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Mainland China

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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Regulatory Notice


Stay up to date with the latest news from our Mainland China office.
03 March 2020

New industry paper calls for greater regulatory coordination of sustainable finance in Asia Pacific

24 February 2020

Asia Pacific M&A set for a good year despite challenges

20 February 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills Kewei advises Huaneng Power International on dual-tranche US$600 million bond issue / 科伟史密夫斐尔联营办公室为华能国际发行两笔总计6亿美元债券提供法律服务

18 February 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Huaneng Renewables Corp. Ltd on its privatisation from Hong Kong’s Stock Exchange / 史密夫斐尔律师事务所为华能新能源股份有限公司H股股份私有化并退市提供法律服务