Law Society News

The Law Society (“Society”) and Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised a total of 25 seminars in March with a total of 1,251 participants. One of the 25 seminars was “From Internet...
May 2019
In celebration of the beginning of the Year of the Pig, the Law Society’s Spring Reception 2019 was held on 21 February. Over 300 guests and members joined this auspicious event, including Chief...
May 2019
The Law Society received a number of delegations from the Mainland in March. Mr Cheng Shoutai, President of Sichuan Lawyers Association visited the Law Society twice and discussed with Mr CM Chan,...
May 2019
Exploring new business opportunities for members has always been one of the many important tasks of the Law Society. The Law Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mongolian Bar...
May 2019
The “Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme has reached its 10th anniversary this year. Organised by the Law Society’s Community Relations Committee, the Phase 9 Closing and Phase 10 Opening Ceremony of...
May 2019
The Law Society is organising a series of lectures under the theme “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management for Cross-border Transactions” for Peking University Law School from March to...
May 2019
On 27 March, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised its first seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series in 2019 with the topic “It isn’t all Glitz & Glamour: An...
May 2019
Under the arrangement of the Public Policy Committee, the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative...
May 2019
With the support of Hong Kong Society of the Aged (“SAGE”), the Community Talks and Service Working Group (“WG”) under the Community Relations Committee organised a home visit to the elderly in North...
May 2019
At the invitation of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the HKSAR Government, President Melissa Pang joined the Hong Kong Business and Professional Delegation to Georgia and Hungary...
May 2019
On 9 and 10 February, President Melissa Pang, Vice-President Amirali Nasir and Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Committee Member Mark Daly attended the 1st LAWASIA Human Rights Conference in...
April 2019
Led by Mr Xing Yi-qiang, President of the Guangzhou Lawyers Association, a delegation of 46 senior lawyers visited the Law Society on 26 February. Both parties exchanged views on various topics,...
April 2019
On 26 January, the Law Society Swimming Team participated in the Cold Half 2019, a winter marathon charity swimming event where participants had to complete a challenging 15-km swim from Stanley...
April 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 13 courses in February with a total of 527 participants. One of the 13 courses was “Enduring Powers of Attorney” (“EPAs”) held on 22 February. The seminar...
April 2019
At the meeting between the Hainan Department of Justice and the Law Society on 20 February, Mr CM Chan, Vice-President of the Law Society and Mr James Wong, Vice-chairperson of the Greater China...
April 2019
On 22 February, the Working Group on Seminars for Social Enterprises of the Law Society’s Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) jointly organised a seminar titled “Social Enterprise Seminar: The Legal Forms and...
April 2019
Mr. Jonathan Mok, member of the Criminal Law and Procedure Committee of the Law Society, conducted an in-house seminar on overseas bribery laws for the ICAC, including the UK Bribery Act 2010 and US...
March 2019
The Ceremonial Opening of the Legal Year 2019 (“OLY”) was held on 14 January. Distinguished bar leaders and presidents of law societies from 20 jurisdictions around the world gathered in Hong Kong to...
March 2019
Valentine’s day is about sharing love. On 13 February, the Member Benefit Committee (“MBC”) organised a chocolate cake baking workshop for our members to learn how to make heart-shaped chocolate...
March 2019
Ever since 2012, the Law Society has developed a close working relationship with the lawyers associations in Japan by signing memoranda of understanding with the Japan Federation of Bar Associations...
March 2019