HONGKONG: Remote hearings for civil proceedings: How Will the Embrace of Technology Affect Hong Kong’s Legal System?

by | Apr 14, 2020 | General

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect almost every aspect of daily life here in Hong Kong, the Judiciary on 2 April 2020 issued a Guidance Note, effective 3 April 2020, regarding the use of remote hearings as a means to deal with some pending civil litigation matters in the High Court.  However, questions still remain regarding technology compatibility requirements.  A further or amended Guidance Note may be issued in due course.

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