DKLM acts for numerous Chinese clients, whether they be individuals, owner managed business or private and public companies. Our core areas of expertise are property (both residential and commercial), business purchases and sales, litigation/dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, company and commercial law and employment.
We therefore have a number of fee earners and support staff who are fluent in both written and spoken Mandarin and Cantonese.
One of our founding partners, Philip Li has extensive links within the Chinese community and he is an active member of numerous associations raising funds to support local charities. He is the current President of the London Chinatown Lions Club and this year will be hosting the largest dragon boat event ever to be held in the UK.
Philip and his team of dedicated lawyers have been responsible for the development of Chinese connections which recently led to the formal association between DKLM and Zhonglun W & D Law Firm ( “ZLWD”)
We are extremely proud of this exciting Association which brings together two diverse but complimentary legal practices which will have an international,multi cultural and multi lingual team of lawyers and support staff with China based offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Taiyuan, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Jinan ,Shijiazhuang, Shenzen, Wuhan and Guangzhou ( new office in 2012) and representative / associated offices in Hong Kong, London (UK), Riyadh ( Saudi Arabia) Lyon, Paris, Berlin, Hamburg and major cities in the US.
The Association, which gives clients and our contacts access to over 400 lawyers and support staff with strategically based offices across the World, is committed to providing valuable and tailored legal advice and assistance to clients looking to expand and develop into the China market. ZLWD specialises in private equity, structured finance and securitisation, cross-border transactions , real estate development , investments trusts, intellectual property, Maritime and Energy.
The Association will further strengthen relationships between China and the UK and will provide a welcome platform for clients both in China and UK to appreciate the important strategic alliance of China and the UK at all levels of business and to take advantage of the multitude of opportunities to create and build businesses between the two countries be it real estate in London to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China.