The Professional Career of a Hong Kong Lawyer
Barrister and Solicitor, Split Streams
Hong Kong is considered as the International Capital of Asia especially due to its highly professional law firm. Lawyers in the law firm of Hong Kong are basically of two categories namely solicitors and barristers whose standards are maintained by the two associations, The Law Society of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Bar Association respectively.
Solicitors: Solicitors are lawyers in Hong Kong who could provide a range of advisory services that includes all kinds of legal services. But in comparison with the barristers, solicitors only have limited rights of audience. They have no right to appear in contested hearings in the High Court or the Appeal Courts except in a limited circumstance. Click here to see service scope of a solicitors firm in Hong Kong
Barristers: Barristers are lawyers in Hong Kong who are self-employed independent …