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.

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.

Cooley to Open Second China Office in Beijing

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.

30-01-2018

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.

HFW & Wintell: the second foreign-sino tie-up in Shanghai FTZ

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.

06-04-2016

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.

Hogan Lovells and Fujian Fidelity Law Firm Hook up Under SFTZ Rules

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.

17-10-2016

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. Around six months after, Baker & McKenzie and FenXun Partners became the first movers.

Baker & McKenzie and FenXun Partners: first to form a Joint Operation in China

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....

16-04-2015

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, technology and emerging companies, and corporate joint ventures. The team led by Edwin Luk will join the existing china’s branch of the firm which already had seven partners.

Morgan Lewis Searches to Solidify Their Practice Presence in China

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...

14-02-2017