Law Society News

The Law Society (“Society”) and the Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised a total of 37 seminars in June, 6 of which had an audience of over 100. One of the six seminars was “Anti-Money...
August 2018
At the invitation of the China Law Society, President Melissa Pang attended the Forum on the Belt and Road Legal Cooperation, which was jointly organised by the China Law Society and the Ministry of...
August 2018
Mr. Huen Wong, Past President and Chairman of Arbitration Committee led a delegation of the Law Society to visit the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (“SCIA”) in Shenzhen on 20 June 2018....
August 2018
Swimming is not just about skills. Aquatic safety is also essential to a swimmer. On 1 May, the Swimming Team participated in the 13th Hong Kong 3,000-M Water Safety Swim held in Repulse Bay. The...
August 2018
Under the arrangement of the The Centre for Judicial Education and Research of City University of Hong Kong, 20 senior judges from the Mainland visited the Law Society on 1 June. Mr. Neville Cheng...
August 2018
The Legal Professional Cup Dragon Boat Race (the “LPC”) is an annual dragon boat race for the legal sector hosted by the Law Society of Hong Kong. This year, we had 11 teams of law firms and legal...
August 2018
The Annual Conference of In-House Lawyers is a signature event organised by the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”). The 2018 Conference was successfully held on 6 Jun at the Hong Kong Convention and...
August 2018
Then Council Member Mr. CM Chan and Mr. Ronald Kan, member of GCLAC, joined the delegation of the Hong Kong Coalition of Professional Services as representatives of the Law Society and visited...
August 2018
The Law Society held its first visit to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area (“the Greater Bay Area”) on 10 and 11 May. The delegation visited Zhaoqing, Foshan and Guangzhou and discussed with...
July 2018
What would you want the most if you were a child? Marking its 8th anniversary, around 700 attendees participated in the 8th annual Members and Family Fun Day at the Hong Kong Sports Institute on 6...
July 2018
The Law Society of Hong Kong participated in the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s SmartHK event as a supporting organisation in Hangzhou on 16 May. Mr. Lawrence Yeung, member of the Greater...
July 2018
The Law & New Generation and School Talks Working Group (“Working Group”) of the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) organised a talk for Po Leung Kuk school heads and management executives on...
July 2018
The Hong Kong Society of Notaries hosted its Annual Cocktail on 20 April 2018 for all notaries public and friends of the profession. The next notaries public examination will be held on 23rd March...
July 2018
In April and May, the Law Society received four delegations from the Greater China region, including officials from Tianhe District of Guangzhou City, Heilongjiang Mudanjiang Lawyers Association,...
July 2018
The Law Society was one of the supporting organisations of the Mediation Week 2018 organised by the Department of Justice from 11 to 19 May. The Mediation Week consisted of a series of events...
July 2018
At the invitation of The Guangxi Liaison Unit of the HKSAR Government, the Law Society sent a four-member delegation to attend the Seminar on Hong Kong Legal and Arbitration Services under the Belt...
July 2018
The Law Society was a supporting organisation of the 4th Shanghai-Hong Kong Commercial Mediation Forum (“Forum”). The Forum, jointly organised by Joint Mediation Helpline Office, Hong Kong...
July 2018
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