Hylands becomes the latest firm to set up shop in Hainan
Hylands Law Firm has launched a new office in Haikou, capital of Hainan province, which is the firm’s twentieth branch in China. It also becomes the third law firm, right after Tahota Law Firm and JunZeJun Law Firm, to venture into the Hainan legal market in less than two months.
Hylands tells ALB that the new office aims to take opportunities in the building of a new free trade port in Hainan and will focus on related practice areas of infrastructure, international trade, foreign investment as well as energy finance bonds.
The new office now has a headcount of fifty people and is led by director Wu Hao. Wu is a dispute resolution expert and has advised financial institutions.
Haikou office will cooperate with the firm’s offices in Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong to better serve clients of South China and of Greater Bay Area, Hylands states in one press release.
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