Friday, October 2, 2015

Magna Carta: The View from Hong Kong

[We have the following announcement.]

The three Hong Kong law schools will be organising a joint conference on Saturday, 31 October 2015 to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. The conference entitled “Magna Carta and the Rule of Law in Hong Kong” will be held at the Graduate Law Centre of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Speakers from all over the common law world will be presenting on the historical importance of Magna Carta and its importance in Hong Kong today. Speakers include Justice Bokhary, Professor Christopher F. Forsyth (University of Cambridge), Professor David Seipp (Boston University), Professor Catharine MacMillan (University of Reading), and Mr. Philip Dykes (Senior Counsel). Noted academics from all three law schools will also present papers at the conference.

Please contact Noel Chan ( of Chinese University of Hong Kong if you would like more information or would like to register for this event.