PoD Monthly Luncheon

Date: 22nd Sept 2017(Sat)

Time: 12:30pm

Venue: The Hong Kong Club

Guest Speaker:

Mr Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, GBM, SC, JP, Secretary for Justice

Topic:

“Co-location checkpoint and HK’s judicial autonomy”*

Mr Rimsky Yuen, SC, was appointed Secretary for Justice on July 1, 2012.  He was a barrister in private practice before joining the Government, specialising in commercial disputes.  He also served as arbitrator in international arbitration and mediator in commercial disputes.

Mr Yuen was appointed Senior Counsel in 2003 and a Recorder of the Court of First Instance of the High Court in 2006.

Mr Yuen has also served in various public duties, including as Member of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission (which Mr Yuen continues to serve in his current capacity as Secretary for Justice), Non-Official Member of the Independent Commission against Corruption Advisory Committee on Corruption, Chairman of the Transport Advisory Committee, Non-executive Director of Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority and Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

Fee: HKD$650 per person

This luncheon will be conducted in English.