Hong Kong

(updated as of 31 January 2018): Members (with or without practising certificate) 11,246 Members with practising certificate 9,757 (out of whom, 7,413 (76%) are...
March 2019
The Towering Judges Conference, which took place on 25-26 January 2019 at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre, brought together a diverse group of scholars to discuss the phenomenon of judges who, within...
March 2019
There are a number of cases which are very well known for the important legal principles that they have decided but often the backstory is forgotten. This month we look at some trivia from some of...
March 2019
The next Greater China Legal History Seminar will be delivered by Professor Douglas Arner, Kerry Holdings Professor in Law of the University of Hong Kong, at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre on 8 March...
March 2019
The Faculty has co-produced a 6-episode docudrama “A Legal Journey” with RTHK (Radio Television Hong Kong) on the impact and contribution that the Faculty has made in the last 50 years in shaping the...
March 2019
On 22 January 2019, CUHK Law hosted a seminar presented by visiting professors Andrew Mitchell and Tania Voon from Melbourne Law School on “Taxing Digital Services under International Economic Law...
March 2019
Professor Michael Wilkinson (1945-2019), our beloved colleague and friend, passed away peacefully on the evening of 20 February 2019 in the company of his most beloved and his daughter. Professor...
March 2019
On 18th and 19th of February 2019, the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong and the Faculty of Law, University of Otago, New Zealand jointly organized a one and a half day conference entitled...
March 2019
The Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (“CUHK”) has approved the appointment of Professor Lutz-Christian Wolff as Dean of the Faculty of Law for a term of five years upon the incumbent...
March 2019
• BRINDLEY-MACRO KATHRYN JENIFER commenced practice as a partner of Lewis Silkin as from 15/01/2019.   • CHAN CHIN FUNG became a partner of Joseph S.C. Chan & Co. as...
March 2019
To coincide with the release of his new book titled Habeas Crocodylus, CUHK Law Honorary Professor the Honourable Mr. Justice Kemal Bokhary, a Non-Permanent Judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final...
March 2019
Inspired by the edited volume on The Law in Hong Kong 1969-1989 published in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the law school at HKU, this lecture commemorates its 50th anniversary by reviewing...
March 2019
Date: 2 April 2019 (Tuesday) Time: 7:00pm-8:15pm (Tea Reception: 6:30pm-7:00pm) Venue: Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), 38th Floor Two Exchange Square, 8...
March 2019
Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, CUHK Law organised the Alumni Annual Cocktail Reception at the Hong Kong Club on 25 January 2019, gathering around 180 alumni from different...
March 2019
To celebrate and kick off the new year, CUHK Law organised a Chinese New Year Gathering for all students and staff at the Graduate Law Centre on 18 February 2019. The celebration began with a lion...
March 2019
The rule of law has been considered as a cornerstone of Hong Kong, which was first brought by the British in 1841. So over this one-and-a-half centuries, how has our legal system changed and who took...
March 2019
Ever since 2012, the Law Society has developed a close working relationship with the lawyers associations in Japan by signing memoranda of understanding with the Japan Federation of Bar Associations...
March 2019
The lawyer-client relationship is a partnership. The lawyer uses legal skills to help a client solve problems and the client cooperates by providing vital information and making decisions about the...
March 2019
It is truly a proud chapter of our table tennis team by winning the championship in Division II of the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association (“HKTTA”) League Tournament 2018 (the “Tournament”). This was...
March 2019
The legal profession is constantly evolving with the changing social and economic environment. However, the impact of the changes to the global legal services market in the last 20 years is probably...
March 2019