Law Society News

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
On 10 March, a record-breaking number of more than 200 participants (out of the overwhelming 280 participants who signed up for the CONNECTED 2017) attended "Professional Zen: CONNECTED De-stress...
May 2017
On 24 March, a record breaking number of contestants participated in the annual Singing Competition organised by the Singing Group. The 24 contestants who performed singing and dancing...
May 2017
Following the success of the two previous Joint Professional Career Days held respectively in 2015 and 2016, the Young Coalition Professional Group of the Hong Kong Coalition of Professional Services...
May 2017
The Distance Running Team recently competed in the Rotary Hong Kong Ultramarathon 2017 on 5 March. Attracting over 1,300 athletes, the race took place on Lung Wo Road in Central, where runners...
May 2017
The Law Society was invited by the Shanghai Bar Association and the Guangdong Lawyers Association to host a Risk Management Education Introductory Session in Shanghai and Dongguan, Guangdong, on 15...
May 2017
President Thomas So and representatives from the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee (“GCLAC”) of the Law Society of Hong Kong attended an exchange tour to Kaohsiung and Tainan, Taiwan from 16 to...
May 2017
The Swimming Team participated in the joint-professional invitation relay organised by the Hong Kong Medical Association (“HKMA”) on 6 November 2016 at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University....
May 2017
Led by Ms. Lu Xi, Director of Anti-Corruption-and-Bribery Bureau and Vice-ministerial Level Member of Procuratorial Committee of The Supreme People’s Procuratorate of the People’s Republic of China,...
April 2017
The Greater China Legal Affairs Committee ("GCLAC") held its annual Brainstorming Session and regular meeting, which was chaired by Vice President and Chairman of the Committee Melissa Pang, on 4...
April 2017
The Law Society (“Society”) and Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 17 seminars in February. The Society jointly organised a seminar entitled “Cap. 622 – Three Years On” with the Hong...
April 2017
On 20 February, the Law Society’s Family Law Committee had a joint meeting with a few Legislative Council members and representatives from the Labour and Welfare Bureau, the Social Welfare Department...
April 2017
Since the launch of the Law Week in 1991, new initiatives have been introduced to meet the needs of different social segments throughout the years. For over a decade, the Young Solicitors Group (“YSG...
March 2017
In our profession, there are always two sides to a story; the key is the ability to see it. What better way to capture the beautiful side of things than with a camera! The Photography Interest...
March 2017
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) highly values our members’ feedbacks and opinions as they are essential to the continuous improvement of our work. We launched the “Survey on Young Members’ Needs...
March 2017
On New Year’s Day 2017, about a dozen members of the Hiking Team and Distance Running Team participated in a joint team outing in the north east New Territories to welcome the New Year in style....
March 2017
The first Law Week in 1991 evinced the aspiration of the Law Society to enhance the community’s legal knowledge and to promote available legal services in the community. New features are introduced...
March 2017
“Teen Talk” is one of the flagship events of the Law Society, focusing on serving young people and the broader community. The event set a new record with a total of 937 students from over 94 schools...
March 2017