Law Society News

The 10th Lujiazui Law Forum was held in Shanghai on 14 November 2018. Under the theme "International Commercial Dispute Resolution", the forum attracted more than 300 representatives from...
January 2019
The Islamic Finance Working Party (“IFWP”) organised its annual networking reception this year on 29 November 2018. The event was attended by over 50 members and guests who are active players in the...
January 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of seven courses in November 2018 with a total number of 211 participants. One of the seven courses was “Evaluative Mediation Training” held from 16 to...
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
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 of Hong Kong received a delegation from the Law Society of Singapore on 4 December 2018. Members from our Intellectual Property Committee, Civil Litigation Committee, and Pro Bono...
January 2019
The Law Society received 10 delegations from the Greater China region in November and early December 2018, including officials from Mainland China, Inner Mongolia notaries, a Guangzhou delegation led...
January 2019
The Law Society Swimming Team was invited by The Hong Kong Medical Association (“HKMA”) to participate in the joint-professional invitation relay on 14 October 2018 at the Hong Kong Polytechnic...
January 2019
On 28 October, the 6th Annual Forum hosted by CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration Centre, fellow members and practitioners gathered on a Sunday afternoon in anticipation of a live debate on Med-Arb and a...
December 2018
On 5 October, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its annual “Meet the Practitioners Drinks Reception for Law Students” at a social enterprise café at Tamar Park operated by the Tung Wah Group...
December 2018
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of 83 seminars in October, 23 of which had an audience of over 100. One of the 23 seminars was “Pro Bono Essentials – How to Identify and Manage Pro...
December 2018
The first China International Import Expo was held in Shanghai from 5 to 10 November. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council hosted a breakout session on “Hong Kong’s Experience for International...
December 2018
On 13 October, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”), with the support of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (“WKCDA”), organised a Joint Professional Networking event titled “Cantonese Opera...
December 2018
The Law Society hosts the Cross Strait Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum for lawyers from Mainland China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong annually. The 8th Forum was successfully held on 26 October this...
December 2018
On 30 October, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised its last seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series in 2018 with the topic “Managing Legal Issues in the Hospitality...
December 2018
Two career talks for law students have been organised in October. On 11 October, Council Members Mr. Nick Chan and Mr. Jonathan Ross together with Mr. Mark Daly, member of the Standing Committee...
December 2018
The Annual Forum for Foreign-related Chinese Legal Talent cum Belt and Road Legal Services Forum in Chengdu was organised by the All China Lawyers Association on 27 October in Chengdu. More than 400...
December 2018
On 20 October, some of the most active members gathered once again with our honorable guests, friends and family for the 13th Recreation and Sports Night (the “Sports Night”), the long awaited annual...
December 2018
The Law & New Generation and School Talks Working Group (“Working Group”) of the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) organised a talk for Po Leung Kuk school heads and management executives on...
December 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