Hall Of Fame

Firms To Watch: Insurance; PRC firms

Llinks Law Offices  excels in debt, equity and asset-backed investment plans, direct and indirect equity investment, as well as the issuance of bonds by insurance companies and insurance company corporate governance.
Zhao Sheng Law Firm’s insurance practice saw a growing number of M&A and regulatory instructions following the relaxation of the foreign ownership restrictions.

Insurance; PRC firms in China

Anjie Law Firm

AnJie Law Firm handles a broad range of insurance matters and counts over one hundred domestic and international insurance companies as well as insurance asset management companies as its key clients. With a sizeable team of over 50 lawyers, it is particularly noted for its experience handling high-profile insurance disputes spanning property, life insurance, insurer’s subrogation claims, reinsurance, insurance-fund products, and insurance institution investments; it also has a particular strength in advising insurance companies on compliance matters. Marine insurance is a growing area for the firm and its Shanghai team handles a steady flow of contentious and non-contentious matters, while the Shenzhen-based team focuses on representing a number of Shenzhen-headquartered insurance companies. Managing partner Hao Zhan leads the seven-partner team which includes Jia Wan, Xuelei Wang and Shanshan Wu, who are well versed in all aspects of insurance disputes; Jun Chen who handles insurance fund investment mandates; and Dan Yu and Bing Liang who are noted for compliance issues.

Practice head(s):

Hao Zhan

Testimonials

Familiar with China’s insurance law and insurance market. One of the few domestic law firms that understand reinsurance.

‘Professional, timely response, can solve problems effectively.’

‘We have more cooperation with this law firm in the field of insurance investment. The law firm has a wealth of professional knowledge, a deep understanding and mastery of policies, and a serious work attitude’.

‘Jun Chen has strong professional ability and has a good understanding of regulatory developments. High quality of service.’

Knowledgeable, responsive and a thorough commercial understanding of the business.’

Key clients

Hyundai Insurance (China) Co., Ltd.

PICC Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

China Continent Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

LIG Property & Casualty Insurance (China) Co., Ltd.

Huatai Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

Insurance Asset Management Association of China

Ping An Life Insurance Company of China

Swiss Reinsurance Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch

China Life Property and Casualty Insurance Company

Limited

China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited

Everbright Sun Life Asset Management Co.,Ltd.

Agricultural Bank of China Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented five co-insurers (Hyundai Insurance (China) Co., Ltd, PICC Property and Casualty Co., Ltd, China Pacific Property Insurance Co., Ltd, China Continent Property Insurance Co., Ltd, and LIG Property Insurance (China) Co., Ltd.) in a major insurance subrogation case relating to a fire accident in Wuxi, resulting in significant property losses to the insured.
  • Assisted Hexie Health Insurance Co. Ltd with its RMB9bn investment in the SK Buliding in Beijing.  
  • Acted for China Life Insurance Co., Ltd. on the establishment of and the RMB28bn investment in the China Life-Railway Construction Infrastructure Investment Fund.

King & Wood Mallesons

With offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Sydney, King & Wood Mallesons is well placed to advise on major transactions in China and across the region. It counts international insurers, intermediaries and other financial institutions as its main clients which it advises on a wide range of insurance transactions and disputes. Recent highlights also include advising on liquidation projects and assisting foreign insurance companies with their market entry in China. The team is led by Min Yuan who is noted for regulatory compliance matters related to commercial property and casualty insurance, life insurance and reinsurance operations, and cross-border transactions including equity investments and M&A; she also has notable experience acting for major Chinese insurance companies on the introduction of their foreign strategic partners. Yuan is supported by Zhe Lin who has a track record advising on restructuring, IPO, and compliance matters and Yunjie Lai who acts for insurers and investors on corporate transactions and regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Min Yuan

Other key lawyers:

Yunjie Lai; Zhe Lin

Testimonials

‘Efficient time management, great utilization of disparate practices, even for a small but important project.’

Key clients

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group

Sunshine Life Insurance Corporation Limited

Taikang Insurance Group Co., LTD.

Citic-Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited

China Life Asset Management Company limited

China Life Private Equity Investment Company limited

The Travelers Companies Inc.

Prudential Financial Inc.

