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Law Society of Hong Kong Honors Morrison & Foerster with Pro Bono and Community Work Recognitions

04 Jan 2021

The Law Society of Hong Kong has honored Morrison & Foerster with the Silver Law Firm Award as part of its 2020 Pro Bono and Community Work Recognition Programme. The award honors local and foreign law firms who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to volunteer pro bono and community work. In addition, seven lawyers from the firm’s Hong Kong office received individual recognitions for their contributions to pro bono service, including:

  • Gigi Yuen, Associate – Gold
  • Thomas Chou, Partner – Silver
  • Timothy Blakely, Managing Partner – Bronze
  • Stephen Birkett, Senior Consultant – Bronze
  • Sunandini Das, Associate – Bronze
  • Marcus Sik Kin To, Associate – Bronze
  • Gary Zeng, Associate – Bronze

Morrison & Foerster’s Hong Kong lawyers live out the firm’s proud pro bono tradition every day. Their work ranges from counseling nonprofit organizations and social enterprises on legal needs to individual advocacy for people who otherwise would be shut out from access to justice. You can view more information about our firm’s commitment by visiting our Pro Bono page.

The Law Society of Hong Kong Pro Bono and Community Work Recognition Programme was launched in January 2010 with the aim to promote and encourage the Law Society members to actively participate in pro bono and community work. In response to COVID-19, this year’s award ceremony has been launched on the Facebook page of the Law Society’s Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony and shared via the Law Society’s information kit.

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