Firm Profile


One of the first five foreign law firms granted a licence in Beijing in 1992, Hogan Lovells Beijing office is now one of the largest of all Beijing-based international law firms. With five partners and over 35 lawyers, we provide our local and international clients with a full service offering in relation to both outbound and inbound transactions. 
Independent market surveys regularly highlight our capability, pedigree, and excellent reputation. We are the only international law firm able to assist clients in most major cities in China through our membership of the Sino-Global Legal Alliance (SGLA), a selected group of leading Chinese law firms located in 13 cities across the country. Additionally, Hogan Lovells has an established relationship with many government agencies including the State Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) and the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM).
Hogan Lovells advises on the full spectrum of capital markets transactions including corporate and sovereign bonds; securitizations (including CDOs and repackagings); derivatives and structured products; and equity offerings. 
Clients include arrangers and underwriters, sovereign and corporate issuers, and transaction services providers, including trustees. 
Our lawyers are located in the world’s major financial hubs. Our strong restructuring practice means that we are also well positioned to react to distressed market conditions.  
We advise on all types of public offerings, including those registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and those made pursuant to an approved prospectus under the EU's Prospectus Directive. We also advise on private placements, such as those made under Rule 144A in the United States and in Europe to qualified investors under the Prospectus Directive.
Our global team regularly advises on significant transactions, including transactions involving listings on multiple exchanges and worldwide offerings. We assist companies in coming to market, whether by way of institutional or public offering, demerger, demutualization, or privatization. We advise listed companies on secondary fund raisings, capitalization issues, and debt-for-equity arrangements.  
Through our network of international offices, we deliver an efficient, integrated service of the highest standard, in which underwriters and issuers alike have the utmost confidence. Our close working relationships with regulators and listing authorities in local markets helps us obtain quick resolutions to difficult regulatory issues for our clients. This regulatory advantage is coupled with an industry focus that enables our lawyers to structure and execute innovative transactions that deliver on our clients' goals.

Industry Recognition*


Leading foreign firm for ‘Capital Markets’ in China by Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Asia, and International Financial Law Review 1000, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011


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