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Top court dismisses Hong Kong gov’t bid to prevent media tycoon Jimmy Lai from hiring UK lawyer

Hong Kong’s top court will not allow the Department of Justice (DoJ) to appeal against an earlier court decision admitting a UK barrister to represent media tycoon Jimmy Lai in a high-profile national security trial. The High Court previously approved the application to admit King’s Counsel Timothy Owen in Lai’s trial, which is scheduled to […]