Law Society News

It was a busy summer for the Law Society Swimming Team which participated in two very challenging external swimming events and organised the annual Swimming Gala for members’ children. Macau Open...
October 2019
At the invitation of the Indonesian Advocates Association (“PERADI”), Vice-President C.M. Chan attended the IBA-PERADI Corporate Counsel Conference in Bali, Indonesia on 8 August. As one of the...
October 2019
To foster understanding and exchanges between the legal professions in Hong Kong and Hainan, as well as to promote Hong Kong’s legal services, a delegation consisting of 20 lawyers led by President...
October 2019
The Law Society has jointly organised the Straits Law Forum (“Forum”) with a number of cross-strait academic and professional organisations since 2003 at the invitation of the Organising Committee of...
October 2019
In view of the huge demand for various professional legal services in the Greater Bay Area, a delegation of lawyers specialised in foreign matters in Guangdong visited the Law Society on 8 August. Mr...
October 2019
To promote the development of the Belt and Road Initiative, the Guangdong Lawyers Association held the Second China (Guangdong) Belt and Road Legal Services Forum on 23 and 24 August under the theme...
October 2019
Following the overwhelming response from members in 2017, the Member Benefit Committee once again organised a guided visit to the Court of Final Appeal (“CFA”) on 11 September and 17 members attended...
October 2019
With the support of Po Leung Kuk (“PLK”), the Community Talks and Services Working Group under the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”), organised a home visit to PLK children on 3 August. Around...
September 2019
Representatives from the Intellectual Property ("IP") Committee of the Law Society met with Mr. Chen Jian, Deputy Director of the Beijing Municipal Intellectual Property Office, on 18 July. They...
September 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 33 courses in July with a total of 1,450 participants. One of the 33 courses was “Because the Blockchain Says So” held on 16 July. The seminar introduced...
September 2019
The Greater China Interest Group ("Interest Group") under the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee ("GCLAC") consists of lawyers interested in legal affairs and development in the Greater China...
September 2019
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its first Distinguished Speakers’ Luncheon (“DSL”) of this year on 20 July featuring guest speaker Ms. Connie Lau Yin-hing, SBS, JP, former Ombudsman, who...
September 2019
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
In response to the positive feedback from participants of the first event under the Social Awareness Outreach and Training Programme (the “Programme”) of the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) in 2017...
September 2019
Entering into its 10th year, the “Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme held a series of activities to promote legal knowledge to the youngsters. Day Camp in Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village The...
September 2019
Following the annual conference, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised its second seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series in 2019 with the topic “Weaving a Luxury Bag...
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
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