University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law

The Clinical Legal Education (CLE) Team is happy to share that in January 2021 the CFA (Court of Final Appeal) allowed the appeal of our CLE’s client in HKSAR v Lo Kin Sun [2021] HKCFA 1 on the...
3 March 2021
  Following the triumph in 2017 and 2019, HKU teams won the First Place in Law for Change Student Competition 2020 by PILnet; and took home the Runner-up and Best Potential Award. We take...
3 March 2021
The University of Hong Kong is calling for applications for the 2021/22 entry of the Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law programme [LLM(MEL)]. Currently, the Programme is accredited by the...
12 January 2021
To recognize donors’ support and students’ achievements in the last academic year, the Student Award Presentation Ceremony was held on 20 November during which more than 100 scholarships and prizes,...
12 January 2021
The University of Hong Kong has smoothly held its 203rd Congregation online on 3 December. While the Faculty cannot congratulate the Class of 2020 in person, we have extended our warmest...
12 January 2021
The Faculty of Law of The University of Hong Kong offers a variety of taught master programmes focusing on arbitration and dispute resolution, corporate and financial law, Chinese law, compliance and...
12 January 2021
The good news came just in time when the Faculty welcome the 10 students in LLM in Compliance and Regulation (LLM(CR)) who received the inaugural UGC Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes...
31 December 2020
The Council of the University of Hong Kong has appointed earlier in October Professor Hualing Fu as the Dean of Law. Professor Fu is no stranger to the University. He is currently Professor and...
31 December 2020
In the latest release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 by Subject, The Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong comes 21st in the world and its research component is...
31 December 2020
On 28th September 2020, The University of Law (ULaw) opened its doors to the new cohorts of students studying their programmes. The whole week was spent welcoming and inducting students to the part...
16 November 2020
Unsustainable and illegal trade in wildlife threatens endangered and vulnerable species. The legislation and policies adopted by the Hong Kong government on both legal and illegal trade have...
13 November 2020
On 30 September and 2 October 2020, the Centre for Medical Ethics & Law (CMEL) of HKU hosted the ‘Living Will, Living Well? Advance Directives Across Asia’ Workshop together with the Law Society...
13 November 2020
The HKU Excellence Awards Presentation Ceremony 2019 was held on 20 October 2020 in which colleagues’ teaching excellence was recognized at different levels:-  The University Distinguished...
13 November 2020
The University of Hong Kong (HKU) will hold a Virtual Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions on 31 October 2020 (Saturday) to provide an opportunity for prospective students to understand the...
13 October 2020
LAWLYPOP is a project that aims to inspire current and prospective law students in career and academic planning through sharings and reflections by seasoned legal practitioners (many of whom are HKU...
13 October 2020
(From left) Thomas Yeon (PCLL); The Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma GBM; Edward Lui (PCLL) and Mr Michael Vidler.   Congratulations to HKU Team - Edward Lui (PCLL) and Thomas Yeon (...
13 October 2020
On 15th July 2020 Aruna Verma Associate Professor of The University of Law Hong Kong delivered a lecture titled “Introduction to Criminal Law Lecture –Murder”. Aruna started with the definition of...
9 September 2020
John Wright delivered a fascinating lecture on life as a barrister, focusing on criminal law in Hong Kong. John gave a unique insight from the perspective of a barrister of long standing in Hong Kong...
9 September 2020
In the official announcement of the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) main round offer results, HKU's law programme remains in a leading position by admitting the top students....
9 September 2020
“The traditions of the Common Law rely heavily on case law and precedent and if Hong Kong law was to develop its own foundation of case law separate from the British courts, then there needed to be a...
9 September 2020
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