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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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Stay up to date with the latest news from our Mainland China office.
07 April 2021

Nanda Lau to lead Herbert Smith Freehills’ China corporate practice 刘依兰将领导史密夫斐尔中国公司事务

29 March 2021

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sinopec on signing of first long-term LNG SPA with Qatar Petroleum 史密夫斐尔为中国石化与卡塔尔石油公司首次签署LNG长期购销协议提供法律服务

17 December 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises China Resources Capital Management on HK$1.5 billion acquisition of an Asian premium supermarket chain 史密夫斐尔为华润资本15亿港元收购亚洲高端连锁超市提供法律服务

17 December 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises China Huaneng Group on issuance of two-tranche US$1 billion perpetual securities 史密夫斐尔律师事务所为华能集团发行两笔共计10亿美元永续债券提供法律服务