Mr Shieh studied law in Cambridge (Queens') from 1984 to 1987. After graduating with Double Firsts in 1987 he studied for the one year Postgraduate Certificate in Law (PCLL) course in Hong Kong and was admitted to the Hong Kong Bar in 1988. He then read for the degree of Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) in Oxford (Worcester) and graduated in 1989, winning the Dr. Morris Prize for the best results in the Conflict of Laws. He commenced practice in Temple Chambers, Hong Kong, from 1990 after completing his pupillage. He took silk in 2003 and was elected Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association in January 2013. He commenced his second term of office as Chairman in January 2014.
Paul will talk about the legal system in Hong Kong, updates on the local legal scene in Hong Kong, topics of current interest and aspects of legal practice in Hong Kong such as how foreign graduates and practitioners can be qualified to practice in Hong Kong.