International Law

Global Practice.

Connected lawyers.

We're as adventurous as you are.

Bold, innovative, and connected, Harris Bricken’s acclaimed International Law practice is in step with today’s increasingly globalized world.

With different jurisdictions come vastly different legal systems, and it takes a highly experienced legal team to navigate them. Regarded as leaders in some of the most complex areas of international law, our lawyers in the US and around the world stand ready to assist you wherever you need us.

Harris Bricken provides strategic legal solutions for domestic and international companies doing business overseas, as well as those facing legal disputes in foreign jurisdictions. We have helped hundreds of clients plan and protect their international enterprises, and we never stop working to further develop our knowledge base and our worldwide legal network.

Having worked in nearly twenty countries around the globe, particularly in emerging market economies, our lawyers are uniquely equipped to help our clients navigate unfamiliar legal territory. Our wide range of international legal services, including intellectual property protection, contract negotiation, and entity formation assistance, are designed to help our clients succeed in the diverse industries and jurisdictions in which they do business.

Our international legal services include:

  • Entity formation
  • Intellectual property protection
  • International contracts
  • Inbound and outbound international business transactions
  • International debt collection
  • International maritime law
  • International litigation and alternative dispute resolution

Though we have extensive experience in numerous international jurisdictions, we are particularly well known for our high-profile work and deep legal connections in China and Europe. For more information on those particular practices, visit the pages below.

  • China Law

    China Law

    Harris Bricken lawyers have earned international acclaim for their work assisting US- and foreign-based companies in their China business ventures. Our deep knowledge of China’s legal system, culture, and business climate—along with our practical approach to service pricing—make our China practice one of the most sophisticated in the US. More »
  • European Law

    European Law

    Our familiarity with multiple European legal systems gives our clients the support and resources they need to succeed in their European business ventures. Harris Bricken’s experienced Europe team understands the complex business and corporate laws that govern transatlantic trade and applies that knowledge when and where our clients require strategic guidance. More »

“Fortune favors the brave.”

- Ovid

Our International Track Record.

Representative Work

  • Represent US lender in seizing Russian assets in Korea.
  • Represent Norwegian lender in arresting and foreclosing ship mortgage against Russian flag vessel in Korea.
  • Represent companies in arresting vessels in Bahamas, Canada, China, Denmark, Korea, Japan, Mexico, North Korea, Poland, Taiwan, and * Vietnam.
  • Secure lower import taxes for companies doing business in China.
  • Represent companies in pursuing collection actions against Russian companies and assets around the world.
  • Represent Korean chaebol in collecting million dollar debt from bankrupt creditor.
  • Represent US and Korean companies in Russian bankruptcy action.
  • Represent Danish and Turkish companies in seizing assets South American company assets n Norway and in Poland
  • Assist Fortune 500 company with multiple issues involving Chinese transportation law.
  • Seize debtor assets in Qingdao and Dalian.
  • Represent multiple software and technology companies with their Russian outsourcing, including consulting regarding the best form of legal entity, IP protection, labor and visa issues, and contracts.

There is no substitute for been there, done that

and can do it again.