China and Hong Kong

Seyfarth’s China and Hong Kong teams work across local rules and practices to assist clients in key areas, including employment, corporate, commercial and real estate law, as well as dispute resolution.  

Seyfarth’s teams in China and Hong Kong strengthen the firm’s preeminent International Employment Law practice—the world’s largest specialist international employment practice. Our lawyers are experienced in the wide range of legal issues unique to companies employing personnel in China and Hong Kong, including cross-border employment issues, such as:
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment contracts
  • Labor relations
  • Restructurings
  • Investigations
  • Benefits/remuneration advice
  • Contingent workforce arrangements – including staffing agency arrangements
  • Privacy and data protection advice
  • Policies, procedures and handbooks
  • Employment dispute resolution and litigation
Further, the team assists clients with a variety of complex cross-border and domestic China and Hong Kong corporate and commercial matters, including:
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital markets, including equity and debt offerings, as well as going private transactions and tender offers
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Corporate governance
  • Real estate transactions
  • Commercial transactions
  • International trade
  • Dispute resolution
  • Tax and customs
Our team regularly provides counsel with regard to investments and transactions in and between China, Hong Kong, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and other parts of the world. The lawyers enjoy strong local relationships with government and industry leaders, and they have a seasoned understanding of how to assist clients in managing even the most complex transactions, as well as developing their business in China and Hong Kong, and globally.
Seyfarth Shaw is registered  with The Law Society of Hong Kong as a registered foreign law firm and operates in Association with Wong, Wan & Partners.