The Beijing office of Skadden, which has an official license to operate as a foreign law firm in the People’s Republic of China (the PRC), opened in 1991. We work closely with attorneys throughout the region and firm in advising PRC clients on corporate finance transactions mergers and acquisitions, and with foreign clients on investment or acquisition projects in China. Our Asia Real Estate and International Arbitration and Litigation Groups also have extensive experience working with clients of our Beijing office.
We ranked as a Tier 1 firm for Corporate/M&A in China by Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000 2018; a Tier 1 firm for Equity Capital Markets and High-Yield Products in China by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018; and a Tier 1 firm for M&A in China and Hong Kong by Asian Legal Business 2017. We were named Best Corporate Practice for International Firms in China at the 2018 Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards and M&A Law Firm of the Year at the 2017 China Business Law Awards. Skadden won the award for Innovation in Corporate & Commercial Law for International Firms at the 2016 Financial Times’ Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards.