Skadden’s Beijing office, which has an official license to operate as a foreign law firm in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), opened in 1991. We work closely with the firm’s attorneys throughout the region and worldwide in advising PRC clients on capital markets transactions, and mergers and acquisitions, and in counseling foreign clients on investment or acquisition projects in China. Our Asia Investment Management, International Arbitration and Litigation Groups also have extensive experience working with clients of our China offices.
Skadden was ranked in Band 1 for Capital Markets: Equity and Corporate/M&A: The Elite in China in Chambers Greater China 2022 and Tier 1 for Capital Markets (Equity) in Hong Kong in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022. In Chambers, client commentators noted our status as an “M&A juggernaut that continues to operate at the forefront of the market with a bench of experienced practitioners.” We also are ranked as a Tier 1 firm for M&A in China and Hong Kong by Asian Legal Business 2021. Additionally, Skadden won the award for Best International Law Firm in China at the 2019, 2020 and 2021 China Business Law Awards. We also were named International Capital Markets Firm of the Year at the 2019 China Law & Practice Awards; Best Corporate Practice for International Firms in China at the 2018 Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards; and International Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 China Law & Practice Awards.