Our practices

Corporate / M&A

Our Corporate lawyers advise on inbound and outbound M&A, on domestic M&A and takeovers involving major Chinese companies and on Chinese corporate global expansion.

Our lawyers have extensive experience in advising international businesses on their most significant corporate and M&A deals in China. We advise international businesses on both inbound and outbound investment and on general corporate work as well as offering essential guidance for international clients with interests in China. As China increasingly expands its international reach, we assist leading Chinese state-owned entities, privately-owned Chinese companies, financial institutions and financial sponsors to bridge legal, cultural and practical challenges.    

Dispute Resolution

Our Dispute Resolution team assists clients to resolve their disputes, through their in-depth knowledge of the evolving legal and regulatory framework in China and understanding of how best to achieve commercially focused outcomes.

When clients are faced with disputes in China, we can advise on strategy and the most effective way to resolve their disputes, whether through litigation, arbitration, mediation or negotiation. Our lawyers have experience in assisting clients resolve disputes across a wide range of sectors, covering all manner of complex issues.

We also specialise in advising clients on contentious regulatory matters and investigations. Our regulatory practice focuses exclusively on the most complex, high value and/or sensitive issues that threaten the business and reputation of banks, major corporates and global institutions.

When litigation is unavoidable, we factor in the commercial objectives of clients, while assessing legal, commercial and reputational risk, to help secure the most satisfactory outcome.

Financial Regulation

With long-standing experience in financial regulation, our lawyers aim to assist clients navigate through China’s complex regulatory environment and more intrusive investigations.

Our experienced team advises international corporations and financial institutions on PRC financial regulation.  Our services include counselling on projects, transactions and contentious regulatory issues as well as providing day-to-day operational support. We have specialist knowledge of financial regulation as it applies to areas such as securities regulation, foreign exchange control, asset management rules, investments and data privacy.

Our lawyers have first-hand knowledge of the development of regulations and trends, as well as good relations with regulators, to guide clients through regulatory complexities and to ensure compliance.