Being a small town lawyer in Shenzhen, China Michael Sylvester


Occasionally we are asked what it is like living in China...chaotic, crowded & forward thinking might be a good start -- as you can see from this snapshop of a part of the city center.


But at base, we are just small town lawyers in the 'city' of foreigners here.  According to Chinese immigration records, there are about 700,000 foreign workers here in China with 200,000 of them being here in Shenzhen.


So, when you add in the family members of those ex-patriots here, you might say there are half a million of us here.  Like I said, we are just small town lawyers...