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Grandall Law Firm
BEIJING 100033

China > Regional coverage: Jiangsu Province: Nanjing Tier 1

Grandall Law Firm‘s broad practice spans capital markets, M&A, banking and finance, bankruptcy, real estate and construction, IP, dispute resolution and compliance. Managing partner Guoqiang Ma excels in financing and M&A transactions, Xiangming Liu is recommended for IPOs, cross-border investment and M&A transactions, and Kuilin Qiu handles patent, trade secret and software copyright disputes.

Practice head(s):

Guoqiang Ma

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Nanjing Securities

Jiangsu Heng Rui Medicine Co., Ltd.

Jiangsu New Energy Development Co., Ltd.

Guobo Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wangsu Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

Flat Group (Flat Glass Group Co., Ltd)

CNNC Hua Yuan Titanium Dioxide Co., Ltd.

Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Bodan Environmental Engineering Technology Co., Ltd.

Wuxi Golden Investment and Private Equity Fund Management Co. Ltd.

Jiangsu Huasheng Lithium Electric Materials Co., Ltd.

Aofc Intelligent Technology (Changzhou) Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Hengrui Pharmaceutical on its series-A financing of $100m.
  • Representing Jiangsu Sukong Holding Group in a technology contractual dispute.
  • Acting for Jiangsu Aosaikang Pharmaceutical in a patent infringement dispute against AstraZeneca.

China > Capital markets: PRC firms Tier 2

Grandall Law Firm are well regarded in the field of capital markets, advising a number of domestic companies in the Shanghai-Shenzhen-North Stock Exchange and Beijing Stock Exchange, as well as overseas enterprises in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The team is particularly experienced in A-share listings, domestic and overseas stock IPOs, equity and bond financing, and major asset restructuring projects. The team is led by Wei Liu, who has a particular specialism in matters relating to shares issuing and listing on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Also to note is Qiang Li, who in recent years has been focusing on new economy industries, such as integrated circuits.

Practice head(s):

Wei Liu

Other key lawyers:

Qiang Li; Jianjun Guan

Key clients

National Silicon Industry Group Co., Ltd.

Tibet Duo Rui Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Kaytune Industrial Co., Ltd.


Zhejiang Sunriver Culture Co., Ltd

Nantong Haixing Electronics Co., Ltd.

Fujian Cosunter Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Gas Corporation Ltd.

Anhui Huaren Health Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Ningbo Haishu Development and Construction Investment (Group) Co., Ltd.

Changguang Satellite Technology Co. Ltd.

Shanghai Jushri Technologies Inc.

eHi Car Services Limited

Shanghai International Group

Tianjin Urban Infrastructure Construction Investment Group Co., Ltd

Aksu Regional Green Industrial Development Co., Ltd

China > Regional coverage: Sichuan Province: Chengdu including Chongqing Tier 2

Grandall Law Firm has a robust capital markets practice in which it is regularly instructed on IPO and pre-IPO financing mandates. It also handles a broad mix of real estate and construction projects, financing, and litigation matters, as well as advising on government affairs and state-owned asset management. With offices in both Chengdu and Chongqing and a team of over 40 partners, it counts a number of regional SOEs and major regional companies among its main clients. In Chengdu, Shiliang Li and Bo Shi handle commercial, corporate and construction projects, and Xiaojin Liu is noted for bankruptcy and liquidation, capital markets and compliance matters. Chongqing office managing partner Dong Li and Shangze Li are the names to note for capital markets and disputes. Among its recent caseload, it advised Chengdu Industry Investment Group on its issuance of RMB1bn medium-term notes and represented a gas company in a co-ownership dispute against two chemical enterprises.

