In order to promote the Hong Kong Legal Services Forum to be held in Guangzhou on 5 September and to understand the views of stakeholders, the Department of Justice led a delegation to visit Guangzhou, Zhaoqing and Foshan from 18 to 20 July. The delegation consisted of 3 representatives from the Law Society, namely, Vice President CM Chan, Mr Henry Wai, Vice Chairman of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee ("GCLAC") and Ms Catherine Mun, member of the GCLAC. During the three-day trip, the delegation visited the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the People’s Government of Guangdong Province, Department of Justice of Guangdong, Guangdong Federation of Industry and Commerce, Guangdong Intellectual Property Office, government departments of Zhaoqing and Foshan, as well as well-known local enterprises. Valuable opinions on the forum were obtained.
Vice President CM Chan and the Law Society representatives joined the delegation visit to the Guangdong province ahead of the Hong Kong Legal Services Forum.