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DeHeng Law Offices
12/F TOWER B, FOCUS PLACE
19 FINANCE STREET
BEIJING 100033
China

China > Banking and finance: PRC firms Tier 2

DeHeng Law Offices features a capable team in relation to project and acquisition financing as well as in cross-border banking transactions. Apart from its financing expertise, the practice is also experienced in acting for lenders in loan restructurings. Zhang Xu and Ma Kai co-head the practice, with Xu specialising in cross-border acquisition finance, sovereign lending, and interbank credits, and advising banks on loan restructuring and credit enforcement strategies. Sisi Shen is noted for her experience in on-shore and offshore financing arrangements.

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Other key lawyers:

Key clients

China Development Bank

The Export-Import Bank of China

China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Nanyang Commercial Bank

Bank of China

Agricultural Bank of China

China Industrial Bank, Hong Kong Branch

China CITIC Bank International

The Bank of East Asia

ICBC Standard Bank

Bank of Communications

Bank of China

Shandong Gold Ming

Work highlights

  • Advised a consortium of financial institutions including international banks, PRC banks and ECAs on funding for facilities of $6,5bn and €2,2bn to Amur Gas Chemical Complex for financing towards the development of a gas chemical complex.
  • Advised Bank of China on funding of HK$3,4bn to China SUMEC Automotive Industry Consulting Development for its intragroup acquisition of China Machinery Engineering Corporation.
  • Advised syndicated banks composing international and domestic banks on funding for a $600m equivalent multiple tranche term loan facility to Joy City Property Limited.

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

DeHeng Law Offices has a solid corporate offering, regularly advising on bankruptcy and restructuring, tax, capital markets, employment, real estate and infrastructure projects as well as handling a broad range of contentious matters. Bin He is a key name to note for real estate and construction and financing transactions; Hao Chen specialises in private equity and venture capital investment, bankruptcy liquidation and reorganisation; financial department head Xiaoping Chen handles bond issuance, M&A mandates and commercial litigation; and Chaoxing Ma is noted for civil and commercial litigation.

Practice head(s):

ChaoXing Ma; Hao Chen; Xiaoping Chen; Zhenhang He ; Jian Li; Fang Yan; Ke Li; Yuan Chen; Xiaoming Sun

Other key lawyers:

Peng Song

Key clients

Hengfeng Bank Co., Ltd.(Chongqing )

CHONGQING YUOU CROSS-E-COMMERCE Co., Ltd.

Zheshang Xinye Group Co., Ltd

Chongqing Precision Biotechnology Co., Ltd.

Chongqing ATEC Test Equipment Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Great Wall hospital Co., Ltd.

China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd.(Chongqing)

Chongqing Water Affairs Group Co., Ltd.

San Feng Environment Group Co., Ltd

Bank of Dalian (Chongqing)

Chang An Auto Financing Co., Ltd.

State Grid Chongqing Electric Power Company

China Silian Instrument Measuring Appliance Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Nanfa Urban Construction Development Co., Ltd

Chongqing gaoxin development and investment group Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Luneng development (Group) Co., Ltd.

Chongqing GaoKe Group Co., Ltd.

CHONGQING YU GAO – TECH INDUSTRY (GROUP) Co., Ltd.

Huaxi Packaging Group Co.,Ltd.

Chongqing Construction Investment Holding Co., Ltd.

CIC Chongqing aluminum international trading Co., Ltd.

San Xia Guarantee Group Co., Ltd.

Huarun Yukang Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Chongqing High-speed Culture Communication Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Hua Shuo Construction Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Three Gorges Bank Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Chenxi Health Management Co., Ltd.

KeLin Environmental Protection Equipment Inc.

Chongqing Landscape Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Construction Engineering Group Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Bank Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Hairun Energy-saving Technology Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Xinjing Special Glass Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Oukang medical Co., Ltd.

Sichuan Jingdu Longtai Technology Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Humi Network Technology Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Landscape Architecture Construction (Group) Co., Ltd.

Sichuan Shengjin High-technology Co., Ltd.

Shenzhou Energy Group Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Sanlei Glass Fabric Co., Ltd.

China Long River Three Gorges Group Co., Ltd.

Laike Holdings Ltd.

Zhubajie Pty Co.

Chongqing Railway Investment Group Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Communication construction (Group) Co., Ltd.

CATIC International Engineeing Corporation

Chongqing Science City Investment Holdings Ltd.

Westone Information Industry INC.

Work highlights

  • Advised Southwest Securities-Yinhai Leasing on the issuance of Phase 1 asset-backed special plan.
  • Advised on the Chongqing Jiulongpo District Old Community PPP Reconstruction Project.
  • Advised Chongqing Liangjiang Equity Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd. on its RMB600m investment in Avatr Technology, a new energy vehicle company.

