Facilitating Expansion

Dechert lawyers in Beijing help global corporations, financial institutions and private investors to meet their legal and regulatory needs when doing business in China.

Our team includes some of the most eminent legal figures in the Chinese market, who facilitate clients’ expansion by maintaining a network of relationships with key members of the Chinese central regulatory authorities.

Bridging Business Cultures

Chinese corporations, too, regularly seek our counsel when seeking to establish or expand their global footprint outside the country.

Qualified in multiple jurisdictions and fluent in several languages, we provide commercially minded solutions that bridge the business cultures of East and West.

  • Chinese and international corporations, financial institutions and private investors rely on the insight of Dechert corporate lawyers in Beijing when setting up a joint venture, establishing a subsidiary or negotiating a contract.

    We know how to get deals done—and we understand what it takes to navigate the most complex legal matters in China.

    Moreover, our Beijing lawyers think globally, working closely with their counterparts in the firm’s United States, European and Middle Eastern offices to advise on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, arbitration and corporate matters.

  • Chinese and international companies approach Dechert when planning inbound or outbound M&A transactions or when taking a Chinese company public. By combining deep legal expertise with an up-close knowledge of China’s enforcement policies, we excel at resolving clients’ most problematic M&A-related issues.

    Whether you’re negotiating with local government over preferences or incentives, planning a transaction involving a state-owned asset or operating in an industry affected by China’s Anti Monopoly Law, Dechert offers practical, results-based solutions rooted in the realities of the local business environment.

  • Private equity and venture capital funds rely on our Beijing team when planning a fund formation or other investment in China.

    We have particular expertise in structuring domestic and international transactions such as minority investments, leveraged buyouts, private placements and acquisition financings. In addition, private fund clients value our expertise in executing follow-on mergers and acquisitions and in handling capital-raising transactions.

    Our private equity practice in China is part of a top-tiered global team that provides creative solutions to clients’ most complex issues in Asia and beyond.

  • All kinds of entities in the life sciences sector—from drug innovators and their financial sponsors to hospitals, academic institutes and contract research organizations—value the advice of Dechert lawyers to protect their interests in China.

    When outsourcing services, collaborating with a Chinese company or setting up a joint venture or licensing deal, clients see the benefit of our expertise in structuring technology transfer transactions and enforcing intellectual property rights in the local market.

  • Dechert’s Global International Arbitration practice has a long history of successfully representing clients in Asia both in investment and in commercial arbitrations. We act as counsel on behalf of multinational corporations, businesses of all sizes, high-net worth individuals, sovereign States and State-owned enterprises. We have a strong reputation for cutting-edge work in large commercial and investment disputes.

    Our lawyers have in-depth experience in international arbitrations administered by the ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC, and PCA in disputes involving Asian parties. With extensive experience as both arbitrator and counsel, we pass our insight on to clients, giving them a critical advantage in resolving the most intractable business disputes.


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