Law Society News

The Law Society (“Society”) and Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 17 seminars in February. The Society jointly organised a seminar entitled “Cap. 622 – Three Years On” with the Hong...
April 2017
On 20 February, the Law Society’s Family Law Committee had a joint meeting with a few Legislative Council members and representatives from the Labour and Welfare Bureau, the Social Welfare Department...
April 2017
Led by Ms. Lu Xi, Director of Anti-Corruption-and-Bribery Bureau and Vice-ministerial Level Member of Procuratorial Committee of The Supreme People’s Procuratorate of the People’s Republic of China,...
April 2017
The Greater China Legal Affairs Committee ("GCLAC") held its annual Brainstorming Session and regular meeting, which was chaired by Vice President and Chairman of the Committee Melissa Pang, on 4...
April 2017
Since the launch of the Law Week in 1991, new initiatives have been introduced to meet the needs of different social segments throughout the years. For over a decade, the Young Solicitors Group (“YSG...
March 2017
The 2017 Ceremonial Opening of the Legal Year was held on 9 January. Eminent bar leaders from abroad gathered in Hong Kong to experience and witness this solemn ceremony. The Law Society was honoured...
March 2017
To celebrate the 72nd Taiwan Judicial Festival, the Judicial Yuan of Taiwan, the Ministry of Justice and the Taiwan Bar Association jointly held a symposium on 11 January which attracted about 250...
March 2017
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 8 seminars in January. A seminar entitled “Taxation of Costs” was held on 16 January. It provided participants with a general overview of the...
March 2017
The Young Solicitors Group (“YSG”) together with the Macau Lawyers Association (“MLA”) and Young Barristers’ Committee (“YBC”) of the Hong Kong Bar Association successfully co-organised a Macau Study...
March 2017
In our profession, there are always two sides to a story; the key is the ability to see it. What better way to capture the beautiful side of things than with a camera! The Photography Interest...
March 2017
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) highly values our members’ feedbacks and opinions as they are essential to the continuous improvement of our work. We launched the “Survey on Young Members’ Needs...
March 2017
On New Year’s Day 2017, about a dozen members of the Hiking Team and Distance Running Team participated in a joint team outing in the north east New Territories to welcome the New Year in style....
March 2017
The first Law Week in 1991 evinced the aspiration of the Law Society to enhance the community’s legal knowledge and to promote available legal services in the community. New features are introduced...
March 2017
“Teen Talk” is one of the flagship events of the Law Society, focusing on serving young people and the broader community. The event set a new record with a total of 937 students from over 94 schools...
March 2017
The second half of 2016 has been exciting and fruitful for the Law Society Badminton Team. On 30 July 2016, our Team participated in the 2nd Challenge Cup organised by People.cn at Smithfield Road...
February 2017
On 13 January, the Law Society's Family Law Committee had a meeting with three Legislative Council members. At the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the proposed Children Proceedings (Parental...
February 2017
The Swimming Team participated in The Community Chest Wheelock Swim for Millions 2016 at Repulse Bay Beach on 30October 2016. Our team, represented by Mr. Allen Che, Mr.Pierre Lui, Mr. Robert Sit and...
February 2017
Graced with the presence of Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma and Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen, the Law Society Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony was held on 16 December 2016...
February 2017
The Annual Christmas Party, organised by the Member Benefit Committee, was successfully held on 15 December 2016. Nearly 200 members and guests celebrated the festive season together under the theme...
February 2017
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 15 seminars in December 2016. A seminar entitled “Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Privacy” was held on 12 December 2016. It introduced...
February 2017