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We are a leading global law firm in China, handling transactions and disputes for Chinese corporates, multinationals, funds and financial institutions.
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Davis Polk has a long, proud history of continual growth and investment in China. Today, China remains one of our strategic focal points. We are one of the most highly regarded and sought-after law firms, with clients spanning new and traditional industries.

Our clients rely on us for our commercial-minded and creative advice in capital markets and mergers and acquisitions transactions, as well as in investigations, enforcement and disputes. Our team combines in-depth knowledge of the Chinese market with extensive international experience.

We boast one of the largest presences among the top global law firms in China, with more than 100 legal professionals in Beijing and Hong Kong (our largest non-U.S. location). Substantially all of our lawyers are native or fluent Chinese speakers. We offer a fully integrated platform advising on U.S., Hong Kong and English law.

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“Davis Polk & Wardwell is a capital markets powerhouse with a superb reputation in high-value, cross-border equity matters, including some of the top IPOs and follow-on offerings in the region.”
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Chambers Greater China Region

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Band 1
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Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
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China
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Chambers Greater China Region
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Band 1
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Capital Markets: High-Yield Products (International Firms)
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China
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Chambers Greater China Region
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Band 1
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Financial Services (International Firms), China
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Chambers Greater China Region
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Capital Markets - Foreign
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China
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IFLR1000
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Tier 1
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Financial Services Regulatory
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Hong Kong
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IFLR1000
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Capital Markets (Equity)
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Hong Kong
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Legal 500 Asia Pacific
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Tier 1
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Capital Markets (Debt)
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Hong Kong
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Legal 500 Asia Pacific
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White Collar Crime - International Firms
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China
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Benchmark Litigation
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Commercial and Transactions - International Firms
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China
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Benchmark Litigation
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