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BERKELEY KATHLEEN MARGARET became a partner of Ropes & Gray as from 01/11/2018.   BINDRA BALBIR SINGH ceased to be a partner of Ince & Co. as from 09/11/2018.   CHAN...
6 December 2018
AU LOK YIU SIT, FUNG, KWONG & SHUM, SOLICITORS AU-YEUNG CHE YIN  ...
6 December 2018
The opening of the High Speed Railway Station in West Kowloon, has brought an enclave of Mainland Chinese jurisdiction to the Hong Kong. This month’s quiz therefore covers some of the special rules...
5 December 2018
This year’s Christmas quiz, as for previous years, is to match names to photos. This year we feature court buildings from, principally, common law jurisdictions around the world. Match the court name...
5 December 2018
In recognition and appreciation of those members under the Law Society’s Recreation and Sports Programme who have actively taken part in activities organised by the Recreation and Sports Committee (“...
5 December 2018
(updated as of 31 October 2018): Members (with or without practising certificate) 11,156 Members with practising certificate 9,793 (out of whom, 7,226 (74%) are...
5 December 2018
The Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Ordinance 2017 (“Amendment Ordinance”) was gazetted in June 2017. By virtue of the Amendment Ordinance, the authorised body...
5 December 2018
On 13 October, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”), with the support of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (“WKCDA”), organised a Joint Professional Networking event titled “Cantonese Opera...
4 December 2018
On 5 October, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its annual “Meet the Practitioners Drinks Reception for Law Students” at a social enterprise café at Tamar Park operated by the Tung Wah Group...
4 December 2018
On 20 October, some of the most active members gathered once again with our honorable guests, friends and family for the 13th Recreation and Sports Night (the “Sports Night”), the long awaited annual...
4 December 2018
On 30 October, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised its last seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series in 2018 with the topic “Managing Legal Issues in the Hospitality...
4 December 2018
The first China International Import Expo was held in Shanghai from 5 to 10 November. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council hosted a breakout session on “Hong Kong’s Experience for International...
4 December 2018
On 28 October, the 6th Annual Forum hosted by CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration Centre, fellow members and practitioners gathered on a Sunday afternoon in anticipation of a live debate on Med-Arb and a...
4 December 2018
The Law Society received five delegations from the Greater China region in October and early November, namely the Department of Justice of Zhejiang Province, the National Judges College, China Law...
4 December 2018
The Annual Forum for Foreign-related Chinese Legal Talent cum Belt and Road Legal Services Forum in Chengdu was organised by the All China Lawyers Association on 27 October in Chengdu. More than 400...
4 December 2018
The Law Society hosts the Cross Strait Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum for lawyers from Mainland China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong annually. The 8th Forum was successfully held on 26 October this...
4 December 2018
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of 83 seminars in October, 23 of which had an audience of over 100. One of the 23 seminars was “Pro Bono Essentials – How to Identify and Manage Pro...
4 December 2018
The Law & New Generation and School Talks Working Group (“Working Group”) of the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) organised a talk for Po Leung Kuk school heads and management executives on...
4 December 2018
Two career talks for law students have been organised in October. On 11 October, Council Members Mr. Nick Chan and Mr. Jonathan Ross together with Mr. Mark Daly, member of the Standing Committee...
4 December 2018
The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) on 17 August issued a consultation paper on the “Proposed Guidelines for Securities Margin Financing Activities” (the “Consultation Paper”) to clarify,...
9 November 2018
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