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U.S. Law Firms Face Tough Reality in China

, The Asian Lawyer

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U.S. law firms are reassessing their China strategy. Some are laying off lawyers and partners. Some are shifting focus. Others are pulling back or even shuttering their doors in Hong Kong and Beijing.

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  • Anonymous

    Mr Devonshire-Ellis, But your firm is a professional services firm, not a law firm, and therefore unable to practice law in China.

  • Chris Devonshire-Ellis

    Its a strategic and adaption issue, not an issue over China difficulty. My practice, Dezan Shira & Associates, has served 3,500 American clients in China over 25 years, investing over USD1.69 billion. We‘d be happy to be the China partners of any American firms that prefer that: china-briefing.com/news/2017/04/13/dezan-shira-associates-us-25-year-us1-69-billion-partnership.html

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