The Law Society and the Shanghai Bar Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 2004 to strengthen exchange and cooperation between the two parties. In order to cope with the changes in the demand for legal services nowadays, the two parties agreed to sign a new MOU so as to deepen the training and connection between the legal professions in Shanghai and Hong Kong. The Signing Ceremony was held on 24 August after the 4th Plenary Session of Hong Kong/Shanghai Co-operation Conference. Vice President CM Chan represented the Law Society while the Shanghai Bar Association was represented by its President Yu Weifeng.
The Law Society and the Shanghai Bar Association signed a new MOU.