Firm Profile > Grandall Law Firm > Beijing, China

Grandall Law Firm
UNIT 1005, 10/F, TAIKANG INTERNATIONAL TOWER
2 WUDINGHOU STREET, XICHENG DISTRICT
BEIJING 100033
China

Regional coverage: Jiangsu Province: Nanjing Tier 1

Grandall Law Firm has a sizeable practice with specialists in capital markets, cross-border M&A and dispute resolution. Other key areas of expertise include banking and finance, private equity and real estate. The practice displays in-depth industry knowledge in chemicals, media and pharmaceuticals. Ma Guoqiang has a strong background in financing, investment and M&A. Che Jie focuses on litigation and Liu Xiangming handles IPOs. Pan Mingxiang, Jing Zhong and Zhou Shijun are also noted.

Key clients

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co.,Ltd(Nanjing)

Jiangsu Industry Technology Research Institute

Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co.,Ltd.

Jiangsu Zhengdan Chemical Industry Co.,Ltd

Jiangsu Broadcasting&Television Group Co.,Ltd.

China Greatwall Asset Management Corporation(Jiangsu)

NanJing XinJieKou Department Store Co.Ltd

Jiangsu Guoxin Corp. Ltd.

Omnijoi Media Corporation

Jiangsu Everyday Network Co.,Ltd

Jiangsu Hiteker High-tech Co., Ltd.

Suzhou Maxwell Technologies Co., Ltd.

Regional coverage: Sichuan Province: Chengdu including Chongqing Tier 1

Grandall Law Firm displays a high level of expertise across infrastructure project construction, investment and financing, real estate development and operation. Key types of infrastructure projects that the firm is involved in include rail transit, highways, integrated pipeline corridors, and environmental improvement. Managing partner Liu Xiaojin has a strong background in investing and finance, while managing partner Lu Xiaodong is experienced in banking and real estate. Chen Peng, Luo Hao and Song Lingling also act as managing partners. Bo Shi and executive partner Li Shiliang are also noted.

Key clients

Sichuan Teway Food Co., Ltd. (Stock Symbol: 603317)

Sichuan Injet Electric Co.,Ltd. (Stock Symbol: 300820)

Herrel Environmental Protection Industrial Co.,Ltd. (Stock Symbol:833896)

Chengdu Hi-tech Investment Group Co., Ltd.

Huanmei Ecological Co.,Ltd.

Dexin Digital Technology Corp.Ltd. (Stock Symbol:837611)

Chengdu Financial Holding Industry Guide Equity Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Bei Ying Equity Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Financial Holding and Development Equity Investment

Capital markets: PRC firms Tier 2

Grandall Law Firm is most known for advising on IPOs, recently broadening its offering to encompass listings on the Shanghai technology and innovation board, and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The group is also instructed on restructurings and M&A of listed companies. Jointly leading the department are chief executive partner Hongbing LvWei Liu and Jianjun Guan, all of whom have experience with debt and equity transactions. Junji Ni is the name to note for listings on the technology and innovation board.

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Testimonials

The firm has rich experience in the capital market of mainland China, especially in serving central enterprises. The team has outstanding professional skills and can issue professional and adaptable solutions according to customer needs, and has won unanimous praise from customers.’

‘In the field of capital market legal services, whether it is legal services in domestic capital markets or overseas capital markets, or equity financing projects and bond financing projects Grandall has comprehensive, comprehensive and professional legal service capabilities.

Key clients

Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Shanghai Stock Exchange

Shanghai International Group

Ping An

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms Tier 3

Grandall Law Firm has a strong reputation for M&A transactions for large domestic corporates. The group also has experience in cross-border deals, both outbound, on behalf of Chinese clients, and inbound foreign investment. The core team includes chief executive partner of the firm Hongbing Lv and energy and infrastructure sector expert Weidong Wang. In 2019, the group benefited from the arrival of Alan Huang from Guantao Law Firm.

