Regional coverage: Jiangsu Province: Nanjing in China
Nanjing has been one of the most active regional legal service markets in China. There are over 400 law firms, and over 7,000 registered lawyers. Jiangsu has a large number of local SOEs that are keeping the legal market busy with a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters. The local market includes a healthy mix of local firms and Beijing- and Shanghai-headquartered firms, including King & Wood Mallesons, Zhong Lun Law Firm, Jingtian & Gongcheng, AllBright Law Offices, and Grandall Law Firm, among others.
G&D Law Firm
G&D Law Firm specialises in corporate and commercial law and commercial litigation matters. Jimin Xue is a well regarded practitioner in the local market, and is recommended alongside Shaowei Guo who specialises in non-performing asset disposal and bond-related matters, and dispute resolution specialist Guirong Chi who has 'very strong practical ability' and 'always able to lead the clients to the light at the end of the tunnel when facing obstacles'. Recent highlights include representing Nantong Wangmao Industrial in a trade secrets dispute; advising Jiangsu Ruihuan Construction in its restructuring; and handling restructuring for a number of local enterprises.
‘The team has very deep theoretical foundation in the legal profession, coupled with a wealth of practical experience‘.
China Guangfa Bank Co., Ltd. Nanjing Branch
China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd. Jiangsu Branch
Sujiu Group Trading Co., Ltd.
China Resources Power Holdings (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.
Jiangsu Nongken Group Co., Ltd.
Nanjing Southern New City Development and Construction (Group) Co., Ltd.
Jiangsu Tobacco Company Nanjing Branch
Jiangsu Susun Group Co., Ltd.
Jiangsu Textile Group Co., Ltd.
The Second Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge Co., Ltd.
Nanjing Department Store Co., Ltd.
Carbon Technology Co., Ltd.
- Representing Nantong Wangmao Industrial in a trade secrets dispute.
- Advising Jiangsu Ruihuan Construction in its restructuring.
- Handling restructuring for a number of local enterprises.
Grandall Law Firm
Grandall Law Firm handles cross-border M&A, capital markets, antitrust and tax issues for clients in the automotive, software, pharmaceutical and real estate sector. Michael Liu is the key name to note.
King & Wood Mallesons established its Nanjing office in 2017, and the six-partner team advises on a variety of corporate, securities, restructuring, banking and finance and dispute resolution matters. It counts SOEs, hi-tech companies, manufacturing, energy and investment firms as its clients. Mingyuan Zhang is highly recommended for domestic and overseas IPO and securities-related transactions, and has previously worked at Shanghai Stock Exchange. Jiping Lei focuses on civil and commercial litigation, arbitration and compliance matters, and has worked as a senior and presiding judge at the Civil Courtroom No. 2 of a national judicial authority.
SUMEC Group Corporation
Jiangsu Provinicial Overseas Cooperation and Investment Corporation Limited
GCL System Integration Technologu Co.,LTd
China Nuclear (Nanjing) Energy Development Co., Ltd.
Sincol Technology Corporation Limited
Xinan Foundry Machinery Corporation Limited
Jiangsu General Science Technology Co., Ltd.
MLOptic Coporation Limited
Bank of China Jiangsu Branch
Jiangsu Tonda Power Technology Co., Ltd.
Jurong Ningwu New Material Co., Ltd.
YTO Express Group Co.,Ltd
Nanjing New Industry Investment Group Co.,Ltd
Nanjing Pione High Technology Co., Ltd.
Jiangsu Aosaikang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Zhoupu Date Technology (Nanjing) Co., Ltd.
- Advised Jiangsu Aosaikang Pharmaceutical on the RMB7.65bn acquisition by Beijing New Oriental Star Petrochemical Engineering.
- Advise UTour on the takeover of Zhuyuan Tour Group.
- Acted for ICBC Investment in its first market-oriented debt-to-equity project targeting private-funded company nationwide.
Zhong Lun Law Firm
Established in 2017, Zhong Lun Law Firm's Nanjing office is particularly active in real estate and construction transactions and disputes. Recent caseload also features financing, bankruptcy, FDI and M&A matters. Zhiqiang Wei is recommended.
Other key lawyers:
China Cinda asset management co., ltd.
Jiangsu Shuanglou Construction Group co., ltd.
Zhejiang Chang Xing Ming Gui Enron Landscaping Co., Ltd.
Nanjing Qiqiao Construction and Installation Engineering Co., Ltd.
China Jinmao Holdings Group limited
Seazen Holdings Co., Ltd.
SUMEC Group Corporation
Huaren Construction Group Co., Ltd.
Nanjing East Road and Bridge Engineering Co., Ltd.
Yufa Construction Group Co., Ltd.
- Represented Jiangsu Shuang Lou Construction Group in a high value construction dispute against Nanjing Certain Real Estate.
- Advised Nanjing Xiexin Gas Turbine Thermal Power in a construction dispute relating to a power energy project.