Law Society News

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
On 19 August, around 40 members and their children attended a guided visit organised by the Member Benefit Committee to the Fire and Ambulance Services Education Centre cum Museum located at the Fire...
October 2017
The Hong Kong and Mainland Legal Professional Association Limited and Legal Profession Committee of the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association jointly organised the Hong Kong Shipping Finance and...
October 2017
Mr. Lawrence Yeung, member of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee (“GCLAC“), attended a legal seminar organised by the Taichung Bar Association in Taichung on 3 September and delivered a...
October 2017
A delegation by the Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone visited the Law Society on 4 August. Mrs. Cecilia Wong and Mr. Steven Leung, respectively the...
October 2017
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 42 seminars in August. Of 42 seminars, five seminars had an audience of over 120. These seminars were: “Bilingual Legal Practice Risks”...
October 2017
A seven-member delegation from the Renmin University of China Law School led by its newly appointed Dean Professor Wang Yi visited the Law Society on 25 August. Council member C.M. Chan and members...
October 2017
On 6 July, the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee (“GCLAC”) under the Standing Committee on External Affairs received a delegation from Shantou University Law School. Mr. Henry Wai, Vice Chairman...
September 2017
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised the 2nd “CONNECTED” event on 15 July. More than 80 mentors and young members spent a relaxing and fun afternoon at an award winning local brewery. The...
September 2017
The Presidents of Law Associations in Asia (“POLA”) is a forum for the leaders of law societies and bar associations from across the Asia-Pacific region to exchange ideas and information. The Law...
September 2017
On 10 July, the Law Society, the Guangdong Lawyers Association and the Macau Lawyers Association jointly organised a seminar to discuss their cooperation under the Belt and Road initiative and the...
September 2017
On 30 June, the Young Solicitors' Group (“YSG”), together with other member bodies of the Young Coalition Professional Group ("YCPG") of Hong Kong Coalition of Professional Services, co-organised a...
September 2017
At the invitation of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office – Berlin (“HKETO”), our representatives Vice President Amirali Nasir and Council member Cecilia Wong spoke at a one-day conference in...
September 2017
The annual Members' Forum serves as a major platform for Council members to mingle with our general members. The Forum this year was held on 28 July. Well attended by around 70 participants, it...
September 2017
On 7 July, over 20 members comprising in-house lawyers and private practitioners joined a company visit to the headquarters of Midea Group (“Midea”) in Shunde. Midea is a manufacturer of household...
September 2017
Following the success of its culinary vacations in Lyon, Chengdu, Naples, Barcelona and Seoul since 2011, the Cookery, Food and Wine Appreciation Interest Group led a party of 45 foodies on 21–23...
September 2017
Led by President Thomas So, a six-member delegation of the Law Society visited Chongqing and Chengdu from 21 to 24 June. The delegation met with the Chongqing Lawyers’ Association and the Chengdu...
August 2017
On 9 June, the Clubhouse Committee organised a farewell party to bid farewell to the Clubhouse after its 20 years of service. Over 40 members including Past Presidents, former and current Council...
August 2017
As a supporting organisation, the Law Society participated in SmartHK, Fuzhou on 25 May organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. The Law Society and three Hong Kong law firms also...
August 2017
Ms. Melissa Pang, Vice President of the Law Society and Chairperson of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, was invited to attend the Belt and Road: Practice of the Rule of Law and...
August 2017