University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law organized a conference on Experiential Learning and Innovations in Legal Education on 18 and 19 October 2019 to draw on international and interdisciplinary expertise and experience...
14 November 2019
The history of the Faculty of Law at HKU is in many ways the history of the law in modern Hong Kong. Founded in 1969, the Faculty has helped transform a colonial legal backwater into a flourishing...
18 October 2019
The enactment of the Outer Space Treaty in 1967 signified the establishment of the field of space law in the international legal history. This treaty, together with the other four space treaties,...
18 October 2019
“We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.” by John Dewey At the celebration for its golden jubilee, the HKU Faculty of Law takes stocks of and reflects on what it...
18 October 2019
“We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.” by John Dewey At the celebration for its golden jubilee, the HKU Faculty of Law takes stocks of and reflects on what it...
5 September 2019
Courts and commentators have attributed to some constitutions a transformative commitment. This attribution gives rise to at least four puzzles: the conceptual puzzle, the possibility puzzle, the...
5 September 2019
The digital economy forms a central driver to future prosperity – delivering waves of innovation, efficiencies and consumer welfare. It has stimulated a shift in market dynamics, paving the way to...
5 September 2019
The law of human rights has seen tremendous development in recent years, and the proportionality test is routinely applied by the courts to determine whether an interference with fundamental right is...
5 September 2019
The rule of law is a core value of Hong Kong as well as a cornerstone of the city’s prosperity. To uphold this value and safeguard our system, the Faculty of Law is instrumental by nurturing not only...
5 September 2019
Arbitration — arbitral award — appeal on question of law — application for leave to appeal judgment allowing appeal against interim award on question of law — whether intended appeal out of time —...
20 August 2019
“We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.” by John Dewey At the celebration for its golden jubilee, the HKU Faculty of Law takes stocks of and reflects on what it...
20 August 2019
Courts and commentators have attributed to some constitutions a transformative commitment. This attribution gives rise to at least four puzzles: the conceptual puzzle, the possibility puzzle, the...
20 August 2019
Animal welfare has been a growing concern in recent years. With reference to the relevant legislation and experience of overseas places and having taken into account views of animal welfare...
20 August 2019
The Law and Technology Centre hosted “The Inaugural HKU Technology Law Symposium: Rising to Legal Challenges in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” on July 15, 2019. The Symposium featured Keynote...
20 August 2019
2019 is another remarkable year for HKU as its moot teams achieved excellent results in various mooting competitions, including capturing the 1st Runner Up in the 2019 Herbert Smith Freehills...
20 August 2019
On June 11, 2019, the Centre for Comparative and Public Law of Faculty of Law held the Conference on “Extradition Law and Human Rights: Does the Hong Kong Government’s Bill Provide Sufficient...
18 July 2019
The new dual degree of Bachelor of Laws at HKU and of Bachelor of Laws at Peking University (PKU) will be launched in September 2019. The degree requires five years of study, with students spending...
18 July 2019
The Faculty welcomes Professor David Dyzenhaus, Paul KC Chung Distinguished Visiting Professor at the public lecture “Lawyering and the Rule of Law in Dark Times” on May 8. Professor Dyzenhaus...
17 June 2019
In recognition of the rapid development of the Fintech industry in Africa, the South African Consulate General, the Fintech Association of Hong Kong, Acorus Capital and AIIFL of HKU collaborated to...
17 June 2019
On April 27 and 28, the 6th Cross-Strait Property Law Forum, organised by the Asian Institute of International Financial Law (AIIFL), was held at HKU. The theme this year is the evaluation of Land...
17 June 2019
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