King & Wood Mallesons(PRC) is a leading law firm in China, providing comprehensive legal solutions to multinational and Chinese clients across a broad range of cross-border and domestic transactions.
We are dedicated to our clients. Our ultimate goal is to provide high quality and efficient services to our clients.
We value teamwork. As a fully integrated partnership, we stress close cooperation among our team members.
We deliver practical solutions. Specialization in practice areas and industry sectors ensures that we offer not only sound legal advice but also practical business solutions appropriate to our clients’ specific situation.
We are committed to excellence. We strive for perfection in what we do and are never complacent with our achievements.
One of the first partnership law firms in China, King & Wood was established in 1993 by a group of lawyers committed to creating a superlative legal practice and developing modern legal principles in China. Today, King & Wood Mallesons(PRC), headquartered in Beijing with offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Suzhou, Qingdao, Ji'nan, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Silicon Valley and New York, is one of the largest law firms in China. With over 1200 lawyers, patent attorneys, and legal professionals, we provide comprehensive legal services to meet the diverse needs of our clients worldwide.
King & Wood Mallesons(PRC) believes that the professional qualifications of its lawyers are the key to its success. Over the years, the firm has almost exclusively recruited and hired graduates of prestigious law schools in China and abroad, many of whom have practiced in leading international law firms. The breadth of King & Wood Mallesons(PRC) lawyers' expertise is reflected in the scope of our practice, whether in our traditional strengths of banking, project finance, FDI, general corporate, securities, M&A, international trade, and dispute resolution, or in our leading position in the rising areas of intellectual property protection, labor law, anti-trust, corporate compliance, bankruptcy and restructuring, distressed assets, securitization, and LBOs. Over the years, King & Wood Mallesons(PRC) has earned an outstanding reputation both in China and abroad.
Since 2003, King & Wood has enjoyed the benefits of its membership in two strategic alliances: the Pacific Rim Advisory Council and the World Law Group. Our vast network of friends and allies allows us to draw on local expertise and advice throughout the world.
On March 1, 2012, King & Wood combined with the prestigious Australian law firm, Mallesons Stephen Jaques. The new legal powerhouse was named "King & Wood Mallesons". From November 1, 2013, King & Wood Mallesons will combine with SJ Berwin, an international law firm to create the first and only global legal firm headquartered in Asia. After the combination, King & Wood Mallesons will have 2,700 lawyers, including more than 550 partners in 30 locations across the world.
The combination continues to reshape the global legal industry with King & Wood Mallesons being the only global law firm which is headquartered in the Asia Pacific and focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia.