Melissa Pang

President

The Law Society of Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s current legislation in respect of non-lawyer involvement in legal practices leaves little to interpretation. The laws, rules and regulations currently in place in Hong Kong make it...
9 January 2019
Qualification as a legal practitioner has been stereotyped traditionally as leading to a career in law firm practice. Nevertheless, lawyers with their unique skill set are also suited to play active...
5 December 2018
As a legal service hub in Asia, Hong Kong is blessed with legal talent from around the world. As of the end of September, there were 85 foreign law firms and 1,533 registered foreign lawyers (“RFL”)...
6 November 2018
One of the major aspects of the work of the Law Society is to promote legal knowledge to all walks of life and to raise awareness of the importance of the Rule of Law and the strength of our judicial...
4 October 2018
In early August, I attended the 2018 Presidents’ Summit of POLA (Presidents of Law Associations in Asia) held in Canberra on behalf of the Law Society. The statistics shared in one of the sessions...
7 September 2018
Not only am I humbled by the trust that the Council has placed in me to take the helm, I am also immensely proud to be part of a team that embraces the values of diversity and inclusion. Most of our...
6 August 2018
I wish to acknowledge the immense contribution of those who have previously served in this office of President of the Law Society, particularly Mr Thomas So who has immediately preceded me. They...
9 July 2018
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