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19 June 2019
The Law Society received three delegations from the Mainland in April. On 1 April, Mr Liu Jun, Vice President of the Qingdao Lawyers Association, together with 16 representatives of the association,...
19 June 2019
The Law Society has arranged a series of lectures under the theme “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management For Cross-border Transactions” for Peking University Law School from March to...
19 June 2019
The Law Society Council pays courtesy visits to various authorities and organisations in Beijing every year, in order to exchange views with Mainland officials on issues that concern the Hong Kong...
19 June 2019
To pre-celebrate the Mother’s Day, the Member Benefit Committee organised a baking workshop on 1 May which was attended by six pairs of members and their mothers. Riding on the success of the...
19 June 2019
In January 2019, The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (“HKEX”), the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) and Federation of Share Registrars Limited (“FSR”) issued a joint consultation...
17 June 2019
Conduct unbefitting a Solicitor Statement of Findings and Order : 4 April 2019 Corrigenda : 9 April 2019 The Respondent engaged in conduct unbefitting a solicitor, thereby...
17 June 2019
On 11 April, the Member Benefit Committee organised this year’s first health talk entitled “Conquering Sports Injuries and the Seven Summits” to raise members’ awareness of mental health and...
14 June 2019
Distinguished speakers from local and international mediation circles spoke on various topics on mediation for international investment and commercial disputes at the “International Dispute...
14 June 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 34 courses in April with a total of 1,164 participants. One of the 34 courses was “Advance Directives (“ADs”)” held on 26 April. The seminar discussed the...
14 June 2019
On 29 March, around 180 members and trainee solicitors attended the kick-off event of the CONNECTED 2019 programme organised by the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) in Central. Participants had a...
14 June 2019
Rule 2(a), (c) and (d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (Cap. 159H)(“SPR”) Hearing date: 23 January 2019 Statement of Findings and Order: 21 February 2019 On 23 January 2019, the Solicitors...
21 May 2019
The Government consulted the Legislative Council (“LegCo”) Panel on Security in July 2018 on some proposals to amend the Immigration Ordinance Cap 115 (the “Ordinance”) on procedures of screening non...
21 May 2019
The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong released two consultation papers in December 2018 for views. These are on Archives Law and on Access to Information. The two subject matters are different but...
21 May 2019
In 2005, the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong (“LRC”) published a consultation paper on Hearsay in Criminal Proceedings examining the current law in Hong Kong on hearsay evidence in criminal...
21 May 2019
The “Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme has reached its 10th anniversary this year. Organised by the Law Society’s Community Relations Committee, the Phase 9 Closing and Phase 10 Opening Ceremony of...
21 May 2019
In celebration of the beginning of the Year of the Pig, the Law Society’s Spring Reception 2019 was held on 21 February. Over 300 guests and members joined this auspicious event, including Chief...
21 May 2019
With the support of Hong Kong Society of the Aged (“SAGE”), the Community Talks and Service Working Group (“WG”) under the Community Relations Committee organised a home visit to the elderly in North...
21 May 2019
On 27 March, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised its first seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series in 2019 with the topic “It isn’t all Glitz & Glamour: An...
21 May 2019
Exploring new business opportunities for members has always been one of the many important tasks of the Law Society. The Law Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mongolian Bar...
21 May 2019
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