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The Working Party on Historical Archive is delighted to launch the Oral History Project (the “Project”) in 2020 where very senior and significant members of the Law Society, including members who have been admitted to the Law Society's Roll of Honour, Past Presidents and very senior members, would be interviewed to provide unique insights into their memories, lives and professional careers.
Below is a list of those interviews that have been conducted under the Project (in alphabetical order of the family names of the interviewees). The Working Party takes this opportunity to express gratitude towards the interviewees for sparing their invaluable time to share with us their stories.
The interviews were conducted in the language of the preference of the interviewees and interviewers.
*Unless otherwise specified, all interviews were recorded in video format. Intellectual property of all interview recordings are vested in the Law Society, and visitors are reminded not to reproduce, circulate and/or by any means exploit the content of the recordings in any format unless with prior consent in writing from the Law Society.
|Interviewee||Law Society honorific titles||Date of interview||Recording*|
|Mr Christopher Cheuk CHAN||Past President (1996-1997)
Roll of Honour (2011)
|29 June 2021||Discover|
|Ms Ella Shuk-ki CHEONG||Roll of Honour (2004)||21 May 2021||Discover|
|Dr Anthony Wing-kin CHOW new||Past President (1997-2000)
Roll of Honour (2015)
|23 May 2022||Discover|
|Mr Roland Kun-chee CHOW||23 June 2021||Discover|
|Ms Therese Pei-fong CHOW new||5 January 2022
*Materials were last collected from the interviewee for this written interview on this date
|Mr Winston Ka-sun CHU||8 December 2021||Discover|
|Mr Timothy George FRESHWATER||Past President (1984-1985)||27 May 2021||Discover|
|Mr Lester Garson HUANG||Past President (2007-2009)
Roll of Honour (2021)
|16 July 2021||Discover|
|Mr Simon Sik-on IP||Past President (1987-1989)
Roll of Honour (2013)
|31 May 2021||Discover|
|Mr Ambrose Hon-chuen LAU||Past President (1992-1993)||12 November 2021||Discover|
|Ms Elsie Oi-sie LEUNG||Roll of Honour (2010)||10 August 2021||Discover|
|Mr Siu-hon LEUNG new||Roll of Honour (2012)||7 September 2021||Part I
|Mr Ho-fai MA & Mr Che-sang SAT||8 December 2021||Discover|
|Mr Peter James THOMPSON||26 May 2021||Discover (audio)|
|Mr Herbert Hak-kong TSOI||Past President (2000-2002)
Roll of Honour (2016)
|16 June 2021||Discover|
|Interviewee||Law Society honorific titles|
|Mr Maurice Mui-sang LEE|
|Mr William Paul John MUNRO|
|Mr WONG Kwai-huen||Past President (2009-2011)
Roll of Honour (2022)
The Working Party on Historical Archive is a working party under the Standing Committee on Member Services. It is tasked to recommend a policy for the establishment and maintenance of an archive for the Law Society so that materials and information of immense historical value can be preserved.