Law Society News

The Law Society of Hong Kong and Bloomsbury Books Prizes Presentation Ceremony is an annual event jointly organised by the Law Society and Bloomsbury Books Limited where law students from the...
September 2019
The Law Society received two delegations consisted of Mainland law students in July. Arranged by the Legal Education Fund Limited, about 50 law students from the China University of Political Science...
September 2019
The Annual Conference of In-House Lawyers is the flagship event organised by the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”). The 2019 Conference was successfully held on 12 June at the Hong Kong Convention...
August 2019
Mr. CM Chan, Vice-President of the Law Society, was invited by the City University of Hong Kong, to host a seminar titled “Legal Co-operation between Hong Kong and the Mainland and the Role of Law...
August 2019
The Law Society jointly organised the “Hong Kong Family Law Conference 2019” with the Hong Kong Bar Association and the Hong Kong Family Law Association on 25-27 April. Guest speakers...
August 2019
The Law Society received three delegations from the Mainland in June, including a group of Mainland young lawyers, the Zhuhai Lawyers Association and a group of Guangdong young lawyers....
August 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 31 courses in June with a total of 1,680 participants. One of the 31 courses was “Seminar on the Internet of Things and Privacy” held on 5 June. The seminar...
August 2019
Following the success of the seminar entitled “Fiduciary Duties and Legal Liabilities of NGO Directors” held in Cantonese last year, the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) and Hong Kong Council of Social...
August 2019
Since March this year, the Law Society had been offering a series of lectures for Peking University Law School students entitled “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management for Cross-...
August 2019
At the invitation of Hong Kong Council on Social Service (“HKCSS”), the Law Society partnered with them on their “Governance Connect Program” (“the Program”) with a view to further assisting NGOs to...
August 2019
Since March this year, the Law Society has organised a series of lectures entitled “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management for Cross-border Transactions” for students of the Peking...
July 2019
The Law Society received six delegations from the Mainland in May, including Wenzhou Bankruptcy Administrators Association, Fujian National People’s Congress Standing Committee, Hainan Department of...
July 2019
IAPH World Ports Conference 2019 was held in Guangzhou in May. More than 1,000 government officials, port and shipping company representatives and academics from over 50 countries attended the...
July 2019
“Criminal Law Conference 2019” was held on 25 May at the CGO Conference Hall of the Central Government Office. It was co-organised by the Law Society, the Department of Justice and the Hong Kong Bar...
July 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 35 courses in May with a total of 2,066 participants. One of the 35 courses was “Risks and Common Mistakes in Will Drafting and Probate Practice” delivered...
July 2019
To foster closer relationship and understanding between lawyers and Chinese enterprises in Hong Kong, the Law Society and the Legal Affairs Steering Committee of the Hong Kong Association of Chinese...
July 2019
Riding on the AIJA Half Year Conference in Hong Kong, the Law Society signed two Memorandum of Understandings (“MOU”) with the International Association of Young Lawyers (“AIJA”) and International...
July 2019
The Member Benefit Committee (“MBC”) organised a Father’s Day workshop for members to pre- celebrate the festive occasion on 13 June. During the workshop, members immersed in the joy of making a...
July 2019
In order to strengthen the cooperation within the legal services industry in the Greater Bay Area, the Law Society and the lawyers associations in the Greater Bay Area established a joint-meeting...
July 2019
The Law Society launched our first study tour with the Mongolian Bar Association (“MBA”) this year to foster collaboration and strengthen exchange between our respective members in the two...
July 2019