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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.

Dispute Resolution

Our Beijing lawyers advocate robustly when clients face the most intricate commercial disputes. Chinese companies rely on our dispute resolution team to coordinate their defense strategies when facing litigation in the United States or Europe. Equally, international clients come to us to oversee the progress of domestic litigation in China.

By means of informal negotiation and the judicious use of our strong working relationships with local authorities, our Beijing team has built up a long track record of success in resolving disputes before they ever reach the courtroom.

Intellectual Property

Our intellectual property team in Beijing develops strategies that protect companies’ brands and other intellectual property when they do business in China.

We anticipate the complex legal issues that surround the use of patents and technology and always seek to balance commercial and legal imperatives.

By combining technological and scientific savvy with extensive legal experience, our team brings clarity to the most complex IP licensing and assignment matters.

International Arbitration

Creative thinking and forceful advocacy are the twin strengths that help our Beijing arbitration team to resolve clients’ most contentious issues. Recognized by legal directories as among the best arbitrators in the region, our Beijing lawyers have a strong grasp of the complex interplay between international treaties and local arbitration laws.

With long experience as both arbitrator and counsel—our team incorporates members of the ICC Court of International Arbitration and the London Court of International Arbitration—we pass our insight on to clients, giving them a critical advantage in resolving the most intractable business disputes.

Life Sciences

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.

Mergers and Acquisitions

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

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.

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