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Interlaw Partner Firms Join Forces to Create Collaborative "China Desk"

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Interlaw’s partner firms Blumenthal Richter & Sumet (BRS) in Thailand, and Zhonglun W&D Law Firm (ZLWD) in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Chengdu and Hangzhou in China, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an informal strategic alliance.

The new collaborative "China Desk" will be staffed by both Thai and Chinese attorneys, to support Chinese corporate clients conducting businesses in Thailand, as well as Thai companies investing in China.   

The signing of the MoU was attended by BRS senior partner Andreas Richter and partners Stefan Riedl and Weerasa Makepongtorn, alongside partner Tongxin Xie and senior partner Wei Lin Liang from ZLWD.   

Andreas Richter comments: “BRS and ZLWD are committed to further developing and enhancing our cross-border expertise, enabling Chinese clients to successfully enter the Thai market and establish their business operations in Thailand and Southeast Asia.   

“I have known and worked with Wei Lin for over 15 years through the Interlaw network. Our collaboration is based on mutual professional respect and a long and trusted personal friendship. My team and I eagerly anticipate working with Wei Lin and Tongxin to facilitate seamless cross-border transactions between China and Thailand.”