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'No problem' for exonerated Donald Tsang to recover some legal fees: Albert Ho

2019-06-26

'No problem' for exonerated Donald Tsang to recover some legal fees: Albert Ho

2019-06-26
Ex-colleagues and friends of the former chief executive Donald Tsang have welcomed the decision by Hong Kong's top court to quash his conviction for misconduct in public office. Five Court of Final Appeal judges ruled unanimously that the trial judge didn't give adequate directions to the jury during the trial, and no retrial should be held because Mr Tsang has already served his 12-month sentence. The former leader said he's 'incredibly grateful' that his lengthy legal battle is finally over, but added that he and his family have spent almost their entire savings on legal fees. Mr Tsang's political rival-turned-friend, Democrat and solicitor Albert Ho, says he thinks the former official should have 'no problem' getting some of his money back. He spoke to Jim Gould:

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