We are one of the largest and longest standing International law firms operating in China, with over 26 years of experience on-the-ground. We have led on a number of strategically important matters during this time, both inbound, for a number of Fortune 500 multinational companies; and outbound, working with our global colleagues to assist Chinese companies in the execution of their ambitious global growth strategies.
Our core China Investment Services team is comprised of 21 partners, supported by over 120 lawyers operating as one seamless team from across Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. With over 26 years of on-the-ground experience, our team is at the forefront of regulatory developments and is fully equipped to manage the nuances involved in efficiently operating a growing business in China.
All of our fee earners are fluent in English and individuals speak Mandarin Chinese, along with a wide range of Chinese dialects, including Cantonese and Shanghainese. Our local team is further supported by our long established and embedded “China Desks” in both the U.S. and Europe.
We assist international clients with advice on all aspects of doing business in China, including: seeking potential business partners for joint projects in China; liaising with the central and local authorities to secure the necessary approvals and licenses; helping clients from various industry sectors set up business in China; and acting as an ongoing legal and tax advisor as needed.
Crucially, and unlike many other firms operating in China, we do not just focus on transactional work, but strive to support our clients across all of their day to day business operational needs including employment, intellectual property, litigation, regulatory / compliance / anti-bribery, restructuring and real estate. In this way, we act as a true partner to our clients in China.