Bar Council Mission Visit China

A Bar Council group of experts in commercial and criminal law visited China for a mission to further the longstanding cooperation between the legal professions of the two countries and raise awareness of the Bar of England and Wales and the international work of barristers amongst Chinese law firms and businesses who engage in international commerce.

The Bar Council delegation visited Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Shenzhen between 2nd and 10th November. Seminars were held in each city to showcase the Bar’s expertise in the areas of international arbitration, international investment law and white collar crime and to hear from Chinese lawyers about the latest developments in these areas in China. The full press release is available on the Bar Council website (