On 22-23 February 2019, delegates spent fruitful day workshop on “Winning International Pitches Process and Resources” delivered by guest speaker, Mr. John Timperley from The Results Consultancy.
Mr. Willy Cheng and Ms. Lai Lam presented a crystal display as a token of appreciation to Mr. John Timperley
Delegates spent a fruitful day with Mr. Timperley who shared his tips on writing a persuasive pitch document and delivering a persuasive pitch. Delegates were also split into groups to practice pitching techniques to win a new client. During the pitching exercise, delegates were also given the chance to share their own stories as leading legal practitioners in their own jurisdictions. At the end of the workshop, delegates gained better insights as to how to win new business.
Guests attended an exclusive dim-sum making class in the morning of 22 February 2019. During the class, guests learnt how to make traditional dim-sums such as har-gow (crystal prawn dumplings), siu-mai (dumplings with pork and shrimp) and fried spring rolls with the guidance of a dim-sum chef. Guests enjoyed this quintessential Hong Kong experience as dim-sum making has always been regarded as a unique cultural and culinary art celebrated in Asia.
The Closing Dinner was held at Peking Garden on 22 February 2019.
Before the Dinner commenced, Mr. Glenn Cunningham, Chair of Interlaw delivered a speech to thank the host firm, Stevenson, Wong & Co. for organizing such a successful event and also appreciated the generous hospitality of our firm. SW Partner Mr. Willy Cheng also delivered a speech to express his gratitude towards all delegates for their participation and contribution to the event. Mr. Cheng also shared his personal experience as managing partner of the firm, and hoped member firms could further strengthen their cooperation in the future. During the dinner, delegates and guests were served a traditional Chinese cuisine and enjoyed performances by a face changing artist, Chinese noodle making chef, whilst guests enjoyed the fun of hammering a Fortune Chicken.