Legal Network Dinner with the Solicitor General – Mr. Wesley Wong Wai-chung, SC

Date : 01 Feb 2016
Time : 6:30 – 10:00 pm
Venue : The Verandah, FCC, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong

Dear Lasallians and LSCOBA Legal Network members,

We are honoured and pleased that Mr. Wesley Wong (Class of 1987), the newly appointed Solicitor General of Hong Kong, has kindly agreed to be our guest speaker at the forthcoming Legal Network Dinner to be held at the Verandah, The Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) on 1st February 2016 (Monday).

Mr. Wong has agreed that the dinner will be an “old boy’s exclusive” informal sharing session, in which we can exchange views on any matter relating to his experience, LSC memories, the Department of Justice or any topic relating to the legal profession. So, please do not miss this unique opportunity and sign up now!

Brief biography of Mr. Wesley Wong Wai-chung, SC:

Mr. Wong assumed the office of the Solicitor General of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (法律政策專員) in September 2015. In that capacity, he heads the Legal Policy Division of the Department of Justice which is responsible, inter alia, for the formulation of legal policy, advising the government on constitutional, electoral and human rights issues and assisting the Secretary for Justice in carrying out his role in promoting relevant government bills.

Mr. Wong was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1993 and served pupillage under the Legal Trainee Scheme at the then Legal Department. He was appointed Crown Counsel in 1994 and rose through the ranks, having been posted to different divisions within the department. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2013 and is an accredited mediator.

Details for the Legal Network Dinner:

Date: 1st February 2016 (Monday)
Time: 6:30 – 10:00 pm
Venue: The Verandah, FCC, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong (http://www.fcchk.org/)
Topic: “Dinner Talk with the Solicitor General – The study and practice of law: A mine or a minefield?”
Costs per head:-
HK$ 400 per person (HK$300 for full time university students) including one non-alcoholic drink

Please contact our LSCOBA Administrator, Ms. Bonnie Chan (at Tel. 2336-2985) or email to admin@lscoba.com to reserve your seat(s). The maximum capacity of the venue is 36 pax and seats will be reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis with priority booking for Legal Network members from now until 26th January 2016 when booking will then be opened to ALL old boys.

Please make your cheque payable to “La Salle College Old Boys’ Association Ltd” and send it to LSCOBA, c/o 18 La Salle Road, Kowloon or contact Bonnie if you would like to pay by LSCOBA credit card. All payments made are non-refundable but your seat is transferable.

With best regards,
Eric Chow (00’)
Hon. Secretary (2015/16)
LSCOBA