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changes received as from 1 January 2019    • CAI HUA ceased to be a partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom as from 10/03/2019 and commenced practice as a partner of...
10 April 2019
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap.159 (“the LPO”) Hearing date : 23 October 2018 Statement of Findings and Order :...
10 April 2019
At the meeting between the Hainan Department of Justice and the Law Society on 20 February, Mr CM Chan, Vice-President of the Law Society and Mr James Wong, Vice-chairperson of the Greater China...
3 April 2019
On 26 January, the Law Society Swimming Team participated in the Cold Half 2019, a winter marathon charity swimming event where participants had to complete a challenging 15-km swim from Stanley...
3 April 2019
On 9 and 10 February, President Melissa Pang, Vice-President Amirali Nasir and Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Committee Member Mark Daly attended the 1st LAWASIA Human Rights Conference in...
3 April 2019
On 22 February, the Working Group on Seminars for Social Enterprises of the Law Society’s Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) jointly organised a seminar titled “Social Enterprise Seminar: The Legal Forms and...
3 April 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 13 courses in February with a total of 527 participants. One of the 13 courses was “Enduring Powers of Attorney” (“EPAs”) held on 22 February. The seminar...
3 April 2019
Led by Mr Xing Yi-qiang, President of the Guangzhou Lawyers Association, a delegation of 46 senior lawyers visited the Law Society on 26 February. Both parties exchanged views on various topics,...
3 April 2019
• BRINDLEY-MACRO KATHRYN JENIFER commenced practice as a partner of Lewis Silkin as from 15/01/2019.   • CHAN CHIN FUNG became a partner of Joseph S.C. Chan & Co. as...
20 March 2019
(updated as of 31 January 2018): Members (with or without practising certificate) 11,246 Members with practising certificate 9,757 (out of whom, 7,413 (76%) are...
20 March 2019
Date: 2 April 2019 (Tuesday) Time: 7:00pm-8:15pm (Tea Reception: 6:30pm-7:00pm) Venue: Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), 38th Floor Two Exchange Square, 8...
20 March 2019
The Annual Christmas Party, organised by the Member Benefit Committee (“MBC”), was successfully held on 13 December 2018. Over 150 members and guests celebrated the festive season under the theme of...
12 March 2019
It is truly a proud chapter of our table tennis team by winning the championship in Division II of the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association (“HKTTA”) League Tournament 2018 (the “Tournament”). This was...
12 March 2019
Valentine’s day is about sharing love. On 13 February, the Member Benefit Committee (“MBC”) organised a chocolate cake baking workshop for our members to learn how to make heart-shaped chocolate...
12 March 2019
Mr. Jonathan Mok, member of the Criminal Law and Procedure Committee of the Law Society, conducted an in-house seminar on overseas bribery laws for the ICAC, including the UK Bribery Act 2010 and US...
12 March 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 17 courses in January with a total of 785 participants. One of the 17 courses was “The New China Individual Income Tax Law” held on 29 January. The China...
12 March 2019
Ever since 2012, the Law Society has developed a close working relationship with the lawyers associations in Japan by signing memoranda of understanding with the Japan Federation of Bar Associations...
12 March 2019
The Ceremonial Opening of the Legal Year 2019 (“OLY”) was held on 14 January. Distinguished bar leaders and presidents of law societies from 20 jurisdictions around the world gathered in Hong Kong to...
12 March 2019
In January, the Law Society received delegations of law students of Hunan University and judges from Mainland China. The former showed great interest in the legal system of Hong Kong, as well as in...
12 March 2019
Changes received as from 1 January 2019   • BARBER WILLIAM JAMES GRESHAM ceased to be a partner of Reed Smith Richards Butler as from 01/01/2019 and joined MinterEllison LLP as a...
20 February 2019
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