Written by: Zhou Lixi, Chen Chuolan
2020-05-29 00:54Last update date: 2020-05-29 00:54
The Hong Kong Law Society held an annual meeting tonight. The most senior of the 20 council members need to be re-elected, but there are 10 candidates, including Lin Yangjun and Peng Haoxin who are composed of the democratic and the "enlightened". The list, and the current members of the "professionalism" Warren Ganesh (Zhuang Weilun) and (Ruo Ruide) Robert Rhoda and other five people.
In the end, the five directors were Lin Yangjun, Peng Haoxin, Cai Weide, Huang Yaochu and Zhuang Weilun. In other words, the "Enlightenment" obtained 4 directors, together with the current Enlightenment directors Zhang Daming and Mark Daly (Di Limai), the new Bar Association There were 6 enlightened members in the meeting. After the Law Society, the new board of directors will vote with each other to select the new president to replace the current president Peng Yunxi who has expired.
The list of "Enlightened" candidates for this election was originally two different three-person lists, including the "Democratic" list formed by "Human Rights Lawyer" Lin Yangjun, Citizen Party Peng Haoxin and Cai Ziyun, as well as having assisted in anti-revision The list of the three persons composed of the volunteer lawyers of the arrested persons, Cai Weide, the Chairman of the Young Lawyers Committee of the Law Society, Chen Jiahao, and the Law Society ’s Public Welfare Services Committee, Huang Yaochu. Later, the two lists announced that because of similar concepts, Cai Ziyun abandoned the application and changed to a five-person list.
In terms of "professionalism", in addition to the two current directors Zhuang Weilun and Luo Ruide who are competing for re-election, the five lawyers also include three newly elected lawyers, namely Simon McConnell (Ma Kangli), Gong Haixin and Yan Kunying. The style of the five of them is relatively low-key, and few are interviewed by the media.
The Law Society ’s election adopts a simple multi-vote system. Of the 10 candidates, the five with the most votes are elected as new directors.
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