R&P China Lawyers

China

Analysis

Overview

R&P China Lawyers focuses on supporting foreign businesses and China inbound-related work. The firm is experienced in the consumer goods and services, pharmaceuticals and healthcare sectors. Managing principal Maarten Roos has expertise in corporate and M&A, dispute resolution, employment, intellectual property, and regulatory matters. Annabella Fu joined the firm from Linklaters as partner. 

Labour and employment

Work highlights 

Acted for a PRC subsidiary of a Belgian company, specialised in accessories for mobile phones, on the mass termination of more than 40 employees at their Guangzhou operation. 

Assisted an online UK-based travel publisher with the restructuring of its China business, including a layoff of its workforce in China. 

Represented German automotive company in labour arbitration and litigation against a former employee who was fired for corruption. 

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights 

Assisted a global supermarket chain on all legal matters relating to their further expansion into China. 

Assisted Esprit in the establishment of a new joint venture, transferring all existing business including trademarks into the new joint venture, and then closing down existing stores. 

Advised Hamlet on its joint venture with a Chinese listed company in China. 

Key clients 

Lululemon, Pure YogaSPCMTory Burch