Law Society News

Over 550 guests and Law Society members gathered at the Law Society Cocktails Reception on 27 November 2017 held at the Hong Kong Club, including The Honourable Geoffrey Ma, Chief Justice of the...
April 2018
The Law Society received two delegations from the Mainland in December 2017. A delegation from the Integrated Service Platform for Intellectual Property of China (Shanghai) Trade Zone visited the Law...
April 2018
On 6 November 2017, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its annual flagship event “Welcome Cocktail Reception for Trainee Solicitors”. It was a drizzling Monday evening, but that did not dampen...
April 2018
On 8 December 2017, the Law Society Community Relations Committee (“CRC“) hosted a Christmas Gathering for its members and supporters who have rendered significant support towards the work of CRC and...
April 2018
The final event of Young Solicitors’ Group (‘YSG’) CONNECTED 2017 programme took place on 9 December 2017, when 51 mentors, buddies and mentees gathered together for a relaxing barbeque night in Siu...
April 2018
China (Guangdong) Belt and Road Legal Services Forum cum the Annual Forum for Foreign-related Chinese Legal Talents was held on 2 December 2017 in Shenzhen. A total of 300 participants attended the...
April 2018
The Working Group on Building Management of the Pro Bono Committee organised a Sharing Session on Building Management on 7 December 2017. The guest speaker, Ms. Vega Wong, Assistant...
April 2018
“Teen Talk” is one of the flagship events of The Law Society of Hong Kong, focusing on serving young people and the broader community. The event set a new record with around 1,200 students from 78...
April 2018
The HKTDC promotion campaign “In Style • Hong Kong” was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 7 November 2017, highlighting the advantages of Hong Kong as a trendsetting hub, and how Hong Kong could...
April 2018
At the invitation of the Guangdong Lawyers Association, the Law Society held a Risk Management Education seminar on litigation risk for local lawyers in Guangzhou on 16 December 2017. A total of 250...
April 2018
President Thomas So led a Law Society delegation to attend the 10th China Lawyers Forum organised by All China Lawyers Association held on 8 January in Shenzhen. Delegates attending the forum...
April 2018
Members of the Law Society’s Intellectual Property Committee took part in the “Welcome Reception of IP Ambassador Programme” held on 10 November 2017 at the Intellectual Property Department. The...
April 2018
On 28 November 2017, the In-House Lawyers Committee (‘IHLC‘) wrapped up the year with the Sweat and Glory Finale 2017 – “Meet the Speakers” Networking Reception. Participants were given the...
April 2018
On 10 December 2017, the Distance Running Team sent a team of six to take part in the 10km category of the ASICS Tai Po Half Marathon 2017. The event started at Tai Po Tin Hau Temple Fung Shui Square...
April 2018
The 9th Lujiazui Law Forum was held in Shanghai on 18 November 2017 with “The Belt and Road Initiative and Internationalisation of Legal Services” as the theme. As a joint organiser, the Law Society...
April 2018
The first Law Week in 1991 evinced the aspiration of the Law Society to provide fuller legal knowledge and promote legal services in the community. New features were introduced to gauge the needs of...
April 2018
The 2017 Annual Conference of In-House Lawyers (“Conference”) was successfully held on 29 September 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Conference brought together over 400...
April 2018
The Law Society signed two Memorandum of Understandings (“MoUs”) with the Georgian Bar Association and the Bar Association of Slovenia respectively on 1 December at the occasion of the Paris Bar...
April 2018
At the invitation of the Renmin University of China Law School, Council member CM Chan and Greater China Legal Affairs Committee member Catherine Mun travelled to Beijing in November 2017 to deliver...
April 2018
On 22 October 2017, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised its second Explore HK event for 2017 when members went on a tour of Tai O heritage sites and Yi O farm in Lantau Island with guides...
April 2018