Law Society News

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
It is truly a proud chapter of our table tennis team by winning the championship in Division II of the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association (“HKTTA”) League Tournament 2018 (the “Tournament”). This was...
March 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 17 courses in January with a total of 785 participants. One of the 17 courses was “The New China Individual Income Tax Law” held on 29 January. The China...
March 2019
The Annual Christmas Party, organised by the Member Benefit Committee (“MBC”), was successfully held on 13 December 2018. Over 150 members and guests celebrated the festive season under the theme of...
March 2019
In January, the Law Society received delegations of law students of Hunan University and judges from Mainland China. The former showed great interest in the legal system of Hong Kong, as well as in...
March 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
On 24 November 2018, the Cooking, Food and Wine Appreciation Interest Group (the “Interest Group”) of the Recreation and Sports Committee (“RSC”) held its 10th annual Cooking Competition. Pens were...
February 2019
For the 27th year straight, Law Week has demonstrated a continuous effort of solicitors deploying their legal expertise and professionalism to care for the community. This year’s theme is “Law in...
February 2019
“Teen Talk” is one of the flagship events of The Law Society, focusing on serving young people and the broader community. Around 1,000 students from 118 school teams participated in the 2018 event,...
February 2019
Over the years, there were frequent collaborations between the Law Society Cycling, Distance Running and Swimming Teams. On 20 October 2018, the three teams gathered again and took part in the ASTC...
February 2019
The 8th Business of IP Asia Forum (jointly organised by the HKSAR Government, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Design Centre) was held on 6 and 7 December 2018 at the Hong Kong...
February 2019
On 14 December 2018, the Law Society Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) hosted a Christmas Gathering for its members and supporters who have rendered significant support towards the work of the...
February 2019
Over 570 guests and Law Society members gathered at the Law Society Cocktail Reception on 28 November 2018 held at the Hong Kong Club, including the Hon Geoffrey Ma, Chief Justice of the Court of...
February 2019
The Law & New Generation Programme and School Talks Working Group (“WG”) under the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) organised a talk for the youths from Sai Kung District on 24 November 2018...
February 2019
The Law Society 2018 Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony was successfully conducted on 12 December 2018. We were very honoured to be graced with the presence of The Honourable...
February 2019
In collaboration with the Education Bureau (“EDB”), the Working Group on Business-School Partnership Programme of the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) organised a law firm guided visit with sharing...
February 2019
On 21 October 2018, over ten brave swimmers from the Law Society Swimming Team conquered the bumpy sea in the New World Harbour Race 2018. The annual event was participated by over 3,300 local and...
January 2019
The Law Society organised three visits to the nine cities within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area ("the Greater Bay Area") in 2018. The third visit was held on 3 and 4 December, covering Zhuhai...
January 2019