Our Greater China-focused team cuts across a wide range of practice areas and represents clients of various sizes and industries. We help international enterprises (and those with international aspirations) navigate the changing business and regulatory landscape in pursuing inbound opportunities in Greater China, as well as assisting private and public Asia-based enterprises conducting outbound business activities. We serve local and international enterprises that need highly sophisticated and proficient legal counsel who can bridge the gap between Western and Chinese legal concepts and cultural differences.

Our Greater China practice is a single integrated operation which affords us maximum staffing flexibility to achieve optimal efficiency in each client matter. We also draw upon a network of “best-of-breed” local counsel around the globe with whom we have long-standing relationships.

Our experience includes the representation of U.S., European, and Asian companies in such matters as cross-border mergers and acquisitions, U.S. and Hong Kong capital markets transactions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital investment, and branch operations. The firm also represents clients in a full range of litigation, arbitration, intellectual property, regulatory and compliance, and other adversarial matters.



Winston & Strawn LLP
Unit 1802, Azia Centre, 1233 Lujiazui Ring Road
Shanghai, 200120 China
Phone: +86 21 2208 2600
Fax: +86 21 5298 5262


Located in the Lujiazui area of Shanghai’s Pudong District, the major financial center of People’s Republic of China (PRC), the lawyers in our Shanghai office assist a broad array of multinational clients in navigating China’s ever-changing business and regulatory landscape. Our attorneys have significant legal experience both inside and outside the PRC, including in foreign direct investment, cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, regulatory, joint ventures, employment, construction, fraud and investigation work (including FCPA compliance), and U.S. securities law matters.

Our clients represent a vast array of industries including: aerospace, agriculture, automotive, banking, chemicals, communications and networking, construction, consumer goods, distribution network and retail, fashion and clothing, healthcare, information technology, insurance, intellectual property, manufacturing, media, medical devices, mining and natural resources, pharmaceutical, real estate, renewable energy, and securities. We serve a broad range of clients, including foreign and domestic multinational corporations, public companies, privately held businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and family businesses.

Our PRC lawyers are multilingual and have English, Mandarin, Shanghainese, French, and German language capabilities.


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