On June 15, 2023, Han Kun Law Offices, a leading full-service law firm headquartered in China, announced the official opening and commencement of operations of its Singapore office, Han Kun LLP, after approval by the competent authorities in Singapore.
Han Kun LLP is the first international office established by Han Kun outside of China, representing a significant milestone in the firm's global strategy. Singapore, as one of the key financial centers in the Asia-Pacific region, is a vibrant market renowned for trade, services, shipping, and technological innovation. In recent years, many of Han Kun's longstanding clients have expanded their international operations in Singapore and looked to Han Kun for assistance in their business development. As a leading Chinese law firm, Han Kun has always adhered to a philosophy of being solution-oriented and growing with clients. The establishment of the Singapore office is both a response to the current market trends and a proactive move in line with client demands.
On June 15, 2023, Han Kun LLP hosted a grand opening ceremony and a conference entitled "Together, Embrace the Future - New Opportunities for the Legal and Financial Markets in Singapore and China". More than 30 partners, lawyers, and professional support staffs from Han Kun's various offices, together with nearly 300 market participants and senior industry experts from Singapore, China, and other markets, gathered in Singapore to explore the new trends and opportunities in the legal services and financial business development in Singapore and China from diverse perspectives.
Mr. Chen Dafei, Managing Partner of Han Kun Singapore, expressed gratitude to all guests and colleagues in his opening remarks. He emphasized that Han Kun Singapore will work closely with other Han Kun offices and local professional service providers in Singapore to meet the demand for high-quality cross-border professional services in the investment sectors of China, Singapore, and Southeast Asia, and to provide integrated and high-level professional services for Chinese companies expanding overseas and foreign investments entering China.
The conference featured three keynote speeches and four roundtable discussions, presented by guests and senior industry experts from various fields, alongside Han Kun partners.
Han Kun Singapore is located at 53/F, Tower 1, 1 Raffles Place. Leveraging Han Kun's integrated management advantage and its expertise in domestic and international capital markets, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, financial management and private wealth, and dispute resolution, Han Kun Singapore will collaborate with international and local law firms, accounting firms, investment banks, commercial banks, and other professional service providers to build a global and diverse professional service ecosystem for clients. Han Kun will work together with other professional institutions to actively promote the interactive development of professional services and business activities in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region, seizing new opportunities and embracing the new future.