Firms To Watch: Antitrust and competition: PRC firms

Commerce & Finance Law Offices, led by Xiaohua Hou and Kai Huang, handles a wide spectrum of antitrust work, including merger filings, SEPs, and antitrust litigation.
Guantao Law Firm, led by Yue Guan and Shaosong Sun, handles the full spectrum of antitrust and competition service in a wide range of sectors.
Hui Ye Law Firm advises on compliance and merger control fillings. Zhicheng Pan leads the team.
Jingtian & Gongcheng handles a steady stream of antitrust litigation. The practice is led by Yongqing Huang.
Merits & Tree Law Offices has a strong client base of multinational corporations. The practice is led by Han Ye.
Shihui Partners has recently engaged in merger filings and compliance audits for large corporate clients. The practice is headed by Yun Bi.

Antitrust and competition: PRC firms in China

AnJie Broad Law Firm

AnJie Broad Law Firm’s antitrust practice holds an impressive set of clients and the team recently obtained a number of new clients including GSK, Korean Air, and Samsung Electronics. Hao Zhan, head of the Beijing team, is among the very first antitrust lawyers in China; he has notable experience in conditional approval cases. Beijing-based Ying Song  counts ChemChina, Syngenta and Global Wafers as his key clients. The team hired Zhining Wang who joined from Xiaomi Corp.’s Chinese in March 2023; Wang excels in complex merger filings and antitrust investigations. Michael Gu departed to Hylands Law Firm in May 2023.

Practice head(s):

Hao Zhan

Other key lawyers:

Ying Song; Zhining Wang

Key clients


AO Smith



International Air Transport Association



Korean Air

Ping An Group

Hitachi Metals


Samsung Electronics

VeriSign Inc.



Huaming Power




Work highlights

  • Represented the State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”) in defending against the administrative litigation brought by Kanghui Medicine and Puyunhui Pharmaceutical.
  • Successfully secured SAMR’s conditional approval for Korean Air relating to its acquisition of Asiana Airlines for merger filing with SAMR and all related works.
  • Successfully represented Huaming Power Equipment Co. Ltd to appeal to the SPC, specifically requesting the SPC to confirm the settlement between Huaming and Wuhan Taipu Transformer Changer Co. Ltd. invalid due to the horizontal monopoly agreement.

Fangda Partners

Fangda Partners has a market-leading antitrust and competitions practice, which specialises in merger control, investigations, antitrust litigation, and strategic and operational counselling. Specifically, in light of the amendments to the Anti-Monopoly Law of China in 2022, the firm has been providing counselling to clients on compliance with the amended Anti-Monopoly Law, particularly in implementing and coordinating compliance audits and programs and ensuring the compliance of new business models. Caroline Huang excels in merger filings, administration investigations, and compliance reviews. The well-regarded Michael Han is regularly instructed on a range of high-profile matters including merger control, competition litigation, and strategic and operational counselling.

Practice head(s):

Michael Han; Caroline Huang

Other key lawyers:

Fang Qi


Fangda’s antitrust team is excellent. They demonstrated rich experience and professional ability in helping us complete the review of the concentration of undertakings. During the declaration process, they were able to communicate in a timely manner, give feedback and communicate with authorities, such as the Municipal Supervision Bureau.’

Fangda has an accurate understanding of customer business types and market definitions. In assisting customers to coordinate and communicate with all parties involved in the declaration, the team can protect the rights and interests of customers.’

The team provides very fast, efficient, and practical explanations and solutions for its clients.’

Key clients

MKS Instruments, Inc.

Lumentum Holdings Inc.



DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

Regal Rexnord Corporation

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.


Rosewood Hotel

China Mobile Capital Holding Co., Ltd.



Work highlights

  • Advised MKS Instruments, Inc. in relation to its $6.5bn acquisition of German-based chemicals technology company Atotech Limited – the transaction was subject to merger control review in a number of jurisdictions globally, including the United States and Germany.
  • Advised Lumentum Holdings Inc. (“Lumentum”) on the merger control filing following its acquisition of NeoPhotonics Corporation.
  • Advised Blackstone on the merger control filing following its acquisition of Emerson’s Climate Technologies Business.

