Law Society News

On 12 October, a career talk was held at the City University of Hong Kong (“CityU”) for law students. Council members Nick Chan, Roden Tong and member of the Standing Committee on Standards...
December 2017
As the Belt and Road Initiative has developed and evolved, it now embraces all countries that subscribe to the Initiative’s core goals of policy coordination, facilities connectivity, unimpeded trade...
December 2017
Council Member CM Chan was invited to attend the Seminar on “Legal Risks and Measures for International Investment in Economy and Trade” organised by the China Law Society on 12 October in...
December 2017
Following the success of its recent culinary trip to Taipei, the Cookery, Food and Wine Appreciation Interest Group hosted the 9th Cooking Competition under the theme of “Night Market Delicacies –...
December 2017
The Hong Kong Law Society received two delegations from the Mainland in October. Led by its President, a six-member delegation from the Jiangxi Association of Notaries visited the Law Society on 11...
December 2017
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 73 seminars in October, eight of which had an audience of over 100. These seminars are: • “Seminar on Property Fraud” held on 9 October; • “Hong Kong e-...
December 2017
The annual Cross Strait Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum organised by the Law Society for lawyers from the Mainland, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong was successfully held on 20 October this...
December 2017
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised the third CONNECTED event of the year on 16 September. A total of 44 mentors and young members joined the meaningful educational programme. The event...
December 2017
A Seminar on “Arbitration: New Challenges and Opportunities” was held at the Function Hall of Justice Place on 25 September. The Seminar presented views on conflict of interest in arbitration and...
November 2017
Hong Kong is a multicultural society with people from diverse social and religious backgrounds. In response to the suggestion of our young members, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) launched its...
November 2017
Mid-Autumn Festival is about reunions, a time to get together and celebrate with family and friends. On 23 September, the Member Benefit Committee (“MBC”) organised a mooncake workshop with a...
November 2017
The Law Society and the Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of 75 seminars in September, 17 of which had an audience of over 100. These seminars included: “Dispute Resolution Clauses in...
November 2017
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) took part in the Hong Kong Law Fair 2017, held on 30 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. At the Fair, YSG promoted student membership and...
November 2017
The Law Society received delegations from the Nanjing Justice Bureau as well as the Lawyers Associations of Nanjing, Wuxi, Xuzhou and Shenzhen in September. The Law Society also received legal...
November 2017
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council's “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” was held on 21 September in London, UK. Business leaders and professionals from the Mainland and Hong Kong took the opportunity...
November 2017
At the invitation of the Law Society and Bar Council of England & Wales, President Thomas So attended the Opening of the Legal Year 2017 from 1 to 3 October. At the event, the President was also...
November 2017
The Law Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Malaysian Bar in January 2016. Since then, both organisations have been working jointly on ways to foster collaboration among our...
November 2017
On 23 September, the Hong Kong Committee on Children’s Rights organised a "Roundtable: Children’s Commission in Hong Kong". The Law Society is one of the co-organisers. The Roundtable aims to pool...
November 2017
On 26 August, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) together with almost 70 members were honoured to host a luncheon with The Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma as the Guest of Honour. At the...
November 2017
The Annual Swimming Gala 2017, organised by the Law Society Swimming Team, was successfully held on 20 August. Despite it being one of the hottest days this summer, over 200 members, their children,...
November 2017