- Chairman: Wang Junfeng
- Global Managing Partner: Stuart Fuller
- Managing Partner China: Wang Ling
- Managing Partner Australia: Tony O’Malley
- Number of partners: 380
- Number of lawyers: 1,800
- Languages: Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
- The firm has offices in: Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou and Tianjin
- AUSTRALIA : The firm has offices in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney
- INTERNATIONAL OFFICES: The firm also has offices in London, New York, Silicon Valley and Tokyo
King & Wood Mallesons is a legal powerhouse for the Asian century – with the capability, capacity and reputation to support clients in the world’s most dynamic region.
King & Wood Mallesons has approximately 380 partners and 1,800 lawyers. The firm is one of the leading firms in Asia, the market leader in three of the world’s most dynamic economies – Mainland China, Hong Kong and Australia – and the only firm in the world able to practice PRC, Hong Kong, Australian and UK law.
The firm couples high performance with intellectual rigour to provide legal solutions that are innovative and often ground breaking. This approach enables it to help clients adapt to the increasingly challenging markets in which they operate – no matter where they are in the world – and ensures that they have a voice to help them shape the legal and regulatory landscape.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance:
Including banking compliance, trade financing, project finance, acquisition finance, outbound finance, and restructuring.
Including initial public offerings and refinancing, the issuance of corporate bonds, mergers and acquisitions of listed companies, and private equity financing.
China Outbound Investment:
Including legal and regulatory research, international treaties and agreements advisory, due diligence investigation, investment and finance structure advisory, and post-completion transaction and integration.
Competition / Antitrust:
Including antitrust merger control fillings, antitrust compliance and advisory work.
Corporate / M&A:
Including mergers and acquisition, joint ventures, corporate governance and compliance, real estate, and labour law and employment.
Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration:
Including domestic and cross-border litigation and alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy, restructuring and liquidation and maritime arbitration.
Energy, Mining & Resources:
Including domestic and international investment and financing transactions in environmental energy covering oil, natural gas, coal, mining, electric power, renewable energy, and new energy.
Including patents, trademark, copyright, IP legal, and IP litigation.
Including trade remedies, WTO dispute settlement, custom measures, and import and export business.
Taxation:Areas of PracticeBanking & Finance
Employment Law & Industrial Relations
Energy, Resources & Projects
Government, Public Insolvency & Restructuring
International Trade & Investment
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Real Estate, Construction & Environment
Securities & Capital Markets
Taxation, Superannuation & Pensions
Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Including general tax advice and planning, and tax considerations in complex finance and M&A transactions.