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Hong Kong’s only association run ‘by in-house counsel, for in-house counsel’®

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Hong Kong (formerly Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association) is dedicated to supporting and advancing the in-house legal profession in Hong Kong. Our 900 plus Hong Kong members form part of the global ACC global network, consisting of more than 44,000 in-house counsel members in 85 countries. ACC Hong Kong members have access to quality local educational and networking events, regional publications and resources, as well as insights and best practice from the global in-house profession.


Click here for a full copy of the ACC Hong Kong Guide for In-house Counsel on Pro bono Legal Work in Hong KongThe guide covers the scope of pro bono services and the regulatory Hong Kong landscape, information on key Hong Kong organizations in need of pro bono legal services, and support and advocacy for pro bono engagement by the Hong Kong legal community.

Take your in-house career to the next level with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) in-house certification program.

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Australia is delighted to announce the ACC In-house Certification Program is coming to Sydney, Australia.

Having been successfully delivered in the Middle East, the four-day program will be delivered in Sydney, Australia from August 5-8, 2019. The program draws on the collective knowledge and experience of ACC’s global membership and the program’s 25 curriculum hours targets three competency areas: Stakeholder Relations, Department Management, and Legal Services.

The four-day program includes live instruction, hands-on project and team work experience, and concludes with a final assessment to earn the unique In-House Counsel Certification.

The course program can be viewed here. Course places are strictly limited so Register now to secure your place. Alternatively, contact ACC Australia for more information, +61 3 9248 5548 or ausmembership@acc.com

The influence of the chief legal officer (CLO) is expanding. The Age of the Chief Legal Officer is gaining momentum as issues that affect businesses, from sustainability to data security, become more urgent and complex. The ACC Chief Legal Officers Survey shows how CLOs are assuming positions of influence on the business side of the company, taking on roles beyond that of technical legal adviser. Click here to download the Executive Summary of this report.

Upcoming Events

CPBS 500x500 Campaign

The Hong Kong Centre for Pro Bono Service (CPBS) has relied solely on volunteers and the SoCO staff working unpaid overtime. Having an employed case manager and proper resourcing will enable us to assist more people. So our fundraising target is simple: get 500 people (at least) to donate (at least) $500. This is the minimum estimated amount we require for at least one case manager and related costs for a trial period of 6 to 12 months.

Please join us at the #500Club, so that we can make a lasting positive impact on social justice and the rule of law in Hong Kong. You can make a donation at the Simplygiving website, then share your donation on social media as well to spread the news.


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