Our China practice was built with the current and future needs of our clients—not on past models.
Clients need us to provide a solution for their China-related legal needs anywhere. We combine sophisticated U.S. counsel, international ability and unmatched local acumen to create powerfully effective legal solutions, including:
Nixon Peabody has offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong, strengthened by an alliance with one of the region’s most accomplished and respected law firms.
On October 1, 2015, we combined our office in Hong Kong with leading Asian business firm CWL Partners to form Nixon Peabody CWL. This combination dramatically expanded Nixon Peabody’s presence in Asia with more than 30 lawyers and legal professionals in one of the world’s most dynamic economic centers. We had been formally associated with each other since 2010.
In the People’s Republic of China (PRC) we have an alliance with Hylands Law Firm. Our lawyers in Asia have a close working relationship, resulting in excellent levels of service for our clients.
In total, we have relationships with more than 300 lawyers in seven cities in China, with access to a cross-section of talent that provides our clients with comprehensive support for any China-related transaction or dispute.
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Note: Nixon Peabody CWL is a solicitors’ firm in the form of a Hong Kong general partnership, registered with the Law Society of Hong Kong and is legally distinct and independent from Nixon Peabody LLP, a limited liability partnership organized under the laws of New York, USA, and its subsidiaries, associated, affiliated and related entities bearing the name of “Nixon Peabody” or “NP” as part or whole of its name, in the rest of the world.
Forbes | July 31, 2018
Director of Global Strategies David Kaufman is quoted in this article about the impact of U.S.-China trade tensions on Hollywood deals.
The Orange County Register | July 27, 2018
Director of Global Strategies David Kaufman is quoted in this article discussing how the fraught relationship between the U.S. and China is altering the business landscape. “There is tension between the United States and China and that’s really affected the size of the deals that are going on,” he said.
Law.com | July 05, 2018
The arrival of partner John Maguire to Nixon Peabody CWL in Hong Kong is mentioned in this article.
Bisnow | November 23, 2016
San Francisco M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Jinjian Huang and director of global strategies David Kaufman are mentioned in this article about a roundtable held at the firm’s San Francisco office which covered potential effects the Trump presidency may have on Asian investments in the Bay Area.
Asian Legal Business | October 04, 2016
China & Asia-Pacific chair David Cheng and Global Strategies Committee chair and IP Counseling & Transactions practice group leader Jeff Costellia are quoted in this article focused on Nixon Peabody’s strategic expansion in Asia.
Asian Legal Business | August 11, 2016
This article notes the firm's opening of a representative office in Singapore.
American Lawyer/The Asian Lawyer | August 10, 2016
This coverage highlights the news that Nixon Peabody opened a representative office in Singapore.
Law360 | March 30, 2016
The following coverage notes San Francisco M&A and corporate transactions partner Jin Huang’s arrival to the firm.
Blockchain and Digital Asset Alert | 11.09.18
Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Alert | 08.02.18
Asia Pacific Alert | 04.27.18
Securities Law/Asia-Pacific Alert | 12.05.17
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Alert | 01.19.17
Antitrust Alert | 01.06.17
FCPA Alert | 05.23.16
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Chair and Managing Partner of China & Asia Pacific Practice
Phone: +852 9307 3900
Senior Partner, Nixon Peabody CWL
Phone: +852 2171 6228
Chair, Global Strategies Committee
Co-leader, Intellectual Property
Director of Global Strategies