Law Society News

The Law Society has, since 2015, partnered with Hong Kong Council of Social Service (“HKCSS”) on their “NGOs Governance Platform Project” to promote best practices and sharing of experiences on NGO...
June 2018
The Law Society and the Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of 33 seminars in the month of April, five of which had an audience of more than 100. One of the five seminars was “Cybersecurity...
June 2018
Japan and Hong Kong are close trading partners. It is Hong Kong’s fourth-largest export market and fifth-largest source of imports. Many Japanese companies have also set up their regional...
June 2018
The Law Society Distance Running Team competed in this year’s Rotary Hong Kong Ultramarathon on 4 March. As in past years, the charity event was held at Lung Wo Road, Central and attracted many teams...
May 2018
The Law Society and the Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of 32 seminars in March, four of which had an audience of over 100. One of four seminars was “Corporate Governance, Competition...
May 2018
A total of 31 students from Tuen Mun Catholic Secondary School, Queen Elizabeth School Old Students’ Association Secondary School, Christian Alliance Cheng Wing Gee College and Holy Trinity College...
May 2018
The Law Society received two visiting delegations from Greater China in March 2018. Led by its President Mr. Kuo Ching-Pao, the Kaohsiung Bar Association visited the Law Society on 19 March and...
May 2018
On 23 March, around 150 members joined us at the kick-off event of CONNECTED 2018 mentorship programme organised by the Young Solicitors’ Group (’YSG’). Participants had a casual and relaxing evening...
May 2018
On 26 March, the In-House Lawyers Committee (’IHLC’) organised a seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series 2018 with the topic “Equality at Workplace”. The seminar was attended by...
May 2018
A delegation of the Law Society attended the Taichung Bar Association Annual General Meeting and the 70th anniversary ceremony on 24 March. Members of the delegation included Vice President Melissa...
May 2018
On 24 March, the Law Society Golf Team successfully organised a golf tutorial at a golf club in Shenzhen. This tutorial gave our members, especially those who were new to the game, a great...
May 2018
The Law Society devotes much effort in creating international exchange opportunities for our young members to maintain continuous professional development and build international connections. One way...
May 2018
The Law Society successfully held its first-ever hackathon on 7 & 8 April. The event, on the theme of Access to Justice (’A2J’), was also the first hackathon in Asia to be led by a professional...
May 2018
On 3 and 4 March, Vice-President and Chairman of InnoTech Committee Amirali Nasir took part in a two-day Workshop organized by the Department of Justice (’DOJ’) under the auspices of the APEC...
May 2018
On 24 March, the Community Talks and Service Working Group (’WG’) under Community Relations Committee (’CRC’), with the support of Hong Kong Society of the Aged (’SAGE’), organised a home visit to...
May 2018
The 2018 Chinese Enterprise Rights Protection Summit hosted by the China Federation of Industrial Economics was held from 10 to 11 March in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province. Council Member C M Chan...
May 2018
Over 550 guests and Law Society members gathered at the Law Society Cocktails Reception on 27 November 2017 held at the Hong Kong Club, including The Honourable Geoffrey Ma, Chief Justice of the...
April 2018
The Law Society received two delegations from the Mainland in December 2017. A delegation from the Integrated Service Platform for Intellectual Property of China (Shanghai) Trade Zone visited the Law...
April 2018
On 6 November 2017, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its annual flagship event “Welcome Cocktail Reception for Trainee Solicitors”. It was a drizzling Monday evening, but that did not dampen...
April 2018
On 8 December 2017, 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 CRC and...
April 2018