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Our office in Shanghai, with more than 30 lawyers, has been active in China on behalf of our clients for several decades since the mid-90s.

Our knowledge of China’s legal and regulatory systems as well as its culture ensures we are able to give our Western clients tailor-made and fully integrated advice on their projects in the PRC. Similarly, being part of an organisation with over 3,000 legal and tax professionals over thirty countries means we are able to give Chinese clients a seamless service across Europe.

Our approach is rooted in knowledge of industry sectors and our clients’ specific businesses, and is aimed at finding commercially viable results and solutions for clients. When you work with CMS in Shanghai, you will receive a tailored service addressing your specific concerns and requirements and our insights into the business implications of legal decisions, corporate culture and specifics of local business approaches.

If you do business in Shanghai or other parts of China and are looking for legal support, please reach out to us via our online contact form or give us a call.

With comprehensive understanding of the markets within which our clients operate, we provide you with commercial and practical advices covering all areas of practice areas, such as Corporate and M&A, Tax, Labour, Commercial, Competition, IP, and Dispute Resolution. Our clients range in a large variety of industrial sectors, from manufacturing, automotive, lifesciences to TMC.

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The Shanghai office is located in the city centre.

From the airport

The journey to our office takes around 30 minutes from Hongqiao Airport and 90 minutes from Pudong Airport.

From Pudong Airport: Take Waihuan Road and turn right into Jiyang Road. Turn into North-South Elevated Road and continue along this road until you reach HuaiHai Road. Take a left, then turn right into Shimen Road (No.1). Turn left into Nanjing Road West, then right into Xikang Road; the second building on the right is Plaza 66, Tower 2.
From Hongqiao Airport: Take Yingbinyi Road to Yan’an Elevated Road. Continue east until you reach Nanjing Road West. Turn into Nanjing Road, then left into Xikang Road; the second building on the right is Plaza 66, Tower 2.

Shuttle bus
Take airport shuttle bus No. 2 to Jing’an Temple, from there it is a 10-minute walk to our office along Nanjing Road West. Shuttle bus service: departs daily from 6.00 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. at 15-minute intervals.

By Metro
Take Metro Line 2 to Jing’an Temple, from there it is a 10-minute walk east along Nanjing Road West. Turn left into Xikang Road; the second building on the right is Plaza 66, Tower 2.

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CMS China
Shanghai Representative Office
3108 Plaza 66 Tower 2
1266 Nanjing Road West
Shanghai 200040
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