Tag: china

Hong Kong and Chinese laws aren’t the same; don’t give clocks and other essential tips to doing business in China

There was standing room only at Going Global Live when Laurel Zhang Head of Sherrards Solicitors’ Chinese Desk and  Jon Luk, Head of Alliotts China Desk and guided Chinese businesses through the pitfalls to avoid when doing business in China. Going Global Live, held at London’s Excel recently, is the UK’s leading information hub for …

Tips for overcoming language and cultural barriers when doing business in China

There are some vast cultural differences when it comes to working with Chinese businesses, and in order to have a successful working relationship, it is imperative that you fully understand and embrace these differences. Here are some tips to help you when doing business in China. Relationships are key – Personal relationships are of vital …

East Meets West

Laurel (XueYing) Zhang, a native Mandarin speaker from Beijing and head of Sherrards’ China and Far East desk, is the new driving force behind the firm’s strategy to provide specialist tailored legal support to Chinese investors entering the UK. Over the last few years, Sherrards has built up vast experience in advising clients from the …

China and UK develop closer links through Sherrards and Lee & Lee

One of our London based corporate lawyers, Andrew Cooke, recently met Ken Lee, the senior partner of Lee & Lee (a Beijing accountancy firm who helped Sherrards write our Chinese pages) at Alliott Group’s Regional Meeting in Rome. Sherrards is a member of Alliott Group, one of the world’s leading alliances of independent law and accountancy firms. Andrew …