Professional Consultant, Faculty of Law
Mr. MORRIS Richard
(852) 3943 1275
(852) 2994 2505
Richard Morris read Law at Oxford University and is admitted as a solicitor in the UK and Hong Kong. After qualifying in England he came to Hong Kong and joined the lawfirm Deacons where he remained for 20 years, being for 14 years a partner of the firm.
Throughout his professional career, Mr Morris specialised mainly in civil litigation, although he also developed a practice in international trade and in particular issues relating to bankers’ documentary credits, on which he has written a number of articles.
Mr Morris joined the Council of the Hong Kong Law Society in 1993 and served until 1997, being from 1996-1997 Vice-President. Whilst on the Council, Mr Morris chaired or served upon numerous committees and working parties of the Council.
After his retirement from Deacons, Mr Morris read for an MA in Theatre Practices from Manchester University.
Mr Morris joined the Law Faculty in 2008 and currently teaches on the PCLL and JD programmes. In July 2009 he became Director of the PCLL.
Education and Professional Qualifications
- MA Jurisprudence, Lincoln College, Oxford University
- MA Theatre Practices, Manchester University
- Solicitor of the Supreme Courts of England and Wales and of Hong Kong (non-practising)
- Notary Public (Hong Kong)