Winston & Strawn

China

Review

Dispute resolution

The litigation practice of Winston & Strawn advises clients on commercial disputes including joint venture disputes, shareholders’ disputes and investment treaty disputes. The firm is also active in patent litigation as well as regulatory defence. It has strength in key industries such as energy, financial services, telecommunications, and utilities.

Former US federal prosecutor, Steve Grimes, leads the Asia litigation practice. Other key names include Terence Wong and Gino Cheng who are regarded for their specialisms in international arbitration and IP respectively.

All cases the firm worked on during the research period remain highly confidential. It has been observed that the firm has been busy handling anti-corruption risk assessment, commercial bribery issues, compliance framework, fraud investigations and misconduct related matters. The firm also took on various international commercial arbitration work.

The firm hired Yachiao Chang from Yuanda China Law Offices as partner. Christy Leung was promoted to the partnership.