Hong Kong authorities could tighten limits on number of legal aid cases individual lawyers can take on as pressure rises for reform of system

Hong Kong authorities could impose a tighter limit on the number of legal aid cases an individual lawyer can take on, amid rising pressure from legislators to reform the system to stop its “abuse” by anti-government protesters.The possible measure was part of an ongoing review of the city’s challenged legal aid system that was expected to be completed within this year, Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung told lawmakers on Wednesday.The revelation came as pro-establishment legislators again…


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