Law Society News

In light of the expanded use of remote hearings via video-conferencing facilities (“VCF”), the Standing Committee on Member Services and InnoTech Committee (“ITC”) organised a webinar on 21 July with...
September 2020
The Law Society of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 21 courses and seminars by webinars in July which were attended by over 2,000 participants.  One was the “Roundtable...
September 2020
According to the “Joint Meeting System for Lawyers Associations in the Greater Bay Area” signed by the Law Society and lawyer associations in the Greater Bay Area in December 2018, the Law Society,...
September 2020
How do you stay fit and healthy with your family during COVID-19? The Recreation and Sports Committee’s (the “RSC”) Members and Family Fun Day (the “Fun Day”) is an annual event which gathers not...
September 2020
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 36 webinars in June which were attended by more than 3,400 participants.  One of the seminars was “Connected Transactions” held on 11 June. The speaker...
August 2020
The Law Society and the Peking University Law School joined hands in organising a series of lectures for the second time under the theme "An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management for...
August 2020
To help members alleviate stress and optimise mental effectiveness amidst the outbreak of COVID-19, the Member Benefit Committee organised an online workshop entitled “The Foundation of Mindfulness...
August 2020
Last year, the Law Society and the Peking University Law School (“the Law School”) joined hands in organising a 32-hour course under the title “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management...
July 2020
To step up the communication within the global legal community while maintaining social distancing, the Law Society organised the first online video conference Presidents’ Roundtable on 27 April,...
June 2020
The effort made by the Law Society and a number of professional bodies in the production of the cheering song under the pandemic was appreciated by Mr Lam Lung On, President of the Hong Kong Chinese...
June 2020
On 13 May, the Standing Committee on Member Services (“SCMS”) organised a webinar to brief member law firms on the application for the LawTech Fund (the “LTF”). The webinar was well attended by...
June 2020
At the invitation of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Mr. C.M. Chan, Vice President and Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, gave a lecture to MBA students on Hong Kong...
May 2020
In view of the tight supply of sanitary items, particularly surgical masks, amid the outbreak, the Law Society tries its best to help more people in need and inject positive energy into the community...
April 2020
In light of the epidemic, President Melissa Pang initiated the song production, hoping to promote love and caring through music and cheer for the Hong Kong society as well as frontline healthcare...
April 2020
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Lawyers Sports Meet (“Sports Meet”) is a regional biennial event gathering legal professionals from the three jurisdictions. The Law Society has taken part in the Sports...
March 2020
A delegation from the Shenzhen Municipal Committee's Greater Bay Area Office visited the Law Society on 7 January under the coordination of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in...
March 2020
The Law Society devotes much effort in assisting our young members to broaden their international legal horizons and to build international connections. One way of fulfilling this objective is...
March 2020
The final official event of Young Solicitors’ Group’s (“YSG”) CONNECTED 2019 Mentorship and Buddy Programme took place on 11 January at the Law Society Function Room with over 90 mentors, buddies and...
March 2020
On 19 January, the Law Society Swimming Team participated in the Cold Half Extreme Marathon Swim and Cold Plunge for the second year. The events were organised by AVRA and supported Ocean Recovery...
March 2020
The Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2020 (“OLY”) was held on 13 January. Representatives from around 60 law associations in 18 jurisdictions gathered in Hong Kong to experience and witness this...
March 2020