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Taylor Wessing has opened its long-planned Beijing office after receiving its operating licence from the Chinese authorities last month. The base will be headed by the firm’s international China group head Florian Ranft and partner Christoph Hezel, assisted by two associates.
The firm hopes to make three additional lateral associate hires in Beijing and to train and send three Germany-based lawyers to Beijing by the end of the year. The Beijing office will focus on advising European companies that want to enter China and Chinese companies planning to move in the opposite direction.
The Beijing office will work with the firm’s 12-strong Shanghai base as well as the ‘China desk’, which is staffed by 38 lawyers distributed across China, France, Germany and London.