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Alan Huang is an excellent lawyer. I would recommend him to my colleagues.’

Investment funds: PRC firms Tier 3

Grandall Law Firm advises on fund formation and has particular experience advising government guide funds, as well as fund of funds. Shanghai-based practice head Jing Zou advises on both RMB and USD private funds and advises on licenses and compliance issues. Naijin Liu is also noted and heads the team based in Tianjin.

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Regional coverage: Guangdong Province: Guangzhou Tier 3

Grandall Law Firm advises on a wide spectrum of M&A, investment funds and energy transactions. The practice displays expertise in dispute resolution particularly concerning capital markets and commercial issues. Cheng Bing is a key individual to note and has particular expertise in securities issuances and M&A transactions. Caixia Li and Yang Guo are also recommended.

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Key clients

Yihua Healthcare Co.,Ltd.

Yihua Lifestyle Technology Co.,Ltd.

By-Health Co.,Ltd.

Rastar Group

Great-Sun Foods Co.,Ltd.

Nanyang Topsec Technologies Group Inc.

Guangdong Taiantang Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd.

Guangdong Anjubao Digital Technology Co.,Ltd.

Guangdong Jinming Machinery Co.,Ltd.

Guangdong power grid co. LTD

Hainan power grid co. LTD

Guangzhou power supply bureau co. LTD

Shenzhen power supply bureau co. LTD

China southern power grid ultra-high voltage transmission co. LTD

Regional coverage: Zhejiang Province: Hangzhou Tier 3

Grandall Law Firm has a strong capital markets practice with expertise in private equity and real estate transactions as well. Other areas of strength include insolvency and commercial disputes. Tianfeng Shen is a key individual to note and has a particular focus for M&A and restructuring transactions.

Private equity: PRC firms Tier 4

Grandall Law Firm's team has demonstrable expertise in fund formation, and also has experience in advising on equity investments in domestic, privately-owned and listed companies. Key figures in the team include fund formation specialist Jing Zou, private equity investment expert Naijin Liu (who also handles dispute resolution for funds), and transactional lawyer Jianjun Guan.

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The level of specialization is high, and the suggestions in the PE/VC field are highly impressive. The team responds quickly and can provide clients with pertinent legal opinions and solutions.’

Recommend partner Liu Naijin: We have established a four-year cooperative relationship with the firm, with excellent professional quality and efficient service response. The team has complete private equity industry training resources and can provide customers and employees with comprehensive, systematic and professional industry training.’

Intellectual property: PRC firms

Grandall Law Firm has a strong contentious offering within its intellectual property practice and displays in-depth expertise. The team handles trade secrets, unfair competition, infringement and domain name issues. Shanghai-based Fang Shilong and Shenzhen-based Xie Xianghui both have extensive experience handling issues relating to patents, trade marks and copyrights.

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Key clients

PROSEGUR COMPANIA DE SEGURIDAD S.A.[Spain]

MD SKIN SOLUTIONS SARL [ Luxemburg]

ZIIP LLC (USA)

Merrill Inc (USA)

Shanghai Pharma Group Stock Company

Neusoft Group

Zhejiang Tianyu Pharm Stock Company

Zhejiang Giuseppe Clothing Stock Company

Dalian Energas Stock Company

Nouya New Material Stock Company

Shanghai Zhuofan IT Stock Company

Nanyang Commercial Bank (China)

University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petroleum Company

Shanghai Sciyee Environmental Equipment Company

Shanghai Jiache

The firm: Grandall Law Firm was founded in June 1998. It is one of the largest full-service law firms in China and has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Kunming, Tianjin, Chengdu, Ningbo, Fuzhou, Xi’an, Nanjing, Nanning, Jinan, Chongqing, Suzhou, Changsha, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Guiyang, Urumqi, Zhengzhou, Shijiazhuang, Hefei, Hainan, Qingdao, Hong Kong, Paris, Madrid, Silicon Valley, Stockholm and New York.

