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Hogan Lovells International LLP

PARK PLACE, 18TH FLOOR, 1601 NANJING ROAD WEST, SHANGHAI 200040, CHINA
Tel:
Work +86 21 6122 3800
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Fax +86 21 6122 3899
Web:
www.hoganlovells.com

China: Banking and finance

Foreign firms
Banking and finance: foreign firms - ranked: tier 4

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

Hogan Lovells International LLP has a solid name in the market for acquisition, export, corporate and project finance, as well as sovereign lending matters. Beijing managing partner Jun Wei is recommended for project finance matters and Michael Zou is a highly rated counsel, who is recommended for his advice to state-owned oil companies and Latin American experience.

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China: Corporate and M&A

Foreign firms
Corporate and M&A: foreign firms - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s team ‘provides excellent support through prompt, practical, business-oriented advice, and it has a good understanding of local markets’. The practice fields nearly 30 fee-earners, including seven partners located in the firm’s Beijing and Shanghai offices. Shanghai-based Asia corporate head Andrew McGinty ‘has great China experience that includes in-depth knowledge of the practical aspects of local regulations, as well as clients’ business needs’. Shanghai-based Michael Chin is another key contact, while Beijing office managing partner Jun Wei and Steven Robinson advised Unisplendour on its proposed $3.8bn investment in Western Digital Corporation, a US computer data storage company, and the decision to terminate the transaction. Other deal highlights included Beijing-based Liang Xu acting for Cinda, an investor in distressed assets in China, on the $1.6bn acquisition of a real estate project. Roy Zou is another highly rated Beijing adviser.

Leading individuals

Andrew McGinty - Hogan Lovells International LLP

Next generation lawyers

Lu Zhou - Hogan Lovells International LLP

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China: Dispute resolution

Foreign firms
Dispute resolution: foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

Hogan Lovells International LLP is recommended for cross-border cases, including shareholder disputes, compliance investigations, complex commercial litigation, international arbitration and construction claims. The ‘determined and able’ Terence Wong, Eugene Chen, William (Skip) Fisher and Zhen (Katie) Feng are key names in Shanghai, as are Beijing-based Rae Yan and Deanna Wong, who splits her time between Hong Kong and Beijing.

Leading individuals

Eugene Chen - Hogan Lovells International LLP

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China: Employment

Foreign firms
Employment: foreign firms - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

Hogan Lovells International LLP recently acted for Citco Fund Services (USA) on the dissolution of its Shanghai subsidiary and the employment arrangements with its Shanghai employees. The team heads are Philip Cheng and Roy Zou in Shanghai and Beijing, respectively.

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China: Intellectual property

Foreign firms
Intellectual property: foreign firms - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

A ‘fantastic legal provider’, Hogan Lovells International LLP’s team advises on IP issues across a wide range of industries, with a particular strength in the technology sector. The ‘very responsive, knowledgeable and trustworthy’ Deanna Wong in Beijing led the representation of Yvolution in two separate high-profile scooter patent infringement brought against two different counterfeiters in China. Hong Kong-based Eugene Low successfully represented Tencent in securing its right to use the original domain name behind its WeChat app. Shanghai-based Katie Feng successfully assisted Blizzard Entertainment with obtaining a landmark preliminary injunction from the Guangzhou IP Court. Other key partners include William Fisher in Shanghai and Rae Yan in Beijing; Lloyd Parker heads the Asia-wide IP practice from Tokyo.

Leading individuals

Deanna Wong - Hogan Lovells International LLP

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China: Private equity/venture capital

Foreign firms
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

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China: Projects and energy

Foreign firms
Projects and energy: foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

At Hogan Lovells International LLP, the infrastructure, energy, resources and projects department is noted for its financing capabilities and has a particular strength in assisting Chinese clients with investments in Latin America. In Beijing, managing partner and practice co-head Jun Wei specialises in project finance and infrastructure development. Beijing-based of counsel Michael Zou advised CDB on the $1.6bn financing of the Astana Light Rail project in Kazakhstan. Shanghai-based co-head Terence Wong primarily handles international arbitration matters.

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China: Real estate and construction

Foreign firms
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

Leading individuals

Andrew McGinty - Hogan Lovells International LLP

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China: TMT

Foreign firms
TMT: foreign firms - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

Having ‘a good understanding of local markets’, Hogan Lovells International LLP provides ‘prompt, practical and business-oriented advice’. The group’s expertise covers commercial IT transactions, data privacy and e-commerce matters. Shanghai-based corporate partner Andrew McGinty, who has ‘great experience and in-depth knowledge’, advised Wincor Nixdorf on the Chinese aspects of its joint venture with Aisino, a Chinese IT company. China Telecom Global, eBay and Tencent are also clients of the practice. Mark Parsons in Hong Kong is also recommended.

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China: Tax

Foreign firms
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP 霍金路伟国际律师事务所

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