Law Society News

On 29 June, the Working Group on Seminars for Social Enterprises of the Law Society’s Pro Bono Committee and the Hong Kong Council of Social Services (“HKCSS”) jointly organised a seminar...
August 2017
Led by President Thomas So, a six-member delegation of the Law Society visited Chongqing and Chengdu from 21 to 24 June. The delegation met with the Chongqing Lawyers’ Association and the Chengdu...
August 2017
On 9 June, the Clubhouse Committee organised a farewell party to bid farewell to the Clubhouse after its 20 years of service. Over 40 members including Past Presidents, former and current Council...
August 2017
As a supporting organisation, the Law Society participated in SmartHK, Fuzhou on 25 May organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. The Law Society and three Hong Kong law firms also...
August 2017
Ms. Melissa Pang, Vice President of the Law Society and Chairperson of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, was invited to attend the Belt and Road: Practice of the Rule of Law and...
August 2017
Invited by the China Law Society, President Thomas So and Mr. James Wong, Vice-Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, attended the Legal Seminar in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary...
August 2017
The Law Society received two groups of visitors from the Mainland in June, namely Mainland officials receiving common law training in Hong Kong and a delegation from Shenzhen Intermediate People’s...
August 2017
Organised by the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association, the Forum on China’s Outbound Investment Trend and the Role of Hong Kong was held on 14 June at the Hong Kong Convention and...
August 2017
On 30 April, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised its first Explore HK event, a series aimed at helping our members explore the lesser known sides of Hong Kong, so as to understand and...
July 2017
The Criminal Law and Procedure Committee met the representatives from the Correctional Services Department (“CSD”) on 2 June to discuss various logistics issues relating to legal visits....
July 2017
The Law Society devotes much effort in assisting our young members to broaden their international legal horizons. One way of fulfilling this objective is through organising internship programmes...
July 2017
Job Matching 2.0: Branding Yourself for Success on Social Network On 25 May, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised a seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series 2017...
July 2017
The Law Society has been actively promoting the role of Hong Kong solicitors in the development of the Belt and Road Initiative. The Initiative has a vast coverage. To begin with, the Law Society...
July 2017
On 26 May, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised a Joint Professional Art Appreciation and Networking Drinks event with the support of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (“WKCDA”),...
July 2017
On 29 April, the Young Solicitor’s Group (“YSG”) organised its first Distinguished Speakers’ Luncheon of 2017. We were honoured to have Professor Lam Chiu-ying, SBS, former-Director of the Hong Kong...
July 2017
Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 35 seminars in March, 27 seminars in April, 34 seminars in May and 32 seminars in June. A Conference on Insolvency Law and Practice was held on 9 March. It...
July 2017
Criminal Law Conference 2017 was held on 20 May at the Function Hall of the Justice Place. It was co-organised by the Law Society of Hong Kong, the Department of Justice and the Hong Kong Bar...
July 2017
Led by its Vice President Mr. Zhang Mingqi, a five-member delegation of the China Law Society visited the Law Society of Hong Kong on 19 April. President Thomas So, together with Mr. Rico Chan, Ms....
June 2017
The significant event of 2017 – The 110th Jubilee Celebration Dinner – was held at the Grand Hall of the Convention and Exhibition Centre on 13 May. Attended by almost 1,300 guests, the event...
June 2017
The Chairman, Mr. Kenny Wong, and other members of the Intellectual Property Committee, met with a Mainland delegation led by the Vice Minister of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce,...
June 2017