Han Kun Law Offices

Han Kun Law Offices’ full-service antitrust practice handles a mix of merger filings, antitrust investigations, antitrust litigations, and competition compliance. It has a strong list of international and domestic clients. Recently, the firm has been advising on several antitrust filings, including its acquisition of shares of BJTC, a subsidiary of BPHL; and its acquisition of BJ Digital. The practice is led by Chen Ma, who is a specialist in merger notification and cartel investigations. Chen is supported by Yan Wang, Angus Xie, and Da Shi.

Practice head(s):

Chen Ma

Other key lawyers:

Yan Wang; Angus Xie; Da Shi


‘The Han Kun team has a deep understanding of legal and regulatory trends. They have been able to make good judgments based on legal understanding.’

‘Da Shi is professional, fast, responsible, and very understanding of customers and regulatory requirements.’

Key clients


Vale (Brazilian iron ore producer)





Louis Dreyfus



CVC Capital

Warburg Pincus

Cinven Capital

Astorg Capital

Work highlights

  • Represented Permira on the merger filing in its acquisition of equity interest in McAfee Corp.
  • Advised Abu Dhabi Investment Authority on the antitrust filing for its acquisition of the TMF Group.
  • Advised Warburg Pincus LLC on the merger filing for its acquisition of equity interest in Duravant LLC.

King & Wood Mallesons

King & Wood Mallesons has a market-leading antitrust team that advises on merger filing, antitrust compliance, investigation, and litigation. The firm has a strong client base of multinational corporations, large SOEs, and entrepreneurs, which span a variety of industry sectors. The practice is jointly led by Beijing-based Susan Ning who has a solid track record in merger control filings, investigations, and compliance, and Shanghai-based Zhifeng Chai who has notable experience in obtaining merger clearance from the State Administration for Market Regulation. Ruohan Zhang is another name to note.

Practice head(s):

Susan Ning; Zhifeng Chai

Other key lawyers:

Ruohan Zhang; Tianjie Zhang; Han Wu


The antitrust team has a comprehensive grasp of the latest developments in the field of antitrust and competition law and can flexibly respond to various complex legal challenges to ensure that our company operates legally and fairly in the competitive environment.’

Zhifeng Chai is a professional with rich experience and deep understanding. He not only gave us precise and detailed guidance in terms of professional knowledge, but more importantly, he was able to fully communicate with us to understand the actual situation and needs of our company.’

The antitrust team stands out for its rich practical experience and timely responses. They are highly professional.’

Key clients

Renault Korea Motors Co., Ltd./Geely Automobile Holdings Limited

ABC Wealth Management Co., Ltd. /BNP Paribas Asset Management Holding

Shanghai State-owned Capital Investment Co., Ltd.

Horizon Robotic

IMC International Metalworking Companies B.V.

LOTTE Chemical Corporation


Hisense Visual Technology Co., Ltd.


China National Medical Device Co., Ltd./GE Healthcare (China) Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented Horizon Robotic in the merger filing in China and a dozen of other jurisdictions in its creation of a full function JV in the PRC together with VW.
  • Assisted clients with global merger filing for the acquisition of shares in Renault Korea Motors Co., Ltd. by Geely Automobile Holdings Limited.
  • Acted for ABC Wealth Management Co., Ltd. and BNP Paribas Asset Management Holding in the merger filing in China and Korea in the creation of a full function JV.

Tian Yuan Law Firm

Tian Yuan Law Firm showcased its strength in the antitrust and competition field with the representation of the first civil dispute between patents and anti-monopoly in the field of raw materials at the Supreme People’s Court. The team was instructed on a number of antitrust litigation and compliance matters, as well as a steady flow of merger control filings. Managing partner Wei Huang has great experience in high-profile investigations and disputes. Fan Zhu has over ten years of practice experience; he has recently worked on various merger filings in China for cross-border transactions, including Bae Kim & Lee and Siemens Energy AG.

Practice head(s):

Wei Huang

Other key lawyers:

Fan Zhu


Tian Yuan has the most efficient team in the Chinese antitrust law regime. They are professional and practical.’

Wei Huang has a wide range of experience and network, whereas Fan Zhu has a fast and efficient way of working.’

Key clients

Beijing Jingdong Century Trading Co., Ltd.

Bae Kim & Lee

Unimicron Technology Corp.

Junlebao Dairy Group Co., Ltd.

Siemens Energy AG

Nayuki Holdings Limited

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Limited|Jiangsu Simcere Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Fujian Fuhua Industry & Trade Co., Ltd.

