Law Society News

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Lawyers Sports Meet (“Sports Meet”) is a regional biennial event gathering legal professionals from the three jurisdictions. The Law Society has taken part in the Sports...
March 2020
On 19 January, the Law Society Swimming Team participated in the Cold Half Extreme Marathon Swim and Cold Plunge for the second year. The events were organised by AVRA and supported Ocean Recovery...
March 2020
A delegation from the Shenzhen Municipal Committee's Greater Bay Area Office visited the Law Society on 7 January under the coordination of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in...
March 2020
The Law Society devotes much effort in assisting our young members to broaden their international legal horizons and to build international connections. One way of fulfilling this objective is...
March 2020
The final official event of Young Solicitors’ Group’s (“YSG”) CONNECTED 2019 Mentorship and Buddy Programme took place on 11 January at the Law Society Function Room with over 90 mentors, buddies and...
March 2020
The Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2020 (“OLY”) was held on 13 January. Representatives from around 60 law associations in 18 jurisdictions gathered in Hong Kong to experience and witness this...
March 2020
On behalf of the Law Society, President Melissa Pang and Mr. CM Chan, Vice President and Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee attended the Global Lawyers Forum in Guangzhou on 9 to...
February 2020
A delegation from the Shandong Provincial Committee of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade visited the Law Society on 11 December 2019 to exchange views on Hong Kong's legal...
February 2020
On 6 November 2019, the Working Group on the InnoTech Law Hub of the InnoTech Committee (“InnoTech Law Hub”) held a community roundtable for representatives of the Law Society of Hong Kong and...
February 2020
On 12 December 2019, the Law Society Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) hosted a Christmas Gathering for its members and supporters who have rendered significant support towards the work of the...
February 2020
On 20 November 2019, the Member Benefit Committee organised a health talk entitled “Master your Stress and Anxiety” to raise members’ awareness of mental health issues and the importance of balanced...
January 2020
To enhance the works in the publication of the “Sing Tao Legal Mailbox” weekly column, the Law Society’s Community Relations Committee (“CRC”) hosted the Writer’s Gathering on 11 November 2019, with...
January 2020
On 25 October 2019, the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) hosted its “Meet the Practitioners Drinks Reception for Law Students” at the Law Society. The reception was well attended by over 60 law...
January 2020
On behalf of the Law Society, Mr. CM Chan, Vice President and Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, attended the 11th Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau Law Seminar in Guangzhou on 9 – 11...
January 2020
The Young Solicitors’ Group’s (“YSG”) Welcome Cocktail Reception for Trainee Solicitors 2019 was held on 1 November 2019. The event attracted over 70 trainee solicitors and 20 general members. In...
January 2020
Over 400 guests and members, including Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma, our Guest of Honour, gathered at the Law Society Annual Cocktail Reception, which was held at the Hong Kong Club on 19 November 2019...
January 2020
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 8 courses in November 2019 which were attended by more than 280 participants. One of the 8 courses was “Criminal Advocacy” held on 21 November 2019. The...
January 2020
The 2nd Guangzhou Legal Services Fair, jointly organised by the Guangzhou Lawyers Association and the Guangzhou Arbitration Commission, commenced in Guangzhou on 25 October. A series of seminars...
December 2019
The 9th Cross Strait Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum, hosted by the Law Society, was successfully held on 20 September. 165 lawyers from the Mainland, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong attended this...
December 2019
A delegation of the Chongqing Lawyers Association, led by their President Mr. Yuan Xiaobin, visited the Law Society on 19 September, and was received by President Ms. Melissa Pang and Vice President...
December 2019