Our Shanghai, Beijing, Chongqing and Hong Kong offices operate as an integrated unit with much involvement and interaction between the four offices.

We have the critical mass, resources and depth of experience to handle the largest and most complex transactions.

Established in 2006, our Shanghai office advises international clients on doing business in China, as well as Chinese state-owned and private companies on their outbound investments.


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Our clients come from a broad range of sectors including insurance and reinsurance, aviation, marine, oil and gas, construction, professional practices (including HR consulting), retail, automotive, trade, technology, banking and finance, manufacturing, property, entertainment, pharmaceuticals and healthcare.

Our lawyers are multi-lingual and admitted in multiple jurisdictions including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, and England and Wales.

Whether we manage and co-ordinate local lawyers, or work alongside them, the number of international mandates which we have handled and our resulting experience ensure we can deliver both an effective international and local service for clients.

In China, Clyde & Co has formed a joint law venture with Chinese local law firm Westlink Partnership, known as Clyde & Co Westlink JLV. The joint law venture is able to provide clients with seamless onshore and offshore legal services.

If you would like to understand further details of Clyde & Co Westlink JLV, please visit www.clydecowestlink.com.

What clients say

Its joint law venture with Westlink Partnership is a major draw, allowing it to provide seamless coverage in China, including in litigation.

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Latest awards won

Winner of China Business Law Awards 2022

China Business Law Journal

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SSQ ALB China Law Awards 2021

Winner of China Business Law Awards 2021

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Winner of China Business Law Awards 2020

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