Haldanes is a Hong Kong-based law firm experienced in serving the needs of clients, both locally and throughout the Asia Pacific region. Established in 1975, Haldanes grew from a relatively small practice into a medium-sized firm of over 100 staff nowadays.
Haldanes now has over 35 practising lawyers with international legal experience who specialize in various practice areas, and their excellence has been recognized by various awards bodies, such as Asian Legal Business Awards from 2000 to present.
In particular, Haldanes has a focused team of commercial transaction lawyers have experience in representing clients execute a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, venture capital/private equity financing transactions, joint ventures and investment fund transactions. The partners have many years’ experience representing multi-national corporations, financial institutions, global and regional investment funds, entrepreneurs and technology companies throughout the Asia-Pacific region, including the People’s Republic of China.
Haldanes is also heavily involved in the fast-moving and rapidly developing field of media and entertainment law. The firm is widely recognized for its work in this area with awards and representation on industry bodies, both within Asia and internationally. The firm represents clients ranging from major international record companies, and international television and film production companies, to event promoters and artists.
In relation to commercial and criminal litigation, Haldanes has a highly experienced litigation team of lawyers who conduct cases at all levels of the Hong Kong Court system from first instance through to the Court of Final Appeal as well as arbitration proceedings and mediation. Our litigation lawyers have particular experience in the conduct of complex commercial disputes and multi-jurisdictional litigation. We also regularly represent clients in connection with the inquiries taken out by Securities & Futures Commission, Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and other regulatory bodies