Michael Polak Instructed to Advise in Potential Private Prosecution of Hong Kong Police Officers

Michael Polak
By: Michael Polak August 12, 2020

Church Court Chambers’ international human rights and criminal law barrister Michael Polak has been instructed to advise in the high-profile potential private prosecution of British national Police Officers working for the Hong Kong Police Force in regards to possible offences of torture contrary to s134 of the Criminal Justice Act which provides universal jurisdiction for this crime before the English courts.  Michael Polak has been instructed by top private prosecution solicitors Edmonds Marshall McMahon who are acting on behalf of human rights activist Luke de Pulford.

Press reports of this case include:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/08/10/activists-plan-bring-private-prosecution-against-uk-expat-police/

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/british-officers-accused-of-torturing-hong-kong-protesters-vjfknsjvn

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/british-officers-accused-of-torturing-hong-kong-protesters-vjfknsjvn


Michael Polak can be instructed for both international and domestic human rights and criminal cases by contacting Church Court Chambers’ clerking team.  



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