The Center is an expansion of the Shekou Management and Service Center for Expats (Shekou MSCE) free legal consulting program in 2019. One year after Shekou MSCE launched the free legal consulting service for expats, the MSCE staff saw the expat residents’ needs of legal services, they and the lawyer in charge of the free legal consulting program proposed the idea of setting up a center especially for foreign-related legal services.
When foreigners run into problems and difficulties, what would you like to do? Just seek help of friends and family for advice? But when it comes to legal matters? Many expats hesitate to contact professional legal advisors for some reason.
No worry, now you find a place to help!
In conjunction with the Justice Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Justice Bureau of Nanshan District and Qianhai Notary Office, Shekou Sub-district Office has set up the Shekou Foreign Legal Assistance Center.
The new Center is the first comprehensive multifunctional foreign-related legal service platform in Shenzhen. Its primary aims are to assist with, and solve the foreign-related legal needs of Chinese and foreign residents in the administrative area, lay the foundation for building a peaceful and stable international neighborhood.
This Center offers a wide range of nonprofit legal services, including legal consultation, mediation, notarization, tax and visa consultation, as well as intellectual property consulting to expatriates in the city.
It has invited 27 professional lawyers to provide legal services. They are majoring in different fields and are proficient in English, Korean and Japanese. They can better help expats understand local laws and regulations.
The foreign-related notarization service is handled by staff from Qianhai Notary Office every Tuesday and Thursday. The nine categories of notarization cover many aspects of expats and benefit for international schools, foreign-related companies, as well as for both Chinese and expat residents.
It also has specialists in tax, visa and intellectual property here to solve your puzzles.
One Topic One Month is the Center’s brand activity. Every month, the Center will invite lawyers, or notaries, and other professionals to answer questions that expats are most concerned about by seminar. At the same time, the key points of the seminar will be posted on Shenzhen Daily to benefit more expats in Shenzhen.
If you had any need for legal consulting, notary service, visa consulting, tax consulting and intellectual property consulting, you can scan the QR code on the poster and make an appointment.
Please come to the Center according to your appointment. If you cannot attend as you have booked, please inform us to cancel at least one workday ahead.
Shekou Foreign Legal Assistance Center Service Schedule
Office Hours: 09:00 – 12:00 and 14:00 – 18:00 (Monday to Friday)
MTR: Dongjiaotou, Exit A
Bus: Shekou Theater Stop