Disciplinary Decisions

Rule 8(1) and Paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 of the Solicitors (Professional Indemnity) Rules, (Cap 159M) (“PIS Rules”) Rule 2(d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules, (Cap 159H) (“SPR”) Principle 6.04 of…
July 2021
Rules 2(a), (d), (e) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (Cap 159H) (“SPR”) Rule 10(6) of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (Cap 159F) (“SAR”) Principle 2.03 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to…
July 2021
Principles 6.04 and 14.02 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Vol. 1 (3rd Ed.) (“the Guide”) Section 8AA of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap 159) (“LPO”) Rule 2(a) and…
July 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 February…
May 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 and…
April 2021
Rules 7, 7(a)(iii), 10(1), 10(2) and 10A(b)(ii) of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (“SAR”) Rule 2(a), (c), (d) and (e) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (“SPR”) Section 8AA of the Legal…
February 2021
Principle 6.04 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Volume 1, 3rd Edition (“the Guide”) Hearing Date: 8 August 2019 Date of the Findings and Order: 30 September 2019 The…
December 2019
Rules 2(a),(d), (e) and (f), 5(2) and 5(3) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (“SPR”) Rule 8 of the Trainee Solicitors Rules (“TSR”) Principles 2.03 and 10.03 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to…
November 2019
Rule 2(a), (c) and (d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (“SPR”) Date of the Findings and Order: 20 September 2019 On 16 July 2019, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (“Tribunal”) found the…
November 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…
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 (the…
August 2019
Conduct unbefitting a Solicitor Statement of Findings and Order : 4 April 2019 Corrigenda : 9 April 2019 The Respondent engaged in conduct unbefitting a solicitor, thereby compromising his…
June 2019
Rule 2(a), (c) and (d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (Cap. 159H)(“SPR”) Hearing date: 23 January 2019 Statement of Findings and Order: 21 February 2019 On 23 January 2019, the Solicitors…
May 2019
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap.159 (“the LPO”) Hearing date : 23 October 2018 Statement of Findings and Order : 18…
April 2019
Rule 2(a),(c) and (d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (“SPR”) A solicitor shall not, in the course of practising as a solicitor, do or permit to be done on his behalf anything which compromises or…
December 2018
• Section 12 of the Foreign Lawyers Registration Rules (Cap.159S) Hearing date: 23 November 2017 and 6 March 2018 Statement of Findings and Order: 28 September 2018 The Respondent was in breach…
December 2018
• Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct • Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap.159 (“theLPO”) Hearing Date 12 May 2018 Findings and Order 27 July 2018 On 12 May…
October 2018
• Principle 4.16 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Volume 1, 2nd Ed (the ‘Guide’) Hearing date: 22 August 2017 Findings and Order: 21 December 2017 The Solicitors…
April 2018
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap. 159 (the ’LPO’) Hearing dates: 3 August 2016 and 5 October 2016 Findings and Order…
February 2018
In December 2017, the Hong Kong SAR Government signed an Arrangement (the ‘Arrangement’) with the National Development and Reform Commission for Advancing Hong Kong’s Full Participation in and…
February 2018