Law Society News

On 30 April, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised its first Explore HK event, a series aimed at helping our members explore the lesser known sides of Hong Kong, so as to understand and...
July 2017
The Criminal Law and Procedure Committee met the representatives from the Correctional Services Department (“CSD”) on 2 June to discuss various logistics issues relating to legal visits....
July 2017
The Law Society devotes much effort in assisting our young members to broaden their international legal horizons. One way of fulfilling this objective is through organising internship programmes...
July 2017
Job Matching 2.0: Branding Yourself for Success on Social Network On 25 May, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised a seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series 2017...
July 2017
The Law Society has been actively promoting the role of Hong Kong solicitors in the development of the Belt and Road Initiative. The Initiative has a vast coverage. To begin with, the Law Society...
July 2017
On 26 May, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised a Joint Professional Art Appreciation and Networking Drinks event with the support of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (“WKCDA”),...
July 2017
On 29 April, the Young Solicitor’s Group (“YSG”) organised its first Distinguished Speakers’ Luncheon of 2017. We were honoured to have Professor Lam Chiu-ying, SBS, former-Director of the Hong Kong...
July 2017
Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 35 seminars in March, 27 seminars in April, 34 seminars in May and 32 seminars in June. A Conference on Insolvency Law and Practice was held on 9 March. It...
July 2017
Criminal Law Conference 2017 was held on 20 May at the Function Hall of the Justice Place. It was co-organised by the Law Society of Hong Kong, the Department of Justice and the Hong Kong Bar...
July 2017
Led by its Vice President Mr. Zhang Mingqi, a five-member delegation of the China Law Society visited the Law Society of Hong Kong on 19 April. President Thomas So, together with Mr. Rico Chan, Ms....
June 2017
The significant event of 2017 – The 110th Jubilee Celebration Dinner – was held at the Grand Hall of the Convention and Exhibition Centre on 13 May. Attended by almost 1,300 guests, the event...
June 2017
The Chairman, Mr. Kenny Wong, and other members of the Intellectual Property Committee, met with a Mainland delegation led by the Vice Minister of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce,...
June 2017
How did you spend your Mother’s Day this year? Around 700 attendees from 200 members’ families participated in the 7th Members and Family Fun Day at the Hong Kong Sports Institute on 14 May, which...
June 2017
The Law & New Generation and School Talks Working Group (“Working Group”) of the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) organised a talk for Pui Kiu College’s Parent-Teacher Association (“PTA”) on...
June 2017
On 22 April, the One Day Seminar on Contract Management (“Seminar”), jointly organised by the young groups from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch), the Chartered Institution of...
June 2017
The Law Society of Hong Kong held Risk Management Education Introductory Sessions in Shanghai, Kaohsiung and Dongguan earlier this year. Around 400 people attended the sessions. President Thomas So...
June 2017
The Law Society of Hong Kong’s first and foremost Belt and Road Conference entitled “The Belt and Road: A Catalyst for Connectivity, Convergence and Collaboration” was successfully held on 12 May at...
June 2017
Invited by the Renmin University of China Law School, Mr Ambrose Lam, Past President and member of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, attended a seminar titled “Developing Legal Service to...
May 2017
The In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised the panel discussion of In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series 2017 – “Fintech & In-House Lawyers” on 22 March. The seminar was attended by...
May 2017
“Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme Working Group (“Working Group”) under the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) organised two half-day visits to Lai King and Cape Collinson Correctional...
May 2017