Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is a global law firm with a longstanding track record of successfully supporting the world’s leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on groundbreaking and business-critical mandates. Our 2,500-plus lawyers deliver results worldwide through our network of 27 offices and alongside leading local firms.
Our multi-award-winning global antitrust, competition and trade practice comprises more than 50 partners and over 260 dedicated lawyers in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the US. We handle behavioural work, merger control and counselling and we regularly advise multinational companies responding to investigations by the antitrust authorities. We frequently act as lead global counsel in complex and ground-breaking transactions and antitrust investigations or ensuing litigation, combining our own forces with trusted local advice from our network of relationship firms worldwide.
We have longstanding and trusted relationships with key antitrust authorities around the world, which allows us to implement successful strategies for clients. Our global team comprises a number of former senior antitrust officials from authorities across Europe, the US and Asia.
Our Greater China competition team focuses exclusively on competition law with expertise to advise on complex issues such as market definition, competitive effects, industrial policy and merger remedies. We have advised clients on numerous cross-border merger filings and investigations across the region. The combination of non-contentious and contentious competition experience makes us uniquely well placed to advise clients on Hong Kong’s court-based regime. With 15 full-time antitrust specialists based in Beijing and Hong Kong, we are able to manage ‘mega’ cross-border deals in an efficient and streamlined manner, which sets us apart from other antitrust practice teams in Greater China.Website: www.freshfields.com