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About us

Shanghai Pacific Legal is a Chinese law firm, providing a range of Chinese business law services. We specialize in advising domestic and international corporates, financial institutions and Chinese state-owned entities on investments and financings into and out of China.

Our practice is focused on business law services, including:

Banking and finance

Banking and finance is one of our core practice areas, and we have capacity and experience in advising both international and local lenders and borrowers on a wide range of China-related financing transactions, including acquisition finance, real estate finance, bilateral and syndicated finance, and corporate lending. We are also well-equipped to advise across the full spectrum of banking and finance issues under PRC law, such as financial institution, lending, and foreign exchange-related regulatory compliance, non-performing loan recovery and enforcement, and debt restructure.

Intellectual property

Our IP services cover all aspects of patents, trademark, copyright, trade secret and domain name related to telecommunication, electronic, software, semiconductor, IC design, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, e-business, media and other traditional industrial fields. We deliver effective IPR solutions in addition to conventional IP services and have accumulated rich experience in implementation of solution and infringement matters.

Debt capital markets

Our team has extensive experience on debt capital markets and we are with a particular focus on offshore bond issuance by PRC enterprises or those non-PRC enterprises under “overseas red-chip structures”.

Foreign direct investment

We have experience in assisting a variety international companies as well as individual business owners in all aspects of their China operations from the establishment of those operations through to the ongoing operation of the business, and we strive to ensure that our clients receive practical and value-add advice in both legal and commercial aspects.

Private equity

Our team has experience in advising renowned funds and leading companies at in fundraising and investment transactions both domestically and internationally.