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Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s legal system is based on common law principles and statute, and closely resembles the law of England and Wales. There are about 6,500 Hong Kong qualified solicitors for a population of 7 million inhabitants. This makes Hong Kong the best served Asian market for legal services, and its legal market is highly competitive.

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How to practise in Hong Kong

22 August 2013Updated: 22 October 2014

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Have your say on non-tariff barriers to trade with Hong Kong

Take part in a bilateral trade review between the UK and Hong Kong governments

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The Law Society signs MOU with the Law Society of Hong Kong

An agreement to work together on areas of mutual interest

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The Law Society celebrates Chinese New Year with launch of two new guides

The Law Society and the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers co-organised a Chinese New Year reception at the London office of Simmons & Simmons LLP to celebrate the launch of the Law Society’s two new guides.

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How to practise in Hong Kong

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Think Asia, Think Hong Kong - 21 September 2017

Explore new business opportunities in Hong Kong through attending the Think Asia, Think Hong Kong conference in London on 21 September 2017.

Opportunities for solicitors at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association

Jonathan Warne, partner at Nabarro LLP is the UK jurisdiction representative of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

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Doing legal business in Hong KongSubscription

Our series of Doing legal business reports provides an overview and guide to doing legal business in key international markets.

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Legal life in... Beijing and Hong Kong

23 February 2015

Matthew Townsend at the China Britain Law Institute (CBLI) shares his views about his Legal life in Beijing and Hong Kong.

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