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How to appoint a lawyer to file or participate a lawsuit in China

With the economic development of Chna, many foreign companies or individuals are doing business with China. Someties, it’s unavoidable to have some disputes, and may file or participate a lawsuit in China. To have a correct way to appoint a lawyer to protect your rights in China is important for you to win a case.
Firstly, according to China laws, when you appoint a lawyer to participate the lawsuit, you should trust a China lawyer to participate the legal proceedings. Foreign lawyers,attorneys, advocate, or barrister and etc. is not allowed to file or participate a lawsuit in the name of a lawyer.
Secondly, you should choose the right lawyer. Even though all the licensed lawyers are allowed to represent you in the lawsuit from legal point, it’s better for you to choose a proper lawyer that specialize in the areas of your case.When you find the right one, don’t forget to sign a formal Agreement with the law firm, which set out your rights and obligations
Thirdly, when you appointed a China lawyer from overseas, you should get the POA (power of attorney) nortarized by the Nortary Public and then have it authenticated by the China Embassy loactated in your Country.