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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, Asia and Europe 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 help our 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 more than 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
  • International real estate
  • Inbound and outbound international business transactions
  • International debt collection
  • International maritime law
  • International litigation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Immigration law
  • International tax law
  • International employment law
  • Foreign Direct Investment

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 in Spain. For more information on the breadth and depth of our international law practice, please check out the pages below.

  • Immigration Law

    In an increasingly globalized economy, global mobility is a must for growing businesses and individuals with interests all over the world.

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  • International Trade Law

    Our team of trade and customs lawyers offers experienced counsel on the international trade of goods.

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  • China Law

    And use our deep knowledge of China's laws and business culture to stay there.

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  • Spain Law

    With our own Spanish, US, and German licensed attorneys in our centrally located Spain office, we are able to offer our clients a comprehensive range of legal services.

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  • European Law

    With our own US, Germany, and Spain licensed attorneys and with our Europe offices centrally located in Barcelona and Madrid, we are able to offer our clients a comprehensive range of legal services tailored to their changing needs. We also have attorneys fluent in French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Italian.

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  • International Cannabis Law

    Harris Bricken has a long history of providing international cannabis ventures with the legal planning, regulatory support, corporate guidance, and compliance strategies they need.

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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.