University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law of The University of Hong Kong offers a variety of taught master programmes focusing on arbitration and dispute resolution, corporate and financial law, Chinese law, compliance and…
January 2022
The Faculty of Law held its Congregation on 6 December 2021 and welcome the Class of 2021 to its alumni family as its 50th batch of graduates. We are very honoured to have the Honourable Mr Geoffrey…
January 2022
In 2020 the University Grants Committee launched the Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme to promote further studies in priority areas for the development of Hong Kong and to…
December 2021
On 22 October 2021, HKU Faculty of Law and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) signed an MOU with the aim of enhancing cooperation and collaboration between the two institutions.  …
December 2021
Ms Cora Chan, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law, was awarded the “Rosie Young 90 Medal for Outstanding Young Woman Scholar” earlier in July. The award presentation ceremony was held in…
December 2021
The Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards of The University of Hong Kong were introduced in 2011 to recognise each Faculty’s outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social…
December 2021
A big congratulation to Professor Albert Chen on his being conferred Chair Professorship in Constitution Law by the University, with effect from July 1, 2021. A Chair Professorship at HKU is reserved…
December 2021
STEM-knowledge driven businesses dominate today’s economies. As Hong Kong’s role as a premier innovation hub in Asia becomes increasingly important, the demand for patent practitioners and legal…
December 2021
(i) HKU-Boase Cohen & Collins Lecture Series in Criminal Law — Online Lecture "Free Speech in Universities" Speaker: Lord Ken Macdonald QC (Former Director of Public Prosecutions; Warden of…
November 2021
Boost Legal Innovation is an inaugural international competition organised by global law firm Baker McKenzie, in conjunction with ekipa as accelerator, to drive purpose- and content-driven legal tech…
November 2021
lmaty Management University (AlmaU) and The University of Hong Kong (HKU) via its HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, LiteLab@HKU and Faculty of Law, has successfully launched a…
November 2021
HKU Faculty of Law and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Hong Kong) (SPCA (HK)) publish a new study on animal cruelty cases in Hong Kong. The one-year research project was funded…
October 2021
2020-2021 has been a rewarding year for HKU as its moot teams achieved outstanding results in various international mooting competitions, including capturing Regional Champion in the 2021 Philip C.…
October 2021
The Clinical Legal Education (CLE) Team is delighted to share that in August 2021, the Court of Appeal in HKSAR v Ma Ka Kin (馬家健) [2021] HKCA 1188 allowed our client’s appeal, quashed his conviction…
October 2021
This is a list of Professional Law Books by HKU Faculty of Law. Congratulations to these Professional Legal Education book authors! For more details, please visit: https://www.law.hku.hk/news/…
September 2021
Earlier this year, the European Union proposed a draft regulation to protect the fundamental rights of its citizens from certain applications of artificial intelligence (AI). In June, the Biden…
September 2021
Many people fear that free speech protections are weakening in British and North American universities. But what is the role of free speech in an academic institution? And is it really true that a…
September 2021
In celebration of the 90th birthday of Professor Rosie Young, an Emeritus Professor and Honorary Clinical Professor of HKU Faculty of Medicine, colleagues and friends contributed over HK$1 M to…
September 2021
The Law and Technology Centre was invited by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation to set up a booth to showcase “HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking” at the “2021…
August 2021
The Centre for Chinese Law organized the webinar “The Structure and Mechanism of China’s Personal Information Protection Law” on 29 June 2021, which was the first lecture of the “Personal Information…
August 2021