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Fireside Chat with The Honourable Mr. Justice Joseph Paul Fok

  • 20 Nov 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • 26th Floor, Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong
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The ACC Hong Kong Board of Directors invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Kirkland & Ellis.


Justice Fok became patron of ACC Hong Kong in 2011. Join Lin Shi, ACC Hong Kong President, in a conversation with Justice Fok on the in-house profession, rule of law, judiciary independence and other topical issues. A light breakfast will be provided.

SPEAKER:

  The Honourable Mr. Justice Joseph Paul Fok

Justice Fok was appointed a Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal on 21 October 2013.

Justice Fok was born in Hong Kong in 1962. He attended school and university in the United Kingdom. He graduated with an LLB from University College London in 1984 and was called to the Bar at the Middle Temple in 1985 where he undertook commercial pupillage. On returning to Hong Kong in 1986, he was admitted to the Hong Kong Bar and commenced private practice, practicing generally in the fields of commercial and public law. He became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 1997. In 1999, he was appointed a Senior Counsel and continued in private practice at the Bar until his full-time appointment to the Bench in 2010. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1991 and practised on a part-time basis in that jurisdiction between 2002 and 2006.

From 2003 to 2009, Justice Fok was a Recorder of the Court of First Instance. He was appointed a Judge of the Court of First Instance in 2010 and a Justice of Appeal in 2011. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2006 and became a Bencher of the Middle Temple in 2015.

Justice Fok serves on the Judiciary's Committee on Information Technology and on the Court of Final Appeal Rules Committee.


EVENT DETAILS:

VENUE:  Kirkland & Ellis, 26th Floor, Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong 
DATE:  Tuesday, 20 November 2018 
TIME:  8:00 am for registration, 8:30 to 9:30 am for presentation
RSVP:  Please register your attendance online no later than Friday, 16 November. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend.

If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future ACC Hong Kong events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for ACC Hong Kong members. If you are not an ACC Hong Kong member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact ACC Hong Kong Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

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