Hohhot Huili Material Co., Ltd.

Hefei Industrial Pharmaceutical Institute Co., Ltd.|Hefei Enruite Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented the first civil dispute between patents and anti-monopoly in the field of raw materials heard by the Supreme People’s Court, overturning the first-instance judgment and winning the case in an all-round way.
  • Representing in an antitrust lawsuit against Alibaba for “Choosing One from Two” – a practice in which merchants are required to sign exclusive cooperation pacts preventing them from offering products on rival platforms – with a claim amount up to 6 billion.

Zhao Sheng Law Firm

Zhao Sheng Law Firm benefits from its joint operation with Linklaters to advise international clients including AstraZeneca, BP, and Microsoft on a broad range of antitrust matters. Xi Liao and Arthur Peng are both partners on the Linklaters Zhao Sheng joint operation antitrust and foreign investment group. Liao is particularly experienced in helping Chinese SOEs and privately-owned companies to navigate merger control and foreign investment filings. Peng, newly elected as partner in 2023, excels in highly complex merger filings.

Practice head(s):

Fay Zhou; Xi Liao; Arthur Peng

Key clients






China Merchants Group

China National Nuclear Corporation



Johnson & Johnson







Work highlights

  • Advising Microsoft on the Chinese merger filing for its US$70 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the largest cash deal in history.
  • Advising Intel on China regulatory aspects of its US$5.4bn acquisition of Tower Semiconductors.
  • Advising Novozymes A/S on its US$12.3bn merger with Chr. Hansen Holding – it is expected to be the biggest-ever merger between two Danish companies (ongoing).

Zhong Lun Law Firm

Zhong Lun Law Firm specialises in merger filing, antitrust compliance, consultation, investigation, and litigation. Its client roster features strong domestic and international corporations, including IBM, Tencent, and Shell (China). Yi Xue, co-head of antitrust and competition practice groups, specialises in competition, M&A, cybersecurity, and data protection. Yi jointly leads the group with Xiangwen Liu and Gary Gao. Peng Wu excels in anti-monopoly and competition matters, cross-border investment, and M&A transactions representing domestic and foreign multinational leading enterprises in the energy and information technology sectors. Frank Jiang is another name to note.

Practice head(s):

Xiangwen Liu; Gary Gao; Yi Xue

Other key lawyers:

Peng Wu; Frank Jiang; Scott Yu; Maria Hou


Zhong Lun’s antitrust team collects and analyses relevant domestic and international cases, which is of great importance for enterprises to form internal decisions. We have had good cooperation with Zhong Lun.’

Peng Wu has rich anti-monopoly legal knowledge and experience.’

Key clients

Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Co., Ltd.(Beijing)

Beijing Jingdong Century Trading Co.,Ltd.

Shell (China) Limited

Motorola Solutions Inc.

Shenzhen Nanguo Energy Co.,Ltd.

Tongfang Knowledge Network Digital Publishing Technology Co.,Ltd.

China Academic Journals(CD Edition)Electronic Publishing House

Beijing Jingdong 360 degrees e-commerce Ltd.


Brembo S.p.A

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations


China Resources

CICC Capital

DNE Group

Electricité de France (EDF)


GilbarcoVeeder-Root (GVR)

Great Wall Motor (GWM)

Home Depot

Hyundai Mobis


L Catterton Asia




RHI Magnesita

Schneider Electric



SIG Combibloc Group AG



Huizhou EVE Engergy Co., Ltd.

China Resources Sanjiu Medical & Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

Huayou Cobalt Co., Ltd.

Capitaland Investment

China Resources Wine Holding Co., Ltd. (CR Wine)

Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd.

CITIC Pacific Special Steel Group Co., Ltd.

Zijin Lithium(Hainan) Co., Ltd.

Tencent Technology(Beijing)Co.,Ltd.

Guangdong Administration for Market Regulation

Shenzhen Medical Academy of Research and Translation

BYD Auto Industry Company Limited

Owens CORNING (CHINA) Investment Company Limited

Guangzhou Guanggang Gases & Energy Co., Ltd.

Guangdong Galanz Household Appliances Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Beijing IQIYI Technology Co. LTD

Shenzhen Tencent Computer System Co., LTD.

Intercontinental Hotels Group (Shanghai) Ltd

Beijing Hanyi Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.