China > Restructuring and insolvency: PRC firms Tier 2

DeHeng Law Offices‘ enterprise rescue and bankruptcy team regularly assists domestic companies, state-owned enterprises and foreign-owned businesses with rescue plans and reorganisations. The group is active in a wide range of sectors, including construction, manufacturing, real estate and chemicals, and is noted for its involvement in the drafting and interpretation of insolvency laws. Practice head Liya Fan has extensive experience in handling M&A restructuring and reorganisations for medium and large enterprises. Fan works alongside Chunlei Zhang, who is recommended for liquidations and reorganisation plans, and founding partner Dingku Jiang in Wenzhou, who handles matters from pre-restructuring to judicial restructuring.

Practice head(s):

Liya Fan

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Shanxi Liansheng Energy Co., Ltd

Shandong jinshunda Group Co., Ltd

Henan Construction Group Co., Ltd

Anyang chemical industry Refco Group Ltd

Sanya Luhuitou tourist area development Co., Ltd

Qilu Special Steel Co., Ltd

Shandong Parkson Biotechnology Co., Ltd

Shenyang Wuzhou Commercial Plaza Development Co., Ltd

Beijing Xingda Pharmaceutical Research Co., Ltd

Chengdu Tianxiang environment Co., Ltd

Henan Shengguang Group

Pingdindshan Lushan Yaxing carbon material Co., Ltd

Inner Mongolia Xingye Group Co., Ltd

Henan Fangyuan Carbon Group Co., Ltd

Ningxia Shangling industry (Group) Co., Ltd

Anyang Yongjin Chemical Co., Ltd

Ningxia Yuangao Industrial Group Co., Ltd

Net Securities Co., Ltd

Kangde Composites Co., Ltd

Yiwu Jinting Real Estate Development Co., Ltd

Yiwu Jincheng Real Estate Development Co., Ltd

Yiwu Jingui Real Estate Development Co., Ltd

Zhejiang Ruiji Electronic Technology Co., Ltd

Fujian Longyan Longhua Chemical Co., Ltd

Huainan Jinfeng Yiju Real Estate Investment Co., Ltd

Chenglong Construction Group Co., Ltd

Duban Engineering Construction Co., Ltd

Zhejiang Qianjiang Lithium Battery Technology Co., Ltd

Henan Shanxin Grain Co., Ltd

Kunpeng Asset Management Co., Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised Shanxi Liansheng Energy Co., Ltd on the merger and reorganisation of 32 enterprises of Liansheng Group.
  • Assisted Shandong Jinshunda Group Co., Ltd as its appointed administrator and with its reorganisation plan.
  • Acted for state-owned construction enterprise Henan Construction Group Co., Ltd on its insolvency proceedings and reorganisation plan.

China > Tax: PRC firms Tier 2

DeHeng Law Offices' experienced team of lawyers have a background working for tax authorities, making them perfectly placed to advise on compliance issues. Ming Yi in particular has two decades of experience in tax administration. The firm serves clients from numerous sectors including tech, education and construction.

Practice head(s):

Ming YI; Zhutie Pan; Xiaobo LI; Wei Sun

Work highlights

  • Assisted a sports culture enterprise with an audit.  
  • Advised an investment company hit with a sudden tax rise.
  • Provided tax related services to Tsinghua University.

China > Antitrust and competition: PRC firms Tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices act on a number of contentious antitrust matters notably cases pertaining to the new anti-monopoly Law; it is also regularly instructed on merger filings, investigations and compliance matters. The team is regularly involved in litigation pertaining to abuse of dominance and unfair competition. Ding Liang acts for clients across a range of industries including telecoms, chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverages, cement, machinery and automobile. The Beijing team coordinates with the firm’s Brussels office to provide a round-the-clock service for its European clients operating in China.

Practice head(s):

Ding Liang

Key clients

Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd

Danfoss A/S

SAP SE

China Mobile Communications Corporation

China Resources Snow Breweries

Shanghai Yuyuan Tourist Mart Co.,Ltd

SF Express Co., Ltd

China National Petroleum Corporation

Sandvik International Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Country Garden Services Holdings Company Limited

Beijing Sankuai Technology Co., Ltd(Meituan)

Work highlights

  • Provided analysis of the competition implications of Danfoss’s acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics.
  • Acted for Four rare earth permanent magnet companies in Ningbo v. Hitachi Metal Co., Ltd. for abuse of market dominance. This was a precedent setting case in which the refusal of the license of Non-SEPs was found to constitute a violation of the Anti-monopoly Law of China.
  • Assisted with merger filing on Country Garden Property‘s acquisition of Wealth Best Global.

