Law Society News

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
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
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
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
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
The 2017 Ceremonial Opening of the Legal Year was held on 9 January. Eminent bar leaders from abroad gathered in Hong Kong to experience and witness this solemn ceremony. The Law Society was honoured...
March 2017
To celebrate the 72nd Taiwan Judicial Festival, the Judicial Yuan of Taiwan, the Ministry of Justice and the Taiwan Bar Association jointly held a symposium on 11 January which attracted about 250...
March 2017
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 8 seminars in January. A seminar entitled “Taxation of Costs” was held on 16 January. It provided participants with a general overview of the...
March 2017
The Young Solicitors Group (“YSG”) together with the Macau Lawyers Association (“MLA”) and Young Barristers’ Committee (“YBC”) of the Hong Kong Bar Association successfully co-organised a Macau Study...
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