About us

Learn about our mission, history, staff and associates.

UNSW Law & Justice’s Herbert Smith Freehills China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre is the largest centre in this field outside China.

Learn about the academic and professional staff behind the Herber Smith Freehills CIBEL Centre, and its steering and advisory committees.

Proudly supported by Herbert Smith Freehills

Herbert Smith Freehills

The Herbert Smith Freehills CIBEL Centre is proudly supported by Herbert Smith Freehills LLP which is licensed to operate as a foreign law firm in China by the Ministry of Justice. Under Ministry of Justice regulations, foreign law firms in China are permitted, amongst other things, to provide consultancy services on non-Chinese law and on international conventions and practices, and to provide information on the impact of the Chinese legal environment. Under the same regulations, foreign law firms in China are not permitted to conduct Chinese legal affairs, including rendering legal opinions upon Chinese law. The contents of this website do not constitute an opinion upon Chinese law.