Banking and Finance Practice

Banking & Finance - China

Our lawyers have three decades of experience of banking and finance in China

From navigating and shaping regulatory change to innovative finance solutions for the market’s most complex and sophisticated transactions, King & Wood Mallesons' award-winning and independently recognised banking & finance legal team is at the forefront of this highly evolving market.

The combination of the size of our team and the depth and breadth of our expertise have made our law firm a market leader for banking and finance in China.

We have one of the largest and most comprehensive teams handling banking and finance transactions across Greater China. So you can benefit from legal advice that covers the full spectrum of financial products, including:

  • Acquisition and leveraged finance
  • Asset and aircraft finance
  • Corporate lending
  • Debt capital markets
  • Derivatives and structured finance
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Banking and financial markets regulation

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Our lawyers have been involved in financing projects since the early 1980s, when China first started using international commercial loans. And we have been leading this fast-changing and developing market ever since.

Our team’s industry-focused and client-orientated philosophy ensures you get advice on banking and finance law that is commercially focused. And it also ensures that we constantly refresh our know-how and skills-base.

Our clients include domestic and international banks, state-owned enterprises, private enterprises and foreign-invested enterprises. We have taken part in transactions on behalf of borrowers, arrangers, agents and participating lenders.

"The banking team has a high quality offering. They are extremely service focused – a pleasure to work with."

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