The new Director of Public Prosecutions

On 9 September 2013, Mr Keith Yeung Kar-hung, SC, took up the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Mr Yeung was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1987 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2009. Before his appointment as the DPP, Mr Yeung practised in a wide spectrum of areas of law covering criminal, civil and regulatory matters and also prosecuted cases on behalf of the Department of Justice. He succeeded Mr Kevin Zervos, SC, who has, upon his departure from the office after having served the Division as a prosecutor for 21 years, joined the Judiciary as a judge of the Court of First Instance.