Law Society of Hong Kong awards Certificate of Recognition to Robin Peard and appoints Thomas So as new president
13 June 2016
Mayer Brown JSM Litigation & Dispute Resolution senior consultant Robin Peard has been presented with a Certificate of Recognition by the Law Society of Hong Kong for being on the Roll of Solicitors in Hong Kong for more than 50 years. Mr. Peard was commended for his tremendous contribution to the legal profession and to the practice of law especially in the development of arbitration law in Hong Kong.
The Law Society of Hong Kong has also appointed Thomas So, Mayer Brown JSM Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner, as its new president. Mr. So’s term took effect on 7 June 2016.
"I am very pleased with the honor that has been bestowed by the Law Society of Hong Kong on Robin and Thomas. Robin’s recognition and Thomas’ appointment are testament to their sterling reputations and first rate service in the legal industry in Hong Kong," said Terence Tung, senior partner of Mayer Brown JSM. "They are highly respected members of the profession whose contributions to the practice of law have set the standard for all lawyers."