The Hon. Sir Ti Liang Yang, GBM
YANG, The Hon. Sir Ti Liang, born 30 June 1929;
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;
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.
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.
Member of the Chinese Language Committee (Chairman, Legal Sub-Committee), 1970.
Campaigned for the post of Chief Executive, HKSAR 1996;
University and Polytechnic Grants Committee, 1981-84; HK University Council, 1987-2001; Pro-Chancellor, HK University, 1994-2001.