Managing Partner: Yuan Huazhi
Number of partners: 1,900+
Number of associates: 6,800+
Founded in 1992, we are one of the first partnership law firms established in China and today one of the largest. With more than 8,000 lawyers in 48 offices across China, covering all of the nation’s provinces, direct-administered municipalities and autonomous regions, we are able to provide the full spectrum of legal services to our clients and boast strong practices in almost all practice areas.
The excellency of our lawyers and practice has been widely recognized in the legal industry. Just within the past three years, we have 35 practice areas and 188 lawyers ranked in Chambers Global & Greater China Region Legal Guides, and 25 practice areas and 317 lawyers recognized by The Legal 500, including among which, “2023 China (PRC Firms) Best Growth Law Firm of the Year” awarded by Chambers and Partners, “2022 Most Innovative Firm of the Year” awarded by China Law & Practice. We have also received awards and recognitions by many other mainstream legal media such as Asian Legal Business, China Business Law Journal, LEGALBAND, IFLR1000, asialaw Profiles, Benchmark Litigation, China Law and Practice, Who’s Who Legal, etc.
In 2007, we started to implement the strategy of “global reach, local insight”, that is, to build a global legal services network to serve the need of our clients across the world. Through the rapid expansion that has resulted, our lawyers have gained access to global resources, referrals, knowledge and experience – enhancing the delivery of high-quality, comprehensive, cost-effective, agile and efficient service to our clients both within and outside China. In particular, we enjoy close co-operation with Dentons, the world’s largest law firm and a top 3 firm on the Acritas’ Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index, and are “Dentons’ Preferred Law Firm in China”. By collaborating with Dentons’ offices in more than 160 locations of 80-plus countries and regions as well as the Nextlaw Referral Network created by Dentons that has member law firms spanning more countries than any other legal referral network, we offer clients the benefit of more than 30,000 experienced lawyers in more than 190 countries and regions who are in and of the communities where clients want to do business or resolve a dispute.
Key Practice Areas
Corporate and M&A; Tax; Bankruptcy reorganisation and liquidation; Government, public policy and state-owned assets supervision; Labour and human resources; Cross-border investment and trade; Life sciences and medicine; Criminal law; Dispute resolution; Maritime and admiralty law, Aviation and aerospace; Banking and finance; Insurance; Wealth management; Capital markets; Private equity and investment funds; Real estate and construction; Energy, natural resources and environment; Intellectual property; Competition and antitrust; Cybersecurity and data compliance.
Beijing Head Office
16-21F, Tower B, ZT International Center
No. 10, Chaoyangmen Nandajie
Beijing 100020, China
Telephone: +86 10 5813 7799
Fax: +86 10 5813 7788
Contact: Yuan Huazhi
Changchun • Changsha
Changzhou • Chengdu • Chongqing
Dalian • Fuzhou • Guangzhou
Guiyang • Haikou • Hangzhou
Harbin • Hefei • Inner Mongolia
Jilin • Jinan • Kunming • Lhasa
Lanzhou • Nanchang • Nanjing
Nanning • Nantong • Ningbo
Qingdao • Sanya • Shanghai
Shengyang • Shenzhen • Shijiazhuang
Suzhou • Taiyuan • Tianjin • Urumqi
Wenzhou • Wuhan • Wuxi • Xi’an
Xiamen • Xining • Yichang
Yinchuan • Zhengzhou
Zhoushan • Zhuhai