Law Society News

Last year, the Law Society and the Peking University Law School (“the Law School”) joined hands in organising a 32-hour course under the title “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management...
July 2020
The effort made by the Law Society and a number of professional bodies in the production of the cheering song under the pandemic was appreciated by Mr Lam Lung On, President of the Hong Kong Chinese...
June 2020
On 13 May, the Standing Committee on Member Services (“SCMS”) organised a webinar to brief member law firms on the application for the LawTech Fund (the “LTF”). The webinar was well attended by...
June 2020
To step up the communication within the global legal community while maintaining social distancing, the Law Society organised the first online video conference Presidents’ Roundtable on 27 April,...
June 2020
At the invitation of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Mr. C.M. Chan, Vice President and Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, gave a lecture to MBA students on Hong Kong...
May 2020
In view of the tight supply of sanitary items, particularly surgical masks, amid the outbreak, the Law Society tries its best to help more people in need and inject positive energy into the community...
April 2020
In light of the epidemic, President Melissa Pang initiated the song production, hoping to promote love and caring through music and cheer for the Hong Kong society as well as frontline healthcare...
April 2020
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Lawyers Sports Meet (“Sports Meet”) is a regional biennial event gathering legal professionals from the three jurisdictions. The Law Society has taken part in the Sports...
March 2020
The final official event of Young Solicitors’ Group’s (“YSG”) CONNECTED 2019 Mentorship and Buddy Programme took place on 11 January at the Law Society Function Room with over 90 mentors, buddies and...
March 2020
On 19 January, the Law Society Swimming Team participated in the Cold Half Extreme Marathon Swim and Cold Plunge for the second year. The events were organised by AVRA and supported Ocean Recovery...
March 2020
A delegation from the Shenzhen Municipal Committee's Greater Bay Area Office visited the Law Society on 7 January under the coordination of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in...
March 2020
The Law Society devotes much effort in assisting our young members to broaden their international legal horizons and to build international connections. One way of fulfilling this objective is...
March 2020
The Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2020 (“OLY”) was held on 13 January. Representatives from around 60 law associations in 18 jurisdictions gathered in Hong Kong to experience and witness this...
March 2020
On 6 November 2019, the Working Group on the InnoTech Law Hub of the InnoTech Committee (“InnoTech Law Hub”) held a community roundtable for representatives of the Law Society of Hong Kong and...
February 2020
On 12 December 2019, the Law Society Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) hosted a Christmas Gathering for its members and supporters who have rendered significant support towards the work of the...
February 2020
On behalf of the Law Society, President Melissa Pang and Mr. CM Chan, Vice President and Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee attended the Global Lawyers Forum in Guangzhou on 9 to...
February 2020
A delegation from the Shandong Provincial Committee of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade visited the Law Society on 11 December 2019 to exchange views on Hong Kong's legal...
February 2020
The Young Solicitors’ Group’s (“YSG”) Welcome Cocktail Reception for Trainee Solicitors 2019 was held on 1 November 2019. The event attracted over 70 trainee solicitors and 20 general members. In...
January 2020
Over 400 guests and members, including Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma, our Guest of Honour, gathered at the Law Society Annual Cocktail Reception, which was held at the Hong Kong Club on 19 November 2019...
January 2020
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 8 courses in November 2019 which were attended by more than 280 participants. One of the 8 courses was “Criminal Advocacy” held on 21 November 2019. The...
January 2020