Tencent Music Entertainment (Shenzhen) LTD

Dreame Technology (Suzhou) Co., LTD

Shanghai Tomson Real Estate Development Co. LTD

Really Right Stuff, LLC

Shenzhen Interfocus Technology Co., LTD

Guangzhou 4399 Information Technology Co., LTD

Work highlights

Dacheng Law Offices

Dacheng Law Offices‘ antitrust team operates mainly from its Beijing and Shanghai offices and handles all area of antitrust and competition matters. Jet Deng and Ken Dai jointly lead the team that particularly excels in high-profile antitrust investigations representing clients in high-tech areas including semiconductors, public utilities, and the Internet.

Practice head(s):

Jet Deng; Ken Dai

Other key lawyers:

Shilin Wei; Jun Huang; Jianmin Dai


‘The antitrust team combines theory and practice. From partners to team lawyers, they have been deeply involved in the field of antitrust for many years. They quickly respond to customers’ problems, give optimal solutions, and stand on the company’s side.’

‘The team is professional and experienced.’

‘Ken Dai has been working in the field of anti-monopoly for many years and has rich experience. He can provide enterprises with very reasonable opinions and suggestions. The response speed is also very timely.’

Work highlights

  • Assisted CRRC in several merger filings with SAMR and achieved non-conditional clearance.

Global Law Office

Global Law Office’s antitrust and competition practice has notable experience in merger control filings, antitrust investigations, and managing antitrust risks. It has experience in representing clients from a wide range of industry sectors, including internet, automobile, medicine, engineering, and food. The practice is jointly led by Qing Ren, Shujun Liu, Ying Mu, and Weiwei Gu. The highly experienced Ren worked in the Ministry of Commerce of China in 2005 and has almost twenty years of experience in merger control filings, antitrust investigations, and antitrust risk management. Liu’s practice focuses on Japanese enterprises in China and Chinese enterprises in Japan. Mu is an expert in intellectual property, while Gu has extensive experience in antitrust investigations and compliance.

Practice head(s):

Qing Ren; Ying Mu; Shujun Liu; Weiwei Gu


Shujun Liu is super responsive and diligent to get things done.’

Global Law Office has in-depth knowledge of PRC’s antitrust legal trends. Their lawyers can smoothly bridge the gap between international clients and the SAMR.’

The antitrust team is highly skilled, professional, and responsible.’

Key clients

Geistlich China

Xinjiang Xuefeng Sci-Tech(Group)Co.,Ltd.











Delixi Electric

Westlake Chemical Corporation

Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company

Shirui Energy Technology

Dalian Refrigerating Machines Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Smart City Technology

CR Cement

GRG Banking

Shanghai Foreign Service (Group) Co., Ltd.

CICC Private Equity Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Zhejiang Firstar Panel Technology Co., Ltd.

NWS Modern Logistics (Shenzhen) Limited

China Resources Microelectronics Holdings Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised NWS Modern Logistics (Shenzhen) Limited on the merger control filings following its acquisition from Jiangsu Jd-link International Logistics Co., Ltd.
  • Acted for Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company on its merger control filings before SAMR and obtained SAMR’s approval.

Haiwen & Partners

Haiwen & Partners’ antitrust practice handles all types of antitrust matters and it advises clients from a wide range of industries, including chemicals, consumer products, energy, financial institutions, healthcare, and other highly technical industries. The highly regarded practice head Xiaoqiang Qian is supported by Xixiang Lin who is regularly instructed in investigations, compliance, and merger control matters.

Practice head(s):

Xiaoqiang Qian

Other key lawyers:

Xixiang Lin


‘The Haiwen antitrust and competition law team is excellent. The leader of the team, Xiaoqiang Qian, has rich experience in interpreting laws and regulations and the intentions of law enforcement agencies. The whole team has strong professional ability and provides timely feedback.’

‘Xiaoqiang Qian is good at helping clients to answer the key points and doubts that law enforcement agencies are concerned about so that the project can be promoted smoothly.’

‘The Haiwen team was able to quickly and fully understands the customer’s business model to make an accurate antitrust analysis. They also update the customer on the latest legal changes and enforcement situations.’

‘Qian Xiaoqiang has a high degree of participation in the project, timely feedback, and can quickly complete the declaration in accordance with the client’s schedule.’

