HKU’s Continued Success in International Mooting

Following our triumph in last year’s Herbert Smith Freehills Competition Law Moot, where HKU was awarded the Championship and Best Written Memoranda, HKU has continued to achieve excellent results in various international mooting competitions this year.

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13 Faculty members receiving $8.5 Million Research Grant Funding from RGC

The Faculty has performed exceptionally well in the 2017-2018 round of research grants awarded by the Research Grants Council (RGC).  The RGC awarded more than HK$8.46 million in funding to 10 General Research Fund (GRF) projects and 3 Early Career Scheme (ECS) projects.

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University Honours Law Professor with Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award 2016

The University introduced the Knowledge Exchange (“KE”) Excellence Award in 2015/16.  This University-level award has been introduced to recognise outstanding KE accomplishments that have made significant economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit society.  Only Faculty KE Awardees in current and past years may be nominated by their Faculty to compete for the University’s award. As …

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Pathways programme with King’s College London

The Faculty has entered into a partnership with the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London (KCL) under the HKU LLB Pathways programme.  The programme offers a small number of HKU LLB students the opportunity to spend what would have been the final year of their undergraduate studies reading for an …

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Clinical Legal Education: From Law to Justice

In January 2010, the Faculty introduced a live-client Clinical Legal Education (“CLE”) Programme, which is the first in the history of Hong Kong.  On 8 April 2017, we hosted our third annual reunion gathering at HKU for current and former CLE students, volunteer duty lawyers and former clients.  Some former …

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