ESTABLISHED IN 1993
Managing Partner: Wang Dong
Number of partners: 189
Number of associates: 600+
East & Concord, one of the largest and most comprehensive law firms with integrated management in China, was formed in 2014 with the merger of East Associates Law Firm and Concord & Partners. East Associates Law Firm and Concord & Partners, established in 1993 and 1995, respectively, were two of the earliest established law firms in China and both had enjoyed nationwide influence and reputation.
East & Concord is headquartered in Beijing with offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Nanjing, Xi’an and Guangzhou.
• System advantage: integrated management
We apply an integrated management system. Specialisation and teamwork are our distinctive features.
• Talent advantage: professionals
Currently, there are more than 600 legal professionals in East & Concord. Among them, senior partners and counsel have more than 20 years of practice experience.
A considerable number of partners and lawyers have received legal education or engaged in legal work all over the world.
• Platform advantage: global vision
To ensure we provide competitive business solutions by relying on the international platform to our clients, East & Concord has established strategic co-operations with top international law firms.
• Service advantage: partner relationship
Providing our clients with first-class and efficient legal services is our ultimate goal. We value the relationship built with our clients based on mutual trust. Because of this trust, many clients have chosen East & Concord.
Awards and Honours
East & Concord has been awarded and recognised by the Ministry of Justice, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Justice, legal associations, arbitration institutions, well-known international legal media and rating authorities. Our services are widely appreciated by our clients and peers.
Key Practice Areas
Corporate and M&A; Capital markets and securities; Dispute resolution; Criminal defence and corporate investigations; Banking and finance; Financial lease and commercial factoring; Anti-dumping and countervailing; Antitrust and competition; Intellectual property; Private equity and industrial funds; Entertainment and sports; Infrastructure and project financing; Real estate and construction; Energy and natural resources; Network security and data protection; Labour law; Healthcare; Bankruptcy and restructuring; Governmental law and policy; Corporate compliance; Family and wealth management; Maritime affairs; and Japan practice.
Independent intelligence on this law firm
The following information is sourced directly from China Business Law Journal and/or Law.asia and is not part of the directory listing provided by the law firm.
East & Concord Partners’ services in the field of sports were highly praised by Jian Jie, deputy secretary-general of the Chinese Volleyball Association. She pointed out that high-level sports worked with multiple international organisations, and only a team of highly experienced lawyers could safeguard the rights and interests of clients in this complex environment. She especially recommended lawyer Gong Xiaoyan, saying: “Since Gong became our legal counsel, we have greatly strengthened and improved our contract formulation, judicial response and international business.”
China Business Law Awards 2022
Recognised by China Business Law Journal as Deals of the Year
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