Andrew Hallworth

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A gifted linguist originally obtaining a degree in Mandarin Chinese and Japanese from Leeds University before studying law and becoming a trainee solicitor at Clifford Chance.  Initially practiced in their London Hong Kong offices before moving to Shanghai in 1997 to specialize in mergers and acquisitions in the PRC.

Returned to the UK in 2000 and qualified as a barrister and has specialised in  crime gaining experience in a varied range of work, from cases of dishonesty to those involving drugs and violence. Has recently developed a strong practice in fraud profiting from commercial and corporate experience with one of the world’s premier law firms.

Has represented a number of Chinese clients and continues to use his Chinese language whenever possible