SJ to visit Middle East

May 18, 2024

Secretary for Justice Paul Lam will lead a delegation today on a five-day visit to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, and Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to promote Hong Kong's legal and dispute resolution services and enhance the city’s co-operation with the Middle East.
The delegation comprises about 30 representatives from the Law Society of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Bar Association, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, Invest Hong Kong and related sectors.
In addition to meeting legal and business sectors to gain a better understanding of their need for cross-jurisdictional legal services, Mr Lam will call on relevant government officials to discuss areas of legal co-operation.
The Secretary for Justice will speak to the legal and business sectors in Riyadh at a networking luncheon, and in Dubai at a half-day forum and a networking luncheon.
Mr Lam will depart for Hong Kong on May 23. During his absence, Deputy Secretary for Justice Cheung Kwok-kwan will be Acting Secretary.

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