Law Society News

Over 400 guests and members, including Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma, our Guest of Honour, gathered at the Law Society Annual Cocktail Reception, which was held at the Hong Kong Club on 19 November 2019...
January 2020
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 8 courses in November 2019 which were attended by more than 280 participants. One of the 8 courses was “Criminal Advocacy” held on 21 November 2019. The...
January 2020
On 20 November 2019, the Member Benefit Committee organised a health talk entitled “Master your Stress and Anxiety” to raise members’ awareness of mental health issues and the importance of balanced...
January 2020
To enhance the works in the publication of the “Sing Tao Legal Mailbox” weekly column, the Law Society’s Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) hosted the Writer’s Gathering on 11 November 2019, with...
January 2020
On 25 October 2019, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) hosted its “Meet the Practitioners Drinks Reception for Law Students” at the Law Society. The reception was well attended by over 60 law...
January 2020
On behalf of the Law Society, Mr. CM Chan, Vice President and Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, attended the 11th Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau Law Seminar in Guangzhou on 9 – 11...
January 2020
The Young Solicitors’ Group’s (“YSG”) Welcome Cocktail Reception for Trainee Solicitors 2019 was held on 1 November 2019. The event attracted over 70 trainee solicitors and 20 general members. In...
January 2020
The Law Society and the lawyers associations in the Greater Bay Area established a joint meeting system in December 2018, under which member associations will take turns to host meetings to promote...
December 2019
The In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised two events in October. On 15 October, the first seminar under the “In-House Lawyers Training Programme (in collaboration with law firms)” (the “...
December 2019
The 2nd Guangzhou Legal Services Fair, jointly organised by the Guangzhou Lawyers Association and the Guangzhou Arbitration Commission, commenced in Guangzhou on 25 October. A series of seminars...
December 2019
The 9th Cross Strait Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum, hosted by the Law Society, was successfully held on 20 September. 165 lawyers from the Mainland, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong attended this...
December 2019
A delegation of the Chongqing Lawyers Association, led by their President Mr. Yuan Xiaobin, visited the Law Society on 19 September, and was received by President Ms. Melissa Pang and Vice President...
December 2019
On 6-8 September, on behalf of the Law Society, Vice President and Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee Mr. CM Chan and Past President Mr. Ambrose Lam attended Kaohsiung Bar...
December 2019
Jointly organised by the Law Society and LAWASIA, the 32nd LAWASIA Conference was successfully held from 6 to 8 November in Hong Kong. Remarkably, it was the third time for Hong Kong to be chosen as...
December 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 60 courses in October attended by approximately 3,000 participants. One of the 60 courses was “Law Practice in the Bitcoin Era” held on 24 October. The...
December 2019
The Law Society and the Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 53 courses in September with more than 3,000 participants. One of the 53 courses was “Training Programme on the Unified Screening...
November 2019
On 21 September, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) hosted a Joint Professional Networking Event titled “Exploring the World of Wines” which was well attended by members of the young groups, and...
November 2019
The Law Society co-organised a breakfast session with the Hong Kong Bar Association on 26 September on the occasion of the IBA Annual Conference held in Seoul. The session was on “Hong Kong’s Unique...
November 2019
The Law Society has jointly organised the Straits Law Forum (“Forum”) with a number of cross-strait academic and professional organisations since 2003 at the invitation of the Organising Committee of...
October 2019
In view of the huge demand for various professional legal services in the Greater Bay Area, a delegation of lawyers specialised in foreign matters in Guangdong visited the Law Society on 8 August. Mr...
October 2019