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Q: I'm looking for a business law lawyer who understands US & China law.

I'm looking for lawyer who understands the international law between USA and China. I have friend who run manufactory in China and I helped him getting vendor in USA one of large supper market, they have been working with supper market for few years now, I have helped them oncommunication in between, but I never signed any contract with my friend's company. Now I'm considering to sign an independent contractor as a consultant firm with my friend's company, just carry on helping the communication in between, but nothing to do with his company, do you think that's safe? As I don't know anything about china.

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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: You'll need a lawyer who is licensed in both jurisdictions (rare), or two lawyers. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AliEsq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, WA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: The attributes you're seeking might be more likely to be found in a large firm with an international practice. Those large firms are usually the ones with overseas offices/relationships.

Tim Akpinar

Jingzhan Wang
Jingzhan Wang
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  • Tianjin, Tianjin

A: I'm a lawyer practising law both in China and internationally.

Since you're going to sign the agreement with the manufacuturer based on China. Probably, the manufacturer will require that the governing law of the contract will be China law.

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