Law Society News

  The Teen Talk 10th Anniversary & Law Week Opening Ceremony was held successfully online on 23 December 2020. Honourable guests from the public and legal sectors including the then...
February 2021
Due to the pandemic, the award winners for the 2020 Pro Bono and Community Service Recognition Programme ("the Programme") were announced in a video of the ceremony. We were very honoured to be...
February 2021
Distinguished speakers from different jurisdictions shared their insightful thoughts on the National Security Law. Following the great success of the 32nd LAWASIA Conference in Hong Kong in...
January 2021
On 24 November 2020, the Member Benefit Committee organised an online health talk entitled “Skincare and eczema treatment tips under COVID-19” for members to learn more about the common skin health...
January 2021
Owing to the outbreak of COVID-19, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) had for the first time turned its activities online. Six webinars were held in Q4 2020 attracting a total of around 350...
January 2021
President Melissa Pang and other representatives of the Law Society hosted the 5th Joint Meeting for Lawyers Associations in the Greater Bay Area. The Law Society hosted the 5th Joint Meeting...
January 2021
Five sessions of free community legal talks were arranged on 14, 20 and 21 November 2020 with the objective to promote and educate the general public legal knowledge on various daily topics. In...
January 2021
Legal heavyweights from the four regions in Greater China shared insights on young lawyers’ future development. The 10th Cross Strait Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum concluded successfully...
January 2021
The audience paid attention to Chairman Philip Wong’s sharing in seating arrangement that follows the social-distancing protocol. To encourage more members to join the Law & New Generation...
January 2021
The Islamic Finance Working Party (“IFWP”) under the Practice Management Committee held its first webinar on 25 November 2020 gathering around 60 legal professionals and active players in the Islamic...
January 2021
President Melissa Pang and Immediate-Past-President Thomas So attended the seminar with various professionals. To mark the 30th anniversary of the promulgation of the Basic Law, the Hong Kong...
January 2021
  The Hong Kong Society of Notaries is organising a series of presentations to various professional bodies to promote public knowledge of the profession of Notaries Public. On 26th...
January 2021
(From left to right) Vice-President Amirali Nasir; President Melissa Pang; Mr. Rimsky Yuen SC, Co-Chairperson of HKIAC; Mr. Philip Dykes SC, Chairman of HKBA; and Ms. Kim Rooney, Chairperson of the...
January 2021
The Law Society has been organising an international Belt and Road Conference in Hong Kong since 2017 to serve as a platform for professional exchanges among legal practitioners around the world....
January 2021
The Hon. Teresa Cheng SC, Secretary for Justice and speakers shared their valuable views on topics with growing significance to the legal industry in Hong Kong. Jointly organised by the HKSAR...
January 2021
AGM on 18 November This year, Hong Kong Society of Notaries’ Annual General Meeting was held on 18 November at The Hong Kong Club, followed by the Members’ Dinner Gathering.  Ms. Au Miu Po...
January 2021
AGM on 18 November This year, Hong Kong Society of Notaries’ Annual General Meeting was held on 18 November at The Hong Kong Club, followed by the Members’ Dinner Gathering. Ms. Au Miu Po (Vice...
December 2020
Dr. Teresa Chu at the webinar.   On 30 October, the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) jointly organised a webinar titled “How to Select or Change for a Suitable Legal Form for Your Social...
December 2020
On 20 October, the Law Society organised a webinar with the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) SME ReachOut to introduce some major funding schemes available for SME Law Firms, including the...
December 2020
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 35 courses and seminars by webinars in October which were attended by over 2,700 participants. One was the “RME Elective - Ethical Walls for Law Firms” held...
December 2020