Co-organised by Legal Affairs Bureau of Macau, China Law Society and the Department of Justice of Hong Kong, the 12th “Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau Law Seminar” (“Seminar”) was held successfully in Macau on 30 November. Under the theme “Deepen Integration of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Legal Construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area”, the Seminar aimed to strengthen ties and exchanges in the legal field between the Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau. 

With a focus on Hong Kong’s role under the Belt and Road Initiative, President C. M. Chan spoke at the first sub-session of the Seminar on leveraging the characteristics of Hong Kong’s common law system and Macau’s mainland law system to promote better legal protection for the Belt and Road Initiative. 

Meanwhile, Council Member and the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee Vice-Chairman Neville Cheng was invited to speak at the third sub-session. He elaborated on the services that Hong Kong's legal profession can provide for state-owned enterprises in their overseas development.

The Seminar attracted around 300 guests, including representatives from the governments, experts, scholars, law firms and law schools from the Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau.

President C. M. Chan spoke at the first sub-session of the Seminar.

Neville Cheng spoke at the third sub-session of the Seminar.

President C. M. Chan and Neville Cheng took a picture in the Seminar.