From June 7th to 9th, 2018, Mr. Kejiang Liu, Senior Partner of Deheng Law Group as well as Director of Beijing DHH Law Firm, was invited to attend the SCG（State Capital Group）2018 Midyear Meeting held in London.
Director Kejiang Liu and Mr. David Poisson, CEO of SCG Legal (District of Columbia)
As a global leading legal alliance, the SCG（State Capital Group）2018 Midyear Meeting attracted the largest number of law firms and participants in latest years. This Meeting was undertaken by its British member law firm—Mills & Reeve LLP.
On the morning of June 7th, SCG Board of Directors Meeting was held to discuss an important issue about SCG’s development. Later, the Insurance Group Meeting, Education Group Meeting and Food & Beverage Group Meeting were held, and the SCG Meeting began in the afternoon. During the following two days, some partners and lawyers from the participated law firms from various countries delivered speeches on the current hot topics, such as Artificial Intelligence & the Future of Law; Brexit & the Future of London; The Global Life Sciences Sector: Challenges & Opportunities; GDPR& Priorities in Global Privacy; What’s Weighing Most on the Minds of Todays’ In-house Counsel; Law, Technology & Driverless Revolution; Reinvigorating the Idea Behind Law Firm Networks, and so on. Participants had a heated discussion on those relevant topics.
Professor Richard Susskin from University of Glasgow gave a speech on Artificial Intelligence & the Future of Law.
SCG is the only legal alliance that has member law firms in every state capital of the United States, which was selected by Chambers and Partners as the top legal alliance in the United States in 2015. SCG Legal has over 11,000 attorneys in 148 member law firms located in 82 countries around the world, covering the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Asian-Pacific region, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and etc. Compared with other law firm alliances and law firm collaborations modes, on one hand, SCG has adopted a comparatively more stringent screening procedures and quality control on admission of member firms which ensured all member law firms remain the world wide top tier legal service standard, on the other hand, SCG’s member law firms could work closely together while maintaining their mutual independence.
On October 29th, 2015, Beijing DHH Law Firm, which was one of the only two as well as the last member in Mainland China, officially joined the international legal alliance SCG.