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Our focus on matters concerning important administrative law matters, particularly those concerning human rights, mean that many of of cases have far reaching implications. We will strive to provide important news concerning our work on this page.

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27/6/2013 Hong Kong Government finally introduces a unified system to screen asylum / non-refoulement claims in Hong Kong

3 months after the judgment in C & Ors, the Hong Kong Government has decided to introduce to the Legislative Council, on 2 July 2013,...Read more

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12/6/2013 Apple Daily reports on Hong Kong's backward political asylum laws

Edward Snowden's temporary stay in Hong Kong triggered the local media's scrutiny into Hong Kong asylum laws.

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13/4/2013 Sri Lankan first to win Hong Kong asylum under new appeal process

We are thrilled that one of our long term clients has finally become a successful torture claimant pursuant to a decision made by Mr. Ian...Read more

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16/4/2013 Immigration chief gives Sri Lankan refugee temporary right to work in HK

Immigration granted one of the Applicants in MA & Ors, who is also the first screened-in torture claimant, permission to work on a discretionary basis....Read more

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25/3/2013 BBC - "Hong Kong court denies domestic worker residency"

"Hong Kong's top court has ruled that domestic workers are not eligible to apply for permanent residency, ending a two-year battle that has split opinion."

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