For over 20 years Gide has been assisting clients do business in China. Our large multilingual and multidisciplinary team spread across three established offices in Greater China (Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong) means we are able to provide our clients with on-the-ground support and legal advice based on practical experience on all aspects of their activities doing business right across China.
Gide services a healthy mix of big-ticket European
and Chinese clients.
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015
A strong understanding of the Chinese legal system and Chinese cultural issues affecting foreign investors.
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014
Gide advises clients on legal issues and risks facing businesses, investors and authorities in Greater China. These include foreign direct investment, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, large scale corporate transactions and restructurings, banking & finance, projects and public-private partnerships (PPPs), infrastructure and energy, taxation, construction and real estate, employment, competition and trade. Our diverse team of leading legal professionals are qualified to provide PRC, Hong Kong, English, New York, and French legal advice.
Recognised expertise on the management of high-value, complex public and private M&A transactions. Team advises both French and international clients on inbound and outbound cross-border M&A matters, as well as a variety of other corporate issues. Lawyers are noted for their specific experience of matters related to industry, retail and the banking and finance sector. Strengths: ‘A firm that combines French culture with international standards.' 'A leading outfit with consistent quality across the firm'.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015
We offer a high calibre service, that combines solid legal knowledge, a highly commercial approach to clients' needs and local insights, across a full spectrum of sectors and industries. Working in Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), English and French (with capabilities in many other languages), our team strives to always provide clients with efficient, practical and relevant advice to issues they face in China. Through our significant lobbying capacity, and our deep knowledge of Chinese decision and law making processes, we can also help clients with all their regulatory and administrative dealings.
Our team writes and speaks widely on the subject of doing business in Greater China. We also publish investment guides and client alerts on topical developments affecting investors so our clients and contacts can keep abreast with key issues affecting their activities in China and Hong Kong.
Our integrated team benefits from a large and active China Desk in Paris, comprising experts with hands on experience on a broad range of Greater China matters, both inbound and outbound. This ensures we can provide the most appropriate and innovative solutions to our clients issues, whatever the time zone.
Gide Loyrette Nouel has steadily built its resources in Greater China, including a Hong Kong law team. This has enabled further exposure to headline deals in the region.
The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012
Recent experience includes advising: