Law Society News

The Law Society received five delegations from the Greater China region in October and early November, namely the Department of Justice of Zhejiang Province, the National Judges College, China Law...
December 2018
On 20 October, some of the most active members gathered once again with our honorable guests, friends and family for the 13th Recreation and Sports Night (the “Sports Night”), the long awaited annual...
December 2018
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of 83 seminars in October, 23 of which had an audience of over 100. One of the 23 seminars was “Pro Bono Essentials – How to Identify and Manage Pro...
December 2018
On 28 October, the 6th Annual Forum hosted by CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration Centre, fellow members and practitioners gathered on a Sunday afternoon in anticipation of a live debate on Med-Arb and a...
December 2018
On 5 October, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its annual “Meet the Practitioners Drinks Reception for Law Students” at a social enterprise café at Tamar Park operated by the Tung Wah Group...
December 2018
The Law Society hosts the Cross Strait Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum for lawyers from Mainland China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong annually. The 8th Forum was successfully held on 26 October this...
December 2018
The first China International Import Expo was held in Shanghai from 5 to 10 November. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council hosted a breakout session on “Hong Kong’s Experience for International...
December 2018
Two career talks for law students have been organised in October. On 11 October, Council Members Mr. Nick Chan and Mr. Jonathan Ross together with Mr. Mark Daly, member of the Standing Committee...
December 2018
On 13 October, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”), with the support of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (“WKCDA”), organised a Joint Professional Networking event titled “Cantonese Opera...
December 2018
The Annual Forum for Foreign-related Chinese Legal Talent cum Belt and Road Legal Services Forum in Chengdu was organised by the All China Lawyers Association on 27 October in Chengdu. More than 400...
December 2018
On 30 October, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised its last seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series in 2018 with the topic “Managing Legal Issues in the Hospitality...
December 2018
The Law & New Generation and School Talks Working Group (“Working Group”) of the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) organised a talk for Po Leung Kuk school heads and management executives on...
December 2018
On 9 September, the Law Society’s Table Tennis Team took part in the annual Table Tennis Tournament organised by the Recreation and Sports Club for Hong Kong Professional Bodies (“RSCP”). After a...
November 2018
The Law Society received six delegations from the Greater China region in September and early October, namely the National Taipei University of Business, Professionals from the New Social Classes,...
November 2018
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) organised the second CONNECTED event of the year on 1 September. 52 mentors and young members joined a half-day trip to Lamma Island. Participants landed on...
November 2018
The Law Society’s 2nd Belt and Road Conference entitled “The ABC to Building a Smart Belt and Road: Law and Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Cloud” was successfully held on 28 Septemberat the...
November 2018
It is the fourth year that the Law Society has received the Good MPF Employer Award. Vice President CM Chan attended the Ceremony held on 9 October and witnessed the award of the Good MPF Employer...
November 2018
The In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised two events in September. On 14 September, around 20 members comprising of in-house lawyers and private practitioners joined a company visit...
November 2018
In collaboration with the Education Bureau, the Working Group on Business-School Partnership Programme of the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) organised a guided visit and sharing session for Form 4 to...
November 2018
On 28 September, the Innotech Law Hackathon: Belt and Road Justice Challenge (“BRJ Hackathon”) organised by the InnoTech Committee (“ITC”) was successfully held at the Hong Kong Convention and...
November 2018