Our website is set to allow the use of cookies. For more information and to change settings click here. If you are happy with cookies please click "Continue" or simply continue browsing. Continue.

International Family Law

The leading authority on international family law

02 APR 2013

The Hong Kong International Family Justice Judicial Conference: Opening Address

It gives me immense pleasure to open the International Family Justice Judicial Conference in Hong Kong, the second such conference following the success of the International Family Justice Judicial Conference for Common Law and Commonwealth Jurisdictions held at Cumberland Lodge, in England three years ago. The theme of this conference is particularly apt: the Role of Common Law in the Future Development of International Family Justice. It is apt because implicit in the title is a rhetorical question along the following lines: can the Common Law, with its established approaches on both substantive and procedural law, cope with the modern challenges which exist in family law? Can the common law deliver 'family justice'?  

By Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma            

The full version of this article appears in the March 2013 issue of International Family Law.  

International Family Law Books Online

International Family Law Books Online

An extensive digital library comprising an extensive range of leading international family law books

Available in International Family Law Online

Family Court Practice 2016, The

(Red Book)

Order your copy today and get the Autumn Supplement

More Info from £465.00
Available in Family Law Online
Subscribe to our newsletters