Monthly Statistics on the Profession

(updated as of 31 March 2016):

Members (with or without practising certificate) 9,990
Members with practising certificate 8,664
(out of whom, 6,590 (76%) are in private practice)
Trainee Solicitors 1,008
Registered foreign lawyers 1,328 (from 31 jurisdictions)
Hong Kong law firms 861 (48% are sole proprietorships and 42% are firms with 2 to 5 partners)
Registered foreign law firms 75
Civil Celebrants 2,074
Reverse Mortgage Counsellors 445
Solicitor Advocates 39 (34 in civil proceedings, 5 in criminal proceedings)
Student Members 210
Registered Associations between Hong Kong law firms and registered foreign law firms (including Mainland law firms) 32
 

 

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