In Hong Kong CMS operate through a registered foreign law firm (CMS Hasche Sigle, Hong Kong LLP) and a local law firm (Lau, Horton & Wise LLP) to provide the full range of Hong Kong and international law advice.
Hong Kong is the primary financial gateway to and from China. Alongside this key function in world trade, Hong Kong also acts as a regional hub for capital raising and dispute resolution for the Asia Pacific region. You need lawyers on the ground that understand the interplay of local and international laws, and the cultural nuances of doing business in Asia.
CMS has been active in Hong Kong and the wider Asia Pacific region for many years supporting clients across the full spectrum of dispute resolution, financial transactions, corporate, commercial and M&A. With a network of over 70 offices across over 40 countries, we combine international experience from across our global network with an in-depth understanding of local laws to help clients make a success of their business in Asia.
With almost 40 Lawyers locally, CMS Hong Kong covers the full spectrum of corporate, finance and disputes work, in particular: international arbitration, investment disputes, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, asset finance, general finance, insurance, shipping and general commercial litigation. Our team are renowned not only for their legal expertise, but also deep cultural awareness and strong sector expertise covering a range of industries.
In addition, in cooperation with our unique coverage in Europe, we provide the full-range of services for Asian clients wishing to invest, and finance investments, in Europe, both through our HK office and our other Asian offices in Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing.
Whatever your needs in Hong Kong, Greater China or the wider Asia Pacific region, CMS is here to help.
The Hong Kong office is located in Central Hong Kong on Hong Kong Island. You can access the office from the main entrance located at the corner of Queen’s Road Central and Ice House Street.
From the Airport
Distance from the airport is approx 30KM. A taxi or the Airport Express is the most efficient way of reaching the office. When taking the Airport Express you will arrive at Hong Kong Station. From here you are able to get a taxi the short distance to the office. Alternatively the office is within walking distance. You will need to walk to Central Station via the underground walkway. From here take Exit G on Pedder Street. From here the office is a short walk.
When taking the MTR you will need to take the Island Line or Tsuen Wan Line to Central Station. From here take Exit G on Pedder Street. From here the office is a short walk.