Law Society News

The Law Society and the Hong Kong Academy of Law organised a total of 75 seminars in September, 17 of which had an audience of over 100. These seminars included: “Dispute Resolution Clauses in...
November 2017
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) took part in the Hong Kong Law Fair 2017, held on 30 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. At the Fair, YSG promoted student membership and...
November 2017
The Law Society received delegations from the Nanjing Justice Bureau as well as the Lawyers Associations of Nanjing, Wuxi, Xuzhou and Shenzhen in September. The Law Society also received legal...
November 2017
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council's “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” was held on 21 September in London, UK. Business leaders and professionals from the Mainland and Hong Kong took the opportunity...
November 2017
At the invitation of the Law Society and Bar Council of England & Wales, President Thomas So attended the Opening of the Legal Year 2017 from 1 to 3 October. At the event, the President was also...
November 2017
The Law Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Malaysian Bar in January 2016. Since then, both organisations have been working jointly on ways to foster collaboration among our...
November 2017
On 23 September, the Hong Kong Committee on Children’s Rights organised a "Roundtable: Children’s Commission in Hong Kong". The Law Society is one of the co-organisers. The Roundtable aims to pool...
November 2017
On 26 August, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) together with almost 70 members were honoured to host a luncheon with The Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma as the Guest of Honour. At the...
November 2017
The Annual Swimming Gala 2017, organised by the Law Society Swimming Team, was successfully held on 20 August. Despite it being one of the hottest days this summer, over 200 members, their children,...
November 2017
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its annual flagship event, “Meet the Practitioners Drinks Reception for Law Students”, on 15 September when over 100 law students and 40 practitioners...
November 2017
A Seminar on “Arbitration: New Challenges and Opportunities” was held at the Function Hall of Justice Place on 25 September. The Seminar presented views on conflict of interest in arbitration and...
November 2017
Hong Kong is a multicultural society with people from diverse social and religious backgrounds. In response to the suggestion of our young members, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) launched its...
November 2017
Mid-Autumn Festival is about reunions, a time to get together and celebrate with family and friends. On 23 September, the Member Benefit Committee (“MBC”) organised a mooncake workshop with a...
November 2017
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 42 seminars in August. Of 42 seminars, five seminars had an audience of over 120. These seminars were: “Bilingual Legal Practice Risks”...
October 2017
A seven-member delegation from the Renmin University of China Law School led by its newly appointed Dean Professor Wang Yi visited the Law Society on 25 August. Council member C.M. Chan and members...
October 2017
On 19 August, around 40 members and their children attended a guided visit organised by the Member Benefit Committee to the Fire and Ambulance Services Education Centre cum Museum located at the Fire...
October 2017
The Hong Kong and Mainland Legal Professional Association Limited and Legal Profession Committee of the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association jointly organised the Hong Kong Shipping Finance and...
October 2017
Mr. Lawrence Yeung, member of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee (“GCLAC“), attended a legal seminar organised by the Taichung Bar Association in Taichung on 3 September and delivered a...
October 2017
A delegation by the Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone visited the Law Society on 4 August. Mrs. Cecilia Wong and Mr. Steven Leung, respectively the...
October 2017
Following the success of its culinary vacations in Lyon, Chengdu, Naples, Barcelona and Seoul since 2011, the Cookery, Food and Wine Appreciation Interest Group led a party of 45 foodies on 21–23...
September 2017