Law Society News

Following the annual conference, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised its second seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series in 2019 with the topic “Weaving a Luxury Bag...
September 2019
With the support of Po Leung Kuk (“PLK”), the Community Talks and Services Working Group under the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”), organised a home visit to PLK children on 3 August. Around...
September 2019
Representatives from the Intellectual Property ("IP") Committee of the Law Society met with Mr. Chen Jian, Deputy Director of the Beijing Municipal Intellectual Property Office, on 18 July. They...
September 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 33 courses in July with a total of 1,450 participants. One of the 33 courses was “Because the Blockchain Says So” held on 16 July. The seminar introduced...
September 2019
The Greater China Interest Group ("Interest Group") under the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee ("GCLAC") consists of lawyers interested in legal affairs and development in the Greater China...
September 2019
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its first Distinguished Speakers’ Luncheon (“DSL”) of this year on 20 July featuring guest speaker Ms. Connie Lau Yin-hing, SBS, JP, former Ombudsman, who...
September 2019
The Law Society of Hong Kong and Bloomsbury Books Prizes Presentation Ceremony is an annual event jointly organised by the Law Society and Bloomsbury Books Limited where law students from the...
September 2019
The Law Society received two delegations consisted of Mainland law students in July. Arranged by the Legal Education Fund Limited, about 50 law students from the China University of Political Science...
September 2019
In response to the positive feedback from participants of the first event under the Social Awareness Outreach and Training Programme (the “Programme”) of the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) in 2017...
September 2019
Entering into its 10th year, the “Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme held a series of activities to promote legal knowledge to the youngsters. Day Camp in Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village The...
September 2019
The Annual Conference of In-House Lawyers is the flagship event organised by the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”). The 2019 Conference was successfully held on 12 June at the Hong Kong Convention...
August 2019
The Law Society jointly organised the “Hong Kong Family Law Conference 2019” with the Hong Kong Bar Association and the Hong Kong Family Law Association on 25-27 April. Guest speakers...
August 2019
The Law Society received three delegations from the Mainland in June, including a group of Mainland young lawyers, the Zhuhai Lawyers Association and a group of Guangdong young lawyers....
August 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 31 courses in June with a total of 1,680 participants. One of the 31 courses was “Seminar on the Internet of Things and Privacy” held on 5 June. The seminar...
August 2019
Following the success of the seminar entitled “Fiduciary Duties and Legal Liabilities of NGO Directors” held in Cantonese last year, the Pro Bono Committee (“PBC”) and Hong Kong Council of Social...
August 2019
Since March this year, the Law Society had been offering a series of lectures for Peking University Law School students entitled “An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management for Cross-...
August 2019
At the invitation of Hong Kong Council on Social Service (“HKCSS”), the Law Society partnered with them on their “Governance Connect Program” (“the Program”) with a view to further assisting NGOs to...
August 2019
Mr. CM Chan, Vice-President of the Law Society, was invited by the City University of Hong Kong, to host a seminar titled “Legal Co-operation between Hong Kong and the Mainland and the Role of Law...
August 2019
The Law Society received six delegations from the Mainland in May, including Wenzhou Bankruptcy Administrators Association, Fujian National People’s Congress Standing Committee, Hainan Department of...
July 2019
IAPH World Ports Conference 2019 was held in Guangzhou in May. More than 1,000 government officials, port and shipping company representatives and academics from over 50 countries attended the...
July 2019