Secretary for Justice to visit Japan and Shenzhen

The Secretary for Justice, Ms Teresa Cheng, SC, will visit Tokyo, Japan, and Shenzhen from tomorrow (October 31) to November 3.

During her stay in Tokyo, Ms Cheng will lead a delegation of Hong Kong legal and dispute resolution practitioners to make presentations at the thematic session "From Deal Making to Dispute Resolution: Legal Risk Management for Enterprises in Japan", which is part of the "Think Global, Think Hong Kong" symposium organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. During the event, Ms Cheng will meet with representatives from legal and business associations in Japan to promote professional exchanges and Hong Kong's legal services. In addition, Ms Cheng will meet with senior government officials.

Ms Cheng will then depart for Shenzhen on November 2 to attend the 3rd Qianhai Legal Intelligence Forum. The theme of the Forum this year is "International Commercial Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution". She will deliver a speech on the topic of "The Contribution of 'One Country, Two Systems' to the Sustainable Development of International Commercial Dispute Settlement".

Ends/Tuesday, October 30, 2018