Law Society News

The Law Society was honoured to have been invited to witness the official launch of the Astana International Financial Centre (“AIFC”) on 5 July. AIFC is a planned financial free zone located in...
September 2018
Following the success of the Access to Justice InnoTech Law Hackathon in April, where over 120 participants produced 25 technology solutions to enhance access to justice, the Law Society will host...
September 2018
The Law Society and Bloomsbury Books Limited jointly offered book prizes to 12 law students from the University of Hong Kong (“HKU”), the Chinese University of Hong Kong (“CUHK”) and City University...
September 2018
On 14 July, the Community Talk and Services Working Group under the Community Relations Committee, with the support of Po Leung Kuk (“PLK”), organised a home visit to PLK’s children. About 70...
September 2018
For several unforgettable days in this summer, President Melissa Pang and a group of 50 members and their family members of the Cookery, Food and Wine Appreciation Interest Group and Photography...
September 2018
About 40 Mainland law students from China University of Political Science and Law, Zhejiang University Guanghua Law School, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics Law School and...
September 2018
The Judging Session of Phase 9 “Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme 2017-2018 organised by the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) was successfully held on 21 July at Chiang Chen Studio Theatre in...
September 2018
More than a decade has passed in a blink since the establishment of the Law Society Table Tennis Team and I am thankful for being part of its journey. It has always been a tough row to hoe to...
September 2018
In order to promote the Hong Kong Legal Services Forum to be held in Guangzhou on 5 September and to understand the views of stakeholders, the Department of Justice led a delegation to visit...
September 2018
Given the importance of the transportation and logistics industries to the Hong Kong economy, it is perhaps surprising that, until recently, the Law Society had no specialist committee devoted to...
September 2018
Then Council Member Mr. CM Chan and Mr. Ronald Kan, member of GCLAC, joined the delegation of the Hong Kong Coalition of Professional Services as representatives of the Law Society and visited...
August 2018
The Law Society (“Society”) and the Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised a total of 37 seminars in June, 6 of which had an audience of over 100. One of the six seminars was “Anti-Money...
August 2018
At the invitation of the China Law Society, President Melissa Pang attended the Forum on the Belt and Road Legal Cooperation, which was jointly organised by the China Law Society and the Ministry of...
August 2018
Mr. Huen Wong, Past President and Chairman of Arbitration Committee led a delegation of the Law Society to visit the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (“SCIA”) in Shenzhen on 20 June 2018....
August 2018
Swimming is not just about skills. Aquatic safety is also essential to a swimmer. On 1 May, the Swimming Team participated in the 13th Hong Kong 3,000-M Water Safety Swim held in Repulse Bay. The...
August 2018
Under the arrangement of the The Centre for Judicial Education and Research of City University of Hong Kong, 20 senior judges from the Mainland visited the Law Society on 1 June. Mr. Neville Cheng...
August 2018
The Legal Professional Cup Dragon Boat Race (the “LPC”) is an annual dragon boat race for the legal sector hosted by the Law Society of Hong Kong. This year, we had 11 teams of law firms and legal...
August 2018
The Annual Conference of In-House Lawyers is a signature event organised by the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”). The 2018 Conference was successfully held on 6 Jun at the Hong Kong Convention and...
August 2018
The Law Society was a supporting organisation of the 4th Shanghai-Hong Kong Commercial Mediation Forum (“Forum”). The Forum, jointly organised by Joint Mediation Helpline Office, Hong Kong...
July 2018
The Law Society held its first visit to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area (“the Greater Bay Area”) on 10 and 11 May. The delegation visited Zhaoqing, Foshan and Guangzhou and discussed with...
July 2018