwalking to 2047?

Is the Hong Kong Judiciary Sleepwalking
to 2047?


Henry Litton, GBM, CBE
Former Permanent Judge, Court of Final Appeal

Monday, January 21, 2019
5:45pm for 6:00pm Address
6:20pm Q&A

Henry Litton will launch his soon-to-be-published book of essays “Is the Hong Kong Judiciary Sleepwalking to 2047?”, illustrated by cartoonist Harry Harrison. He will give a short introductory talk highlighting the key themes in this book.


Henry Litton was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 1992 and became a permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal in 1997. He is now an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law. Mr. Litton was born in Hong Kong. He was educated at the Diocesan Boys’ School, King’s College in Taunton, England and Merton College Oxford. He practiced law as a barrister for more than 20 years, including twelve as Queen’s Counsel. He has served seven years as chairman of the Bar Association. Additionally, he was chairman of the Rhodes Scholarship Committee and chairman of the Town Planning Appeal Board.


HK$100 (including one drink)
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Speaker: Henry Litton, GBM, CBE,Former Permanent Judge, Court of Final Appeal