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Tax consultant Deborah Annells is found guilty

Tax consultant Deborah Annells has been found guilty in the District Court of charges that include fraud, and perversion of the course of justice. Annells who is well known in expatriate circles having been a previous president of Rotary and a member of the general committee of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong was also found guilty on a third charge of possession of a false instrument. Continue reading

Annells judge warns of ‘a difficulty’ in prosecution case

A District Court judge  has warned that the prosecution case against tax consultant Deborah Annells would “face some difficulty” in respect of one of the three charges for which she is being tried. Judge Eddie Yip Chor-man made this observation at a hearing last Friday in respect of the third charge she faces, possessing a false instrument. Continue reading

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