Shipping and International Trade
Civil and Commercial Litigation
Mergers and Acquisitions
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Since opening our Hong Kong office in 1994, our core areas of focus have evolved in response to the fundamental requirements of organizations doing business in Hong Kong and the Pacific Rim. Our Hong Kong office is comprised of a diverse group of Hong Kong qualified lawyers, with most also qualified in other jurisdictions including England and Wales. Our Hong Kong partners have more than 45 years of combined experience handling matters throughout Asia. Our team advises international clients including Fortune 500 companies, private equity funds, financial institutions, insurance companies, ship owners, high profile net-worth individuals, and emerging growth companies. We represent businesses from a range of industries, including finance and banking, venture capital, shipping, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, technology, and transportation. Our Hong Kong team has extensive knowledge of the cultural and legal systems that affect business and investment in Asia. We also have strong relationships with local professional advisors across the region to provide comprehensive service to our clients. We represent international clients in connection with acquisitions of Chinese entities as well as restructuring existing foreign investment enterprises in China. We frequently advise our clients in relation to compliance, integrity and regulatory issues. Lawyers in Bryan Cave's Hong Kong office, together with those in our other Asian offices, are admitted to practice in various jurisdictions including the PRC, Singapore, Australia, England and Wales, California, New York and Washington, D.C. Our lawyers are fluent in Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and English.