Law Society News

Riding on the AIJA Half Year Conference in Hong Kong, the Law Society signed two Memorandum of Understandings (“MOU”) with the International Association of Young Lawyers (“AIJA”) and International...
July 2019
The Member Benefit Committee (“MBC”) organised a Father’s Day workshop for members to pre- celebrate the festive occasion on 13 June. During the workshop, members immersed in the joy of making a...
July 2019
In order to strengthen the cooperation within the legal services industry in the Greater Bay Area, the Law Society and the lawyers associations in the Greater Bay Area established a joint-meeting...
July 2019
The Law Society launched our first study tour with the Mongolian Bar Association (“MBA”) this year to foster collaboration and strengthen exchange between our respective members in the two...
July 2019
Since March this year, the Law Society has organised a series of lectures entitled “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management for Cross-border Transactions” for students of the Peking...
July 2019
The Law Society received six delegations from the Mainland in May, including Wenzhou Bankruptcy Administrators Association, Fujian National People’s Congress Standing Committee, Hainan Department of...
July 2019
IAPH World Ports Conference 2019 was held in Guangzhou in May. More than 1,000 government officials, port and shipping company representatives and academics from over 50 countries attended the...
July 2019
“Criminal Law Conference 2019” was held on 25 May at the CGO Conference Hall of the Central Government Office. It was co-organised by the Law Society, the Department of Justice and the Hong Kong Bar...
July 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 35 courses in May with a total of 2,066 participants. One of the 35 courses was “Risks and Common Mistakes in Will Drafting and Probate Practice” delivered...
July 2019
To foster closer relationship and understanding between lawyers and Chinese enterprises in Hong Kong, the Law Society and the Legal Affairs Steering Committee of the Hong Kong Association of Chinese...
July 2019
The Law Society has arranged a series of lectures under the theme “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management For Cross-border Transactions” for Peking University Law School from March to...
June 2019
The Law Society received three delegations from the Mainland in April. On 1 April, Mr Liu Jun, Vice President of the Qingdao Lawyers Association, together with 16 representatives of the association,...
June 2019
To pre-celebrate the Mother’s Day, the Member Benefit Committee organised a baking workshop on 1 May which was attended by six pairs of members and their mothers. Riding on the success of the...
June 2019
The Law Society Council pays courtesy visits to various authorities and organisations in Beijing every year, in order to exchange views with Mainland officials on issues that concern the Hong Kong...
June 2019
Distinguished speakers from local and international mediation circles spoke on various topics on mediation for international investment and commercial disputes at the “International Dispute...
June 2019
On 11 April, the Member Benefit Committee organised this year’s first health talk entitled “Conquering Sports Injuries and the Seven Summits” to raise members’ awareness of mental health and...
June 2019
On 29 March, around 180 members and trainee solicitors attended the kick-off event of the CONNECTED 2019 programme organised by the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) in Central. Participants had a...
June 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 34 courses in April with a total of 1,164 participants. One of the 34 courses was “Advance Directives (“ADs”)” held on 26 April. The seminar discussed the...
June 2019
Exploring new business opportunities for members has always been one of the many important tasks of the Law Society. The Law Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mongolian Bar...
May 2019
The “Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme has reached its 10th anniversary this year. Organised by the Law Society’s Community Relations Committee, the Phase 9 Closing and Phase 10 Opening Ceremony of...
May 2019