Grandall has over 750 partners and a total combined workforce of almost 3,000 people, including attorneys, foreign counsels, paralegals, secretaries, administrative and other support staff. Over 90% of its partners possess a Doctor’s or Master’s degree or other senior qualifications, and many of its legal experts and professionals are recognised as top practitioners in their respective fields of specialization.

Grandall is  a PRC law firm authorized by many overseas securities exchanges (including, without limitation, Hong Kong Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, Australian Securities Exchange, and Singapore Exchange Limited) to offer legal opinions and comments for public offerings and M&A projects.

Areas of practice: Grandall is able to provide its clients with widely covered, specialized and teamwork-based professional services. Grandall’s key practice areas include finance and securities, corporate and business, M&A and restructuring, cross-border investment, international trade, intellectual property, private placement, energy, dispute resolutions and other professional services. Especially, Grandall has been ranked at the first place almost every year for deals of domestic/overseas IPO, refinancing, material asset restructuring and M&A as well as other comprehensive indices. Grandall also earned awards and recognition from many rating agencies for its services in areas relating to investment, finance and securities.

Department Name Email Telephone
Capital markets Wei Liu
Capital markets Chaoqun Wang
Mergers and acquisitions Jianjun Guan
Mergers and acquisitions Wei Liu
Private equity and venture capital Jing Zou
Private equity and venture capital Naijin Liu
Restructuring and insolvency Weiming Xu
Environment, energy and infrastructure Bin Li
Intellectual property Xianghui Xie
Insurance Daofeng Li
Banking and finance Yizhong Xue
Taxation Lantian Zhang
Maritime Guoqing Fang
Cross-border investment Xuebin Chen
Urbanisation/construction Pingping Huang
Civil litigation and commercial arbitration Ningjie Yu
Civil litigation and commercial arbitration Jingze Sun
Criminal defence Xin Liu
Criminal defence Shijun Zhou
Criminal defence Shucai Kou
Belt and Road initiative legal service Chun Li
Belt and Road initiative legal service Ningning Huang
Number of lawyers : 2,000+
Chinese
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Interlex Group
ALFA International

Currently, Grandall Law Firm (“Grandall”) has 6 offices abroad respectively located in Hong Kong SAR, Paris, Madrid, Silicon Valley, Stockholm and New York. Grandall has entered into strategic cooperation agreements with Holding Redlich and Maddocks, and has also linked a new alliance agreement with Spanish law firm ECIJA. Further, Grandall is a member of the Interlex Group, ALFA International and ASEAN Plus Group.

Grandall’s international services covering various areas including overseas IPO, cross-border M&A, international trade, international dispute resolution, intellectual properties, taxes, real properties, asset management and technology conversion, etc.

Highlights of Grandall’s international professional services include but are not limited to the acquisition of equity in Pakistan Stock Exchange by China Financial Futures Exchange, Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange, the financing of Yamal LNG Project under Sino-Russian cooperation, Jinjiang Environment’s IPO on the Singapore Exchange, Giant Internet’s resumption of trading on A-share Market, ZhongAn Online Insurance’s IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (“HKEx”), Guotai JunAn Securities’ IPO on HKEx, IPO of China Literature Ltd. on HKEx, Haidilao’s IPO on HKEx, and Ping An Good Doctor’s IPO on HKEx, etc. Grandall has provided legal services for various projects with respect to investment, acquisition, construction and IPO located in Europe, the United States, Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Grandall has been highly recommended by various famous international ranking authorities for its international deals, including: Bloomberg News (as No. 1 Adviser (for number of deals) – Global IPO Deal Rankings), Chambers and Partners (recommended in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets – Hong Kong and Overseas Issuances, Corporate M&A, Projects & Infrastructure, Energy and Natural Resources, etc.), Asian Legal Business (Hong Kong Law Awards – Equity Market Deal of the Year), etc.