Work highlights

  • Advised Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd. on its acquisition of 33.33% shares of Union Property and Casualty Insurance co., Ltd. held by United Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • Acted for Sunshine Life Insurance Corporation Limited on its issuance of RMB5bn redeemable capital supplement bonds.
  • Acted as broker-dealer’s counsel for Zhongan Online P & C Insurance Co.,Ltd. in its issuance of $900m notes.

Jincheng Tongda & Neal

Jincheng Tongda & Neal is singled out for its 'rich experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry', its ability to 'identify potential compliance risks' and 'provide pragmatic and highly operable solutions'. It is best known for advising international insurance companies entering the domestic insurance market, as well as assisting with their licensing, high-value M&A activities and China insurance regulatory compliance issues. Insurance dispute resolution is a growing area and it counts China Export Credit Insurance Corporation and China Pingan P&C Insurance as clients. The four-partner strong team is led by the 'excellent' Elsie Shi who is highly recommended for transactional and regulatory matters, including the establishment of greenfield insurance operations, formation of joint ventures, M&A, reinsurance, compliance and insurance disputes. Qualified in China, New York and Hong Kong, George Hualiang Yu is also noted. Insurance disputes-focused Shuo Cai joined the team from Zhong Lun Law Firm in 2020.

Practice head(s):

Elsie Shi; George Hualiang Yu

Other key lawyers:

Eileen Liu; Celia Luan; Shuo Cai

Testimonials

The team has very rich experience in the insurance business, provides pertinent and easy-to-operate opinions, and is willing to find solutions to practical problems for customers.’

‘In the process of giving opinions, Elsie Shi would fully understand the cause and effect of the problem, communicate very adequately, and listens carefully to the real situation and ideas of customers, in order to provide very comprehensive and useful opinions.’

‘Very professional. Keep up with the latest developments in the industry. Can provide in time legal/compliance advice with solutions to address issues/problems. Very approachable and can always respond promptly.’

‘Lan Lan and Elsie Shi are outstanding partners with the firm. Very reputable and highly recognized professionals in the industry and serviced areas (insurance). Broad connections and ability to communicate with and work with the regulator smoothly.’

‘Familiar with the reinsurance industry and business, with rich experience in handling reinsurance-related matters. Solutions are pragmatic and highly operable.’

‘Can understand the needs of customers well and can provide reasonable and operational solutions. Have the ability to identify potential compliance risks and provide constructive compliance advice. Elsie Shi is excellent.’

Key clients

Chubb Limited

Allianz (China) Insurance Holding Co., Ltd.

Luoyang Longding Aluminum Industries Co., Ltd

Allianz SE

AXA-XL Insurance

Ji Dian Shareholding Company Limited

Tokyo Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Company (China) Limited

Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (China) Company Limited

Dajia Insurance Group

Swiss Re Reinsurance Company Ltd

Partner Re

Mercer

SCOR SE

Reinsurance Group of America

Work highlights

  • Advised Chubb on the purchase of an additional 15.3068% shares and an agreement of intent for the purchase of another 7.05% shares from Junzheng Group.
  • Advised Longding on four share purchase transactions for the purchase of an aggregate of 30.58% shares of Aixin Life Insurance Co., Ltd. from four different shareholders, all of which are pending CBIRC approval.
  • Assisting Allianz SE with establishing Allianz Insurance Asset Management Company Limited which was approved by the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, making it China’s first wholly foreign-owned insurance asset management company.

JunHe LLP

JunHe LLP‘s client roster features well-known domestic and foreign insurance companies such as China Life, AIA and AIG. The team is able to draw expertise from a broad range of practice groups within the firm to assist insurance sector clients with the full range of transactional, compliance and contentious matters. On the transactional side, which the team has a particular strength in, it is regularly instructed by foreign insurance companies to assist with their activities and investments in the China market, and by major Chinese insurance companies with their M&A, restructuring, and equity diversification reform activities. Beijing-based practice head Liang Deng is experienced in acquisitions of insurance institutions, including insurance groups, life insurance, P&C and insurance intermediary companies. Yinuo Zhang advises insurance companies and institutional investors and has a niche practice of advising internet service providers on the development of their insurance businesses. Shanghai-based Xin Chen is noted for claim settlement matters.

