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Fangda Partners

International & Cross-Border Capabilities (PRC Firms)

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Leading PRC firm much sought after by domestic and multinational clients for the full range of transactional, financial and contentious work. Offers comprehensive nationwide coverage, with offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Additionally well equipped to handle cross-border transactions, through the multilingual capabilities of its lawyers and its capacity to coordinate with leading international firms in New York, London and Hong Kong. Also reputed for its PRC law advice on multi-jurisdictional matters.

A transactional powerhouse well versed in big-ticket M&A, complemented by leading expertise in the private equity sphere. Also houses a top-ranked competition practice able to assist with merger filings in cross-border deals, in addition to a broad variety of domestic and international antitrust matters. Its client base consists of leading domestic corporates and major multinationals, as well as established private equity firms. Further bolstered by impressive capital markets and finance teams, the firm is entrusted with international acquisition financing, overseas equity and debt work, and US–Hong Kong listing advice. Also boasts a superb disputes offering, with a formidable track record in high-stakes commercial litigation and international arbitration. The firm is highlighted for its strength in cross-border IP disputes in particular. Its contentious practice also includes a market-leading corporate investigations team, with particular skill in anti-corruption work and advice on the US FCPA.


International firms frequently collaborate with Fangda for Chinese components of wider deals, including antitrust and corporate matters. One source describes the firm as "top-tier counsel." Another commentator notes that the lawyers "have excellent English skills," adding: "They all tick the box on several levels: their responsiveness and team-working abilities." A further interviewee reports: "In Asia, we often work with big law firms. We work with Fangda in China."

One client praises the corporate compliance team's "good cross-border coordination," in addition to its "excellent and responsive advice."

Another client commends the firm's handling of the Hong Kong and PRC elements of a multi-jurisdictional arbitration, highlighting the "strategic advice" of the lawyers.

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Fangda excels at largest, most complex and demanding cross-border transactions with China elements. We provide comprehensive legal services to the world's leading financial institutions, multinational companies and global private equity sponsors, as well as many major Chinese corporations. We are known for our capability in complexed cross-border commercial transactions, including Chinese companies’ outbound investments, multinationals/international financial institutions’ inbound investment, as well as various kinds of dispute resolution cases both regarding litigation and arbitration.

Our clients can rely on us to deliver to the best, international standard. More than two-thirds of our work involves non-PRC jurisdictions. We are uniquely positioned as a China/Hong Kong-based international firm that provides sophisticated, practical advice and solutions to our clients’ most challenging legal and business needs.



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International & Cross-Border Capabilities (PRC Firms)

Fangda Partners


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HKRI Taikoo Hui

288 Shi Men Yi Road





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