With approval from the Chinese Ministry of Justice, in February 2012 Katten established an office in Shanghai, the largest economic and financial center in China.
We now have a team of experienced Katten attorneys permanently based in China and the firm’s presence in Shanghai enables us to serve our clients’ business needs in China around the clock. Attorneys in our the office are qualified in the People’s Republic of China and the United States, speak fluent English and Mandarin, and can handle legal affairs on a multicultural and multijurisdictional basiss
Our China practice regularly represents both US and European companies and investors doing business in China, as well as Chinese companies in their business activities in the United States. Our proactive, multidisciplinary approach ensures that deals get done in compliance with Chinese regulatory requirements. Clients benefit from our knowledge of Chinese local law and practices, our language and communication skills, and our relationships with central, regional and local governments and businesses in China.