Practice head(s):

Liang Deng

Other key lawyers:

Yinuo Zhang; Xin Chen

Key clients

Swiss Re

AIA

Happy Life Insurance Co., Ltd

China Life

Work highlights

  • Advised Swiss Re as a cornerstone investor on its $555m investment in Global Depositary Receipts issued by China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd, which were officially traded on the Shanghai-London Stock Connect of the London Stock Exchange.
  • Advised AIA on converting its Shanghai branch into the first wholly foreign-owned life insurance company approved for incorporation in mainland China.
  • Advised China Life Insurance (Group) on China Eastern Airlines Group’s Equity Diversification Reform.

Zhong Lun Law Firm

Zhong Lun Law Firm‘s full-service offering is regularly instructed by state-owned and privately-run insurance group companies as well as foreign insurance institutions, reinsurance, insurance asset management, insurance PE funds, and insurance agencies. The team, jointly led by Beijing-based Zanxin Zeng and Shanghai-based Zhisong He, is regularly instructed on major insurance litigation cases and Chenbiao Li is particularly noted for handling insurance subrogation disputes and disputes arising from credit insurance contracts. Recent highlights also saw the team advising on compliance issues, the establishment of a credit agency, and the establishment of an insurance private equity fund and its subsequent investment. Wangqing Sun and Qingdao-based David Liu are also noted for fund formation and equity investment, and insurance disputes, respectively.

Practice head(s):

Zhisong He;  Zanxin Zeng

Other key lawyers:

Wangqing Sun; Jun Ye; Chenbiao Li; David Liu

Testimonials

Zhong Lun Law Firm provides high-level legal services in the insurance business, especially in the field of insurance dispute resolution.’

‘Zhong Lun lawyers generally have high professional standards, deep legal knowledge and rich practical experience. Zhong Lun’s lawyers have strong research and learning capabilities. They can deeply understand the professional issues involved in the case in a short period of time, and their legal services are professional and reliable.’

‘Zhong Lun lawyers are rich in social resources and can provide positive support for case handling‘.

Lijun Cao’s team has an in-depth understanding of insurance law, especially for particularly complex insurance dispute cases. They can grasp the characteristics of the insurance business. While representing the case, the team can also provide useful and feasible suggestions on the improvement of the company’s products and business processes.’

The team is very strong in the subrogation of insurers, corporate property insurance and fire insurance. Compared with other teams we have worked with, this team has a deep understanding of customer needs, a comprehensive and pragmatic service plan, and is a very satisfied service provider for insurance customers. The integrated management and resource sharing of the law firm ensures that the law firm has always maintained a leading level in the industry.’

Jingtao Liu has outstanding business capabilities, especially in the insurance field. He has a strong level of legal services; in the process of contact with Lawyer Liu, whether it is the preliminary negotiation, the mid-term cooperation or the follow-up service, we have all felt Liu Jintao’s solid professional foundation, serious and responsible professional attitude and excellent professional level. Liu handled cases for our company far beyond our initial expectations. With his superb negotiation and business ability, he minimized the loss of our company and achieved results that we are very satisfied with‘.

Key clients

PICC

Sinosure

AXA

CPIC

Rizhao Branch of Taiping Property Insurance Co., Ltd.

Qingdao Branch of China Pacific Property Insurance Co., Ltd.

China Life Property and Casualty Insurance Co.,Ltd

China United Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

China Export & Credit Insurance Company

ABC Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

China Re Capital Management Co., Ltd.

Yuanjian Gongchuang Capital Management Co., Ltd.

Greartwall wealth Insurance Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Successfully obtained the insurance recovery of more than RMB30m under the international maritime cargo transportation for Rizhao Branch of Taiping Property Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • Represented Qingdao Branch of Pacific Property Co., Ltd. insurance recovery in a case of heat damage to soybeans during sea cargo transportation.
  • Assisted Sinosure with a number of defence cases regarding export credit insurance.

Zhonglun W&D Law Firm

Zhonglun W&D Law Firm has a full service offering, with particular strength in contentious and compliance matters. Well-regarded practice head Zhengming Li handles litigation, transactional and compliance matters, including overseas listings and equity transfers. Li is regularly instructed on multibillion-RMB transactions; his recent work also included advising Taiping Life Insurance on its cross-border settlement and reinsurance business and acting for PICC Property and Casualty on compliance issues. Shanghai-based Wei Lin focuses on M&A transactions and is noted alongside Min Li and Yuqin Xia.