Work highlights


JunHe LLP’s team consists of around 20 practitioners in its Beijing and Shanghai offices. The team is jointly led by Yingling Wei, Janet Hui, and Zhao Wang, and specialises in assessing antitrust risks, compliance, antitrust investigations, and representing clients in litigation. Recently, Wei assisted big tech companies and internet platforms with their supplementary filings with SAMR and completed their investigations. Mingfang Gong is another name to note who has extensive experience in merger control filings.

Practice head(s):

Yingling Wei; Janet Hui; Zhao Wang

Other key lawyers:

Mingfang Gong


‘Janet Hui is always responsive, has quick turnaround and exceptional quality. She is my go-to competition lawyer in China.’

‘The JunHe antitrust team is great. Seamless quality across all contacts.’

‘Prompt responses from Janet Hui and her antitrust team, top-notch service, highly recommended.’

Key clients

Viterra BV

Bain Capital

Celanese Corporation

NeoPhotonics Corporation

CMC Materials Inc.

Hahn & Company

Qatar Energy

Shiseido China

Advent International

MUFG Bank Ltd

Work highlights

Beijing DaHui Lawyers

Beijing DaHui Lawyers’ antitrust practice has close ties with Chinese competition regulators, which allows it to conduct antitrust enforcement-related matters. Practice head Jie Tong has worked at the Ministry of Commerce for ten years, where he was heavily involved in drafting competition regulations. Yongli Xu, associate, works closely with Tong in industries concerning manufacturing, consumer goods, and logistics.

Practice head(s):

Jie Tong

Other key lawyers:

Yongli Xu


‘The DaHui team is skilled in business and has strong problem-solving skills. The team can maintain effective communication with customers and provide quick feedback. It is a rare high-quality anti-monopoly business team in the industry.’

‘Jie Tong, based on his long-term work experience in the Ministry of Commerce, is very familiar with the procedures and ideas of the regulatory agency in handling cases, can maintain close and effective communication with the regulatory agency, and can provide effective responses to the regulatory agency’s requirements.’

‘The quality of Jie Tong’s legal opinions is extremely high.’

Key clients

Alibaba Group and its subsidiaries (including: Alibaba Pics, Ali Sports, Youku, etc.)

AMap (高德地图)

Arla Foods

BYD Group

China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited

China Modern Dairy

China Yongda Automobiles Servies Holdings Limited




CVC Capital Partners

Essilor International SA

GEM (格林美)



Illinois Tool Works Inc.

J&T Global Express

Lone Star Fund

Mellanox Technologies




SF Express

Shell Gas B.V.

Sumitomo Corporation



Work highlights

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices has wide cross-sectorial expertise, representing clients in the chemicals, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, retail, automotive, and other industries. Practice head Liang Ding leads the team from its Beijing office. Recently, Ding has acted for a wide range of clients to conduct notification of transaction for acquisitions to various governmental administrations, including State Administration for Market Regulation, Guangdong Administration for Market Regulation, and Chongqing Administration for Market Regulation.

Practice head(s):

Ding Liang

Key clients

Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd

Danfoss A/S


China Mobile Communications Corporation

Country Garden Services Holdings Company Limited

Sandvik International Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

SF Express Co., Ltd

China National Petroleum Corporation

Cosco Shipping Lines Co., Ltd

Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd

AnSteel Group Co., Ltd

Work highlights

  • Representing four rare earth permanent magnet companies in Ningbo v. Hitachi Metal Co., Ltd. in the Supreme People’s Court for abuse of market dominance – this case was reported as the first case in which the refusal of the licence of Non-SEPs constitutes a violation of the Anti-monopoly Law of China.
  • Acted for Guangdong GW Holdings Group Co., Ltd. in its notification of its acquisition of EAST to the Guangdong Administration for Market Regulation.

FenXun Partners

Leveraging its joint operation with Baker McKenzie FenXun, FenXun Partners regularly advises on cross-border competition matters for a healthy mix of multinational and domestic PRC clients. Leading partner Zhi Bao has seven years of professional experience working in the Ministry of Commerce of China, where he led numerous foreign direct investments, cross-border M&A, and anti-monopoly filings.  Laura Liu has wide experience in international competition law.

Practice head(s):

Zhi Bao

Other key lawyers:

Yu Zhu; Laura Liu

Work highlights

  • Advised ESR Group Limited in relation to the China merger filing for its breaking ground on developments of data center properties and accelerating efforts in this area.
  • Represented Platinum Equity with respect to the China regulatory/merger control aspects of enlarging its footprint in the water treatment sector.
  • Advising Toyota Tsusho Corporate on the merger control filing relating to its corporation with three Japanese maritime services providers on their investment in the sea freight infrastructure in Indonesia.

