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Our Shanghai office has expanded significantly since its inception in 2015. Today, our multidisciplinary office is home to more than 5 Shanghai lawyer practicing in the areas of corporate, emerging technology, energy, governmental affairs, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, real estate and securities. We offer our clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.

From the moment international clients walk through this Shanghai office's front doors, clients can trust that our approach to solving their unique business needs is rooted in a desire to assist them in achieving success. Our firm has a highly-skilled team of Shanghai lawyers who bring unique perspective and knowledge as individuals as well as working collectively to meet client needs. Simply put, we stand ready, willing and able to apply our experience and knowledge to work for the benefit of our clients.

This Shanghai law firm's Approach

At This Shanghai law firm, we strive to keep an open mind and truly listen to our clients. As our client, you will be an active member of your legal team. We value your input at every step — you know the most about your legal problem, as you are the one feeling the impact on your personal well-being, finances and other areas of your life.

We value the relationships we form with every client. Our attorneys meet directly with each client and work closely with them throughout the life of their cases.

Our Shanghai office lawyer is a leading advisor to asset managers, investment funds and other financial services firms, representing most of the world’s largest asset managers as well as smaller and emerging managers of mid-small international business in Shanghai. Our lawyers advise on fund formation across the full range of asset classes, management company issues, regulatory and compliance matters, fund and management company transactional matters, commodities and derivatives law, and financial institutions regulation.

The Results You Need At A Competitive Price

Efficiency and cost-sensitivity are at the heart of This Shanghai Law Firm. We are dedicated to getting our clients the results they need at a competitive price. To do this, we rely on our experience, as well as modern technologies, to move cases forward and produce outcomes as efficiently and affordably as possible. While we are aggressive when necessary, negotiation is a particular strength of our lawyers at This Shanghai Law Firm. Although not always possible, we approach each case with the mindset that a favorable outcome can be achieved without excessive motion practice and litigation.

General Business Law Practice

The broad experience of the attorneys comprising This Shanghai Law Firm's general business law group allows clients to receive all-inclusive legal counsel quickly with little to no learning curve. Acting alone or as a group, the general business team proves to be a tenacious force in defending a client's rights.

This Shanghai Law Firm attorneys advise clients on many general business issues, including but not limited to contracting for individuals or businesses, from neighbor-level to multi-million dollar agreements, merger and acquisitions, fundraising, employment and succession planning. For succession plans, This Shanghai Law Firm provides comprehensive business transition-planning services. These can incorporate careful long-term income tax planning for business and building business value. They can also assist in planning for an orderly distribution of assets so that beneficiaries receive the business's full value.

In addition to the traditional areas of business law, the attorney group specializes in corporate law, sports law, e-commerce law and non-profit law.

International Individual Clients Services

We also represent international clients on family and divorce law, employment and labor law, and contract drafting issues in Shanghai and nearby cities. No other law firm in Shanghai can compete with us in terms of the quality of service and our competitive rate.

What makes our Shanghai office lawyers different?

Insight – We deeply understand our clients’ businesses, priorities, strategies and industries.

Creativity – With approximately 5 lawyers, we have a reputation for an intellectual approach to case analysis and efficiently developing creative, compelling legal strategies.

Innovation – We are connected to the entrepreneurial community and detect emerging trends that will affect clients down the road.

Size – Our clients have the full sustained attention of partner-level talent backed by large-firm firepower.

Responsiveness – In an Internet-driven culture, we still like to pick up the phone and meet face to face to cultivate the deep mutual understanding needed for success.

Loyalty – The exceptionally long average tenure of our lawyers reflects the appeal of our easy-going yet professionally serious culture.

Diversity – In addition to their rich cultural diversity, our attorneys typically possess complementary expertise beyond the law, often manifested in multiple advanced degrees.

Our Shanghai office practice areas

Our Shanghai lawyer of Our Shanghai office strives to provide clients with excellent, responsive legal counsel. We deliver that service in a manner free of excessive legal actions and its related expense. Our law firm works hard to fully protect our clients’ interests without incurring unwarranted costs. To accomplish this goal, our attorneys take a disciplined approach to each matter, carefully measuring client costs against associated risks and rewards.

  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy
  • Clean Tech/Renewable Energy
  • Contract drafting
  • Criminal defense
  • Divorce
  • Energy, Oil, and Gas
  • Environmental and labor Law
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • General Corporate Practice
  • Intellectual Property
  • International arbitration
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • M&A
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Private Equity
  • Products Liability
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Securities Litigation
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Translation for legal document
  • White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations

We’re not the biggest law firm with the plushest office in town and we like it that way. We’re not caught up in layers of big firm bureaucracy with the egos to match. We’re caught up in our clients – daytime, nighttime, and weekends.

You won’t find an army of lawyers punching the clock over here. Just solid, A-team attorneys always focused on you. Contact our Shanghai officer lawyer for free preliminary consultation.

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