The growth story of China’s legal and financial industries is both a product and a testimony of this country’s continuous economic transformation: nascent but fast-growing, vastly different from a decade ago and still rapidly changing. The game has started, and faced with various issues, both international and domestic firms are constantly responding, rethinking, reshaping, readjusting… To survive and thrive, they need to master the fine art of balance between growth and profitability, expansion and quality control, opportunities and risks.

Law

In spite of its relatively short history, the Chinese legal market is particularly dynamic and fast developing.

Last year, Kangxin Partners celebrated the twentieth anniversary of its founding. Within two decades it has grown into a leading intellectual property firm in China with a staff of 350 and an enviable client portfolio including: Boeing, Facebook, Hyundai, Samsung, Sony, Prada, Armani, Carrefour and Dior. 

Recently rewarded as the Best Chinese IP Firm at the 2015 International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards, Kangxin Partners once again proved its outstanding performance. How did the firm make it? Hints from Managing Partner Samson G. Yu (right in photo), and Head of Trademark, Gloria Q. Wu.

Kangxin: Twenty Years to Blossom in China’s IP Landscape

Last year, Kangxin Partners celebrated the twentieth anniversary of its founding. Within two decades it has grown into a leading intellectual property firm in China with a staff of 350 and an enviable client portfolio including: Boeing, Facebook, Hyu...

29-07-2015

Among the first four international law firms to obtain the authorization to practice in China in 1992, Adamas is the only French firm and the only independent firm. Denis Santy, partner in charge of coordinating the Chinese Desk, reveals the behind-the-scenes story of this pioneering move and decodes the global reach of this pragmatic, flexible firm.

Adamas: Pioneering in China's Legal Services Market

Among the first four international law firms to obtain the authorization to practice in China in 1992, Adamas is the only French firm and the only independent firm. Denis Santy, partner in charge of coordinating the Chinese Desk, reveals the behind-t...

07-09-2015

China is enhancing its oversight in the data privacy and internet sectors and recently released the full text of the second draft of the Cyber Security Law. Marissa Dong, partner at leading Chinese law firm JunHe, decodes in detail the key points of this draft law and its potential impact.

China Moving Towards Stricter Data Protection and Cyber Security Legislation

China is enhancing its oversight in the data privacy and internet sectors and recently released the full text of the second draft of the Cyber Security Law. Marissa Dong, partner at leading Chinese law firm JunHe, decodes in detail the key points of...

01-09-2016

By adding the Shanghai-based firm Zhang Yu & Partners to its international network, Osborne Clarke established its first base in mainland China.

Osborne Clarke Enters China

By adding the Shanghai-based firm Zhang Yu & Partners to its international network, Osborne Clarke established its first base in mainland China.

02-05-2017

In response to clients' increasing demands for patent services in China, AWA Asia has launched a patent practice with the senior hires of Xiaofan Chen as partner and Yuanyuan Chu as senior patent attorney.

AWA Asia Launches Patent Practice in China

In response to clients' increasing demands for patent services in China, AWA Asia has launched a patent practice with the senior hires of Xiaofan Chen as partner and Yuanyuan Chu as senior patent attorney.

04-09-2017