Law Society News

While graduation season is a time to joyfully celebrate the hard work of accomplished students, it is also an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the efforts of teachers/mentors. The “Legal Pioneer”...
January 2017
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised nine seminars and the Law Society organised one seminar in November 2016. A seminar was held on 24 November to explain the relevant law relating...
January 2017
The 2016 Cooking and Tasting Competition organised by the Cookery, Food and Wine Appreciation Group took place on 29 October 2016 at a Japanese restaurant for a fresh tuna omakase feast! The event...
January 2017
The In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised two events in a row in November 2016. Seminar on Limited Liability Partnership On 15 November, Mr. Pius Chong, Managing Director, Head of...
January 2017
On 19 November 2016, the Community Talks and Services Working Group (“WG") (a working group of Community Relations Committee), with the support of the Hong Kong Society for the Aged (“SAGE”),...
January 2017
On 25 November 2016, over 70 trainees attended the annual flagship event “Welcome Drinks for Trainee Solicitors”, organised by the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”). The new members were brimming with...
January 2017
On 6 November 2016, the Distance Running Team participated in a charity walk and run event. The outing was staged in the colourful and scenic hills of Pak Tam Chung, Sai Kung Country Park. Making the...
January 2017
Over 480 guests and Law Society members gathered at the Law Society Cocktail Reception on 21 November 2016, which was held at the Hong Kong Club. Our Guests of Honour were the Chief Justice of the...
January 2017
The Member Benefit Committee of the Law Society organised a Japanese style flower arrangement class on 2 December 2016 at the Law Society Clubhouse. We were happy to have Ms. Kathy Lam, who is a...
January 2017
A delegation of 18 practitioners from the Law Society of Singapore (“LSS”), headed by Ms. Kuah Boon Theng, Vice-President of the Council of LSS, visited the Law Society on 29 November 2016. President...
January 2017
In collaboration with the Education Bureau, the Working Group on Business-School Partnership Programme of the Pro Bono Committee organised two High Court Visits and Workshop on the Rule of Law and...
January 2017
On 10 November 2016, the Clubhouse Committee organised the “Western Dining and Social Etiquette Workshop” at the Law Society’s Clubhouse which comprised a lecture, activities and dining practices...
January 2017
Council Members and Members of the Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Committee (“CAHRC”) of the Law Society had a meeting on 21 November 2016 with Executive Councillor Anna Wu Hung-yuk, to...
January 2017
On 26 November 2016, more than 60 mentors, buddies and mentees came together again for the third and the final events of the 2016 CONNECTED mentorship programme organised by the Young Solicitors’...
January 2017
The 6th Business of IP Asia Forum (jointly organised by the Hong Kong Government, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Hong Kong Design Centre) was held on 1 and 2 December 2016 at the...
January 2017
On 1 December 2016, the Working Group on Building Management of the Pro Bono Committee organised a sharing session for members who are serving as panel advisors for the Free Legal Advice Service on...
January 2017
In light of the Belt and Road Initiatives, the Law Society sees great potential in the legal service market in Central and Eastern Europe and the need to strengthen our network there. The Law...
December 2016
The Member Benefit Committee organised two guided visits to the Court of Final Appeal (“CFA”) on 25 August and 18 October respectively and around 60 members in total attended the visits. Apart from...
December 2016
On 15 October, space citizens from nearby galaxies showed up on the "Eleventh Planet", for a party literally out of this world! Celebrating the 11th anniversary of the Recreation and Sports Committee...
December 2016
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised a total of 79 seminars in October. A symposium entitled “Developing Commercial Law through the Courts: Rebalancing the Relationship between the...
December 2016