Firm Profile > Winston & Strawn LLP > Shanghai, China

Winston & Strawn LLP
UNITS 1802, AZIA CENTRE, 1233 LUJIAZUI RING ROAD
PUDONG
SHANGHAI 200120
China

Corporate and M&A: foreign firms Tier 4

Winston & Strawn LLP advises clients from the financial services, life sciences, IT and hospitality sectors; the practice includes assisting with tender offers, LBOs, privatisations, spin offs and recapitalisations. Brinton Scott is managing partner of the Shanghai office.

Key clients

Danfoss

Highland Avenue Capital Partners

Chart Industries

Dispute resolution: foreign firms Tier 6

Winston & Strawn LLP acts in virtually every type of dispute that could arise from operating or investing in China. The team acts in disputes arising out of energy, utility, transportation and telecoms projects, as well as disputes in the technology and financial services sectors. Construction, infrastructure and energy arbitration specialist Terence Wong is based in the firm's Hong Kong and Shanghai offices.

The firm: For over 160 years, Winston & Strawn has handled many significant, high-profile matters for its clients, from patent litigation to cross-border mergers, and from energy transactions to employment disputes. Founded in 1853 by Frederick H Winston, the firm has grown through a series of mergers, office openings and lateral hires that have resulted in a global law firm with more than 900 attorneys across the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Winston & Strawn’s 16 offices are located in major business centres around the world, including Brussels, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC.

The firm’s clients range from multinational corporations to e-commerce startups. Its dedication and emphasis on client service has helped it form long-term relationships with leading companies in various industries.

A substantial portion of the firm’s practice focuses on litigation and corporate matters. The firm’s litigation group has extensive experience in major trials and has represented clients before the Supreme Court of the US and the US Courts of Appeals. The firm’s corporate department serves corporations and financial institutions in virtually all types of corporate and financial matters.

The firm also maintains strong practices in antitrust and trade regulation; employee benefits, employment and labour relations; energy; environmental; governmental relations and regulatory affairs; health law; intellectual property; international arbitration; maritime; retail and consumer goods; real estate; taxation; and trusts and estates.

Areas of practice: Located in the major financial centre of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the firm’s Shanghai-based attorneys assist international enterprises in navigating the changing business and regulatory landscape relating to Greater China. The firm’s Shanghai office is located in the Lujiazui finance and trade centre in the Pudong district, which is home to the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The attorneys in the Shanghai office offer experience in foreign direct investment, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, employment and labour law, and US securities law matters. They also serve a wide range of clients in various industries, including retail, fashion, luxury, construction and pharmaceuticals. The Shanghai office also has a close connection with the Paris office, advising French-based clients on a variety of matters within the luxury and retail sectors.

Winston & Strawn’s PRC lawyers are multilingual and have Cantonese, English, Mandarin, Shanghainese, Italian, German and French capabilities.

Department Name Email Telephone
Antitrust and competition Brinton Scott
Antitrust and competition Simon Luk
Antitrust and competition Jingwen Zhu
Securities and capital markets/project finance/debt capital markets/venture capital Simon Luk
M&A and corporate Simon Luk
M&A and corporate Brinton Scott
IP and merger review Brinton Scott
IP and merger review Jingwen Zhu
Employment/labour Brinton Scott
Healthcare/pharmaceutical and medical devices Brinton Scott
Healthcare/pharmaceutical and medical devices Jingwen Zhu
Financial services and banking Simon Luk
Financial services and banking David Hall-Jones
Food, beverages and agriculture Brinton Scott
Media and entertainment/retail and consumer products Simon Luk
Media and entertainment/retail and consumer products Brinton Scott
Real estate and construction Brinton Scott
Real estate and construction David Hall-Jones
Real estate and construction Terence Wong
Dispute resolution/arbitration/white-collar/internal investigations/litigation David Hall-Jones
Dispute resolution/arbitration/white-collar/internal investigations/litigation Terence Wong
Technology/telecommunications Simon Luk
Technology/telecommunications David Hall-Jones
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Brinton Scott  photo Mr Brinton Scott
Number of lawyers : 900+
at this office : 7
Cantonese
English
French
German
Italian
Mandarin
Shanghainese

For over 160 years, Winston & Strawn has handled many significant, high-profile matters for its clients, from patent litigation to cross-border mergers, and from energy transactions to employment disputes. Founded in 1853 by Frederick H Winston, the firm has grown through a series of mergers, office openings and lateral hires that have resulted in a global law firm with more than 1000 attorneys across the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Winston & Strawn’s 16 offices are located in major business centres around the world, including Brussels, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC.

The firm’s clients range from multinational corporations to e-commerce startups. Its dedication and emphasis on client service has helped it form long-term relationships with leading companies in various industries.

A substantial portion of the firm’s practice focuses on litigation and corporate matters. The firm’s litigation group has extensive experience in major trials and has represented clients before the Supreme Court of the US and the US Courts of Appeals. The firm’s corporate department serves corporations and financial institutions in virtually all types of corporate and financial matters.

The firm also maintains strong practices in antitrust and trade regulation; employee benefits, employment and labour relations; energy; environmental; governmental relations and regulatory affairs; health law; intellectual property; international arbitration; maritime; retail and consumer goods; real estate; taxation; and trusts and estates.

Areas of practice: Located in the major financial centre of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the firm’s Shanghai-based attorneys assist international enterprises in navigating the changing business and regulatory landscape relating to Greater China. The firm’s Shanghai office is located in the Lujiazui finance and trade centre in the Pudong district, which is home to the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The attorneys in the Shanghai office offer experience in foreign direct investment, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, employment and labour law, and US securities law matters. They also serve a wide range of clients in various industries, including retail, fashion, luxury, construction and pharmaceuticals. The Shanghai office also has a close connection with the Paris office, advising French-based clients on a variety of matters within the luxury and retail sectors.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate/M&A Brinton Scott bscott@winston.com +86 21 2208 2654
Dispute Resolution; International Arbitration Terence Wong twong@winston.com +86 21 2208 2643
Chinese (Mandarin)
English
Cantonese
Shanghainese
Christy Zhang, Business Development Manager : cxzhang@winston.com