- To establish Hong Kong as a leading centre for international legal and dispute resolution services in the Asia-Pacific region. To support Hong Kong in becoming a service centre for deal making and resolving investment and commercial disputes relating to Belt and Road projects.
- To strengthen judicial and legal exchanges and cooperation amongst Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, promote the development of diverse dispute resolution mechanism based on joint planning, joint contribution and shared benefits, provide quality, effective and convenient judicial and legal services and protection for the development of the Greater Bay Area. To refine the mechanism for international commercial dispute resolution, develop an international arbitration centre, support exchanges and cooperation amongst arbitration and mediation organisations in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, and provide arbitration and mediation services to support economic and trade activities in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao.
- To take forward the implementation of special liberalisation measures under CEPA for Hong Kong's international legal and dispute resolution services. To leverage the advantages of Hong Kong in international legal and dispute resolution services, extend and optimise international service networks, and offer consultancy and information support to enterprises.
- To expedite the development of the legal services industry, encourage and support legal services organisations in providing services for the Belt and Road Initiative and for Mainland enterprises going global, expand pilot areas for Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao law firms to operate in the form of partnership associations. To study matters relating to the qualification and scope of practice of legal practitioners from Hong Kong and Macao in the nine Pearl River Delta municipalities, set up diversified dispute resolution mechanism, and collaborate with Hong Kong to develop an international legal services centre and an international commercial dispute resolution centre.
- Innovation and technology is one of the focuses of the Greater Bay Area. Under this premise, resolving intellectual property right dispute through non-litigation dispute resolution (including arbitration, mediation and consultation, etc.) is promoted, fully leveraging the advantages of Hong Kong in intellectual property protection and related professional services.