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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a highly regarded US firm with a cast-iron reputation for its disputes and investigations capabilities on an international platform. Its operation in China is comprised of offices in Beijing and Hong Kong that service its global and Asia-based clients in cross-border transactions and regulatory matters across the region. It is noted for its ability to coordinate multi-jurisdictional matters for its established multinational client base.
The firm's Chinese disputes practice is predominantly driven by its market-leading white-collar practice, boasting considerable expertise in internal and government investigations across the region, particularly those pertaining to the US FCPA. In addition to leveraging its peerless US expertise, the firm is able to utilise its extensive global network and in-house language capabilities for document analysis. It also houses a noteworthy capability in the transactional sphere, with added expertise in cross-border M&A, private equity, acquisition finance and competition law matters.
One client acknowledges the firm's project management of a cross-border transaction involving different jurisdictions, involving the collaboration with local counsel. The interviewee adds: "I have nothing but good things to say about them: very meticulous and easy to work with." Another client asserts that "their expertise is particularly strong in China cross-border work."
A client enthuses:"I consider Gibson Dunn to be one of our go-to firms for difficult, complex or sensitive compliance matters. The team is absolutely first-rate. I would also say that the one thing that has always in my mind distinguished Gibson Dunn from other firms in their tier is the consistent excellence we see at all levels of the firm."