Current LAWASIA President
Ms Melissa K Pang, BBS, MH, JP
Partner | Pang & Associates (HONG KONG SAR)
Ms Melissa K Pang is the Immediate Past President of the Law Society of Hong Kong and she has been serving as a Law Society Council member since 2005. Ms Pang currently serves as the Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Policy and Resources, Consents Committee and Pro Bono and Community Work Recognition Committee. She is also a member of several other committees overseeing compliance, external affairs, constitutional affairs and human rights, Greater China legal affairs and international legal affairs.
Ms Pang is admitted as a solicitor in Australia, England and Wales, and Hong Kong. She is also a Notary Public, Civil Celebrant, accredited mediator, associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, and China Appointed Attesting Officer. Her main areas of practice are commercial law, property law and litigation. She is a Partner of Pang & Associates.
Ms Pang represents the Law Society in Hong Kong Legal Aid Services Council. Ms Pang is the Chairperson of the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education and Hong Kong Press Council. She is also the member of Corruption Prevention Advisory Committee of ICAC, Hong Kong Housing Authority and the Women’s Commission. With her devotion to public service, Ms Pang was awarded the Medal of Honour in 2006 and Justice of the Peace in Hong Kong in 2010. Ms Pang assumed Presidency of LAWASIA, the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific, in 2021.