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For over 30 years, we have worked with China's companies to build, expand and protect their businesses and operations around the world, and advised international companies investing and operating in China.

Today, we advise on the most complex transactions, projects and disputes, helping clients at home and abroad.

We are one of a small number of international law firms that provides fully integrated business advice in China for international clients, with access to PRC law advice available through Herbert Smith Freehills Kewei Joint Operation in Shanghai.

Our deep understanding of Chinese business and corporate culture is complemented by access to the firm's Asia and global network, supporting Chinese clients no matter where in the world their business ambitions lie.

We offer expertise across industries, with particular strengths in energy and resources, infrastructure, telecommunications, media and technology, financial services, manufacturing and consumer goods.

Herbert Smith Freehills is also the only law firm to offer Alternative Legal Services in China, allowing clients to benefit from cost-efficient and bilingual managed legal services.

Our practice in Mainland China comprises Herbert Smith Freehills LLP representative offices in Beijing and Shanghai and provides access to PRC legal advice through Herbert Smith Freehills Kewei (FTZ) Joint Operation in Shanghai.


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP Beijing Representative Office
28th Floor Office Tower
Beijing Yintai Centre
2 Jianguomenwai Avenue
Chaoyang District
Beijing 100022

Phone +86 10 6535 5000
Fax +86 10 6535 5055

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP Shanghai Representative Office
38th Floor, Bund Center
222 Yan An Road East
Shanghai 200002


Phone +86 21 2322 2000
Fax +86 21 2322 2322

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31 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on Newborn Town's Hong Kong IPO 史密夫斐尔律师事务所为赤子城赴港IPO提供法律服务

10 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Kewei advises China Huaneng Group on its triple-tranche US$1.5 billion bond issue

01 November 2019

Kewei expands joint operation expertise, with further hire and a promotion in Shanghai 科伟上海团队再添生力军,与史密夫斐尔联营进一步扩充业务能力

28 October 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises China's CRCC on US$7.4 billion Thai high-speed rail project 史密夫斐尔律师事务所助力中国铁建参与74亿美元泰国高铁项目