Founded in 1907, The Law Society of Hong Kong welcomed its 115th anniversary in 2022. In celebration of this momentous milestone, the Law Society today (26 July 2023) soft-launched its English-language 115th anniversary book “Changing Times, Steadfast Purpose: The Law Society at 115” (the “115A Book”).
The Law Society of Hong Kong is joining hands with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (“HKTDC”) to roll out a series of webinar on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (“RCEP”) Agreement. The second event of this webinar series, themed on electronic commerce, was held successfully yesterday (13 June). It attracted registrations of around 200 persons from the business and legal sectors.
Appointment of our Senior Consultant, Ms. Carol Lui by the Government of HKSAR as a panel member of the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap.571) for a term of 2 years.
Congratulations to Xiangxing International Holding Limited (“Xiangxing International”)(Stock code : 8157) for its successful listing on the GEM Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited on 7 July 2017.
We act for the Asia Pacific Institute of International Law (APIIL) to submit an amicus curiae brief (Brief) to the Arbitral Tribunal under PCA Case No.2013-19 brought by the Republic of the Philippines against the People’s Republic of China under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
We are pleased to announce that our Senior Partner, Mr. Fred Kan was admitted to the Law Society's Roll of Honour on 26 May 2016 in recognition of his distinguished contribution to the Law Society, the development of the legal profession and the practice of law in Hong Kong.
The Deputy Secretary for Development (Planning and Lands) in exercise of the powers delegated to him by the Chief Executive, has appointed our Managing Partner, Mr. Rix Chung as Chairman of the Appeal Tribunal Panel for a term of 3 years from 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2018.