The Hon. Sir Ti Liang Yang, GBM

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    YANG, The Hon. Sir Ti Liang, born 30 June 1929;

    Honours:
    Knighted in 1988; Order of Chivalry, First Class SPMB of Negara Brunei Darussalam, 1990, awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal (GBM) in 1999;
    Hon. LLD Chinese University of HK, 1984; Hon. DLitt HK University, 1991; Hon. LLD HK Polytechnic, 1992;

    Education:
    The Comparative Law School of China, Soochow University, Shanghai; UCL (LLB Hons 1953, Fellow 1989); Called to the Bar (with Honours), Gray’s Inn 1954, made Hon. Bencher 1988; Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 1990.

    Career:
    Member of the HKSAR Executive Council 1997-2002;
    Chief Justice of HK 1988-96;
    Lord President of the Court of Appeal of Negara Brunei Darussalam 1988-92; Magistrate, HK 1956; Senior Magistrate 1963; Rockefeller Fellow, London University 1963-64; District Judge, District Court, 1968; Judge of the High Court, HK, 1975; Justice of Appeal, HK, 1980.

    Chairman:
    Member of the Chinese Language Committee (Chairman, Legal Sub-Committee), 1970.  

    Others:
    Campaigned for the post of Chief Executive, HKSAR 1996;

    Chairman:
    University and Polytechnic Grants Committee, 1981-84; HK University Council, 1987-2001; Pro-Chancellor, HK University, 1994-2001. 

    May 2015