With over three decades in the region, Paul, Weiss has long been recognized as a leader and legal innovator among international law firms in Asia. Our Asia based partners have been consistently ranked in the top tier of practitioners in their areas of expertise.
China Issues Market-Entry Negative List And Publishes Draft Foreign Investment Law for Public Comment
Since late 2017, in the context of the escalating trade war between the United States and Chinese governments, Chinese political leaders have signaled that they are willing to address some of the issues that the U.S. and other governments had complained about.
In August 2018, Paul, Weiss’s Beijing office moved to Fortune Financial Center, the second-tallest office tower in the metropolis. The firm’s relocation provided an opportunity to reflect on the office’s storied history and future plans.
Paul, Weiss ranked 1st among U.S. firms and 2nd among international firms for China announced deals, by deal count, in Bloomberg’s 2018 Global M&A Legal Rankings.
Hong Kong-based corporate partner Jack Lange received the 2018 Chambers Asia-Pacific Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of his contribution to the Asian legal arena.
Jeanette Chan, managing partner of the China practice, was named "Dealmaker of the Year" at the 2017 Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards.
Corporate partner Greg Liu was named one of 2017’s top 10 M&A lawyers in China by Asian Legal Business, a Thomson Reuters publication.