The Secretary for Justice, Ms Teresa Cheng, SC, will visit Guangzhou and Shenzhen from tomorrow (September 4) to September 6.
In Guangzhou, Ms Cheng will officiate at the opening of the fifth Hong Kong Legal Services Forum.
The Forum has been held on a biennial basis in different cities on the Mainland since 2010. The theme of the Forum this year is "From Bay Area to International Arena". The Forum aims to promote the legal and dispute resolution services of Hong Kong to enterprises and other service users in the Mainland. It is part of the ongoing efforts of the Department of Justice to consolidate Hong Kong's status as an international legal and dispute resolution services centre in the Asia-Pacific region.
During her visit, Ms Cheng will also meet with officials of Guangdong Province and visit court facilities in Shenzhen.
Ends/Monday, September 3, 2018