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Theresa Johnson, Law Draftsman at the Department of Justice’s Law Drafting Division, talks about her career and reveals the Division’s 2017 priorities, which include launching a new platform in late...
February 2017
Christina Cheung, Law Officer of the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, speaks about the Division’s current work and its main priorities in 2017, which include taking a number of dispute...
January 2017
Two prominent female practitioners from two of Hong Kong’s oldest law firms speak about their careers, gender diversity issues, and how Brexit and the US Presidential election results may impact...
December 2016
In this question-and-answer series, LegCo’s five newly-elected lawyer-members discuss what prompted them to pursue a career in law, what motivated them to move into politics, and what they hope to...
November 2016
Andrew Liao GBS SC JP discusses a number of Government-led initiatives relating to intellectual property aimed to develop Hong Kong into a knowledge-based economy and regional innovation hub,...
October 2016
Wesley Wong SC, Solicitor General, HKSAR, discusses his work as the head of the Legal Policy Division, as well as the Department of Justice’s top priorities for the year ahead. “When I succeeded...
September 2016
Justice Murray Gleeson AC, Non-Permanent Judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (“CFA”), recently gave an address in which he compared the approaches of the Australian Constitution and the...
August 2016
John Poon BBS JP, Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council, discusses his multifaceted career, offering insights and advice on how to thrive as a lawyer across different industries and...
July 2016
The Hong Kong Law Society maintains a Roll of Honour, which consists of the names of solicitors who have distinguished themselves through their service to the Law Society or its Council, by their...
June 2016
The Hong Kong Law Society maintains a Roll of Honour, which consists of the names of solicitors who have distinguished themselves through their service to the Law Society or its Council, by their...
June 2016
Justice James Spigelman AC QC NPJ, Non-Permanent Judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal, recently gave an address in Hong Kong entitled Justice ‘Seen to be Done’ or ‘Seem to be Done‘, in...
May 2016
On the heels of the Finance Secretary’s 2016 budget speech, Professor K C Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, discusses how Hong Kong plans to maintain its edge in the unsteady...
April 2016
We remember Justice Scalia’s dialogue with Justice Bokhary at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where they discussed a wide range of topics, including their shared passion for the rule of law and...
March 2016
Mr. Henry Litton, Former Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal, speaks about his career, his judicial philosophy and recent comments he has made about the Hong Kong judiciary which have...
February 2016
Stephen Wong, newly-appointed Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, weighs in on current data privacy developments and reveals how he plans to fortify the City’s data privacy culture during his...
January 2016
Teresa Cheng, GBS SC JP, Chair of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”) discusses trending issues and developments in international arbitration and tells us why 2015 has been such...
December 2015
Larry Kwok, Chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council, explains how he maintains a balanced perspective and how in his current role at the IPCC he leverages what he learned through tough...
November 2015
Simon Peh, Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, explains how the organisation has held the line against graft over the last four decades. Large touch-screen plasma...
October 2015
While Mr. Philip has a first degree and masters in law and was called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn, he is not a practising lawyer. Rather, for most of the past 25 years he has primarily held...
September 2015
In March 2015, the Environment Bureau launched a document entitled Public Consultation on the Future Development of the Electricity Market (the “Consultation Paper”) to consult the public and other...
August 2015