10 May 2019

Official visit by Vice Minister of Justice of the People's Republic of China to Rajah & Tann

We were honoured to host the Vice Minister of Justice of the People's Republic of China (PRC), Xiong Xuanguo today, as part of his official visit to Singapore to further legal exchanges and cooperation between China and Singapore. He was accompanied by PRC Ministry of Justice officials, together with representatives from the PRC embassy in Singapore and the Singapore Ministry of Law.

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The delegation was received by a group of partners led by our Managing Partner, Mr Patrick Ang. Ms Rebecca Chew, Deputy Managing Partner, introduced our firm and our regional offices in Asia. Mr Chia Kim Huat, our Regional Head of Corporate Practice, shared his insights on how to create a law-based business environment. Ms Chew continued by sharing on how our firm fostered education and training for young lawyers in the firm, with an emphasis on international perspectives. Lunch was served thereafter where the firm’s partners shared more about their own practice. The lunch ended with Vice Minister Xiong and Mr Chia discussing the importance of bilateral cooperation between the two countries and the firm's efforts to groom the younger generations. The visit ended with a gift exchange session.

About Rajah & Tann Asia – www.rajahtannasia.com

Rajah & Tann Asia brings together leading law firms and lawyers in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam, with each offering the highest standards of service to locally-based clients while collectively having the capability to handle the most complex regional and cross-border transactions and to provide excellent legal counsel seamlessly across the region. With over 750 fee earners, all working towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.