Law Society News

The Law Society held its first Greater Bay Area online seminar on 26 September, focusing on the laws of succession in the Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau. The seminar was moderated by Mr. Neville Cheng...
November 2020
Organised by the Taiwan Bar Association, the Annual Celebration Ceremony for Taiwan Lawyers was held on 5 to 6 September. Greater China Legal Affairs Committee member Ronald Kan, who was in Taiwan...
November 2020
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Guangdong Federation of Industry & Commerce jointly organised a webinar on “Practicalities for Handling Dispute Resolution and Risk Management by...
November 2020
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 29 courses and seminars by webinars in September which were attended by over 2,500 participants.  One was the “Challenges of InsurTech” held on 15...
November 2020
  With an objective to find technology solutions and co-create impactful and practical solutions with selected innovation providers that best-fit members’ needs in legal practices, The Law...
November 2020
  The Law Society devotes much effort to creating international exchange opportunities for our members, both to enable them to maintain continuous professional development and to develop...
October 2020
The Law Society remains abreast of major developments across different legal markets by sending representatives and young lawyers to attend selected international events regularly. Because of the...
October 2020
Representatives of the Law Society participated in the Straits Law Forum via online platform this year.   At the invitation of the Fujian Cultural and Economic Exchange Centre, the Law...
October 2020
According to the “Joint Meeting System for Lawyers Associations in the Greater Bay Area” signed by the Law Society and lawyer associations in the Greater Bay Area in December 2018, the Law Society,...
September 2020
How do you stay fit and healthy with your family during COVID-19? The Recreation and Sports Committee’s (the “RSC”) Members and Family Fun Day (the “Fun Day”) is an annual event which gathers not...
September 2020
In light of the expanded use of remote hearings via video-conferencing facilities (“VCF”), the Standing Committee on Member Services and InnoTech Committee (“ITC”) organised a webinar on 21 July with...
September 2020
The Law Society of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 21 courses and seminars by webinars in July which were attended by over 2,000 participants.  One was the “Roundtable...
September 2020
The Law Society and the Peking University Law School joined hands in organising a series of lectures for the second time under the theme "An Introduction to Legal Services and Risk Management for...
August 2020
To help members alleviate stress and optimise mental effectiveness amidst the outbreak of COVID-19, the Member Benefit Committee organised an online workshop entitled “The Foundation of Mindfulness...
August 2020
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 36 webinars in June which were attended by more than 3,400 participants.  One of the seminars was “Connected Transactions” held on 11 June. The speaker...
August 2020
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