Hong Kong lawyers say more needs to be done to encourage the industry to go paperless.

Can Hong Kong’s legal industry catch up with Singapore in going paperless and cutting costs?

  • City’s courts currently require hardcopies of legal documents, whereas island state allows digital filing, which can greatly reduce cost
  • Singaporean lawyer June Lim shows up in court with only her tablet and sometimes, even just a smartphone
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Hong Kong lawyers say more needs to be done to encourage the industry to go paperless.
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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.