Practice head(s):

Zhengming Li

Other key lawyers:

Wei Lin; Yuqin Xia; Min Li

Key clients

China Life Insurance (Group) Company

People’s Insurance Company (Group) of China

PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited

PICC Life Insurance Company Limited

China Life Insurance Company Limited

China Life Pension Company Limited

BOC Insurance Co., Ltd.

Taiping General Insurance Co., Ltd.

PICC Health Insurance Company Limited

Trust Mutual Life Insurance Company

BOC Samsung Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

China Huanong Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

Qomolangma Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

China Life Asset Management Company Limited

China Life Private Equity Investment Company Limited

PICC Investment Holding Co., Ltd.

New China Assets Management Co., Ltd.

China Re Asset Management Company LTD.

Beijing Borui Heming Insurance Agency Co., Ltd.

Beijing Zhonghe Jiaxin Insurance Appraisal Co., Ltd.

Hebei Anxin Brokerage Co., Ltd.

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices advises household insurance companies on a balanced mix of multibillion-RMB investment and complex insurance disputes. Its client roster also includes banks, asset management companies, trust companies, fund management companies and financial leasing companies. Practice head Jia Hui focuses on M&A transactions and is admitted to practice in New York and China. Hui leads the sizeable team, which also includes the well-regarded Zhenhua Wang who excels in the insurance and reinsurance sector, and Huazhen Huang who recently advised an insurance company on its RMB10bn investment in an infrastructure project.

Practice head(s):

Jia Hui

Testimonials

The team has an in-depth understanding of the insurance industry and can resolve a large range of complex insurance disputes.

‘Outstanding partner Zhenghua Wang and Ping Zhang distinguish themselves from competitors by their professional legal knowledge and efficient feedback mechanism.’

Zhenhua Wang has very strong communication skills and is good at offering advice with client’s needs in mind.

Key clients

National Council for Social Security Fund, PRC

China Pacific Property Insurance Co., Ltd

China United Property Insurance Co., Ltd

China Continent Property and Casualty Company Limited

PICC Asset Management Co., Ltd

The People’s Insurance Company(Group) of China Limited

PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited

PICC Capital Investment Management Company Limited

China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation

China Insurance Security Fund Company Limited

Work highlights

  • Represent China Life Property & Casualty Insurance Company Limited in an insurance claim dispute relating to highway road property.
  • Advised China United Property Insurance Company on its credit liability dispute issue with the value over RMB100m.
  • Advised PICC Asset Management Co., Ltd on its RMB20bn investment in IDG harmonious growth phase III Fund.

Dentons

Dentons has significant experience in advising asset management and private equity companies on establishing debt and equity investment plans and funds, an area where Hui Yu is the main contact. Recent highlights saw Guangrui Liu advising insurtech companies on a range of matters including financing, restructuring and compliance relating to their internet insurance businesses; Liu also has notable experience in insurance funds utilisation. Shanghai-based practice head Weidong Wang focuses on disputes.

Practice head(s):

Weidong Wang

Other key lawyers:

Hui YuGuangrui Liu

Key clients

Answern Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Zhonglu Group Co., Ltd

FRD Motorsports Limited

Pingan-tsumura Co., Ltd

China Life Asset Management Company Limited

China Life Capital Investment Co., Ltd.

Picc Asset Management Company Limited

PICC Capital Investment Management Co., Ltd.

ICBC-AXA Asset Management Company

Sinosafe Asset Management Co.,Ltd.

Fangda Partners

Fangda Partners‘ ten-strong team excels in domestic and cross-border financing, M&A and compliance matters for well-known insurance companies, licensed brokers and agents, policyholders and equity investors as well as fintech companies and other industry players with a business nexus in the insurance sector. Leveraging its strengths in dispute resolution, the group represents insurance sector clients in trials at courts in Mainland China and Hong Kong as well as in other dispute resolution proceedings, including mediation and conciliation. Jian Fang focuses on China-related M&A transactions and financial services regulatory, and Alvin Xiao specialises in commercial dispute resolution, PRC litigation and arbitration, international arbitration, regulatory compliance and government enforcement. Fang and Xiao jointly lead the team, which also includes counsel Lily Yan whose recent highlights include advising a PE investor on its proposed investment in a listed international insurance group.

