Law Society News

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
Graced with the presence of Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma and Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen, the Law Society Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony was held on 16 December 2016...
February 2017
The Annual Christmas Party, organised by the Member Benefit Committee, was successfully held on 15 December 2016. Nearly 200 members and guests celebrated the festive season together under the theme...
February 2017
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 15 seminars in December 2016. A seminar entitled “Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Privacy” was held on 12 December 2016. It introduced...
February 2017
The second half of 2016 has been exciting and fruitful for the Law Society Badminton Team. On 30 July 2016, our Team participated in the 2nd Challenge Cup organised by People.cn at Smithfield Road...
February 2017
On 13 January, the Law Society's Family Law Committee had a meeting with three Legislative Council members. At the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the proposed Children Proceedings (Parental...
February 2017
The Swimming Team participated in The Community Chest Wheelock Swim for Millions 2016 at Repulse Bay Beach on 30October 2016. Our team, represented by Mr. Allen Che, Mr.Pierre Lui, Mr. Robert Sit and...
February 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