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Morley and Egan give evidence in Annells trial

The trial of Deborah Annells in the District Court was enlivened last Friday when her defence counsel, Paul Stephenson took issue with the evidence of two senior figure in the Hong Kong legal community, Christopher Morley and Kevin Egan, who were appearing as witnesses for the prosecution. Morley was acting as Annells’ solicitor and Egan as her counsel at the bail hearing on April 11, 2014 when the offences she is charged with are alleged to have occurred.  Prosecutor John Marray noted there had been some “implied criticism” of Egan and Morley by Annells’ defence counsel Paul Stephenson. Continue reading