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HFW strikes alliance with Shanghai law firm Wintell

HFW strikes alliance with Shanghai law firm Wintell
International law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has entered into a formal association with China’s Wintell & Co, which operates in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone and in Tianjin.

Wintell specialises in shipping, insurance and corporate law, and HFW has worked with the company for many years, the latter announced.

HFW said its Shanghai office and Wintell will come together to work on mutually beneficial marketing and business development opportunities, combining HFW’s international footprint with Wintell’s local Chinese law expertise to provide clients with enhanced on the ground service.

Henry Fung, partner and chief representative of the HFW’s Shanghai office said: “As the first law firm specialising in international trade to enter an association in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, this is a significant development for HFW's practice in China.”

The collaboration between the two law firms has been approved by the Shanghai Justice Bureau.