The Law Society of Hong Kong

Changes received as from 1 July 2021     BOLTENKO OLGA     became a partner of Fangda Partners as from 13/07/2021.     CHAN CHUN KIT JEFFREY     ceased to be a partner of Au, Thong & Tsang as…
September 2021
CHENG KAREN CHOI YIU LINKLATERS KANG NA BRYAN CAVE LEIGHTON PAISNER LLP   LAU QUINN KA HOI CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN…
September 2021
The Criminal Law and Procedure Committee and the Working Party on Data Privacy and Records Management have reviewed the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Bill 2021 (the “Amendment Bill”) and…
September 2021
Changes received as from 1 June 2021     BONASS MATTHEW JAMES     joined Bird & Bird as a partner as from 29/06/2021.      CARABINE NEIL BRUCE     ceased to be a partner of King & Wood…
August 2021
CHAN YIK LAM LINKLATERS CHAN YUK HO GRECO HOWSE WILLIAMS FOK YING KIT IP CHING MAN WAI &…
August 2021
Changes received as from 1 May 2021     BOREHAM KIM     ceased to be a partner of Tanner De Witt as from 01/06/2021 and remains as a consultant of the firm.     CHAN EDWIN JEH SHIAN     joined…
July 2021
CHAN HO YAN JULIANNE SIMMONS & SIMMONS CHAN LOK CHING TWINKIE LEE ROBERT LAW OFFICES   CHEUNG PUI YING CHARMAINE CHIU…
July 2021
Rule 8(1) and Paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 of the Solicitors (Professional Indemnity) Rules, (Cap 159M) (“PIS Rules”) Rule 2(d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules, (Cap 159H) (“SPR”) Principle 6.04 of…
July 2021
Rules 2(a), (d), (e) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (Cap 159H) (“SPR”) Rule 10(6) of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (Cap 159F) (“SAR”) Principle 2.03 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to…
July 2021
Principles 6.04 and 14.02 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Vol. 1 (3rd Ed.) (“the Guide”) Section 8AA of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap 159) (“LPO”) Rule 2(a) and…
July 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
Council of the Law Society has reviewed the Crimes (Amendment) Bill 2021 (the “Amendment Bill”). The Amendment Bill was gazetted on 19 March. It seeks to amend the Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 200) to,…
July 2021
The Exchange also issued a consultation paper on “Review of Corporate Governance Code and Related Listing Rules” (“Consultation Paper”) on 16 April. The Consultation Paper sets out among other things…
July 2021
The Exchange issued a consultation paper on 31 March to seek views on its proposals to enhance and streamline the listing regime for issuers incorporated outside of Hong Kong and the People’s…
July 2021
Changes received as from 1 April 2021     BETTS CHRISTOPHER WAYNE     ceased to be a partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom as from 19/04/2021.     BRADLEY SAMANTHA JANE     commenced…
June 2021
ALPHART HANS-PETER TITUS CHAN HEI   CHAN KING YAN HO TSE WAI & PARTNERS FU MING WEI BRYAN CAVE LEIGHTON PAISNER…
June 2021
The Environmental Protection Department (“EPD”) issued a consultation paper on “Producer Responsibility Scheme on Plastic Beverage Containers” on 22 February (the “Consultation Paper”). As one of…
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
Changes received as from 1 March 2021     ASTON PAUL THOMAS     ceased to be a partner of Holman Fenwick Willan as from 01/04/2021.     AU LAI YEE     became a partner of Waller Ma Huang &…
May 2021
AU MEI WAI BRIDGE ROBIN & JOHN LIU CHAN LOK FUNG WOO & CO., P.C. CHENG HEI LAM PHOEBE CHIU CHUN TING CHU NGA…
May 2021