Practice head(s):

Xiaojin Liu; Shangze Li

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Chengdu Construction Engineering Group Co., LTD

Poly (Sichuan) Investment Development Co., LTD

Chengdu High-tech Investment Group Co. LTD

Chengdu Xingcheng Investment Group Co., Ltd. (CXIG), also known as Chengdu Better City

Chengdu Tianfu New Area Investment Group Co. LTD

Sichuan Yingjie Electric Co., LTD

Chengdu Branch of China Citic Bank Co. LTD

Chengdu Urban Construction Investment Management Group Co. LTD

Bank of Sichuan Co., LTD

Yibin Development Holding Group Co. LTD

Chongqing Expressway Group Co. LTD

China Construction Tunnel Construction Co. LTD

SPIC Xianrong Futures Co., LTD

CCTEG Chongqing Engineering (Group) Co., LTD

Chongqing Zisun Technology Co., LTD

Zonsen Group

Chongqing Branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Chongqing Branch of China Construction Bank

Chongqing Branch of China Minsheng Bank

Chongqing Branch of Postal Savings Bank of China

Chongqing Branch of Hengfeng Bank

Chongqing Development Investment Co. LTD

IAT Automobile Technology Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Ultra Silicon Semiconductor Co., LTD

China > Regional coverage: Zhejiang Province: Hangzhou Tier 2

Grandall Law Firm handles a steady flow of matters spanning capital markets, corporate and M&A, restructuring and insolvency, investment funds, and private equity. Tianfeng Shen is highly regarded for A-share issuances, pre-listing restructuring and insolvencies. Managing partner Huarong Yan has notable expertise in the technology, telecoms and internet fields.

Practice head(s):

Huarong Yan

Other key lawyers:

Key clients


Zhejiang Transportation Investment Group Co. LTD

Hangzhou Daily Newspaper Group Co. LTD

Zhejiang Energy Group

Zhejiang Seaport Investment Operation Group

Proya Group

Jiangsu Nuotai Aosino Biopharmaceutical Co., LTD

Hangzhou Guangli Microelectronics Co., LTD

Huadian Jiangsu Energy Co., LTD

Ningbo Ruyi Joint Stock Co., ltd

Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric Co., LTD

Work highlights

  • Advised Jiangsu Nuotai Aosino Biopharmaceutical on its listing on the Science and Technology Innovation Board.

China > Corporate and M&A: PRC firms Tier 3

Grandall Law Firm is instructed on a steady stream of M&A deals across regulated industries such as semiconductors, financial services and pharmaceuticals. The team acts for both state-owned and private enterprises, and is particularly active on deals involving the energy sector. Wei Liu leads the corporate group and is particularly focused on IPOs; other names to note in the team include Xiangming Liu, who is highly active on debt issuances, and Jianjun Guan, who handles M&A, capital markets transactions and restructurings.

Practice head(s):

Liu Wei

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

China Galaxy Securities Co., Ltd.

Beijing Research Institute of ChemicalEngineering Metallurgy

China Banknote Printing and MintingCorporation, CBPM

Aviation Investment Group Co., LTD

Beijing Innovation Industry Investment Co.,LTD

West China Cement Limited

Intchains Group Limited

China National Nuclear Power Co., Ltd

Guohua Military and Civil IntegrationIndustry Development Fund ManagementCo., Ltd.

China Everbright Industry Group Limited

China > Investment funds: PRC firms Tier 3

Jing Zou and her team at Grandall Law Firm advises a range of clients, including medical investment groups and green development funds. It has experience in both private equity and venture capital, and represents both state backed and private organisations. Naijin Liu is another key name. The team provides services in fund formation, filing and licensing, investment, securities, dispute resolution and dealing with risk events.

Practice head(s):

Jing Zou

Other key lawyers:

Naijin Lin

Key clients

National Green Development Fund Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Guotai Junan Innovation Equity Investment Fund of Funds Center (Limited Partnership)

Fosun Capital Co., Ltd.

Suzhou Saixiang Equity Investment Partnership Enterprise (Limited Partnership)

Lhasa Yuanchi Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Pagoda Capital Co., Ltd.

GF Xinde (Suzhou) Health Industry Venture Capital Partnership Enterprise (Limited Partnership)

PuXin Capital Co., Ltd.

Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt Co., Ltd.

Suzhou FG Phase III Venture Capital Management Partnership|Enterprise (Limited Partnership)

China Tourism Industry Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Grand China Overseas Investment Management CO., Ltd.

CDIB Equity Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Yinling Private Fund Management (Hainan) Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Fortune Chuanghong Private Equity Investment Enterprise (Limited Partnership)

Shanghai Jingan Municipal Financial Services Office

GAC Capital Co., Ltd.

Kunshan Yinshi Equity Investment Partnership Enterprise (Limited Partnership)

Goldstone Investment CO., Ltd.

Harmonia Capital Co., Ltd.

Dezhou Med-Fine Health Venture Capital Partnership Enterprise (Limited Partnership)

Guangdong Guangxin Emerging Industry Investment Equity Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Suzhou Oriza Holdings Corporation

Boway Group Co., Ltd.

Ruicheng Family Information Consulting (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

Donghao Lansheng (Group) Co., Ltd

Yuyao Shunxing Venture Capital (Limited Partnership)

Shenzhen Longhua Industrial Capital Investment Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Qixu Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Tallwood Equity Investment (Guangdong) Co., Ltd.

Luzhou Urban Construction Investment Group Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Xiangrong Venture Capital Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Wufa Equity Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Sichuan Shenwan Hongyuan Changhong Equity Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Sichuan Innovation Development Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Hongyuan Huifu Venture Investment Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Xingcheng Hongye Equity Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Jinxin Medical Investment Management Group Co., Ltd.

China > Regional coverage: Guangdong Province: Guangzhou and Shenzhen Tier 3

China > Intellectual property: PRC firms Tier 4

Grandall Law Firm assists Chinese companies with trade mark, copyright and patent infringement disputes. In Shanghai, Fang Shilong is experienced in IP strategy, evaluating IP assets, negotiating transaction agreements, and advising on IP portfolios during commercial transactions. Other key contacts are Xie Xianghui in Shenzhen and Su Xiaonan in Beijing.

Practice head(s):

Fang Shilong

Other key lawyers:

Xie Xianghui; Su Xiaonan; Huang Chao; Qiu Kuilin; Shi Yue

Key clients

Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Geekplus Technology Co

MediaTek Inc

Kingclean Electric Co

Wangsu Science and Technology Co

ECOVACS Robotics Co

Suzhou Maxwell Technologies Co

Intellectual Property Office of Jiangsu Province

Jiangsu Sukong Holding Group

Jiangsu Aosaikang Pharmaceutical Co



China > Private equity: PRC firms Tier 5

Grandall Law Firm is active in the private equity sphere, advising private equity firms on a variety of transactions. Naijin Liu has specific experience advising PE fund platforms established by central enterprises. Meanwhile, Jing Zou has significant expertise in handling PE placements and the establishment of both RMB and foreign funds.

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Bazhong Public Utilities Investment Group Co., Ltd

Chengdu Xiangrong Venture Capital Co., Ltd.

Star Seay (Beijing) Investment Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Jinxin Medical Investment Management Group Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Realtime Technology Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Xiangcheng Investment Group Co., Ltd.

China Datang Capital Holdings Co., Ltd.

Tianjin Hi-tech Holding Group Co., Ltd.

State Power Investment Corporation

ZGC Co-Innovation Fund

China Power Technology Guoyuan (Beijing) Industrial Investment Co.

Yangtze River Xiaomi Industry Fund

Asia-Pacific Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

Taiping Innovation Investment Management Co., Ltd.

China > Projects and energy: PRC firms

Grandall Law Firm actively advises on the sale and purchase of numerous energy projects and represent some of China’s largest power companies. Weidong Wang is the key name to note.

China > Restructuring and insolvency: PRC firms

Grandall Law Firm is noted for its global network of offices in China and abroad, including Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and New York. Under the leadership of Feng Chen and Jun Ma, the team handles restructurings, reorganisation projects and disputes as well as cross-border insolvency cases.

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, Nanchang, Dalian, 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.

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+
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.