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|(Webinar via Zoom) The Role of Hong Kong Notaries Public in Helping Business and Citizens
||28 March 2023 (Tuesday)
||2:30pm - 5:45pm
For delegates who have prior knowledge of the subject area
||(3 CPD Points will be applied for)
Mr Samuel Li is the Sole Proprietor of Samuel Li & Co., Solicitors & Notaries. He qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1983. He passed the Notarial Examination in 1995 and was admitted as a Hong Kong Notary Public.
Samuel now focuses on notarial practices. In the preceding 20+ years as a Hong Kong Notary Public, he has an excellent track record in providing notarial services to clients including overseas government, and world's leading brand companies. More than 70 countries and regions on world's 5 continents have accepted Samuel's notarised documents.
Samuel has given 40 seminars to professionals to demonstrate notarial practice, with total audience exceeding 3,485.
Samuel is the author of the soon released notarial book named "Notarial Services in Hong Kong: General Principles, Values and Practice".
Samuel has received 14 Pro Bono Legal Services Awards & Professional Volunteer Service Awards respectively from the Home Affairs Bureau of the HKSAR, The Law Society of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Council of Volunteering in recognition of his promoting legal knowledge and professional volunteering services to the public. In 2014, Samuel was nominated by the Hong Kong Law Society to participate in the Second Leadership Bauhinia Volunteer Award Selection organized by the Agency for Volunteer Service.
This is one of the five seminars given by the speaker relating to Hong Kong Notarial Practice.
Hong Kong Notaries Public belong to one of the 3 branches of the legal profession in Hong Kong. They witness, certify and authenticate documents going abroad to facilitate business globalization or to fulfil personal needs.
Because of globalization of businesses, the number of company documents for overseas use is increasing rapidly.
In Hong Kong, notarial instruments now have evidentiary value by virtue of the legislation of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance 2014.
As their corporate and individual clients will inevitably come across this subject, participants will find this topic relevant and helpful.
This course aims to provide an insight into this topic and to demonstrate notarial services using real life examples.
*This seminar will finish at 5:50pm. There are two 10-min breaks in between.
- Hong Kong Notaries Public
- Governing Legislation
- Governing Body
- Duties & Functions
- Hong Kong Notarial Services
- Why Business and Citizens Require?
- What Benefits Business and Citizens Acquire?
- Hong Kong as a Popular Place for Notarial Services
- Peculiarities of Hong Kong Notarial Services
- Citizens' Expectation & Ways of Thinking
- Common Daily Notarial Work
- Demonstration of Notarial Services
- By Categories
- By One's Life Time Line
- The Trend in the Profession
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