University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law

HKU Faculty of Law and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Hong Kong) (SPCA (HK)) publish a new study on animal cruelty cases in Hong Kong. The one-year research project was funded…
October 2021
2020-2021 has been a rewarding year for HKU as its moot teams achieved outstanding results in various international mooting competitions, including capturing Regional Champion in the 2021 Philip C.…
October 2021
The Clinical Legal Education (CLE) Team is delighted to share that in August 2021, the Court of Appeal in HKSAR v Ma Ka Kin (馬家健) [2021] HKCA 1188 allowed our client’s appeal, quashed his conviction…
October 2021
This is a list of Professional Law Books by HKU Faculty of Law. Congratulations to these Professional Legal Education book authors! For more details, please visit: https://www.law.hku.hk/news/…
September 2021
Earlier this year, the European Union proposed a draft regulation to protect the fundamental rights of its citizens from certain applications of artificial intelligence (AI). In June, the Biden…
September 2021
Many people fear that free speech protections are weakening in British and North American universities. But what is the role of free speech in an academic institution? And is it really true that a…
September 2021
In celebration of the 90th birthday of Professor Rosie Young, an Emeritus Professor and Honorary Clinical Professor of HKU Faculty of Medicine, colleagues and friends contributed over HK$1 M to…
September 2021
The Law and Technology Centre was invited by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation to set up a booth to showcase “HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking” at the “2021…
August 2021
The Centre for Chinese Law organized the webinar “The Structure and Mechanism of China’s Personal Information Protection Law” on 29 June 2021, which was the first lecture of the “Personal Information…
August 2021
Clive Grossman SC launched his autobiography “From Hackney to Hong Kong—The Story of a Lucky Man” on 11 June 2021 at Parkside Chambers. Published by HKU Faculty of Law, the book is the anecdotal…
July 2021
The Faculty congratulates alumnus Johnson Lam on his appointment as Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal, HKSAR. After obtaining LL.B. and P.C.LL. from The University of Hong Kong in 1983…
July 2021
The Faculty is pleased to appoint Ms Elaine Yim and Miss Phoebe Woo as the first two Pre-Doctoral Fellows of its Academic Talent Fellowship Scheme. The Fellowship is supported by a generous donation…
July 2021
The success of the Faculty was made possible through the service and contribution of all academic and professional services colleagues. This year, the Faculty is pleased and proud to congratulate 12…
July 2021
The results of the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2020 were announced on 24 May. The Faculty is pleased to share that there are significant improvements in its research outputs – 82% of the…
July 2021
Financial Times has held its annual Innovative Lawyer rankings and awards since 2006, and Hong Kong University Faculty of Law’s Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship Lab (or LITE Lab) was…
June 2021
Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have great potentials to bring revolutionary changes to legal practice. AI can be used to draw insights from past judicial…
June 2021
This digital humanities project is to apply GIS technology to portray the geographical landscape of the commercial activities on Hong Kong Island from 1900 to 1933. The objective of this project is…
June 2021
HKU Law is honoured to announce that Alec Stone Sweet has joined the Faculty as Professor, Chair of Comparative and International Law Stone Sweet works in the fields of comparative and international…
June 2021
For more details, please visit: https://www.law.hku.hk/news/new-books-by-hku-faculty-of-law-2020-2021/
May 2021
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma served with distinction as the HKSAR’s second Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal from September 2010 till January 2021. In the Panel Discussion on 29 March 2021…
May 2021