Baker McKenzie and its joint operation partner, FenXun, collectively have 51 practice areas and 50 lawyers ranked in the recently published Legal 500 Greater China 2024 edition. The two Firms collectively gained seven promotions, highlighting how the Firms continue to go from strength to strength. 

Baker McKenzie achieved Tier 1 rankings in the following areas: 

  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Foreign Firms (China)
  • Fintech: Foreign Firms (China)
  • Intellectual Property: Foreign Firms (China)
  • Investment Funds: Foreign Firms (China)
  • Labour and Employment: Foreign Firms (China)
  • Real Estate and Construction: Foreign Firms (China)
  • Regulatory/Compliance: Foreign Firms (China)
  • Tax: Foreign Firms (China)
  • TMT: Foreign Firms (China)
  • Antitrust and Competition (Hong Kong SAR)
  • Asset Finance (including Aviation and Shipping Finance): Aviation Finance (Hong Kong SAR)
  • Domestic and International Corporate Tax (Hong Kong SAR)
  • Intellectual Property (Hong Kong SAR)
  • Labour and Employment (Hong Kong SAR)
  • Real Estate (Hong Kong SAR)

Baker McKenzie also gained new rankings in the areas of Data Protection and Cyber Security (Hong Kong), Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration (Hong Kong), while FenXun achieved new rankings in Real Estate and Construction: PRC Firms and Life Sciences and Healthcare: PRC Firms. In the lawyers categories, Baker McKenzie gained eight new rankings. 

The outstanding client service of both Firms is well reflected in clients’ positive feedback, which attest to our position as first in Greater China. 

Comments about Baker McKenzie include: 

‘Experienced, with commercial sensitivity and a sense of commitment. Familiar with the common needs and objectives sought by Chinese financial institutions.’

‘The team demonstrated expertise in aviation and cross-borders transactions. They adopted a globally integrated approach, and always satisfactorily delivered the transactions even under very tight schedule.’

‘The team not only has abundant expertise and experience in IP management in Hong Kong and in nearby jurisdictions like Mainland China and Asian countries, but they also have a widespread network all over the world with local law firms, which made them very capable of handling worldwide IP projects.’

Comments about FenXun include: 

‘Responds quickly and has strong professional capabilities. It is especially trustworthy when solving difficult problems and major cases, and can withstand pressure, while providing a professional service.’

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