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Norman Chan, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) shares his insights on how financial technology (fintech) is going to revolutionise the business world. After starting his...
November 2018
Brent Snyder, CEO of Hong Kong’s Competition Commission, shares his plans and ambitions for his three-year term as head of the fairly young antitrust watchdog, and also looks back on a rich and...
October 2018
Dr. Moses Cheng, chairman of the Insurance Authority shares his insights from a 43-year legal career that took him from summer intern to senior partner at P.C. Woo & Co, and also talks about his...
September 2018
She’s broken barriers through virtually all of a marquee 50-year career as a lawyer, professor, judge and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and now, months into what promises to be a busy...
August 2018
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...
July 2018
Matthew Gearing QC, Allen & Overy partner and Chairperson of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (‘HKIAC’), recently led Hong Kong to victory in its bid to host the biennial...
June 2018
EDUCATION Winnie was educated at St Paul’s Co-educational College in Hong Kong before she read law at the University of Hong Kong. At first, Winnie decided by way of elimination that she wanted to...
May 2018
Teresa Ko’s career is characterised by a series of ‘firsts’. She became the first Chinese and a female to be made an equity partner at Freshfields and the first partner to be appointed China Chairman...
April 2018
Ada showed me the oldest trademark registration in Hong Kong which was dated back to 1874. The mark consisted of an eagle design and the words ‘NESTLE’s EAGLE BRAND’. The mark had an antique...
March 2018
The 2018 Ceremonial Opening of the Legal Year was held on 8 January 2018 and was attended by many well-known legal professionals from numerous jurisdictions. The Hong Kong Lawyer had the pleasure of...
February 2018
Lord Pannick QC was in Hong Kong to discuss how Brexit is in danger of making the United Kingdom one country with no system. He delivered the Keynote Speech “Miller – The Judgment and Beyond” on...
January 2018
Mr. Justice Henry Carr, a judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court of England & Wales, looks back on his career as a silk and his ascent to the judiciary, and offers his thoughts on key...
December 2017
Lord (David) Neuberger of Abbotsbury reflects on his career having recently stepped down as the President of the UK Supreme Court. On 4 September 2017, Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury officially...
November 2017
Lord Ken Macdonald QC, former Director of Public Prosecutions for England & Wales and presently Warden of Wadham College, Oxford, discusses his career and comments on his recent Ming Pao article...
October 2017
The Hon. David Doyle, First Deemster and Clerk of the Rolls of the Isle of Man (the Chief Justice of the island’s High Court of Justice), who spent his formative years in Hong Kong, reflects on his...
September 2017
Dennis Kwok, Legislative Council Member of the Legal Functional Constituency, speaks about his transition from law into politics and his role and current priorities as the legislative representative...
August 2017
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...
July 2017
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...
July 2017
While Mr. Lee, who was among this year’s Roll of Honour Honourees, was not available for an interview, the following was provided by the Hong Kong Law Society to highlight his many accomplishments...
July 2017
Gerard Sanders, General Counsel of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, speaks about the AIIB’s objectives, operations and current legal needs, and reveals the AIIB’s thinking about various...
June 2017