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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Law Society chief says solicitors want to do more than just law

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Stuart Lau

    ... an internal report would soon be finalised on how local law firms could co-run partnerships with other professionals. "We're looking into ways for solicitors' scope of work ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com If the Law Society has its way, solicitors could soon be running one-stop businesses that offer an array of services including non-legal ones Solicitors want ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Solicitors under pressure as Law Society president vote approaches

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... in an international law firm said a senior lawyer had urged all registered lawyers to sign a proxy vote form against the no-confidence motion- and submit them on the spot. Clients with mainland links had also ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Law Society chief's backers fear defeat in confidence vote- but opponents are dubious Solicitors under pressure as Lam vote grows near An unprecedented ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Law Society head denies newspaper claims

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by Chris Lau and Jeffie Lam

    ... Chris Lau and Jeffie Lam Law Society head denies newspaper claims The head of the Law Society and a professional coalition have rejected a newspaper's allegations that they rigged ... of millions of dollars" after securing a management deal with the coalition to run a conference centre. The report comes at a time when Lam is under fire within the Law Society for backing ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    'We really thought we were losing'

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... an agreement with my boss that [everything] I did was done in my personal capacity," said Yam, a financial law specialist with international law firm Kennedys. "From the moment we submitted ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Trio behind campaign for a vote of no confidence in Law Society chief say their shock victory will spur more actions to defend the rule of law 'We really ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong may amend its race hate law to protect mainland visitors

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:57pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Race hate law may be extended to stem vitriol Hong Kong could extend its anti-discrimination laws to protect mainlanders against abuse, as the debate over the number of visitors to the city becomes increasingly vitriolic. The chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, Dr York Chow Yat-ngok, said yesterday it was possible to amend race hate laws to cover discrimination against ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Lawyers decide on no confidence vote against president tonight

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by Joyce Ng and Jeffie Lam

    ... solicitors that they received calls from clients with mainland links indicating a preference for Lam to prevail. A source in an international law firm told the Post that a senior lawyer had urged all ... of no confidence in Law Society president Ambrose Lam San-keung. It will be the first time the 7,400-strong society has met to debate such a resolution against a president. "We hope more members can ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong chief justice weighs in for the first time on Beijing white paper

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 07:37pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Chief justice weighs into debate on Beijing's controversial white paper, telling conference that independence is protected by Basic Law Judiciary ... on the basis of the law and would not be swayed by any other factor. Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li was commenting for the first time on the June report, which disturbed many lawyers by classifying ...

  8. News - China - LAW

    Zhang Sizhi, lawyer for detained journalist, points to legal breach by authorities

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:10am by Verna Yu

    ... the law," Zhang said. Gao, 70, an outspoken journalist who has published many exclusive stories on Communist Party leaders, was taken away by Beijing police on April 24 and later placed in criminal ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Zhang Sizhi says officials breached law by failing to notify family of Gao Yu of her formal arrest Famed lawyer voices case fears Veteran mainland rights lawyer ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    HK$1.39b in criminal proceeds frozen; more punished for laundering

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Austin Chiu and Jeffie Lam HK$1.39b in criminal proceeds frozen; more punished for laundering The city froze HK$1.39 billion in crime proceeds under court orders last year- the largest ... has been reserved for the most blatant of cases where people have clearly crossed the line by disregarding and violating the law," Zervos said. The number of authorised protests increased ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Corruption seen as 'socially acceptable': law professor

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Former dean is alarmed at erosion of social values and fears for judicial independence Corruption seen as 'acceptable': law professor The former dean of the University of Hong Kong's faculty of law has expressed alarm at the erosion of the city's core values. Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun said yesterday the erosion ...




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