Top firms aim to win full Hong Kong court rights as market liberalises
Solicitors in Hong Kong could appear in court from April this year as rules granting them full advocacy rights enter the final stages of implementation. The new legislation, which came into force last June, allow solicitors who undertake a formal assessment to be given higher rights of audience (HRA) at the High Court, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal, expanding the scope of work they can undertake.
Solicitors in Hong Kong could appear in court from April this year as rules granting them full advocacy rights enter the final stages of implementation.
This premium content is reserved for
Legal Week Subscribers.
A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION PROVIDES:
- Trusted insight, news and analysis from the UK and across the globe
- Connections to senior business lawyers within the leading law firms and legal departments
- Unique access to ALM's unrivalled, market-leading reporting in the US and Asia and cutting-edge research, including Legal Week's UK Top 50 and Global 100 rankings
- The Legal Week Daily News Alert, Editor's Highlights, and Breaking News digital newsletters and more, plus a choice of over 70 ALM newsletters
- Optimized access on all of your devices: desktop, tablet and mobile
- Complete access to the site's full archive of more than 56,000 articles
Already have an account? Sign In Now
For enterprise-wide or corporate enquiries, please contact Paul Reeves on Preeves@alm.com or call on +44 (0) 203 875 0651