Lawyers at Leisure

To me, art is an expression of one’s feelings. It does not require lots of formal learning, only a pure and open heart to freely express one’s perception of the world. As long as you are willing to...
October 2019
We all know how nerve-racking pursuing a legal career can be; all of us certainly have spent countless hours drafting an agreement or a legal opinion or answered client emails late at night after a...
September 2019
I have been pole dancing for nearly three years. It started as an interesting way to exercise, but I have grown to love it and am now deeply passionate about it as a way to test my physical limits...
August 2019
Sebastian Ko likes to find new ways to apply technology to boost his productivity. This is kind of his obsession. Technology, he believes, allows him to leave the office during more sociable hours...
July 2019
An expatriate in Hong Kong, Scott Thiel has a unique way to explore the city that he now calls home. After having left his footprints on many of the hiking trails throughout the territory, he is now...
June 2019
Errol Bong is the APAC Head of Legal & Compliance at Liquidnet and believes that progressive organisations understand the benefits of their employees having a healthy work-life balance. Errol...
May 2019
Softball is a popular variant of baseball that originated in Chicago over a century ago. The sport travelled to Asia and got a foothold in Hong Kong. Although limited by space constraints and a...
April 2019
Lawn bowling is a precision sport that requires a lot of coordination of different parts of the body and the mastery of multiple simultaneous actions. Herbert Tsoi, a probate lawyer and devotee of...
March 2019
Michelle Chow, a consultant with Withers and passionate player of the harp, wants to use her hobby to change lives. Michelle Chow discovered the joys of playing the harp over a decade ago. Back...
February 2019
It might not be a sport for everyone but for Calvin Cheng, assistant solicitor at Yung, Yu, Yuen & Co. throwing and catching a frisbee is something he never tires of. He shares with Hong...
January 2019
The Law Society Live Band “TLF” has always been the highlight at the organisation’s events. This year is no exception - the band will be playing at the Law Society’s Christmas Party on 13 December at...
December 2018
Eric Tang, partner at Morley Chow Seto is a passionate ultra-distance runner who loves to combine his races with travel. There was no grand opening to my running life. It was the result of both a...
November 2018
  Raymond Chak, managing partner of Chak & Associates, is an avid photographer who travels far and wide to pursue his passion. Raymond Chak describes himself as a fun-loving lawyer....
October 2018
Editor’s Note: From being a novice baker barely four years ago, Doreen Kong today is an expert who runs a baking workshop as a social enterprise. In this article, she describes her baking journey...
September 2018
Desmond Cheung takes dragon boat racing quite seriously. Once, he had to put on four pairs of pants during a very cold morning in order to go paddling. On other days, he would get into the office at...
August 2018
During the week, she is in her office providing legal services to her clients. On weekends, she is almost always on the golf course, playing the sport or guiding other golfers. Life, to Candi Anna...
July 2018
Ain’t Misbehavin’ and Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now chime with life at the Bar. These two numbers by the great Thomas “Fats” Waller exemplify what musicians call “stride piano” a style...
June 2018
My name is Emma de Ronde, I am a corporate partner at Norton Rose Fulbright Hong Kong, having moved to Hong Kong from London in 2014. I am married with a 4 year old son, Benjamin. I have always...
May 2018
Rowan Varty first began playing rugby at the age of nine and it was the draw of playing in the Hong Kong Sevens which introduced him to the game at an early age. His parents took him to the Hong Kong...
April 2018
The last few months have witnessed many firsts for Hong Kong in one of the world’s toughest sporting competitions: the Volvo Ocean Race (‘VOR’). Hong Kong’s first time being a host city, first time...
March 2018