The Law Society received a number of delegations from the Mainland in March. Mr Cheng Shoutai, President of Sichuan Lawyers Association visited the Law Society twice and discussed with Mr CM Chan, Vice President of the Law Society, and other representatives on the future collaborations between the two organisations. The delegation of the Investment and Financing Committee of the Qingdao Lawyers Association, as well as the Criminal Professional Committee and the Member Services Committee of the Association also visited the Law Society to exchange views on Hong Kong legal services, as well as the cooperation between legal professions and member services in the two places.
The Law Society also received a delegation from the Ministry of Justice led by Mr Xiong Xuanguo, Vice Minister of Justice of the People’s Republic of China on 28 March. Law Society representatives attended the meeting included President Melissa Pang, Vice Presidents Amirali Nasir and CM Chan, Past Presidents Thomas So and Stephen Hung, Council members Jonathan Ross and Warren Ganesh, Secretary General Heidi Chu, as well as the Vice Chairmen and members of the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee. The parties exchanged views on the legal systems and the development of the legal services industry in Hong Kong and the Mainland.
Delegation of the Ministry of Justice visited the Law Society.