China > Projects and energy > Beijing
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Projects and energy: Beijing
Other recommended firms
Beijing Hesen Law Firm
Commerce & Finance Law Office
Concord & Partners
DeHeng Law Office
- Jingtian & Gongcheng
Leading individuals: local firms
King & Wood Mallesons welcomed partner Dirk Walker and of counsel Dina Yin from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP in Beijing and Linklaters respectively. Walker’s experience includes representing state-owned Chinese oil companies in outbound acquisitions and the development of upstream and downstream projects in Africa, South America, the US, and the CIS. Yin focuses on representing PRC and international energy and mining companies in both outbound and inbound acquisitions and projects. The practice acted for Yanzhou Coal Mining, through its Australian subsidiary, on the $2.13bn takeover of Australian mining company Gloucester Coal. PRC managing partner and ‘formidable lawyer’ Wang Ling is a key contact.
Grandall Law Firm’s representative experience includes advising on highway, port, bridge, water and waste, and telecommunications projects. The firm’s assistance covers project development, contractual issues, project finance, the privatisation of public infrastructure, and the settlement of disputes relating to infrastructure. The ‘highly respected’ Weidong Wang is the Beijing managing partner.
Jun He Law Offices’ Qin Yu led the team advising ConocoPhillips Australia and Origin Australia in a $1.5bn transaction with Sinopec, involving a share purchase and 20-year gas supply and offtake agreement. Co-led by Wang Jinghua and Jianan Yuan, the practice also advised China Minsheng Banking Corporation on the syndication of a $200m loan facility to finance the acquisition by Gold Channel Group and Hua Xin Asia Investments of the Australian company Victorian Iron. In other work, the practice advised Shanghai Gas Group on its regional market integration programme, which involved the acquisition of three gas companies; and a team led by George Zhu and Zhou Jun represented GE (China) and Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Company on the establishment of a Sino-foreign joint venture.
Recent experience for Global Law Office includes advising on China Railway Resources Group’s acquisition of Qinghai Golden Star Mining; and assisting a Chinese oil corporation on fuel-depot construction projects and acquisitions in various Chinese provinces.
Guantao Law Firm acted for Sinopec Kantons Holdings in the equity acquisition of Zhan Jiang Port Petrochemical Jetty Company; and advised China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Corporation (one of the PRC’s largest state-owned nuclear power producers) on its potential £756m acquisition of the Namibian mining group, Kalahari Minerals. Xiao Hongming and Xu Ling are key contacts.
Zhong Lun Law Firm’s practice encompasses energy, mining and infrastructure projects, in addition to regulatory matters and litigation. Its client base includes China National Petroleum Corporation, State Development & Investment Corporation, SK Energy and Zhengzhou Coal & Electric.