Lawyers at Leisure

The first thing that springs to mind whenever I hear the brand Aston Martin is James Bond. For more than five decades, the Aston Martin DB series have been featured in many James Bond films....
June 2017
Upon arriving at the Aston Martin showroom in Happy Valley, I saw the DB11 slowly swing by and park on the side of the road. A man got out and introduced himself. Another female representative from...
June 2017
Lai Chi Wo, a village of nearly 400 years old whose name literally means “Lychee Nest”, rests deep in Plover Cove Country Park near the border of Sha Tau Kok, within sight of Mainland, China. While...
May 2017
With the surge in coffee production and consumption in Asia in recent years, the coffee bean seems primed to stage a coup in Eastern markets that have for centuries kowtowed to the tea leaf....
April 2017
As the line between social and business lives often blur for lawyers in Hong Kong, Justin D’Agostino, the Global Head of Practice, Dispute Resolution, and Managing Partner for Asia and Australia at...
March 2017
Rising Above: The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection Truth be told, I was initially not very interested when I was invited to visit an exhibition on African American art and...
February 2017
Nick Chan, MH, Partner Squire Patton Boggs It was my childhood goal to become a lawyer and use my legal knowledge and sound judgment to fight injustice and help those in need.  Lawyers...
January 2017
As an avid jewellery enthusiast, I was most excited to visit the Hong Kong gallery of Sotheby’s on a chilly November evening. We had a superb turnout on the night with more than 50 members of the Law...
December 2016
Our guided tour of Sotheby’s started with wine tasting and was followed by a speech given by Kevin Ching, Chief Executive Officer of Sotheby’s Asia. Kevin joined Sotheby’s in 2006 after working both...
December 2016
The Invitation Two weeks ago, I was very fortunate to have been invited by the Law Society to join the second day of the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship held at the Central...
November 2016
Formula E is considered the future of motor sport. However, probably because Formula E is relatively new and not as well known as other forms of motor sport, like Formula 1 and Le Mans, its reception...
November 2016
Before the Law Society Snooker team challenged On-Yee to a few friendly frames of 6 Red, she spoke with Hong Kong Lawyer about her passion for the sport and her future aspirations...
October 2016
People often say chicken soup is for the soul. Having had our fair share of Korean ginseng chicken soup, we believe that food definitely speaks to the soul. In our latest Law Society’s Food and...
September 2016
As an increasingly popular sport, running may be part of an active lifestyle and a way to enjoy high quality leisure time for many. Alongside reported health benefits, regular exercise may contribute...
August 2016
It was a scorching Saturday morning when I met John Lee, our Distance Running Team’s Captain, at the Shatin Sportsground to enjoy the experience of some new running shoes from different brands. I had...
August 2016
At first glance, wakeboarding and wakesurfing appear to be difficult, advanced sports. But being firm believers that ‘life begins at the end of your comfort zone’, we eschewed popular opinion and...
July 2016
When I heard that I would be testing Cervelo’s latest flagship aero road bike, the S5, I couldn’t wait to jump on the saddle and put it through its paces. As the current bike of British pro-rider...
June 2016
The Cannonade SuperSix EVO frameset carries all the hallmarks of a modern race bike. Its downtube and seat tube have a fat ‘Truncated Aero Profile’ shape, yet the bike provides a very compliant ride...
June 2016
From an aesthetic and artistic point of view, the design of the LOOK 795 LIGHT is controversial. It looks significantly different from all other bikes available in the market. The most eye-catching...
June 2016
When I was told that there was a tailor shop at the Mandarin Oriental, I was curious where it was located. I have been walking by and through the Mandarin Oriental for the past five years, but never...
May 2016