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Dennis Kwok Wing-hang (Chinese: 郭榮鏗; born 1978 in Hong Kong) is a member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council representing the Legal functional constituency from 2012 to 2016 and a founding member of Civic Party. He is also the Deputy Chairman of the House Committee and the Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services under the Hong Kong Legislative Council.


Dennis Kwok Wing-hang
郭榮鏗
Dennis Kwok 2016.jpg
Member of the Legislative Council
Assumed office
1 October 2012
Preceded byMargaret Ng
ConstituencyLegal
Personal details
Born (1978-04-15) 15 April 1978 (age 41)
Canada
Political partyCivic Party
Professional Commons
Alma materLa Salle Primary School
Rugby School
King's College London (LL.B)
University of Hong Kong (PCLL)
OccupationBarrister
Dennis Kwok Wing-hang
Traditional Chinese郭榮鏗

Early careerEdit

He was educated at King's College London (LLB, 1999) and the University of Hong Kong (PCLL). He was admitted as a solicitor in the High Court of Hong Kong in 2002 and to the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales in 2003.

He subsequently left his practice as a solicitor to join the Bar in 2006 with a focus in civil and public administrative law. In 2008, he served on the Bar Council.

Political careerEdit

In 2006, Dennis was elected as an Election Committee Member for the Legal Functional Constituency, and was re-elected in 2011.

In 2007, he co-founded The Professional Commons, a public policy think-tank, and in 2008, he joined the Citizens Commission for Constitutional Development headed by the former Chief Secretary, Mrs. Anson Chan.

He took part in the 2011 District Council Election (South Horizons East constituency) but he was defeated.[1]

In 2012, he succeeded Margaret Ng and won the seat of Legal functional constituency in Legislative Council.

ReferencesEdit

Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Preceded by
Margaret Ng
Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Legal
2012–present
Incumbent
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Kwok Wai-keung
Member of the Legislative Council
Hong Kong order of precedence
Member of the Legislative Council
Succeeded by
Christopher Cheung
Member of the Legislative Council