Regional coverage: Other notable firms in Shenzhen in China

Shenzhen is a fast growing city that has attracted substantial investment from China’s thriving technology and financial services industry. The city is known for its industrial parks located in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, where Huawei Tech City is situated, which houses the company’s R&D facilities. Adjacent to Hong Kong and Macau, Shenzhen has become a financial hub with a stock exchange modelled on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Reflecting its fast-paced economy, Shenzhen’s legal market continues to grow. Major Chinese law firms such as King & Wood Mallesons, Zhong Lun Law Firm, JunHe and Global Law Office have offices in the city, as do smaller national firms including Grandall Law Firm and East & Concord Partners.

China Commercial Law Co

China Commercial Law Co is a large Shenzhen-headquartered firm that offers a full-service to corporate clients, including multinationals and SOEs, operating in the city. Areas of expertise include securities and capital markets, real estate and construction, customs law, intellectual property, litigation and arbitration. Managing partner Shu Gao is a seasoned litigator, with expertise in real estate.

Guanghe Law Firm

Based out of Shenzhen, Guanghe Law Firm services the south China region, with noted expertise in the real estate and construction sector. Areas of practice include M&A restructuring and tax planning for real estate companies, and clients include a mixture of construction SOEs and major regional developers. Lawyers are also well-versed in capital markets transactions and the firm's litigation and arbitration department is also active. Managing partner Tong Xin is the name to note.

Practice head(s):

Tong Xin

Shu Jin Law Firm

Shu Jin Law Firm is a mid-market full-service firm based in Shenzhen. The team is noted for its solid capital markets practice,  particularly for its specialist knowledge of the A-share market. It also handles a broad range of corporate and financial transactions, with notable expertise in foreign direct investment (FDI), M&A, international finance and debt restructuring. Contentious and non-contentious employment law issues also features in its recent caseload, as well as bankruptcies and liquidations. The firm's leadership comprises Yunya MaJiong ZhangGonghui Yin and Mengjun Xu.

Practice head(s):

Yunya Ma; Jiong Zhang; Gonghui Yin; Mengjun Xu

Tahota Law Firm

Tahota Law Firm's Shenzhen office handles litigation and arbitration, governmental affairs, real estate and construction projects, and corporate and M&A transactions. Clients include government agencies, SOEs, educational establishments and financial institutions. Yuanbing Huang is the managing partner.

Practice head(s):

Yuanbing Huang

Other key lawyers:

Zhantao Xue; Qilin Chen; Xin Wu; Lirong Yan; Zheng Zhao

Key clients

Shenzhen Kingworld Medicine

Nin Jiom Medicine Manufactory (Hong Kong)

Hema Fresh, Alibaba Group

Hinen Electronics (Shenzhen)

Shenzhen Tencent Computer Systems

Xunlei

People’s Government of Futian District of Shenzhen

People’s Government of Guangming District of Shenzhen

Work highlights

  • Handled the trade mark infringement case between Tencent v. Guangzhou Yuanhui Information Technology and Jiangsu Mingtong Wangluo Technology.
  • Successfully acted for Tencent in the dispute of service contract with Nanjing Liweihui Information Technology.