Outward bound - can Chinese giant King & Wood join the global aristocracy?
Wang Junfeng does not come across as an empire builder. Chatting in an office strewn with Chinese antiques in Beijing's Guomao skyscraper district, the 48-year-old chairman of Chinese law firm King & Wood sounds modest about where his firm stands relative to the big names from UK and America. "The legal society here really admires the US and UK professions," says Wang. "They have such a long history. And in the last 20 to 30 years, the foreign law firms here have really given a lot of support."
Chinese companies have a growing appetite for overseas expansion. Will they bring their law firms with them? China’s King & Wood doesn’t plan on being left behind. Anthony Lin reports
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