In spite of its relatively short history, the Chinese legal market is particularly dynamic and fast developing.
Having opened its first Chinese office in Shanghai in 2011, Cooley is expanding its Asia-Pacific presence with the launch of a Beijing office, its 13th worldwide.
Following the first alliance between Baker & McKenzie and Fenxun in Shanghai Free Trade Zone last year, the association between Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) and Shanghai shipping boutique Wintell & Co saw the light of day.
Following Baker & McKenzie and FenXun Partners, and Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) and Wintell & Co, Hogan Lovells and Fujian Fidelity Law Firm have become the third “couple” created under the Shanghai Free Trade Zone rules.
In November 2014, the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free-Trade Zone sent a very positive sign of liberalizing the country’s legal services industry by officially launching a pilot scheme to encourage cooperation between Chinese and foreign law firms....
The Global Firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius added nine new partners to their practice in China on january. The new team has vast experience on public and private mergers and acquisitions, investment, capital markets, private equity and venture capital...