We, Ford, Kwan & Co., Solicitors & Notaries were established in 1945. We are among the first ones in the legal profession to serve China enterprises and clients from Mainland China. We have 3 offices in Hong Kong. They are the Head office at Tsuen Wan, 2 branch offices at Island and New Territories respectively. On 27 November 2003, our PRC Representative Office was opened at Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, PRC. It is also the first foreign legal representative office established in Zhejiang Province, PRC.
We have 7 partners, 5 Hong Kong solicitors and 2 PRC lawyer and around 50 supporting staff in total. We also have 2 China appointed Attesting Officers and 2 Notary Public.
We have a close business linkage with PRC law firms in different places of Mainland China. We have also entered into Memorandum of Business Co-operation with Shanghai Boss & Young Law Firm at Shenzhen, Zhejiang Shining Law Office at Ningbo, Zhejiang L&H Law Firm, Zhejiang H&H Law Firm, Anhui Deep BlueLaw Office at Anhui Province, Jiangsu Top Hope Law Firm at Nanjing, Hubei Luojia Law Office at Wuhan, Hunan Jiao Yang Lawyer Office and Hunan Keen Team Law Firm at Hunan.
We are the Hong Kong member of First Law International, a Brussels-based hub of a global network of 50 independent and national law firms known as FLI NET™ which specializes in providing a wide range of multinational clients from Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Heavy-industry, Retail, Real Estate, Finance, Semiconductor, Oil & Gas, Services, and IT among others with valuable cross-border legal support on a global basis. We have been selected and vetted by FLI NET Executive Management which confirmed that we meet FLI’s high quality standards, common culture of timely responsiveness and customer satisfaction, while providing a full range of legal services and sharing the FLI vision of leveraging the network to provide seamless cross-border legal support.
As a member of FLI, we can arrange to provide one single, central point of management and coordination for multi-jurisdictional, cross-border legal support in over 50 jurisdictions in the worlds’ thriving markets with over 4000 attorneys around the clock at one competitive rate across the board.