CALS Talks: Hong Kong Protests: From Peaceful Society to Petrol Bombs

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 12:30 to 14:00

CALS Talks: Hong Kong Protests: From Peaceful Society to Petrol Bombs

Please join Barrister Blanchflower for an in-depth conversation on the latest developments in Hong Kong, from the continutation of peaceful protests to the ongoing violence and chaos.

Bio: Michael Blanchflower SC 

Michael specializes in criminal law and human rights law. He has considerable experience in trials and appeals in the courts of Hong Kong, in particular: white-collar crime, complex fraud cases, proceeds of crime (money laundering, restraint and confiscation orders), bribery, regulatory and securities offences, extradition, mutual legal assistance, as well as general criminal litigation.

Michael has been counsel in appeals in the Court of Final Appeal, Privy Council and Supreme Court of Canada, and has lectured professionals and presented papers in Hong Kong and overseas on proceeds of crime, organized crime, extradition and mutual legal assistance.

Please RSVP to cals@allard.ubc.ca

DLA Piper Hall (Room 104)

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