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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    No need for independent legal aid service, say advisers in U-turn

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Council now says government has not been found to be interfering in the service Advisers make U-turn on legal aid The legal aid service should remain ... to answering to the chief secretary, which would be a reversion to the arrangement in place before 2007. The recommendation was made in a report submitted by the Legal Aid Services Council to the chief ...

  2. News - China - LAW

    The Hague's law office in Hong Kong a 'gift' from China

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Hague legal office a 'gift' from China The opening of a prestigious international legal body's overseas branch in Hong Kong today can ... (HCCH) chose to open an office in Hong Kong. The HCCH is the world's foremost organisation for cross-border co-operation in civil and commercial legal matters. China is a member ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong lawyers to examine moving practices online as rents soar

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 01:32pm by Stuart Lau

    ... practice could help make lawyers and clients more efficient, and could benefit clients' access to legal services," said Ko, an associate at law firm Debevoise & Plimpton. It appears ... the globe are confronted with similar cost issues. In response, new business models have evolved in other jurisdictions to explore opportunities to service clients' legal needs through virtual ...

  4. 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

    ... 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 ... Hung said. In Britain, the Legal Services Act 2007 permits alternative business structures. These structures allow non-lawyers to own and invest in law firms, according to the UK Law Society. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Law Society head denies newspaper claims

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

    ... earlier. The current contract expires in 2016. Connections between Lam and Businesslink- reported by Apple and confirmed by the Post- are reflected in his former shareholding in i-LegalService ... the report was "untruthful" and had "brought a lot of pressure upon all the parties involved". The Hong Kong Coalition of Professional Services also contested the report, ...

  6. News - China Insider - LAW

    Winemaker Penfolds in legal battle with 'trademark squatters' over right to use its Chinese name

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:03pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Australian winemaker Treasury Wine Estates, owner of the popular Penfolds brand, is facing a legal challenge in China in the latest of a series ... and that Treasury would continue legal procedures to assert trademark rights over its chosen Chinese name. “This appeal is still pending and it will take time for the Chinese legal system to process ...

  7. News - China - LAW

    Pilot programme aims to improve quality of China's top judges and prosecutors

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:02am by Keith Zhai

    ... of the civil service under a pilot scheme. There would be stricter controls to ensure they had proper legal qualifications, the official said. The reforms will be launched initially in Shanghai, ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Judges and prosecutors will be chosen by teams of specialists and managed apart from the rest of the civil service under pilot programme Reforms aim for more ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Legal bill may go up by 68pc for losers

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the legal costs. That would encourage parties to pursue justice in court But fellow lawmaker Dennis Kwok Wing-hang, who is deputy chairman of the administration of justice and legal services panel ... The society's proposed revision was based on a review it commissioned that was conducted by KPMG, which surveyed solicitors' fees. "Economic changes and the development in the legal service ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Aircraft sex pests set to face civil action in Hong Kong courts

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:50am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Bill will make sexual harassment of a service provider illegal, even if it happens outside HK Aircraft sex pests set to face civil action in courts ... revealing and could provoke sexual harassment. If passed, the Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Bill 2014 would close a gap in existing regulations by making the sexual harassment of any service ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Volunteer lawyer scheme shunned by legal bodies

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by PATSY AND STUART

    ... for "litigants in person", due to start in the first quarter of this year. The service is aimed at parties not covered by legal aid who choose not to hire lawyers for cases in the District and higher courts. It would provide 45 minutes of free legal services to each unrepresented party, mainly on court procedure. Vice-president of the Law Society Stephen Hung Wan-shun said ...




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