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Criminal evidence — previous conviction — discretion to allow cross-examination on defendant’s previous conviction for same offence — allowed on basis defendant had “lost shield” by making...
21 August 2019
Civil procedure — default judgment for vacant possession to be set aside —whether decision that defence of adverse possession had no real prospect of success plainly wrong On 13 November 2015, P...
21 August 2019
In March 2019, the Insurance Authority (“IA”) published the Draft Code of Conduct for Licensed Insurance Agents (“Draft Agents’ Code”) and Draft Code of Conduct for Licensed Insurance Brokers (“Draft...
20 August 2019
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”) issued a consultation paper in May on the “Review of The Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide and Related Listing Rules”. The SEHK...
20 August 2019
• Rules 2(d) and (e) and 4A of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (“SPR”) • Rules 7, 9A, 10(1), 10(2), 10(3), 10A and 11 of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (“SAR”) • Section 8AA of the Legal...
18 August 2019
• Principles 2.03, 6.04, 14.02 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Volume 1, 2nd and 3rd Editions (the “Guide”) • Section 8 of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap 159 (...
18 August 2019
BLEWETT RICHARD  CLIFFORD CHANCE BURY BENJAMIN JOHN HOLMAN FENWICK WILLAN...
18 August 2019
The Annual Conference of In-House Lawyers is the flagship event organised by the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”). The 2019 Conference was successfully held on 12 June at the Hong Kong Convention...
17 August 2019
At the invitation of Hong Kong Council on Social Service (“HKCSS”), the Law Society partnered with them on their “Governance Connect Program” (“the Program”) with a view to further assisting NGOs to...
14 August 2019
Following the success of the seminar entitled “Fiduciary Duties and Legal Liabilities of NGO Directors” held in Cantonese last year, the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) and Hong Kong Council of Social...
14 August 2019
The Law Society received three delegations from the Mainland in June, including a group of Mainland young lawyers, the Zhuhai Lawyers Association and a group of Guangdong young lawyers....
14 August 2019
Mr. CM Chan, Vice-President of the Law Society, was invited by the City University of Hong Kong, to host a seminar titled “Legal Co-operation between Hong Kong and the Mainland and the Role of Law...
14 August 2019
Since March this year, the Law Society had been offering a series of lectures for Peking University Law School students entitled “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management for Cross-...
14 August 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 31 courses in June with a total of 1,680 participants. One of the 31 courses was “Seminar on the Internet of Things and Privacy” held on 5 June. The seminar...
14 August 2019
The Law Society jointly organised the “Hong Kong Family Law Conference 2019” with the Hong Kong Bar Association and the Hong Kong Family Law Association on 25-27 April. Guest speakers...
14 August 2019
In April 2019, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Securities and Futures Commission jointly issued a consultation paper on “Enhancements to the OTC derivatives regime for Hong Kong” (“...
18 July 2019
The Law Society launched our first study tour with the Mongolian Bar Association (“MBA”) this year to foster collaboration and strengthen exchange between our respective members in the two...
10 July 2019
Riding on the AIJA Half Year Conference in Hong Kong, the Law Society signed two Memorandum of Understandings (“MOU”) with the International Association of Young Lawyers (“AIJA”) and International...
10 July 2019
“Criminal Law Conference 2019” was held on 25 May at the CGO Conference Hall of the Central Government Office. It was co-organised by the Law Society, the Department of Justice and the Hong Kong Bar...
10 July 2019
The Law Society received six delegations from the Mainland in May, including Wenzhou Bankruptcy Administrators Association, Fujian National People’s Congress Standing Committee, Hainan Department of...
10 July 2019
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