Practice head(s):

Jian FangAlvin Xiao

Other key lawyers:

Lily Yan; Hong Shi; Jian Fang

Testimonials

Fangda Law Firm provides high-level legal services in the field of arbitration. The lawyers generally have high professional standards, deep legal knowledge and rich practical experience. Fangda lawyers have abundant social resources and can provide positive support for case handling.

Hong Shi has profound legal knowledge and rich practical experience. Our company has been cooperating with our lawyers on insurance disputes for the past two years. In the process of representing in insurance disputes, the team will study the insurance products of our company carefully on the basis of delving into the specificity of insurance law. They have an in-depth and thorough understanding of the insurance professional issues involved in the case, while representing the case, they put forward feasible recommendations for the company’s products and business processes.’

Jian Fang is a veteran in his field and under his leadership, his team is commercially oriented, results-driven and innovative. They are quick to come up with flexible solutions to difficult situations. It was a pleasure to work with Jian Fang. His responsiveness makes us feel valued and he is always ready to go the extra mile to get us to where we need to be. We also enjoyed working with Lily Yan to whom we are grateful for her dedication and swift turnaround in what was a complicated deal.

Key clients

China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation

Hutchison MediPharma (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Company of China Ltd.

Marriott International Inc.

Hutchison MediPharma (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Marriott International Inc.

New China Life Insurance Company Ltd.

China Life Insurance(Group) Company

The People’s Insurance Company (Group) of China Limited

CCB Life Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented Sinosure, the sole state-owned export credit insurer in Mainland China, in defending a civil litigation against an SOE. The main issue is the validity of an important standard clause in Sinosure’s insurance policy.
  • Advised Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Company of China Ltd. on potential arbitration, investor disputes and other matters against a PRC-listed company as well as its directors and executives in relation to the termination of a D&O insurance policy.

Global Law Office

Based across the firm’s Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen offices, the insurance team at Global Law Office is highly experienced in advising insurance and reinsurance companies on their multimillion-dollar investments, fund formation, restructuring, equity transfer, insurance pay-outs, and disputes. Amy Dai is well versed in major investment projects; Jingye Jiang,Tim Yimin Liu, Ken Huang and Zhao Li are noted for insurance litigation; Xu Jin advises on fund formation and asset restructuring matters; and Huawei Lin and Yifeng Gao are further names to note.

Testimonials

The partners clearly understand the business demands of our insurance company and can combine their own experience to give more comprehensive tips and considerations. Therefore, asking Yang  Zhang questions is more like asking senior legal experts in an insurance company questions.’

Key clients

Finergy (Tianjin) Private Equity Management Partnership (L.P.)

National Council for Social Security Fund, PRC

EverBright Trust

Ping An Trust

Ping An Overseas Holdings

ABC Life Insurance Co., Ltd

HONY Capital

Boc-samsunglife

Beijing International Trust co., Ltd.

Pacific Primus Partners

Shougang Concord Grand(Group) Limited

China Orient Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Aegon N.V., World Financial Group

Aon-COFCO

China Re Group

NCI

Sunshine Insurance Group

Guangdong Shenhua Insurance Agency Co., Ltd.

Sunshine Asset Management Corporation Limited

PICC Capital Equity Investment Co., Ltd.

www.1234ye.com

MediTrust Health

sf-express

Cheche Technology

Fanhua Inc.,

FESCO

The Restless Rock

Micro Dream

PingAn Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Guofu Life

Hede(Beijing)Insurance

Taikang Community

PICC

China Insurance

HuaXin Insurance Brokers Co., Ltd.

Hua Insurance

Sichuan insurance intermediary Association

Heng An Standard Life

Sunshine Insurance Group

Chubb Pacific Underwriting Management Services Ptd Ltd.,

Federal Insurance Company Chubb Group

China Post Insurance

Ping An Property Insurance

China National Offshore Oil Corporation

Shanghai Decent Investment Group Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Sunwising Insurance Service Limited

HTLIC

Zhong An

SIEMENS

China Dalian International Cooperation (Group) Holdings Ltd.中

Taiping Insurance CO., LTD.

