All visitors to Hong Kong that do not have the right of abode will be subject to a condition of stay. Any contravention is a criminal offence, resulting in a fine and even imprisonment.
The Law Society supports and encourages a wide variety of pro bono legal services provided by lawyers to the public of Hong Kong
DNA data and specific measures individuals should be aware of in order to protect their privacy rights when undergoing COVID-19 or ancestry testing
On 5 October 2020, Carmen Tang – Partner in the Dispute Resolution and Data Privacy practice areas – has been appointed by the Honourable Chief Justice as a Practising Solicitor…
Businesses should be fully aware of their existing rights and obligations with IT service providers and clients to ensure that they are not running into legal issues that may have severe impacts on business operation.
Case analysis: HCA 832/2014 Chan Shu Chun & Anor v Dr Kung Yan Su & Anors  HKCFI 360; Reported in:  1 HKLRD 1162
Carly Fan and Carmen Tang discuss the impact of COVID-19 on civil litigation. They go through the issue of Force Majeure clauses and changes related to court hearings in Hong…
What constitutes medical negligence? Are there any cases of medical negligence related to COVID-19 in Hong Kong? What are relevant concerns? How could this impact healthcare practitioners?
Employers should always keep in mind data privacy risks: flexibility and clear response management procedures enable businesses to operate more smoothly, even when working remotely.
Schools and parents should take all practicable steps to ensure that the devices, software, and apps used by children are protecting their personal data privacy. Children should also be given guidance such protection practices.