2012.02.06 - FCC club lunch with Mark DALY
Partner, Barnes & Daly
Topic: Hong Kong Residency, Human Rights: strategies for legal success
Mark DALY will discuss strategic human rights litigation including aspects of the recent case that restrictions on domestic workers applying for permanent residency in Hong Kong are unconstitutional. He will also talk about refugee and convention against torture law, and the limits of Hong Kong's judicial review process.
DALY has worked in Hong Kong since 1995, on cases including Habeas Corpus and Vietnamese refugees. As Amnesty International's representative he was an observer of the 1998 trial of Malaysia's former deputy premier Anwar Ibrahim. He has lectured on human rights law at the University of Hong Kong, and is also a qualified tennis coach both in Canada and the USA.
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