Chief Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung to lead judiciary delegation on Mainland visit

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Chief Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung

26th May 2024 – (Hong Kong) Chief Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung, head of Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal, will lead a delegation from the Judiciary on a five-day visit to Shanghai and Zhejiang, starting tomorrow. The purpose of the visit is to strengthen ties and foster professional exchanges between the Judiciary and Mainland courts.

During their visit, Chief Justice Cheung and the delegation members will engage in a series of meetings and seminars with key officials, including Mr. Deng Xiuming, the Executive Vice-president of the Supreme People’s Court. The focus of these discussions will revolve around court operations, with particular attention given to areas such as commercial litigation and the utilization of technology in the judicial process.

Joining Chief Justice Cheung on the delegation are esteemed members of Hong Kong’s judiciary, including Mr. Justice Jeremy Poon Shiu-chor, Chief Judge of the High Court; Madam Justice Carlye Chu Fun-ling, Vice-President of the Court of Appeal of the High Court; Mr. Justice Godfrey Lam Wan-ho, Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of the High Court; and Madam Justice Linda Chan Ching-fan, Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court. Their presence ensures a diverse and comprehensive representation of the Hong Kong judiciary throughout the visit.