Feature Stories

HKU and UCL launch Dual Degree Programme in Law

HKU and UCL launch Dual Degree Programme in Law

The Faculty of Law at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and the Faculty of Laws at University College London (UCL) jointly announced a new Dual Degree Programme in Law, (“HKU-UCL Law Programme”). The Launch Event marked a strategic collaboration between two leading Universities... Read more.

Peter Wesley-Smith Reminisces on How He Became HKU's First PhD in Law

Simon Young asked me to write about my experience as a PhD student in the Department of Law, presumably because I’m really old and an account of conditions at the time, though of no or little relevance nowadays, might be of some historical interest. I arrived in Hong Kong in September 1970 to take up a Commonwealth scholarship to engage in postgraduate study... Read more.

Speech by Mr. Edward Chan, S.C.

It is indeed my privilege and honour to be invited to address this congregation of law graduates of The University of Hong Kong. Today is an important milestone date in the career and possibly the life of many … Read more.

Speech by The Hon Madam Justice Yuen

It is a great honour for me to participate in this graduation ceremony, and indeed a real pleasure to be wearing this gown - for the very first time at a graduation ceremony!  I graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from HKU, but when the graduation ceremony was held, I was in … Read more.

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Student Achievement

Grand Final of the Mooting and Dispute Resolution Programme

Grand Final of the Mooting and Dispute Resolution Programme

The Grand Final of the Mooting and Dispute Resolution Programme was held at the Academic Conference Room, 11/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower on Thursday, April 7, 2016. The four finalists who participated in the Grand Final Moot were Chan An Jing Chloe, Chen Ka Yee Stephanie, Lee Pui Yin Grace and Wong Ching-yee Janice…

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6th Cross-straits Enterprise M&A Mooting Competition

The 6th Cross-straits Enterprise M&A Mooting Competition was held at the National Taipei University in Taiwan from March 22-28, 2016. This competition pits a total of twelve top law schools from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore in corporate merger negotiations based entirely on real-life companies. As the sole representative from Hong Kong, HKU sent a team of 6 students, …

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The Law Society and Bloomsbury Book Prize 2015/16

The Law Society and Bloomsbury Book Prize 2015/16

The prize presentation ceremony of The Law Society of Hong Kong and Bloomsbury Book Prize 2015/16 was held on March 14, 2016 at the Law Society Clubhouse. This year, four PCLL students from HKU Faculty of Law were awarded the prize, including: Mr. Jiang Ziying, Miss Lee Ka Yee, Mr. Li Pak Hei and Miss Tsang Alison Shui-ting...Read more.

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Teaching and Learning

2016 Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award

2016 Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award

Mr Kelvin Kwok is praised by his students and co-teachers for his excellent teaching in Contract Law and Competition Law and for his leadership in international mooting.

Ms Rebecca Lee has revamped Contract Law and organized the Legal Writing Clinic to enhance students' written communication skills.

Ms Puja Kapai Paryani has offered a new course, re-energized an … Read more.

2015 Faculty Achievements

2015 Faculty Achievements

University Distinguished Teaching Award

Professor Richard Anthony Glofcheski

Outstanding Teaching Award

Ms Katherine Louise Lynch

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Knowledge Exchange

HKU Study Reveals Strong Demand for A Special Needs Trust for People with Intellectual Disability

A survey has found that there is a strong demand for a Special Needs Trust (SNT) in Hong Kong to provide affordable financial planning services for individuals with intellectual disability, and for the Government to act as the trustee of such a trust. The survey, which targeted at parents of individuals with intellectual disability, was carried out in 2016 by … Read more.

HKU Clinical Legal Education Centre Helps Realise Justice in Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal

Gill Singh has worked in IARB so as to avoid foreseeable loss to representatives and agents like Singh.  The duties were found in the Code of Practice for the Administration of Insurance Agents.  The decision is an important precedent on the tort liability of insurance companies to their agents and representatives in respect of duties under the Code of Practice. … Read more.

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Upcoming

HKU-BCC-CriminalLawLecture

HKU-Boase Cohen & Collins Lecture Series in Criminal Law

Date: January 20, 2017 (Friday)

Time:

6:00pm - Cocktail reception      

7:00pm – Lecture

Venue: Moot Court, 2/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower  Read more.

Asian Institute of International Financial Law (AIIFL)

Corporate Governance Roundtable   March 13, 2017  Read more.

Center for Chinese Law (CCL)

CCL Talk: Legal Orientalism  January 18, 2017

CCL Talk: A New Deal for China's Workers? February 10, 2017     Read more.

Centre for Comparative and Public Law (CCPL)

Invisible Shackles: An in-depth look at the development of human trafficking/forced labour law in Hong Kong     January 23, 2017

Examining Art Fraud   January 24, 2017   Read more.

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Events

Faculty of Law Holds Conference on Spectacular Law

Faculty of Law Holds Conference on Spectacular Law

Faculty of Law at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) co-hosted the annual conference of the Law, Literature and the Humanities Association of Australasia (LLHAA) this year with the Faculty of Arts, and the Emerging Strategic Research Theme in Law, Literature and Language on December 8 – 10, 2016.  The conference invited researchers working at the intersection of law and … Read more.

The Third Legal Scholarship Workshop @ HKU

The Faculty of Law of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) held the Third Legal Scholarship Workshop @ HKU (LSW@HKU) from May 26-27, 2016 on the HKU Campus. The two-day workshop hosted eight current or recently graduated PhD candidates from University of Stanford, University of Michigan, University Oxford, University College London, National University of Singapore, Peking University, University of British Columbia …  Read more.

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