Sherrards' Laurel (Xueying) Zhang, Head of China Desk, riding an OFO bike, following their successful launch in the UK.
The team, including a UK qualified, bilingual Chinese lawyer, worked with the company establishing its UK operations. Within 18 months, the client had established operations across England.
Our lawyers established a UK branch, addressing concerns about data protection, registered trademark applications and negotiated commercial contracts and IT agreements. We have also provided legal support in relation to the areas of property, employment and immigration.
We addressed initial concerns about UK regulations by introducing the client to the DIT, who put them in touch with local authorities at the right level, which was pivotal to their success.
We've helped many Chinese/foreign investors move to the UK, including an investment bank, a large construction group and a corporation with transport, construction and real estate interests.
We also have a Russia/CIS desk and specialist French and German desks, led by bilingual specialists. Other focus areas include USA and India.