Law firm says it is representing Hong Kong murder suspect in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 10/12/2020
By: Lin Chang-shun, Huang Li-yun
and Joseph Yeh

Chan Tong-kai (CNA file photo)

Taipei, Oct. 12 (CNA) A Taiwanese law firm on Monday confirmed it has been hired by a Hong Kong man suspected of killing his girlfriend in Taiwan in 2018 to represent his interests in the case.

The Taipei-based law firm, Lee and Li Attorneys-at-Law (理律法律事務所) said in a press statement that going forward it will be responsible for defending Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) in any legal proceedings in Taiwan.

The company has informed the Shilin District Prosecutors Office, which is in charge of the case, that it will be representing Chan, according to the statement.

However, the legal firm would not disclose further details concerning the case, citing attorney-client privilege.    [FULL  STORY]

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