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What the team is known for Widely known for its comprehensive offering in the areas of real estate and construction. Broad expertise in real estate acquisitions, hotel management and related disputes. Also equipped to handle construction projects. Client base includes a mixture of international and domestic corporations, including multinational funds and property developers. Regularly instructed on matters involving the pharmaceutical, chemical and hospitality industries.
Strengths The practice is singled out for its business acumen by clients. One interviewee says: "They have a good combination of commercial acumen and legal expertise, taking into account the commercial reality and what works in the real world."
Other commentators appreciate that "the firm can always provide useful and accurate legal advice."
Work highlights Acted for City Developments Limited, a Singapore-listed company, on its acquisition of an office and commercial mixed-use project in Shanghai.
Ji Nuo is held in high regard for his expertise in litigation and arbitration, offering advice on construction disputes and insolvency matters. In addition, he devotes time to his role as serving head of the Shanghai Bar Association.
Wang Yingying is widely known for her dexterity in real estate M&As and investments. She is also equipped to handle PPP projects. Clients highlight her practical approach, with one reporting that she offers "practical insight" and is "able to address uncertainties in a very realistic manner."