Tag: international

Paul Marmor meets former Australian Prime Minister, John Howard

Paul Marmor, head of Sherrards’ International Services, recently attended the International Bar Association’s annual conference in Sydney, and had the opportunity to meet former Australian Prime Minister, John Howard (who served from 1996 to 2007).  He is Australia’s second longest-serving Prime Minister, and is something of a legend in Australia. It is quite clear that …

Sherrards Solicitors Strengthens International Connections Through Commonwealth Trade Initiative

Alliott Group, Sherrards international affiliation, is now an official Commercial Partner in the Commonwealth Trade Initiative.  This positions Sherrards as a preferred law firm supplier to businesses trading throughout the Commonwealth. The relationship extends Sherrards  reach to a number of new countries and offers the firm access to commercial and government organisations and resources that …

Sherrards takes the Big Apple by storm at the Alliott Group Worldwide Conference

Partners from Sherrards Solicitors attended Alliott Group’s Annual Worldwide Conference in New York City from 21 – 25 October 2015.  Now in its 36th year, the conference brought together 111 lawyers and accountants from 30 countries to network, share strategies and discuss issues facing their clients and the professional services sector. Paul Marmor, Head of Litigation and …

Sherrards Features in GameChangers on the Future of Professional Services

GameChangers SM, an international publication from ACQ5, recently featured Sherrards Solicitors as part of an extensive Q&A with John Kleopas, the Chairman of Alliott Group, an international alliance of professional services firms of which we are the member for London and the South East in the United Kingdom.  The interview explores not only the objectives …

Sherrards and the Alliott Group exhibiting at Going Global in May 2016

As part of international alliance Alliott Group, Sherrards will be exhibiting at the Going Global conference in May. Going Global is the top UK national exhibition for businesses that are looking to expand internationally, export products or set up overseas operations. With 170 member firms in 70 countries worldwide, the Alliott Group is one of …

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 …

Sherrards meets Law Society President Jonathan Smithers at Chinese New Year reception

Laurel Zhang (head of the Sherrards China Desk) together with Paul Marmor (head of International Services) with Jonathan Smithers, President of the Law Society, at a Law Society reception celebrating the Chinese New Year – the year of the Monkey. The Chinese new year of the ‘Red Fire Monkey’ is considered auspicious for making money, obtaining return …