Law Society News

At the invitation of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office – Berlin (“HKETO”), our representatives Vice President Amirali Nasir and Council member Cecilia Wong spoke at a one-day conference in...
September 2017
The annual Members' Forum serves as a major platform for Council members to mingle with our general members. The Forum this year was held on 28 July. Well attended by around 70 participants, it...
September 2017
On 7 July, over 20 members comprising in-house lawyers and private practitioners joined a company visit to the headquarters of Midea Group (“Midea”) in Shunde. Midea is a manufacturer of household...
September 2017
Following the success of its culinary vacations in Lyon, Chengdu, Naples, Barcelona and Seoul since 2011, the Cookery, Food and Wine Appreciation Interest Group led a party of 45 foodies on 21–23...
September 2017
On 6 July, the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee (“GCLAC”) under the Standing Committee on External Affairs received a delegation from Shantou University Law School. Mr. Henry Wai, Vice Chairman...
September 2017
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised the 2nd “CONNECTED” event on 15 July. More than 80 mentors and young members spent a relaxing and fun afternoon at an award winning local brewery. The...
September 2017
The Presidents of Law Associations in Asia (“POLA”) is a forum for the leaders of law societies and bar associations from across the Asia-Pacific region to exchange ideas and information. The Law...
September 2017
On 10 July, the Law Society, the Guangdong Lawyers Association and the Macau Lawyers Association jointly organised a seminar to discuss their cooperation under the Belt and Road initiative and the...
September 2017
Ms. Melissa Pang, Vice President of the Law Society and Chairperson of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, was invited to attend the Belt and Road: Practice of the Rule of Law and...
August 2017
Invited by the China Law Society, President Thomas So and Mr. James Wong, Vice-Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, attended the Legal Seminar in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary...
August 2017
The Law Society received two groups of visitors from the Mainland in June, namely Mainland officials receiving common law training in Hong Kong and a delegation from Shenzhen Intermediate People’s...
August 2017
Organised by the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association, the Forum on China’s Outbound Investment Trend and the Role of Hong Kong was held on 14 June at the Hong Kong Convention and...
August 2017
On 29 June, the Working Group on Seminars for Social Enterprises of the Law Society’s Pro Bono Committee and the Hong Kong Council of Social Services (“HKCSS”) jointly organised a seminar...
August 2017
Led by President Thomas So, a six-member delegation of the Law Society visited Chongqing and Chengdu from 21 to 24 June. The delegation met with the Chongqing Lawyers’ Association and the Chengdu...
August 2017
On 9 June, the Clubhouse Committee organised a farewell party to bid farewell to the Clubhouse after its 20 years of service. Over 40 members including Past Presidents, former and current Council...
August 2017
As a supporting organisation, the Law Society participated in SmartHK, Fuzhou on 25 May organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. The Law Society and three Hong Kong law firms also...
August 2017
The Criminal Law and Procedure Committee met the representatives from the Correctional Services Department (“CSD”) on 2 June to discuss various logistics issues relating to legal visits....
July 2017
On 30 April, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised its first Explore HK event, a series aimed at helping our members explore the lesser known sides of Hong Kong, so as to understand and...
July 2017
On 26 May, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised a Joint Professional Art Appreciation and Networking Drinks event with the support of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (“WKCDA”),...
July 2017
On 29 April, the Young Solicitor’s Group (“YSG”) organised its first Distinguished Speakers’ Luncheon of 2017. We were honoured to have Professor Lam Chiu-ying, SBS, former-Director of the Hong Kong...
July 2017