Current LAWASIA President
Ms Melissa K Pang, BBS, MH, JP
Partner | Pang & Associates (HONG KONG SAR)
Ms Melissa Pang is the current President of LAWASIA, the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific.
Ms 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 Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is also a member of several other committees overseeing external affairs, constitutional affairs, human rights, Greater China legal affairs and Pro Bono and Community Work Recognition.
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 Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission. Ms Pang is the Chairperson of the Family Council, the Hong Kong Press Council and the Agency for Volunteer Service. She is also the member of Operations Review Committee of the ICAC, Hong Kong Housing Authority and 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.