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…

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HKU Launches a Pioneering LLM Programme in Compliance and Regulation

The official ceremony launch of  HKU’s new LLM in Compliance and Regulation was held on Monday, 14 March 2016, in the company of distinguished guests including the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor KC Chan; Programme Director, Professor Douglas Arner andProfessor Alexa Lam from HKU’s Faculty of Law. Over the past 20 years, in Hong…

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Visiting students from Japan and Korea

More than 70 students from Chuo University in Japan and Hanyang University, University of Seoul, Ewha Womans University, Konkuk University, Kyunghee University in Korea visited the Faculty to attend a week-long Japan and Korea programme in Hong Kong Law.  The students met with exco members of the HKU Law Association, attended lectures and a conference…

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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…

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2015 Faculty Achievements

University Distinguished Teaching Award Professor Richard Anthony Glofcheski, Department of Law Outstanding Teaching Award Ms Katherine Louise Lynch, Department of Law Dr Marco Wan Man Ho, Department of Law Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award Ms Dora Chan Shuk Yee, Department of Law Dr Chen Jianlin, Department of Law Mr Nigel Justin Davis, Department of Professional Legal…

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Legal Lifetime

Originally started to give law students practical experience and cultivate their pro bono ethos, the Clinical Legal Education programme has developed in new directions – sparking an innovative relationship between Legal Aid and HKU’s Law Faculty and also becoming a lifeline for people who have been wrongfully convicted. Read More

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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…

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Teaching at PKU Law School

Between 23 and 31 March 2016 Anselmo Reyes was a Visiting Professor at Peking University Law School (PULS).  The visit was part of a regular exchange between the HKU’s Law Faculty and PULS whereby every year a professor from one institution teaches at the other.  While at PULS Professor Reyes delivered a series of 6…

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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 to recognize 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 a past winner of the…

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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 clients were invited to share their experiences. Three such experiences are set out below. Mr Singh had a civil dispute with his former employer, which…

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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, which is the highest among local law schools (which received 6 and 3 grants…

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