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China is forecast be the largest economy in the world by the end of this decade despite the challenges of COVID-19 and a global economic slow-down.

It’s a market of huge opportunity for both corporates and individuals.

Our China team includes bilingual lawyers who have worked with China’s leading investment groups, companies and individuals on their UK and international interests.

They know the key legal issues you are likely to face when operating internationally, and through our offices and global network we can help you realise your ambitions wherever they take you.

Doing business in the UK

We have a wealth of experience dealing with Chinese companies investing in the UK.  Our teams can advise on the best options for you as an individual or business wishing to trade or establish a business presence here.

We can also advise on the broader issues including immigration, employment, real estate, intellectual property, data protection and commercial contracts.

Our international private client expertise

The world is getting smaller as families become increasingly international, with assets in multiple jurisdictions.

You, as our esteemed clients - families and individuals, require specialist advice on the structuring of your affairs. Our market-leading private client teams across the world advise your families, family offices and your wealth managers on a wide range of cross-border services including relocation, succession and estate planning structures.

Additionally, we can also advise you on buying and selling property, matrimonial and childcare, philanthropy, art and luxury and immigration.

Find out more about our international private client services.

Belt and Road Initiative

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aims to connect Asia with key markets around the world through investment and infrastructure projects including ports, roads and railways to create new trade corridors.

Through our offices in the Middle East and teams focused on Africa, India, Latin America and the Caribbean, we can advise throughout the Belt and Road Initiative - and beyond - through our own lawyers and leading firms in our wider network.

BVI team

Our BVI-qualified lawyers in Hong Kong, London and Switzerland work alongside our network of local firms to provide Chinese clients a joined-up service from Asia to the Caribbean. The team includes lawyers who can advise in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. 

Our BVI services include:

  • Shareholder disputes
  • Corporate Governance
  • Economic substance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Fraud
  • Private Wealth