Jincheng Tongda & Neal

Jincheng Tongda & Neal represents clients from a wide range of industries, including education, internet, retail, and engineering. Practice head Guodong Zhang is a specialist in multi-industry M&A transactions and advises on transactional and regulatory matters for large companies. Chen Yang is very experienced in representing business operators in centralised filing and anti-monopoly administrative investigation cases as well as cartel investigations relating to heavy industry.

Practice head(s):

Guodong Zhang

Other key lawyers:

Chen Yang

Key clients

Ruida Education

Guangdong Hotata Technology Group Co., Ltd.


JD.Com, Inc.

Shenyang Blowers Works Group Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Jiushengcheng Waterproof Material Co., Ltd. and Shenyang Jiushengcheng Economic Trade Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Pudong Veolla Water Corporation Limited

Jiangsu Wenfeng Group Co., Ltd.


Hangzhou xx Clothing Co., Ltd.

Yonggang CHEN, Yuncheng JT Chemical Technology Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Huaer Zhanfang Company

A well-known enterprise in Guangzhou


Work highlights

King & Capital Law Firm

King & Capital Law Firm is regularly instructed by major clients in the energy, electronics, and pharmaceutical industries. Yi Jin excels in IP-related antitrust matters, anti-anti-monopoly investigations, and compliance.

Practice head(s):

Yi Jin


‘Compared with other teams, the most prominent feature of King & Capital’s team is that it has clear professional segmentation and highly efficient cooperation. It can match the appropriate service team combination according to the needs of customers and help customers to choose services rationally.’

‘Very professional, the number of teams meets the needs of large enterprises, the response is relatively timely.

‘Yi Jin is highly professional, especially in corporate governance and anti-monopoly investigations, showing strong professionalism.’

‘I have cooperated with lawyer Yi Jin for more than ten years. Jin demonstrates high professionalism in the field of intellectual property and competition. His keen insight and comprehensive perspective have allowed him to know the details and quickly clarify the legal risks in the company’s existing business, and give corresponding solutions in a timely manner based on specific problems.’

‘The team is highly professional, and the members cooperate with each other well, which can provide customers with valuable information and ideas.

‘Lawyer Yi Jin and his team can put forward effective suggestions and methods in a timely manner. The communication with industry authorities is effective and in-depth.’

Work highlights

Lifang & Partners

Lifang & Partners has particular expertise in the wireless communication and shipping industries. Practice heads Guanbin Xie and Jiao Shan are very experienced in the antitrust field. Xie has a solid track record in handling antitrust-IP cases for large internet and technology companies, and Shan specialises in antitrust matters concerning standard essential patents.

Practice head(s):

Guanbin Xie; Jiao Shan

Other key lawyers:

Xuting Wu


‘Guanbin Xie is a top lawyer in litigation. His legal professionalism and ability to solve problems are stronger than most other domestic lawyers. He is an expert who researches issues very deeply, and at the same time is very creative in finding pragmatic solutions.’

‘The team demonstrates professionalism and good personnel combination in antitrust litigation.’

Key clients

Parker-Hannifin Corporation

ENEOS Corporation

Umicore S.A./N.V.; Volkswagen AG

Global Infrastructure Partners and Azure Vista C 2020 S.à r.l.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Tawreed Investments Limited

Altor Fund Manager AB; SMS group GmbH

Beijing Tourism Group

INPEX CORPORATION; Sumitomo Corporation

Continental Automotive Holding Netherlands B.V.; Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.

Work highlights

Llinks Law Offices

Llinks Law Offices is experienced in acting for multinational corporations and Chinese-listed companies in merger filings for M&A deals and joint ventures. David Pan heads the compliance practice and is supported by Nigel Zhu.

Practice head(s):

David Pan

Other key lawyers:

Nigel Zhu

Key clients

Honeywell (China) Co, Ltd.

Yonghui Superstores Co., Ltd.

Redstar Macalline Home Decoration Group Co., Ltd.

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL)

Anglo American Resources (China) Co, Ltd.

Rockwell Automation

Beam Suntory, Inc

SAIC Motor Corporation Limited

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Trading (China) Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Electric (Group) Company Limited

Work highlights