Michael Vidler

Michael Vidler is the principal of Vidler & Co. Solicitors, which has litigated some of the Hong Kong’s leading public interest cases concerning equality, access to justice and discrimination. Michael has represented a diverse clientele including Ms. W, QT, Umbrella Movement leader Joshua Wong Chi-fung, social worker Ken Tsang Kinchiu, the Sunday Times Newspaper, WWF, Banker Rurik Jutting and the widow of Dil Bahadur Limbu in Hong Kong’s longest inquest proceedings into his shooting by police. He has served on the boards of AIDS Concern, Amnesty International Hong Kong, ethnic minority NGO Hong Kong Unison, Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre and Pink Alliance. Michael was re-elected by the legal profession to sit on the 2017 Chief Executive’s Election Committee. He teaches advocacy on the PCLL course at the University of Hong Kong. He is the chairperson of the Law Society’s Working Party on Interpretation Services and sits on the Law Society’s Criminal Law and Procedure Committee and Legal Aid Committee. He is the proud recipient of the 2015 HKLGFF Prism Award. Vidler & Co. organizes and sponsors the annual inter-universities Hong Kong Human Rights Moot.