Yes they are quite useful in setting up WOFEs but they may insist on holding some shares or getting periodic payments after that (by acting as your permanent legal representative, acting as directors or supplying you with a secretary). Fock that but..
ATTENTION: If you're a foreigner who has a problem with a local chinese firm or person, DON'T hire these kinds of lawyers. I repeat, DO NOT hire these kinds of lawyers
They will tell you everything positive about the outcome of the case in your favour, make as much money as they can from you, then take sides with the chinese pepetrators and fock you up more. You (the victim) might end up being deemed as the criminal... I
say this honestly from my experience and experiences of my close foreign friends (white / black / brown). DO NOT HIRE these local lawyers...
If you have a problem like being cheated by a chinese company or contract was breached by the chinese party, etc. Contact me, I will show you how to fight your legal battles successfully through the United Nations Office in Beijing... and / or through your