Magnusson IN ASSOCIATION WITH ADVOKATFIRMAN ODEBJER FOHLIN
Magnusson’s lawyers in Hong Kong have experience of a range of commercial law matters. Their main activities are focused on international transactions and cross-border disputes, predominantly in the form of international arbitration.
In their transactional work, Magnusson’s lawyers deal extensively with the needs of international clients in China. In doing so, Magnusson takes advantage of a wide network of domestic correspondent law firms throughout the country. In addition, Chinese clients are increasingly using Magnusson for their legal needs in connection with transactions in Europe. As the only Baltic Sea Region law firm with an Asian presence, Magnusson’s lawyers in Hong Kong often play a liaison role between companies in different parts of Asia and their counterparts in the Baltic Sea Region.
The arbitration assignments, as arbitrator and counsel, may take place around the world.
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For further information contact:
Partner / Head of International Arbitration, Chartered Arbitrator, FCIArb, FHKIArb
Tel. +852 3487 4690
Mobile +852 6278 8622
Partner / Co-head of China Practice
Tel. +852 3487 4690
Mobile +852 9173 7900
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