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Hogan Lovells International LLP

The firm: Change is happening faster than ever, and to stay ahead, clients need to anticipate what's next. Hogan Lovells understands and works together with clients to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centers around the world. Whether expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, Hogan Lovells can help.

Straight talking. Understanding and solving the problem before it becomes one. Delivering clear and practical advice that gets the client's job done. Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world's most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions, and governments. The firm helps clients identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities. Its 2,500 lawyers on six continents provide practical legal solutions wherever work takes you.

Since opening its first regional office in Hong Kong in 1982, the firm has spent the past 35 years growing the practice in Asia Pacific to encompass over 250 lawyers, including over 50 partners, based in 12 offices in seven countries across the region. The firm understands the cultural nuances at play in different countries and applies this insight to provide locally viable solutions. It also works collaboratively across the region to get clients the advice they need, providing a seamless service no matter how many jurisdictions are involved.

Established in 2003, the Shanghai office has more than 25 lawyers, including six partners, who help clients navigate through the maze and avoid common pitfalls to achieve their business goals. The firm recently launched an association with Fujian Fidelity Law Firm in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, which enables the firm to offer international and domestic Chinese advice to its clients for the first time.

Areas of practice: The Hogan Lovells teams bring a broad range of legal capabilities to the table. The firm has major strengths in dispute resolution, finance and corporate law, alongside world-class capabilities in areas such as intellectual property and government regulatory. This means that the firm is able to see and advise its clients on the broad picture.

Hogan Lovells is based around five practice groups and a number of industry sectors. The practice groups are: corporate; finance; government regulatory; intellectual property; and litigation and arbitration. Industry sectors include aerospace, defence, and government services; automotive and mobility; consumer; education; energy and natural resources; financial institutions; diversified industrials; insurance; life sciences and healthcare; real estate; and technology, media and telecommunications.

Other offices: Alicante, Amsterdam, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Brussels, Budapest*, Caracas, Colorado Springs, Denver, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Houston, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Louisville, Luxembourg, Madrid, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Minneapolis, Monterrey, Moscow, Munich, New York, Northern Virginia, Paris, Philidelphia, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, San Francisco, S?o Paulo, Silicon Valley, Warsaw, Washington DC, and Zagreb*. *Associated offices.

  • Contacts

  • Patrick Sherrington (regional managing partner)

  • Philip Cheng (Shanghai managing partner)

  • Number of lawyers: 2,500+
  • In Asia Pacific: 250+
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Cantonese
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Portuguese
  • Vietnamese
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Mongolian
  • Chinese dialects
  • Member
  • SGLA (Sino Global Legal Alliance)
  • PRAC (Pacific Rim Advisory Council)

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