Peking University Law School and the Beijing Lawyers Association Reached a Cooperation Agreement
On March 4, 2016, a signing ceremony of the strategic cooperation agreement between Peking University Law School and the Beijing Lawyers Association was held successfully in Koguan Building, PKULS. The ceremony were attended by Dean Zhang Shouwen of PKU Law School, Deputy Dean Yang Xiaolei, director ofthe Office of Administration Nian Yijia, chairman ofthe Beijing Lawyers Association Gao Cheng, vice president YinJie, Zhang Zheng, Gao Jingbing, Qiu Baochang, and Deputy Secretary-General Chen Qiang.
Firstly, Chairman Gao Cheng, introduced the backgroundof this cooperation. He pointed out thatthe Beijing Lawyers Association and Peking University established strategic partnership, based on share resources, complementary advantages, mutual benefit and common development. On the one hand, the strategic cooperation between Beijing Lawyers Association help to improve the cohesionand authority, thereby further strengthening the jurisdiction ofa lawyer practicing skills and professionalism. On the other hand, Beijing Lawyers Associationhas more than25, 000 lawyers, and vast amounts oflegal practice and case information, thus provide a more diverse way and a solid foundation for law school’s training talented people.
Next, Dean Zhang Shouwen introduced the historical development of Peking University and Peking University Law School. He said that law majors all over the world are family members. We shared common pursuit of value, law belief and blood. The aim of training talented people of law school is same with that of law community. Among those aims, serve for society is of the most importance. On the background of establish ingand guiding superior legaltalent program, the two sides puts the most talented law school students, law major scholar, and practical talents together, this mustpromote the further expansion o flegaleducation and legal practice norms progress.
Subsequently, the two sides formallysigned a strategic cooperation agreement. According to the agreement, the two sides will keep further corporations in research projects, academic activities, education and training, teacher sharing, information sharing, and other aspects ofstudent internships, and aim to playtheir strengths, and seek common development, and constantly improve the professional level, to promoteteaching and learning, practicingthe rule of law.
The strategic cooperation with Peking University Beijing Lawyers Association will further promote the binding legal education and legal practice, open a new chapterin the training of young talents legal practice, broaden the iraccess to employment, research rich college teaching resources.
Translated by: Wang Jinwang
Edited by: Deng Bowen