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Fiona Chan presents firm’s prize at CUHK

Hong Kong, 15 March 2018: Boase Cohen & Collins’ commitment to nurturing young legal talent was further underscored when the firm donated an award at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law’s annual prize giving.

Partner Fiona Chan presented “The Boase Cohen & Collins Prize for Civil Litigation Practice” to scholar Wong Man Kit as the Faculty celebrated another year of outstanding academic achievement. The ceremony, held at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre in Bank of America Tower, Central, was attended by students and graduates, their families and friends, prize donors and Faculty members.

“At Boase Cohen & Collins we have an outstanding record of supporting legal education and encouraging the next generation of lawyers, so we are delighted to sponsor the Prize for Civil Litigation Practice. Our congratulations go to Wong Man Kit who, we are certain, is destined for an outstanding career in the legal profession,” said BC&C Senior Partner Colin Cohen.

The CUHK Faculty of Law’s mission is to bring together common law and Chinese law with other great legal traditions and values to promote justice and safeguard the rule of law in Hong Kong.

Boase Cohen & Collins also sponsors a prize at the University of Hong Kong’s Faculty of Law and is a Senior Member-level supporter of the HKU Foundation. In addition, the firm’s annual Criminal Law Lecture is attended by students from Hong Kong’s three law schools – HKU, CUHK and City University.

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Prize winner Wong Man Kit (second left) and BC&C Partner Fiona Chan (far right) are pictured at the CUHK awards ceremony while (below) Ms Chan receives a souvenir from Professor Christopher Gane, Dean of the Faculty of Law.

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