AWARDS

“Rich knowledge and expertise in advising on foreign direct investment, corporate restructuring, joint venture establishment and liquidation. A popular choice for small and mid-sized foreign companies with regard to their investment and operation in China.” Distinguished practitioners Maarten Roos and Robin Tabbers were recognized as key foreign legal councilors of the practice.

“Well equipped to advise on a wide range of issues incorporating foreign direct investment, corporate restructuring, joint venture establishment and liquidation. Standout expertise in the media and retail sectors, assisting international companies with their investments and operations in China. ”

Clients noting: “We expect to get service in a timely manner and they deliver that.” 

“They have a practical approach, very open-minded in coming up with ideas.”

"I personally appreciate they’re walking the extra mile and that you get straightforward answers instead of ‘it depends’”.

2020 – APAC – Corporate / Commercial

2019 – APAC – Corporate / Commercial

2018 – APAC – Corporate / Commercial

2017 – APAC – Corporate / Commercial

2016 – APAC – Corporate / Commercial

2015 – APAC – Corporate / Commercial

2014 – APAC – Corporate / Commercial

2013 – APAC – Corporate / Commercial

“R&P China Lawyers is described as ‘outstanding when compared with more established and branded firms’; it ‘always provides a prompt and informed answer on any topic’ and has ‘deep insights into the market, and good local knowledge’.”

‘The lawyers at R&P are very knowledgeable in many different areas of the law in China, they communicate clearly with clients and understand their challenges.’

‘R&P lawyers represent a good balance between local and overseas lawyers and advisors. This puts them in a unique position of being able to accurately translate the needs and concerns of overseas companies to local applicable laws, regulations and practices. This is something that is particularly important in a country like China, where the concept of law often differs significantly from overseas.’

‘From the top directorship down, the consistent professionalism and knowledge across the R&P teams are outstanding! The coordination between the team members and their specialist fields on joint projects provides a very efficient practice.’

2020 – Labour and Employment

2018 – Labour and Employment

2011 – 2017 Corporate and M&A

Maarten Roos (Market-Leading Lawyer)

2019 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

2018 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

2017 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

2016 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

2015 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

2014 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

2013 – Dispute Resolution; Corporate Governance

2012 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Corporate Governance

2011 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution

2009 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution

2008 – Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution

Chen Yun (Market-Leading Lawyer)

2020 – Notable practitioner, Banking and finance

2019 – Leading Lawyer, Banking and Finance

2018 – Leading Lawyer, Banking and Finance

2017 – Rising Stars, Corporate and M&A

2017 – Rising Stars, Labour & Employment

2016 – Leading Lawyer, Corporate and M&A

Robin Tabbers (Market-Leading Lawyer)

2019 – Corporate and M&A; Labour and Employment

2018 – Corporate and M&A; Labour and Employment

2017 – Corporate and M&A; Labour and Employment

2016 – Corporate and M&A

2015 – Corporate and M&A

2014 – Corporate and M&A

Kathleen Cao (Market-Leading Lawyer)

2020 – Notable practitioner, Corporate and M&A

2019 – Leading Lawyer, Corporate and M&A

2018 – Leading Lawyer, Corporate and M&A

2017 – Leading Lawyer, Corporate and M&A

2016 – Leading Lawyer, Corporate and M&A

Victoria Lei

2020 – Notable practitioner, Banking and finance

2019 – Leading Lawyer, Banking and Finance

2018 – Leading Lawyer, Banking and Finance

2017 – Rising Stars, Corporate and M&A

2017 – Rising Stars, Labour & Employment

2016 – Leading Lawyer, Corporate and M&A

Asialaw Profiles: This firm focuses “on advising mid-sized foreign companies that have investments or other interests in China”, and on representing “European and American companies with business activities across China.”

2020 – Corporate / M&A, Labour & Employment, Consumer Goods and Services, Industrials and Manufacturing, Regulatory

2019 – Corporate / M&A, Labour & Employment, Consumer Goods and Services, Industrials and Manufacturing, Regulatory

2018 – Corporate / M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

2017 – Corporate / M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

2016 – Corporate / M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

2015 – Corporate / M&A; Dispute Resolution

2014 – Corporate / M&A

2013 – Corporate / M&A

2012 – Corporate / M&A; Dispute Resolution

2011 – Corporate / M&A; Labour & Employment

R&P China Lawyers is a foreign-oriented PRC-licensed law firm that was established in 2010. The firm’s core focus is in inbound corporate and M&A, as it often advises its foreign clients on China market entry, establishing joint ventures and project development.

The firm has a strong focus on retail and real estate related retail mandates. Over the research period, it acted in corporate mandates in the retail, healthcare, pharma and food and beverage sectors.          

“Oustanding!” – M&A

“R&P provides great value for the rates it charges. The firm is very good at providing direct feedback in a timely manner with concise instructions optimised for making decisions on how to best do business in China." – Project development

"R&P China Lawyers is very approachable, hands-on and provides very practical and useful advice. It has exceptional market knowledge and is good value for money." – Project development

“Quick replies; efficient; combines in depth local knowledge with a hands on attitude; not afraid to take a position; good understanding of local culture; solid legal quality.”

“[R&P] has a great network, is practical, hands on, and understands Western and Chinese values while being efficient and reliable.”

Mergers and Acquisitions

2020 – M&A

2018 – M&A

2017 – M&A

2014 – M&A

2013 – M&A

2012 – M&A

Others

2018 – Project Development

2018 – Financial & Corporate

Employer of Choice

2012 – Employer of Choice Award

Maarten Roos

2018 –M&A Lawyer of the Year in China

2018 Awards

2018 – Top 3 Law Firm in China for German Business

Excellent firm serving Expo 2010

2010 –Excellent firm serving Expo 2010

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