Date2 August 2023 (Wednesday)
Time09:30 – 11:00
Name of the activityHong Kong Legal System
Introduction of activityThis lecture is to introduce Hong Kong’s legal system. The lecture consists of two parts.
The first part focuses on the common law legal system and covers 4 main points: the concept of legal system, the sources of Hong Kong law, the doctrine of precedent and the court structure; while the second part illustrates some cases.
Format of ActivityLecture
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Introduction to Instructor(s)Ms. Ivy Leung
Senior Lecturer
Department of Accountancy
Ms Ivy Leung is Senior Lecturer in Department of Accountancy of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. Apart from being a university lecturer, she is also a practicing barrister with over 20 years’ experience. Before she embarked on the legal profession, she worked in the private sector for some years in large German based corporations specifying in the area of marketing and business development. When she was working in the private sector, she participated in the development of projects, including joint-venture projects and merger and acquisitions. Her main area of practice focuses on the drafting and settling of commercial agreements and provision of general legal advice.
School / DepartmentDepartment of Accountancy
Related Undergraduate Programme(s)Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Corporate Governance and Compliance

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