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Employment law — termination of employment — wrongful termination —appeal against findings in favour of employer on “valid reason” implied term — allowed, with case remitted for consideration of such...
6 September 2019
Criminal law and procedure — trial — entitlement to interpretation facilities — component of right to fair trial — inadequacy of interpretation resulting in denial of fair trial D was convicted of...
6 September 2019
Civil procedure — application to appellate court for leave to amend pleadings after judgment given against applicants at first instance — proposed amendments raised new case and entailed withdrawal...
6 September 2019
Human rights — equality before the law — sexual offences involving male homosexual conduct — Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 200) ss. 118G, 118H, 118J(1) and 118K unconstitutional as discriminatory against...
6 September 2019
CHOW LONG SZE ALISON CHOW SIN YU CHEUNG & CO., D.S. DAVIS JONATHAN MATTHEW...
5 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...
4 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...
4 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...
4 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...
4 September 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...
4 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...
4 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...
4 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...
4 September 2019
Criminal evidence — previous conviction — discretion to allow cross-examination on defendant’s previous conviction for same offence — allowed on basis defendant had “lost shield” by making...
21 August 2019
Civil procedure — default judgment for vacant possession to be set aside —whether decision that defence of adverse possession had no real prospect of success plainly wrong On 13 November 2015, P...
21 August 2019
In March 2019, the Insurance Authority (“IA”) published the Draft Code of Conduct for Licensed Insurance Agents (“Draft Agents’ Code”) and Draft Code of Conduct for Licensed Insurance Brokers (“Draft...
20 August 2019
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”) issued a consultation paper in May on the “Review of The Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide and Related Listing Rules”. The SEHK...
20 August 2019
• Rules 2(d) and (e) and 4A of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (“SPR”) • Rules 7, 9A, 10(1), 10(2), 10(3), 10A and 11 of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (“SAR”) • Section 8AA of the Legal...
18 August 2019
• Principles 2.03, 6.04, 14.02 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Volume 1, 2nd and 3rd Editions (the “Guide”) • Section 8 of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap 159 (...
18 August 2019
BLEWETT RICHARD  CLIFFORD CHANCE BURY BENJAMIN JOHN HOLMAN FENWICK WILLAN...
18 August 2019
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