De Wolf & Partners was the first Belgian law firm to be officially registered as foreign firm in China.
Today, our office in Shanghai is composed of a team of about 15 lawyers, both Chinese and foreign, ranking it within the top 10 European law firms in China. The team is lead by our resident-partner Philippe Snel who has been working and living in China since 2004.
Our offer in China stands at the crossroads of large international law firms and domestic firms. Though this, we offer flexible services and tailor-made solutions to our clients whether they are stock-listed companies establishing several production facilities in different locations in China or SME’s requiring assistance to fully understand the stakes and the opportunity of a possible joint venture with a Chinese partner.
Our services are perfectly market-oriented and in line with our clients specific needs in China, whether it is about solving trade disputes, setting-up a new business or completing a complex and successful acquisition.
Our deep anchoring in China gives us the local background and experience as necessary to determine which solution is the most appropriate to match your business requirements and be successful.
Our Shanghai office provides guidance and assistance in most matters related to your Chinese business including corporate law, commercial law, employement law, contract law, intellectual property law, anti-trust law, tax, dispute resolution and arbitration. We are experienced across most industries and are able to serve you in English, French, Dutch, German, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hebrew and Portuguese.