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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...
8 June 2021
ALPHART HANS-PETER TITUS CHAN HEI   CHAN KING YAN HO TSE WAI & PARTNERS...
8 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...
7 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...
7 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.    ...
5 May 2021
AU MEI WAI BRIDGE ROBIN & JOHN LIU CHAN LOK FUNG WOO & CO., P.C. CHENG HEI LAM PHOEBE...
5 May 2021
The Judiciary proposes to introduce legislative amendments so that the Court may order remote hearing in civil and criminal proceedings as it sees fit, having regard to all relevant circumstances, as...
4 May 2021
In December 2020, the Outcome Related Fee Structures for Arbitration Sub-committee of the Law Reform Commission (“LRC”) launched a public consultation on Outcome Related Fee Structures (“ORFS”) for...
4 May 2021
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap 159 (“LPO”) Hearing date: 11 November 2020 Statement of Findings and Order: 11...
4 May 2021
The Greater Bay Area Professional Forum organised by the Greater Bay Area Young Talents Association was held on 24 March to introduce the latest information on youth development in the Greater Bay...
3 May 2021
In addition to the modernised legal framework for arbitration and streamlined administration procedures, as well as close connection with Mainland China and professionals specialised in handling...
3 May 2021
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 22 courses and seminars by webinars in March which were attended by over 2,400 participants. One seminar was “Update on Personal Injuries Claims” held on 2...
3 May 2021
As set out in the Policy Address 2020, with a view to keeping pace with global changes and manifesting Hong Kong’s capacity in the area of LawTech, the Department of Justice (DoJ) is tasked to...
3 May 2021
On 7 April, the In-House Lawyers Committee ("IHLC") held its first activity under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series in 2021 with the topic "To Where the Grass is Greener – From Private...
3 May 2021
On 29 March, the Law Society organised a webinar with the eBRAM International Online Dispute Resolution Centre Limited (“eBRAM”) to introduce the latest development and enhancement on online dispute...
3 May 2021
Changes received as from 1 February 2021 CAMERON DAVID HAUSER commenced practice as the sole practitioner of David Cameron Law Office as from 22/02/2021.   CHAN HEUNG WING ANTHONY...
9 April 2021
CHEUNG SHUN HANG JONATHAN FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER   CHEUNG YUEN BIK EDWINA   FUNG YAU HIM...
9 April 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,...
8 April 2021
Principle 6.04 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct Volume 1 (3rd Edition) (“Guide”) Rule 2(d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules, Cap 159H (“SPR”) Statement of Findings...
8 April 2021
With a strong judicial and legal system, in addition to its dispute-friendly initiatives as well as close connection and cooperation with Mainland China, Hong Kong established its strong position as...
7 April 2021
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