Kobre & Kim is opening an office in Shanghai—its first in mainland China.The move is somewhat unusual, as other firms established a presence in China at least a decade ago or more. Several have even taken steps to reduce their presence in China recently.
But Kobre & Kim has waited until now to move to the mainland. Partner Shaun Wu, who has relocated from Hong Kong to lead the new, three-lawyer office, said this is the right time for the firm to do so. as it sees a niche opening in the market.