Visits by Mainland Delegations
Event date: 
10 July 2017

On 10 July, the Law Society, the Guangdong Lawyers Association and the Macau Lawyers Association jointly organised a seminar to discuss their cooperation under the Belt and Road initiative and the Bay Area Development Plan. On 20 July, a delegation from the Department of Justice, Guangdong and the Guangdong Lawyers Association visited the Law Society. President Thomas So, Vice President Melissa Pang, Mr. Fred Kan, Chairman of the Belt and Road Committee, as well as Vice chairpersons and members of GCLAC received the delegation and further discussed efforts to collaborate on infrastructure projects in the region.

On 2 August, the Union of Beijing Business Services visited the Law Society. Mr. Neville Cheng, Vice Chairman of GCLAC, and Mr. Lawrence Yeung, member of GCLAC, met with the delegates to discuss potential areas of collaboration between Beijing and Hong Kong.

Additionally, a 15-member delegation from Chengdu Lawyers Association, led by its Vice President Mr. Li Zhengguo, also visited the Law Society on 2 August, taking the opportunity to discuss with the Law Society its experience on lawyer assessment, maintenance of legal rights, discipline and professional conduct and external affairs. President So, Vice President Pang, Immediate Past President Stephen Hung, Mr. James Wong, Vice Chairman of GCLAC, and Mr. Yeung received the delegation.

The Law Society, the Guangdong Lawyers Association and the Macau Lawyers Association discussed cooperation among the three places.

Representatives of the Law Society met with the delegation from Chengdu Lawyers Association.