Law Society News

Two career talks for law students were held on 13 October and 1 November at the City University of Hong Kong (“CityU”) and The University of Hong Kong (“HKU”) respectively. Council members...
December 2016
In light of the Belt and Road Initiatives, the Law Society sees great potential in the legal service market in Central and Eastern Europe and the need to strengthen our network there. The Law...
December 2016
The Member Benefit Committee organised two guided visits to the Court of Final Appeal (“CFA”) on 25 August and 18 October respectively and around 60 members in total attended the visits. Apart from...
December 2016
On 15 October, space citizens from nearby galaxies showed up on the "Eleventh Planet", for a party literally out of this world! Celebrating the 11th anniversary of the Recreation and Sports Committee...
December 2016
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised a total of 79 seminars in October. A symposium entitled “Developing Commercial Law through the Courts: Rebalancing the Relationship between the...
December 2016
The Law Society’s Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held a “Lawyers x Lawyers-to-be Drinks Evening” on 22 September where over 90 law students from the three Hong Kong law schools mingled with...
November 2016
The Law Society organised a visit to Po Leung Kuk (“PLK”) Children’s Home with the assistance of PLK’s Child Sponsorship Programme on 6 August. About 90 solicitor volunteers and their families and...
November 2016
On 24 September, around 40 members and children attended a guided visit to Hong Kong Yakult Co. Ltd at Tai Po Industrial Estate organised by the Member Benefit Committee. After attending a briefing...
November 2016
Summer vacation is prime time for water sports and quality family time before school reopens. On 28 August, the Annual Swimming Gala was held in Aberdeen for members and their children aged two to 18...
November 2016
Encouraged by the overwhelmingly positive response to last year’s “Lawesome” Fun Day, the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”), a sub-committee under the Standing Committee on External Affairs,...
November 2016
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” was held in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich from 27 to 29 September. The Law Society was a supporting...
November 2016
On 19 September, the Practice Management Committee organised a panel discussion titled “The New Opportunity: A Look into the Joint Venture between Hong Kong and Mainland Law Firms”. Past President...
November 2016
The Annual Conference of In-House Lawyers is a signature event organised by The Law Society’s In-House Lawyers Committee. This year’s Conference, its fifth instalment, was successfully held on 21...
November 2016
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised a total of 69 seminars in September. A seminar entitled “Update on Legal Aid Schemes” was held on 6 September to provide an update on the legal...
November 2016
As part of our Distinguished Speakers’ Luncheon (“DSL”) series this year, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) was honoured to have the Honourable Lam Woon Kwong GBS JP, Convenor of the Executive...
November 2016
The IBA Annual Conference was held in Washington, DC (USA) from 18 to 23 September. Immediate Past President Stephen Hung, Council Member and Past President Huen Wong, Council Member Denis Brock and...
November 2016
The Member Benefit Committee organised an Espresso & Latte Art Workshop on 4 August at the Law Society Clubhouse. We were happy to have Ms. Lamont Loo, a licensed Q-grader, as the guest speaker....
October 2016
The Member Benefit Committee organised a test drive with a renowned German car brand on 13August. Around 40 members and guests attended the event and had the exclusive experience of test driving some...
October 2016
Colombo, Sri Lanka, 12–15 August President Thomas So led a delegation to attend the 29th LAWASIA Golden Jubilee Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 12 to 15 August under the theme “50 Years...
October 2016
The Property Committee of the Law Society met with representatives from the Police and the Immigration Department on 15 July.  Ideas were exchanged on various measures to combat property fraud...
September 2016