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Legal Aid

10 May 2017 LCQ22: Review of application thresholds for legal aid and leave for judicial review

9 November 2016 LCQ6: Problems related to damage claims lodged by torture claimants in respect of unlawful detention

26 August 2016 Appointments to the Legal Aid Services Council

6 July 2016 LCQ4: Members of the public applying for legal aid to lodge judicial review

7 April 2016 Appointments to Advisory Committee on Legal Advice for Unrepresented Litigants

20 January 2016 LCQ14: Abuse of judicial review and legal aid systems

5 January 2016 Award presentation ceremony of Home Affairs Bureau's Recognition Scheme for Provision of Pro Bono Legal Services held today (with photos)

24 December 2014 Extension of appointment of chairman and members to Steering Committee on Provision of Legal Advice for Litigants in Person

20 November 2014 LCQ18: Granting of legal aid to a person for institution of legal proceedings for continuation with illegal activities

29 August 2014 Appointment of chairman and members to Legal Aid Services Council

26 March 2014 LCQ4: Improvement to the legal aid system

26 March 2014 LCQ4: Improvement to the legal aid system

12 February 2014 LCQ10: Legal aid services

26 April 2013 New appointment to Legal Aid Services Council

14 March 2013 Pilot scheme on free legal advice for litigants in person to launch next Monday (with photos)

1 March 2013 New appointment to Legal Aid Services Council

27 February 2013 LCQ7: Independent legal aid authority

13 December 2012 Legal professionals offering pro bono services commended (with photos)

14 September 2012 Appointment of chairman and members to Steering Committee on the Provision of Legal Advice for Litigants in Person (PDF)

31 August 2012 Appointment of chairman and members to the Legal Aid Services Council (PDF)

23 May 2012 LCQ11: Legal aid cases related to claims for traffic accidents or work-related injuries (PDF)

26 October 2011 LCQ1: Judicial review case regarding the Environmental Impact Assessment reports of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (PDF)

19 October 2011 LCQ19: Applications for legal aid in respect of judicial review cases (PDF)

19 October 2011 LCQ5: Legal aid applications (PDF)

25 March 2011 SHA's opening remarks at LegCo Special Finance Committee meeting (PDF)

21 February 2011 ExCo approves improved financial eligibility criteria for legal aid applicants (PDF)

27 August 2010 Appointment of Chairman and members of Legal Aid Services Council (PDF)

30 June 2010

LCQ7: Legal representation provided by Legal Aid Department (PDF)

23 March 2010 Proposals to relax eligibility of legal aid applicants (PDF)

6 January 2010

LCQ7: Legal aid (PDF)

16 September 2009

Government proposes significant increase in criminal legal aid fees (PDF)

14 August 2009

Appointment to Legal Aid Services Council (PDF)

5 May 2009

Government proposal to increase rates for criminal legal aid solicitors (PDF)

17 December 2008

LCQ1: Free Legal Advice Scheme and Duty Lawyer Scheme (PDF)

8 August 2008

Appointment of chairman and members of Legal Aid Services Council (PDF)

8 August 2008

Appointment of chairman and members of Legal Aid Services Council (PDF)

22 February 2008

New member appointed to Legal Aid Services Council (PDF)


12 December 2007

LC: Speech by SHA in moving resolution on Legal Aid Ordinance (PDF)


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