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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Solicitor and wife of former dairy firm director convicted of laundering HK$230m

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Solicitor and wife of ex-company director mishandled funds for NZ dairy takeover Pair guilty over HK$230m laundering A solicitor and the wife of a former director of listed company Natural Dairy Holdings (NZ) were convicted yesterday of laundering more than HK$200 million. Wu Wing-kit, 57, was found guilty in the District Court of laundering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580715/solicitor-and-wife-former-dairy-firm-director-convicted-laundering
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Solicitors step up pressure on Law Society president Ambrose Lam

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Joyce Ng, Stuart Lau and Peter So

    ... Joyce Ng, Stuart Lau and Peter So They call for Law Society president to quit after no-confidence vote and urge review of rules Solicitors step up pressure on Ambrose Lam The president of the Law Society should resign and a review should be launched into the rules governing the professional body, solicitors say, after members delivered an unprecedented no-confidence vote against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574521/solicitors-step-pressure-law-society-president-ambrose-lam
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Solicitors vote to unseat Law Society president Ambrose Lam

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 11:40pm by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Solicitors vote to unseat president The Law Society yesterday passed a historic vote of no confidence in its president for his remarks backing Beijing's ... and solicitors marched in protest against the document. A second resolution called on the Law Society to issue a statement that the rule of law and judicial independence are Hong Kong's core values ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573871/solicitors-pass-vote-no-confidence-law-society-chief-ambrose-lam
  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Solicitors under pressure as Law Society president vote approaches

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

    ... 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 ... of Lam are seeking publicly and privately to win votes from the 7,400 solicitors who make up the society's membership. Some solicitors said they had also come under pressure behind closed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570818/solicitors-under-pressure-law-society-president-vote-approaches
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Solicitors move for vote of no confidence in Lam over white paper statements

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Jeffie Lam and Julie Chu

    ... Jeffie Lam and Julie Chu 'Historic day' as solicitors denounce Ambrose Lam More than 240 solicitors have condemned Law Society president Ambrose Lam San-keung for endorsing Beijing's contentious white paper, which sparked public concern over the independence of the city's judiciary. A petition, which was signed by more than 240 solicitors within 74 hours, calls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537182/solicitors-move-vote-no-confidence-lam-over-white-paper-statements
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversial solicitor is no Lam to the slaughter

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Controversial solicitor is no Lam to the slaughter Law Society president Ambrose Lam San-keung has found himself at the centre of controversy for his endorsement of Beijing's white paper on "one country, two systems", but this is not the first time his remarks have drawn fire. Lam, a solicitor since 1988, succeeded Dieter Yih Lai-tak ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536410/controversial-solicitor-no-lam-slaughter
  7. 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

    ... Joyce Ng and Jeffie Lam Solicitors set to vote on society chief's future Hundreds of solicitors are expected to turn up at a special meeting tonight to cast their vote on a motion ... the anti-Lam campaign. Lam has been under fire since June, when he expressed support for Beijing's controversial white paper on Hong Kong affairs, while 1,800 barristers and solicitors marched ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573021/lawyers-decide-no-confidence-vote-against-president-tonight
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Solicitors and consultant accused of breaking archaic champerty law

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 04:14am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Trio accused of breaking archaic law Two solicitors and a consultant who pocketed some HK$1.5 million in fees over six years after helping 26 clients claim compensation went on trial in the District Court yesterday. Juliana Lo Yuen-ching, 49, Gary Yeung Yun-hong, 44, and Ip Hon-ming, 60 and a director of Quickway Professional Consultants, denied 26 counts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1400064/solicitors-and-consultant-accused-breaking-archaic-champerty-law
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ambrose Lam was right to quit

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... but to leave the helm. After days of speculation, the embattled president stepped down yesterday with immediate effect. Resignation is the right response. The vote by the city's solicitors last ... represents the view of members. Many solicitors felt Lam had become too involved in politics, as evidenced by his comments on the Occupy Central movement, US snooping operations in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577256/law-society-chief-ambrose-lam-was-right-stand-down
  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Society chief refuses to back down

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Ambrose Lam issues open letter to solicitors ahead of no-confidence vote Society chief refuses to back down The Law Society's embattled president has appealed for support ahead of a vote on a motion of no confidence a week today- but stood by the comments that attracted the ire of many fellow solicitors. Ambrose Lam San-keung said he would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567958/society-chief-refuses-back-down

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