Notaries News

The Notarial Profession – the Future Practice as a notary is the oldest branch of the legal profession and dates back thousands of years. What does the future hold? Information technology and…
September 2021
History of the Hong Kong Notarial System The notarial system in Hong Kong largely follows that in England and Wales. A notary public is a public officer constituted by law. In Hong Kong the…
July 2021
It is helpful to look at the principal systems of notarisation which exist throughout the world. Businessmen can come across these different systems and concepts in their trade. It can be confusing…
June 2021
Practice Direction No. 2/2021/PD dated 27 April 2021 Notarisation by Means of Video Viewing (for clients who are in Hong Kong under quarantine) Interim Measures – until further notice In view of…
June 2021
Introduction What is a Hong Kong notary public? What do notaries do in Hong Kong? Why are they important to the city’s role as an international banking and commercial centre? Imagine that you are a…
May 2021
New Office at Justice Place Since 12 April 2021, we have been working from our brand new office at Room 302, 3/F, West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street. With better location, a much improved…
May 2021
We Have Moved! At the time of publication of this edition of Hong Kong Lawyer, the office of the Secretariat of Hong Kong Society of Notaries will have just been relocated to 302, 3/F, West Wing,…
April 2021
The Society is pleased that 403 members had renewed their membership for the 2021 Practice Year which commences from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021. There is a net growth of 40 members. Of the…
March 2021
  The Hong Kong Society of Notaries is organising a series of presentations to various professional bodies to promote public knowledge of the profession of Notaries Public. On 26th November 2020, a…
January 2021
AGM on 18 November This year, Hong Kong Society of Notaries’ Annual General Meeting was held on 18 November at The Hong Kong Club, followed by the Members’ Dinner Gathering.  Ms. Au Miu Po (Vice…
January 2021
AGM on 18 November This year, Hong Kong Society of Notaries’ Annual General Meeting was held on 18 November at The Hong Kong Club, followed by the Members’ Dinner Gathering. Ms. Au Miu Po (Vice…
December 2020
  AGM on 18 November This year, Hong Kong Society of Notaries’ Annual General Meeting was held on 18 November at The Hong Kong Club, followed by the Members’ Dinner Gathering. Ms. Au Miu Po (Vice…
December 2020
News from Hong Kong Society of Notaries The last Notaries Public Examination was held in 2019. Fifty out of 243 candidates who sat for examination passed the qualifying examination. As at the start…
October 2020
The Hong Kong Society of Notaries hosted its Annual Cocktail on 20 April 2018 for all notaries public and friends of the profession. The next notaries public examination will be held on 23rd March…
July 2018