Humphries Kirk, a solicitors firm with eight offices across Dorset and Somerset has strengthened its international links by welcoming a German and Chinese law firm to its worldwide network of experts.

The group known as the ‘HKI-Network’ includes legal and business advisers who work in partnership with each other to benefit clients within international business.

Peltzer Suhren, a long established firm with offices in Hannover and Shanghai which has English speaking German and Chinese lawyers, recently joined the HKI Network.

James Selby-Bennett, senior partner of Humphries Kirk and member of the HKI-Network, is delighted with the addition of Peltzer Suhren. He said: “As part of HKI we provide advice and support to individuals and organisations which have private or commercial international interests. This could be anything from buying or selling international property, to assisting in negotiations of major international contracts or dealing with international banking matters.

“Pelzter Suhren’s involvement with the HKI-Network compliments our international offering and enables our clients across the globe to benefit from first class legal advice in the economic centre of the world’s second biggest economy. It will also provide our clients with the best possible insight into Chinese legal and economic culture.”

HKI provides a service which is timely and cost effective, with advisors who have a wealth of experience and expertise in international business. The network has members in Paris, Hannover, Cologne, Milan, Prague, Madrid, Malaga, Malta and Dublin and correspondents in New York, Toronto, Washington, Moscow and Tokyo.

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