Allianz

1AN.com

TT CLUB

Sino French Life

Fujian Gangxiang

Funds Insurance Holding

Yingda Taihe Life Insurance CO., LTD

Work highlights

  • Acted for X Capital on its Series A investment in Gongbao Tech, a company focused on the establishment and operation of an internet platform for providing intelligent enterprise-integrated insurance brokerage service.
  • Advising Dajia Baoxian on the establishment of the Dajia urban regeneration investment fund.

Guantao Law Firm

Guantao Law Firm is particularly active in advising insurance companies on their multimillion-dollar investments. In recent work, practice head Liqiu Lyu assisted key client China Life Insurance Company with a number of strategic investments and Weihong Tan  advised new client Anbang Insurance Group on the disposal of 35% share of Chengdu Rural Commercial Bank. Hua Wu and Mingye Zhao are recommended for compliance and insurance disputes, respectively; and asset management-focused practitioner Haizhen Guo joined the firm's Beijing office from King & Wood Mallesons in 2020. The group also handles maritime insurance matters and the firm's Shenzhen, Nanjing and Fuzhou teams are particularly active in this area.

Practice head(s):

Liqiu Lyu

Other key lawyers:

Weihong Tan; Hua Wu; Haizhen Guo; Mingye Zhao

Key clients

National Council for Social Security Fund

China Life Insurance Company Limited

Sunshine Insurance Group Co., Ltd.

Greatwall Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Anbang Insurance Group Co., Ltd.

China Post Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

CCB Insurance Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Happy Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Yellow River Property & Casulty Insurance Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Anbang Insurance Group on the disposal of a 35% share in Chengdu Rural Commercial Bank.
  • Acted for Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Company of China Ltd. on the investment and the establishment of China Agriculture Reinsurance Co., Ltd.

SGLA Law Firm

SGLA Law Firm‘s ten-strong insurance team joined from Wintell & Co Law Firm in 2020. The team handles a steady flow of insurance and financial disputes, compliance and transactional matters. Practice head Paul Zhou has expertise in insurance product design, settlement of claims and recovery, utilisation of insurance funds, reinsurance, capital increase of insurance companies, as well as compliance. Zhou has also been an arbitrator since 2014. Leslie Shen‘s recent highlights include handling reinsurance recover and product liability disputes, as well as advising insurance companies with their investments.

Practice head(s):

Paul Zhou

Other key lawyers:

Leslie Shen; Xiaofeng Yu

Key clients

China Continent Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd

AXA Tianping P&C Insurance Co., Ltd.

China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation

China Pacific Insurance (Group) Company Limited

Sunshine Property and Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd Shanghai Branch

China Insurance

Work highlights

  • Represented Shanghai Changning Branch of PICC in an insurance recovery case with a Norwegian insurance company with a subject matter of approximately RMB6m.
  • Advised PICC in its strategic cooperation project with a US insurance giant.

Tian Yuan Law Firm

Tian Yuan Law Firm‘s client list features a large number of trust, insurance and fund companies,  which it advises on M&A and financing investment issues, fund investments, and investment made by insurance companies. Its expertise also spans litigation, insurance claims and subrogation claims, as well as compliance management and risk assessment. Wei Xu and Zaizai Huang jointly lead the six-partner practice from the firm's Beijing office.

Practice head(s):

Zaizai Huang; Wei Xu

Key clients

Anbang Insurance and several insurance companies from Tomorrow Series

Fujia Group

Inner Mongolia Junzheng Group

China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Allianz Property & Casualty (China) Limited

Zurich Property & Casualty (China) Co., Ltd.

Evergrande Life Insurance Company Limited

China Life Asset Management Company Limited

PICC Asset Management Company Limited

PICC Capital Investment Management Co

Life Insurance Asset Management Co., Ltd.,

Work highlights

  • Advised Anbang Insurance and other insurance companies from Tomorrow Series on legal affairs during the takeover and risk disposal by the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission.
  • Advised Inner Mongolia Junzheng Group on the transfer of 22% of shares in Huatai Insurance Group to Anderson Balance Reinsurance.
  • Advised China Cinda on the transfer of 50.995% shares of Happy Life Insurance to Champion Property & Casualty Insurance and Dongguan Transportation Investment Group.