International Committee welcomes new Chinese lawyers to LCTS training programme

The International Committee were pleased to welcome the final group of Chinese lawyers taking part in the Lord Chancellor’s Training Scheme to London. The group includes commercial lawyers from Beijing, Shanghai, Nanning (Guangxi province), Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang (Hebei province) and Guangzhou.

Over 20 years this scheme has trained around 300 lawyers, many of which are now in leading positions in Chinese law firms and retain excellent relations with the Bar. The lawyers’ chambers placements will take place between
24 January and 15 April 2011. Any barristers interested in mentoring one of the lawyers within their chambers should contact International Projects Officer, Sarah Richardson