On 6 September 2019, the Signing Ceremony for the establishment of the Joint Venture Firm between Sun Lawyers LLP and Guangdong Kingbridge Law Firm was successfully held in Nansha, Guangzhou, China. Both parties have also discussed the up-coming plan for the firm, and looked forward to the opportunities and challenges in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
The Ceremony officially began at 10:40 a.m. Mr. Nie Weiguo, the Director of Guangdong Kingbridge Law Firm, extended a warm welcome to the visit of guests, and expressed his firm determination to continually build and improve the one-stop legal service platform in the Greater Bay Area.
Later on, Mr. Szeto Wai Sun and Mr. Stanley Chan, Partners of our firm, addressed that the establishment of this Joint Venture Firm marked a new milestone for Sun Lawyers LLP, which can be viewed as a move to keep up with the current trend of law firms’ internationalization. In the meantime, by looking back to all the contributions and efforts they have made, they talked about future opportunities and challenges in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and expressed their best wishes to the new joint venture.
At 11:28 a.m., Mr. Szeto and Mr. Nie jointly signed the Partnership Agreement of the Joint Venture Firm and the Articles of Association of the Joint Venture Firm, marking the official beginning of cooperation between the two parties. To celebrate this historic moment, both parties opened two bottles of champagne and wish all the best to future achievements of the Joint Venture Firm.
At 14:00 p.m., upon the invitation of Justice Bureau of Nansha and Nansha Political and Legal Affairs Committee, and accompanied by Ms. Chen Shuqing, deputy director of Justice Bureau and Ms. He Jiamin, Director of Nansha Political and Legal Affairs Committee, both parties visited the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and One Belt One Road Initiative’s Agglomeration Area of Legal Service. At 15:00 p.m., both parties have observed and selected from one of potential office locations for the Joint Venture Firm. Various types of work arrangements, such as filing application for registration by both parties and the opening ceremony of the Joint Venture Firm were also discussed.
Finally, the Signing Ceremony was successfully concluded.
Representatives that were attending the Ceremony:
Guangdong Kingbridge Law Firm: Mr. Nie Weiguo, Director; Mr. Li Guogui, Deputy Director and Secretary of Party Committee; Mr. Wangxin, President; Mr. Zhang Feng, Director; Mr. Ma Lijun, Senior Partner; Ms. Du Manqing, Partner; Ms. Li Shengrui, Ms. Chen Jingyun and Mr. Chen Jinming, Organization Group of Nansha Affairs.
Sun Lawyers LLP: Mr. Szeto Wai Sun, Senior Partner; Mr. Stanley Chan, Partner; Mr. Wesley Pong, Senior Associate; Ms. Amy Chen, China Practice Representative; Mr. Adam Hoi, Trainee Solicitor; Ms. Ava Zhu, Trainee Solicitor.