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The Recreation and Sports Programme (the “Programme”) is an annual programme under the Recreation and Sports Committee (“RSC”). It aims at encouraging members to lead a balanced life within demanding...
6 August 2018
• AHUJA SHEILA ceased to be a partner of Allen & Overy as from 19/06/2018.   • ATHANAS JOSEF SPIRO became a partner of Latham & Watkins as from 01/07/2018....
6 August 2018
BLAIR RICHARD SIMON FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER CHAN DO DO EMPEROR INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LIMITED...
6 August 2018
(updated as of 30 June 2018): Members (with or without practising certificate) 10,957 Members with practising certificate 9,585 (out of whom, 7,169 (75%)...
6 August 2018
(updated as of 31 May 2018): Members (with or without practising certificate) 10,930 Members with practising certificate 9,549 (out of whom, 7,166 (75%)...
6 August 2018
In April 2018, the Civil Aviation Department (“CAD”) released a consultation paper (“Consultation Paper”) on the regulation of unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”), commonly known as “drones’, for...
6 August 2018
The Legal Professional Cup Dragon Boat Race (the “LPC”) is an annual dragon boat race for the legal sector hosted by the Law Society of Hong Kong. This year, we had 11 teams of law firms and legal...
3 August 2018
Swimming is not just about skills. Aquatic safety is also essential to a swimmer. On 1 May, the Swimming Team participated in the 13th Hong Kong 3,000-M Water Safety Swim held in Repulse Bay. The...
3 August 2018
At the invitation of the China Law Society, President Melissa Pang attended the Forum on the Belt and Road Legal Cooperation, which was jointly organised by the China Law Society and the Ministry of...
3 August 2018
Then Council Member Mr. CM Chan and Mr. Ronald Kan, member of GCLAC, joined the delegation of the Hong Kong Coalition of Professional Services as representatives of the Law Society and visited...
3 August 2018
Under the arrangement of the The Centre for Judicial Education and Research of City University of Hong Kong, 20 senior judges from the Mainland visited the Law Society on 1 June. Mr. Neville Cheng...
3 August 2018
Mr. Huen Wong, Past President and Chairman of Arbitration Committee led a delegation of the Law Society to visit the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (“SCIA”) in Shenzhen on 20 June 2018....
3 August 2018
The Law Society (“Society”) and the Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised a total of 37 seminars in June, 6 of which had an audience of over 100. One of the six seminars was “Anti-Money...
3 August 2018
The Annual Conference of In-House Lawyers is a signature event organised by the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”). The 2018 Conference was successfully held on 6 Jun at the Hong Kong Convention and...
3 August 2018
• AHUJA SHEILA became a partner of Allen & Overy as from 01/05/2018.   • CHAN CHUNG MING became a partner of Fairbairn Catley Low & Kong as from 01/06/2018....
10 July 2018
ANDRES PETER BRADLEY BAKER & MCKENZIE DASSE KIMBERLY ANN TANNER DE WITT...
10 July 2018
The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong in 1996 published a report on corporate rescue and insolvent trading (“LRC Report”). It recommended the introduction of a new corporate rescue procedure known...
9 July 2018
The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) in May 2017 carried out a consultation on the proposed guidelines on online distribution and advisory platforms. In March 2018, SFC issued a consultation...
9 July 2018
The Hong Kong Society of Notaries hosted its Annual Cocktail on 20 April 2018 for all notaries public and friends of the profession. The next notaries public examination will be held on 23rd March...
9 July 2018
What would you want the most if you were a child? Marking its 8th anniversary, around 700 attendees participated in the 8th annual Members and Family Fun Day at the Hong Kong Sports Institute on 6...
9 July 2018
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