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King & Wood Mallesons

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Global Chairman: WANG Junfeng
Global Managing Partner: Sue KENCH
Chairman of China Management Committee: ZHANG Yi
Managing Partner, PRC: WANG Ling
Number of partners: 550+
Number of lawyers: 2300+
Asia Pacific Offices: Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Nanjing, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Languages:Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. As an international law firm in the world able to practice PRC (China Mainland), Hong Kong SAR, Australian, English, the US and a significant range of European laws, KWM’s presence and resources in the world’s most dynamic economies are profound. Leveraging exceptional legal expertise and depth of knowledge in the China market, KWM advises Chinese and overseas clients on a full range of domestic and cross-border transactions, providing comprehensive legal services.

In Mainland China and Hong Kong SAR, the firm has over 350 partners and 1,300 lawyers with 12 offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Sanya, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Jinan, Chengdu, Hong Kong and other major commercial centres. Around the world, the firm has over 2,300 lawyers with an extensive global network of 27 international offices spanning Singapore, Japan, the US, Australia, the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and other key cities in Europe as well as presences in the Middle East. With a large legal talent pool equipped with local in-depth and legal practice, KWM provides legal services in multiple languages.

The King & Wood Mallesons platform, therefore, is able to provide its unique perspectives and market insights in Asia and greater regions. As a leading law firm developed in China, equipped with local in-depth, strong practice capabilities and extensive experience and combined with global vision and resources, KWM provides full-service, multi-jurisdiction, comprehensive, one-stop legal service and the best commercial solutions to meet the diverse needs of domestic and global clients. This approach ensures that wherever clients are doing business, KWM delivers the same high quality, commercial and innovative legal services on what they want and how they want it. Always pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved, King & Wood Mallesons is reshaping the legal market and challenging its clients to think differently about what a law firm can be.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Banking & Finance
■ Competition, Trade & Regulatory
■ Corporate, Private Equity, M&A & Commercial
■ Dispute Resolution & Litigation
■ Intellectual Property
■ International Funds
■ Projects, Energy & Resources
■ Real Estate
■ Restructuring & Insolvency
■ Securities
■ Tax

■ Agribusiness & Food
■ Automotive
■ Consumer & Retail
■ Financial Institutions
■ Government & Public
■ Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
■ Industrials
■ Private Equity
■ Projects, Energy & Resources
■ Real Estate & Construction
■ Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment & Technology


Total 5 contributions

Enforcement of Judgments 2019 Law and Practice in China

Mr Liu Yuwu, Mr Li Xinyu, Ms Lv Mengdan

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Employment 2019 Second Edition Trends and Developments in China

Linda Liang, Dr Hongyuan Zhang

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Investment Funds 2019 Trends and Developments in China

Alan (Honghui) Du, Yaxi Wang

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 9 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

UK Merger Control: national security controls on foreign investment continue to widen

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Cybersecurity risks in M&A transactions

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KWM strengthens London dispute resolution team with promotion of Wilson Antoon to of Counsel

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