Law Society News

The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its first Distinguished Speakers’ Luncheon (“DSL”) of this year on 22 September. We were honoured to have Ms. Anna Wu Hung-yuk, attending the event and...
November 2018
On 9 September, the Law Society’s Table Tennis Team took part in the annual Table Tennis Tournament organised by the Recreation and Sports Club for Hong Kong Professional Bodies (“RSCP”). After a...
November 2018
The Law Society received six delegations from the Greater China region in September and early October, namely the National Taipei University of Business, Professionals from the New Social Classes,...
November 2018
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised the second CONNECTED event of the year on 1 September. 52 mentors and young members joined a half-day trip to Lamma Island. Participants landed on...
November 2018
The Law Society’s 2nd Belt and Road Conference entitled “The ABC to Building a Smart Belt and Road: Law and Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Cloud” was successfully held on 28 Septemberat the...
November 2018
It is the fourth year that the Law Society has received the Good MPF Employer Award. Vice President CM Chan attended the Ceremony held on 9 October and witnessed the award of the Good MPF Employer...
November 2018
The In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised two events in September. On 14 September, around 20 members comprising of in-house lawyers and private practitioners joined a company visit...
November 2018
In collaboration with the Education Bureau, the Working Group on Business-School Partnership Programme of the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) organised a guided visit and sharing session for Form 4 to...
November 2018
On 28 September, the Innotech Law Hackathon: Belt and Road Justice Challenge (“BRJ Hackathon”) organised by the InnoTech Committee (“ITC”) was successfully held at the Hong Kong Convention and...
November 2018
The Law Society and the Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of 52 seminars in September, 14 of which had an audience of over 100. One of 14 seminars was “Updates on the Hong Kong...
November 2018
To provide a platform for members’ children to showcase their aquatic talent and promote family harmony, the Swimming Team under the leadership of Ms. Eliza Chang, the then Swimming Captain (now...
November 2018
The Day of Arbitration Field Practice organised by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Hong Kong Arbitration Center (“CIETAC Hong Kong”) was held on 16 September in...
November 2018
On 2 and 3 August, President Melissa Pang and Secretary General Heidi Chu attended the 29th Presidents of Law Associations in Asia Conference (“POLA”) in Canberra, Australia on behalf of the Law...
October 2018
The Member Benefit Committee organised a guided visit to the Coca-Cola Hong Kong Plant for members and their children on 11 August. 32 members with their children were first led to two production...
October 2018
At the invitation of the Fujian Cultural and Economic Exchange Centre, President Melissa Pang and Mr. Lawrence Yeung, member of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, attended the Straits Law...
October 2018
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised a total of 35 seminars in August, 3 of which had an audience of over 100. One of the three seminars was “Case Management - the Common Problems...
October 2018
The Law Society and the Shanghai Bar Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 2004 to strengthen exchange and cooperation between the two parties. In order to cope with the changes...
October 2018
Following the success of the first seminar on NGOs corporate governance held in April, the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) of the Law Society jointly organised a seminar titled “Employment Related...
October 2018
The fifth Hong Kong Legal Services Forum was held in Guangzhou on 5 September. A record high of more than 1,200 representatives from the legal, political and business sectors from all over Guangdong...
October 2018
On 7-9 September, Vice President CM Chan, Past Presidents Stephen Hung and Ambrose Lam and member of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee Alan Lau attended the Kaohsiung Bar Association...
October 2018