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Guantao Law Firm

18/F, TOWER B, XINSHENG PLAZA, 5 FINANCE STREET, XICHENG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100032, CHINA
Tel:
Work +86 10 6657 8066
Fax:
Fax +86 10 6657 8016
Email:
Web:
www.guantao.com
Beijing, Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong and 6 more

Leiming Sheng

Tel:
Work +8621 31359919
Email:
Guantao Law Firm

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration Department

Position

Litigation & Arbitration, Real Estate & Construction, Corporate / M&A

Career

Qualified in 1994
• Assistant Lawyer / Lawyer, Shanghai Foreign Business Law Firm (1993 - 1995)
• Lecturer on Civil and Commercial Law, East China University of Political Science and Law (1995 - 2008)
• Senior Partner and Director, Shanghai Zhongmao Law Firm (2008 - 2015)
• Co-Managing Partner, Guantao Law Firm (2016 -present)

Languages

• Mandarin, native
• English, fluent

Member

• Chairman and Deputy Party Secretary of Shanghai Bar Association (2011 - 2015)
• Deputy Chairman of All China Lawyers Association (2011 - present)

Education

• East China University of Political Science and Law, LL.B. (1993)
• East China University of Political Science and Law, LL.M. (2008)
• East China University of Political Science and Law, LL.D. (2014)


China: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: PRC firms

Within: Dispute resolution: PRC firms

Guantao Law Firm's 30-partner team is jointly led by Shanghai-based Leiming Sheng and Beijing-based international trade and antitrust specialist Shaosong Sun. Weiguo Yang is a key name to note within the team, and is recommended for domestic and cross-border litigation and arbitration proceedings. It recently acted for a Chinese company in a series of disputes against a real estate development company, acted for a large SOE in disputes arising from its asset reform, and represented a Chinese contractor in a construction arbitration proceeding and sales contract litigation against the developer and suppliers respectively.

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China: Real estate and construction

Real estate and construction: PRC firms

Within: Real estate and construction: PRC firms

Guantao Law Firm's client base includes government agencies, development enterprises, construction groups, financial institutions and REITs; the firm fields experts in development projects, real estate M&A, real estate project restructuring, and construction project management, along with the sale and leasing of commercial properties, infrastructure PPP projects, real estate-related tourism and property financing. Lei Meng heads the department; other key advisors include co-managing partner Leiming Sheng, Yonghong Zhan and Hongli Zou.

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China: TMT

TMT: PRC firms

Within: TMT: PRC firms

Guantao Law Firm has expertise in e-commerce, biotech, new materials and telecoms matters. Yang Wang focuses on private equity financing and investment, advising on corporate finance matters and cross-border transactions. Other recommended practitioners include Leiming Sheng and Weimin Gan.

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