Managing Partners: Ulrike Glueck (Shanghai Office)
Number of partners: 16 (Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong); 1,100+ (Global)
Number of associates: 44 (Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong); 5,000+ (Global)
CMS has been active in China for several decades, and has had an office there since the mid-1990s. We serve our clients through respective offices in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong. As one of the top international law firms in the region, we are able to support international companies and Chinese enterprises on all their legal needs through our full-service offering. We advise in the areas of M&A, corporate restructuring, FDI, distribution and commercial, employment, competition/antitrust, banking and finance, insurance, real estate and construction, technology licences, IP registration and enforcement, dispute resolution, international arbitration, as well as tax and customs. We also assist Chinese companies on their outbound investment projects including cross-border M&A, listings on foreign stock exchanges, business establishment, commercial issues and dispute resolution.
Key practice areas
Banking & finance; Commercial; Competition/antitrust; Consumer products; Corporate/M&A; Dispute resolution; Employment & pensions; Energy; Insurance; Intellectual property; International arbitration; Life sciences & healthcare; Real estate & construction; Shipping & trade; Tax; TMC.