Law Society News

To provide a platform for members’ children to showcase their aquatic talent and promote family harmony, the Swimming Team under the leadership of Ms. Eliza Chang, the then Swimming Captain (now...
November 2018
The Day of Arbitration Field Practice organised by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Hong Kong Arbitration Center (“CIETAC Hong Kong”) was held on 16 September in...
November 2018
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its first Distinguished Speakers’ Luncheon (“DSL”) of this year on 22 September. We were honoured to have Ms. Anna Wu Hung-yuk, attending the event and...
November 2018
On 9 September, the Law Society’s Table Tennis Team took part in the annual Table Tennis Tournament organised by the Recreation and Sports Club for Hong Kong Professional Bodies (“RSCP”). After a...
November 2018
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised a total of 35 seminars in August, 3 of which had an audience of over 100. One of the three seminars was “Case Management - the Common Problems...
October 2018
The Law Society and the Shanghai Bar Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 2004 to strengthen exchange and cooperation between the two parties. In order to cope with the changes...
October 2018
Following the success of the first seminar on NGOs corporate governance held in April, the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) of the Law Society jointly organised a seminar titled “Employment Related...
October 2018
The fifth Hong Kong Legal Services Forum was held in Guangzhou on 5 September. A record high of more than 1,200 representatives from the legal, political and business sectors from all over Guangdong...
October 2018
On 7-9 September, Vice President CM Chan, Past Presidents Stephen Hung and Ambrose Lam and member of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee Alan Lau attended the Kaohsiung Bar Association...
October 2018
On 4 August, Ms. Chang Lai Shan Eliza, Honourary Swimming Captain and former Chairlady of the Recreation and Sports Committee, Mr. Che Wai Hang Allen and Mr. Wong Yu Ching Eugene of the Law Society...
October 2018
The Law Society plans to organise three delegation visits to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area ("the Greater Bay Area") in 2018. Following the visit to Guangzhou, Foshan and Zhaoqing in May this...
October 2018
On 2 and 3 August, President Melissa Pang and Secretary General Heidi Chu attended the 29th Presidents of Law Associations in Asia Conference (“POLA”) in Canberra, Australia on behalf of the Law...
October 2018
The Member Benefit Committee organised a guided visit to the Coca-Cola Hong Kong Plant for members and their children on 11 August. 32 members with their children were first led to two production...
October 2018
At the invitation of the Fujian Cultural and Economic Exchange Centre, President Melissa Pang and Mr. Lawrence Yeung, member of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, attended the Straits Law...
October 2018
More than a decade has passed in a blink since the establishment of the Law Society Table Tennis Team and I am thankful for being part of its journey. It has always been a tough row to hoe to...
September 2018
In order to promote the Hong Kong Legal Services Forum to be held in Guangzhou on 5 September and to understand the views of stakeholders, the Department of Justice led a delegation to visit...
September 2018
Given the importance of the transportation and logistics industries to the Hong Kong economy, it is perhaps surprising that, until recently, the Law Society had no specialist committee devoted to...
September 2018
The Law Society was honoured to have been invited to witness the official launch of the Astana International Financial Centre (“AIFC”) on 5 July. AIFC is a planned financial free zone located in...
September 2018
Following the success of the Access to Justice InnoTech Law Hackathon in April, where over 120 participants produced 25 technology solutions to enhance access to justice, the Law Society will host...
September 2018
The Law Society and Bloomsbury Books Limited jointly offered book prizes to 12 law students from the University of Hong Kong (“HKU”), the Chinese University of Hong Kong (“CUHK”) and City University...
September 2018