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  1. Top law firm requires unflappable secretaries

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in corporate law would like to recruit a new legal secretary in corporate and finance. '[This firm operates] offices in major financial and commercial centres across Europe, Asia and North ... studies and eventually obtain a law degree which would, subsequently, allow the person to take the law exam. ...

  2. Law Society to decide on leaders' fate

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The Law Society will meet next month to decide if its president and four council members should be removed from office as demanded by more than 50 solicitors. ... Moss insisted the Law Society's council acted according to the law in requiring law firms to make additional mandatory contributions to cover the $416.8 million shortfall ...

  3. Protection plan for buyers of new flats

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Home buyers will gain full ownership of unfinished flats as long as they continue to make mortgage payments under a Lands Department proposal to provide better protection to purchasers, Director of Lands Patrick Lau Lai-chiu told legislators yes ...

  4. Lawyer fails to get his fine quashed

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... appropriate in a show business setting'. 'It appealed to sensation rather than a genuine expression of his grievances against the Law Society or the tribunal,' he said. 'The ...

  5. Not last drinks, but a sobering tale for the Bar

    Posted Aug 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... Cliff Buddle There used to be a drinking establishment just across the road from London's Central Criminal Court. It was called The Bar. The pun was intended. Many of the punters who frequented this popular watering hole were members of the legal pro ...

  6. Solicitors seek removal of Law Society leaders

    Posted Apr 20th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... members of the Law Society from office over their handling of an indemnity fund for solicitors. The solicitors have called for an extraordinary general meeting to pass a special resolution ... and medium-sized firms, and many are senior members of the society. They criticised the Law Society's decision that law firms must make additional mandatory contributions to cover the $416.8 million ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jan 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... India, Peru and Romania). POWELL B. CAPPEL, The Peak Bull bars In his letter 'Safer vehicles' (January 19), K.M. Law, for the Commissioner for Transport, assures us that legislation ...

  8. Concern mounting over pre-court tipples

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle and Klaudia Lee Prisoner advocate says 'drinking lawyers should not drive carriage of justice' but Bar Association chief is not swayed Bar Association chief Edward Chan King-sang is standing firm in defence of pre-appearance drinking ...

  9. Leaky legal umbrella put to test

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... sapper on their bank balances. Instead, the profession would be able to go to a list of insurers approved by the Law Society and negotiate their own indemnity terms, otherwise known ... that the profession would not have support for this option. Before the vote last month, the Law Society had pointed out the dilemma they could face. The rule-making authority for solicitors is the chief ...

  10. Solicitors warned about drinking while on duty

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Solicitors who drink on duty can be disciplined under the professional code of conduct, the Law Society president warned yesterday. Michael Lintern-Smith said ... of conduct.' The Law Society president said he did not think, however, that the Legislative Council should take up the issue of drinking in the legal fraternity. He also did not think ...




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