We are a leading global law firm in China, handling transactions and disputes for Chinese corporates, multinationals, funds and financial institutions.
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.
“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.”
– Chambers Greater China Region
Our China capital markets practice leads the market. We act on some of China’s most important securities offerings, from Hong Kong and U.S. IPOs to benchmark investment-grade and high-yield bond offerings.
Davis Polk advises leading Chinese and global companies and PE funds on China’s largest and most complex inbound and outbound acquisitions, investments, take-privates, JVs and strategic partnerships.
With one of the largest dedicated litigation teams on the ground in China, our team has deep experience guiding clients through high-risk investigations, disputes, arbitrations and enforcement actions.