Law Society News

Valentine’s day is about sharing love. On 13 February, the Member Benefit Committee (“MBC”) organised a chocolate cake baking workshop for our members to learn how to make heart-shaped chocolate...
March 2019
Ever since 2012, the Law Society has developed a close working relationship with the lawyers associations in Japan by signing memoranda of understanding with the Japan Federation of Bar Associations...
March 2019
Over the years, there were frequent collaborations between the Law Society Cycling, Distance Running and Swimming Teams. On 20 October 2018, the three teams gathered again and took part in the ASTC...
February 2019
The 8th Business of IP Asia Forum (jointly organised by the HKSAR Government, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Design Centre) was held on 6 and 7 December 2018 at the Hong Kong...
February 2019
On 14 December 2018, 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 the...
February 2019
Over 570 guests and Law Society members gathered at the Law Society Cocktail Reception on 28 November 2018 held at the Hong Kong Club, including the Hon Geoffrey Ma, Chief Justice of the Court of...
February 2019
The Law & New Generation Programme and School Talks Working Group (“WG”) under the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) organised a talk for the youths from Sai Kung District on 24 November 2018...
February 2019
The Law Society 2018 Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony was successfully conducted on 12 December 2018. We were very honoured to be graced with the presence of The Honourable...
February 2019
In collaboration with the Education Bureau (“EDB”), the Working Group on Business-School Partnership Programme of the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) organised a law firm guided visit with sharing...
February 2019
On 24 November 2018, the Cooking, Food and Wine Appreciation Interest Group (the “Interest Group”) of the Recreation and Sports Committee (“RSC”) held its 10th annual Cooking Competition. Pens were...
February 2019
For the 27th year straight, Law Week has demonstrated a continuous effort of solicitors deploying their legal expertise and professionalism to care for the community. This year’s theme is “Law in...
February 2019
“Teen Talk” is one of the flagship events of The Law Society, focusing on serving young people and the broader community. Around 1,000 students from 118 school teams participated in the 2018 event,...
February 2019
The Law Society of Hong Kong received a delegation from the Law Society of Singapore on 4 December 2018. Members from our Intellectual Property Committee, Civil Litigation Committee, and Pro Bono...
January 2019
The Law Society received 10 delegations from the Greater China region in November and early December 2018, including officials from Mainland China, Inner Mongolia notaries, a Guangzhou delegation led...
January 2019
The Law Society Swimming Team was invited by The Hong Kong Medical Association (“HKMA”) to participate in the joint-professional invitation relay on 14 October 2018 at the Hong Kong Polytechnic...
January 2019
The 10th Lujiazui Law Forum was held in Shanghai on 14 November 2018. Under the theme "International Commercial Dispute Resolution", the forum attracted more than 300 representatives from...
January 2019
The Islamic Finance Working Party (“IFWP”) organised its annual networking reception this year on 29 November 2018. The event was attended by over 50 members and guests who are active players in the...
January 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of seven courses in November 2018 with a total number of 211 participants. One of the seven courses was “Evaluative Mediation Training” held from 16 to...
January 2019
The Law Society organised three visits to the nine cities within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area ("the Greater Bay Area") in 2018. The third visit was held on 3 and 4 December, covering Zhuhai...
January 2019
On 21 October 2018, over ten brave swimmers from the Law Society Swimming Team conquered the bumpy sea in the New World Harbour Race 2018. The annual event was participated by over 3,300 local and...
January 2019