Our lawyers in Shanghai represent Fortune Global 500 companies and financial institutions in cross-border transactions in the Greater China region. We also advise Chinese companies and financial institutions on their strategic outbound investments into the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and other global markets.

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Recent Client Successes

Advised China Media Capital on forming a joint venture with Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. to launch a new movie studio.

Represented Ping An Fund in its acquisition of a 47.4% interest in AutoHome from Telstra for US$1.6B.

Advised SoftBank Corp. on its US$1B investment in Coupang—the largest internet investment ever in Korea.

A Leader in Asia

Paul Hastings was one of the first major international law firms to establish an Asia practice, and today we continue to be a leader in the region. Our Shanghai team works closely with our offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Tokyo to advise clients throughout Asia.

Guiding Deal Makers and Fostering Growth

  • The lawyers in our Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions practices structure complex cross-border transactions and investments, and have been recognized in the Asian Legal Business M&A Rankings.
  • Our internationally recognized Private Equity practice has been named Law Firm of the Year in Asia by Private Equity Real Estate for four consecutive years.
  • The firm’s Anticorruption practice includes a global team of professionals with the depth and breadth of experience to assist with anti-corruption compliance programs and investigations of any magnitude.
  • Our leading Real Estate practice is consistently recognized by China Law & Practice as Real Estate & Construction International Firm of the Year.