Launch of Linklaters Zhao Sheng celebrated with ribbon cutting ceremony

Ribbon Cutting

Launch of Linklaters Zhao Sheng celebrated with ribbon cutting ceremony

  • Launch coincides with the 20 years anniversary of Linklaters in Shanghai

Global law firm Linklaters and Chinese law firm Zhao Sheng officially launched Linklaters Zhao Sheng, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone Joint Operationof the two firms, with a ribbon cutting ceremony in Shanghai last night.

The Joint Operation provides clients with seamless international and PRC law capability while aiming to provide excellent standards of client service. The core focus is to offer clients an integrated approach which can assist their inbound and outbound strategic objectives.

The launch of the Joint Operation coincides with the 20-year anniversary of Linklaters in Shanghai, further demonstrating the firm’s long-term commitment to the China market. To celebrate the two occasions, employees of the two firms were joined by clients as well as representatives from the Shanghai Bureau of Justice.

Linklaters Zhao Sheng is already providing integrated services to its clients.

Gideon Moore, Linklaters Firmwide Managing Partner, said:  

“We were delighted to have received regulatory approval for the Joint Operation with our Chinese partner Zhao Sheng and are pleased to celebrate the launch with this official ceremony. The opportunity to build on our 40 years’ experience in China with our Chinese partner is one we are very excited about and we look forward to the next 20 years in Shanghai, helping our clients with their ambitions both in China and beyond.”

Eric Liu, Managing Partner of Zhao Sheng Law firm, agreed and said:

“We are honoured to have celebrated the launch of Linklaters Zhao Sheng with representatives from the Shanghai Bureau of Justice. The launch marks the beginning of an exciting new phase for Linklaters and Zhao Sheng and reflects the commitment of both firms to aim to provide the best possible service within this exciting economy and abroad.”