Shanghai

Our Shanghai office, opened in 2004, is one of three Weil offices in Asia. Our Shanghai team has extensive experience advising Chinese and international clients on transactions in mainland China and throughout Asia.

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Our Practice

Our lawyers in Shanghai provide critical legal services for clients facing the growing demands and challenges in China and other Asian markets.

Working with others in the Firm, our lawyers in Shanghai advise on transactions in a number of different areas, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • International securities offerings
  • Joint ventures
  • Restructurings 
Our Shanghai office also advises clients with regard to technology- and intellectual property-related matters, including corporate transactions, licensing and technology transfers, intellectual property management, and strategic intellectual property counseling, as well as matters related to life sciences, information technology, and telecommunications.
As China’s emerging influence on the world economy continues to grow, enormous opportunities for companies doing business in Asia have arisen. Our team of lawyers in Shanghai assists clients in meeting the growing demands and challenges they face in the Asian markets.

Awards and Recognition

  • Ranked in Top 15 for China M&A Announced Deal
    Bloomberg Asia-Pacific Legal Advisory Mergers & Acquisitions 2013
  • Awarded Asia M&A Law Firm of the Year
    IFLR Asia Awards 2013
  • Awarded Asia Private Equity Team of the Year
    IFLR Asia Awards 2011 & 2012
  • Awarded Private Equity International Law Firm of the Year
    Chambers Asia Awards 2012
  • Ranked Band 1 for Private Equity: Buyouts (International Firms), China
    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012–2014
  • Ranked Band 1 for Private Equity/Venture Capital, China
    IFLR 1000 2012–2014
  • Ranked Tier 1 for Corporate M&A and Private Equity, China
    Asian Legal Business 2013
  • Awarded “International Team of the Year” for Private Equity
    China Law & Practice 2014
  • Awarded “Private Equity Deal of the Year”
    China Law & Practice 2014