The Law Society of Hong Kong

3/F Wing On House
71 Des Voeux Road
Central
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2846 0500
Fax: +852 2845 0387
Email: sg@hklawsoc.org.hk
Web: www.hklawsoc.org.hk

Overview

Number of Members: 4,874
Annual Cost of Membership: HK$1,200
Membership is: Mandatory

Bar Profile:
The principal acitivities of the Society are to act as the professional and regulatory body for solicitors in Hong Kong.

Brief Historical Background
The Law Society of Hong Kong was incorporated on 19 March 1907.

PRACTICE REQUIREMENTS

Admission
Yes

Annual License to Practise
Yes

Continuing Legal Education Requirements
Continuing Professional Development - 15 Hours per annum

Code of Ethics
Yes, the Hong Kong Solicitors' Guide to Professional Conduct Overseas Lawyers (Qualification for Admission) Rules

Disciplinary Functions
Yes

Practice by Foreign Lawyers
Permitted

Restrictions
As specifiec in the Overseas Lawyers (Qualifications for Admission) Rules

ACTIVITIES

Annual Conference
Law Week and the AGM (private)

Seminar Programme
Continuing Professional Development events - see www.hklawsoc.org.hk

Journal or Newsletter
The Hong Kong Lawyer is published monthly and subscription to the journal is included in the membership fee.
Contact: c/o Butterworths Asia
19/F, Eight Commercial Tower
8 Sun Yip Street
Chai Wan, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2965 1400
Fax: +852 2976 0840

Publications for Non-Members
None

Other Services
Advertising situations vacant and provision of membership benefits.

Current Officers & Leadership

President
Mr Anthony Chow

Vice President
Mr Herbert H K Tsoi

Vice President
Mr Simon S H Ip

Secretary General
Mr Patrick Moss

Contacts

Membership Enquiries
Gina Li, Assistant Director of Registration
3/F Wing On House
71 Des Voeux Road
Central
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2846 0500
Fax: +852 2845 0387
Email: gina@hklawsoc.org.hk