China > Capital markets: PRC firms Tier 3

The capital markets practice at DeHeng Law Offices is well established in the field of securities law, with the team regularly representing A-share and overseas listed companies, as well as new OTC market companies. Practice head Jianjun Xu has extensive experience in corporate finance, domestic and overseas IPOs, and M&A of listed companies across a wide array of industries, as does Zhenguo Liu. Also to note are Zhiwei Hou, who has expertise in assets reorganisation and cross-border financing, and Yongsheng Tang, who specialises in the listing and restructuring of companies.

Practice head(s):

Jianjun Xu

Other key lawyers:

Zhenguo Liu; Zhiwei Huo; Yongsheng Tang; Xianan Wang

Key clients

China National Gold Group Gold Jewellery Co., Ltd.

CNOOC Limited

Zhonghong Pulin Medical Products Co., Ltd.

Zhuhai Bojay Electronics Co.,Ltd.

JWIPC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.

SHENZHEN CHK Co.,Ltd.

ZHUHAI KLES TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD

China Southern Powergrid Technology Co., Ltd.

China Railway Construction Heavy Industry Corporation Limited

Eastroc Beverage Co., Ltd.

Hubei Huaqiang High-Tech Co., Ltd.

BCEG Environmental Remediation Co., Ltd.

Circuit Fabology Microelectronics Equipment Co., Ltd.

Chengdu Guoguang Electric Co., Ltd.

Beijing ZEHO Waterfront Ecological Environment Treatment Co., Ltd.

Henan Liliang Diamond Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Chuangyitong Technology Co., Ltd.

Jiangxi Copper Yates Foil Inc.

CMB Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

China Railway Construction Investment Group

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

With offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, DeHeng Law Offices is active on M&A transactions across China, acting for state-owned and private enterprises across sectors including financial services, energy, semiconductors and pharmaceuticals. Zhaoxia Fan is based in the Beijing office and is adept at handling complex deals involving restructurings and insolvent entities, while Wei Chen takes the lead on cross-border work, including inbound and outbound investments.

Practice head(s):

Zhaoxia Fan

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Key clients

CSSC Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

China Electronics Technology Group Corporation

The Financial Institution Creditors Committee of China Minsheng Investment Group

Liaoning Fangda Group Industrial Co., Ltd.

Beijing Oriental Jicheng Co., Ltd

Guangzhou Great Power Energy&Technology Co., Ltd.

The China Orient Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Hubei Shuanghuan Science and Technology Stock Co., Ltd.

Datang Telecom Technology Co.,Ltd.

Yunnan Coal & Energy Co., Ltd.

BanBao Co., Ltd.

Inner Mongolia Energy Engineering Investment (Group) Co., Ltd.

Yunbaiyao Hong Kong Co., Limited

Hanzhong Jiahuai Mining Technology Co., Ltd.

WEIFANG FINANCIAL HOLDING GROUP

Jiawei Renewable Energy Co., Ltd.

Shuifanxin Environmental Energy (Shandong) Co., LTD.

Shanghai Titan Scientific Co.,Ltd.

ZheJiang Meili High Technology Co.,Ltd.

Regina Miracle International (Holdings) Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised CSSC Science & Technology Co., Ltd. on its major asset restructuring project.
  • Advised China Electronics Technology Group Corporation on mergering China Putian Corporation and its subsidiaries, which include 15 listed companies with a total market value of nearly RMB 700 billion.
  • Advised Liaoning Fangda Group Industrial Co., Ltd. on becoming the strategic investor of the aviation business of Hainan Airline Group.

China > Dispute resolution: Arbitration: PRC firms Tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices’ arbitration and mediation centre assists on a range of disputes under the ‘One Belt and One Road’ Initiative, representing clients across various jurisdictions, including China, Singapore, Malaysia, and the US. Practice head Lijin Xie has extensive experience in both national and international commercial arbitration cases, as well as acting as a senior CIETAC arbitrator. Xianwei Peng focuses on international maritime and trade disputes, whilst Christina Peng primarily acts for clients on commercial arbitrations in the internet, high-tech, investment, automobile and entertainment industries.

Practice head(s):

Lijin Xie

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Bow Ma Motors (South China) Limited

Atlas (China) Co., Ltd

Circle Complex Limited

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited

China Construction Fourth Engineering Division Corp. Ltd

Guangzhou Pearl River Piano Group Co., Ltd.

Guangzhou Yingzi Technology Co, Ltd.

GZ Art-land Holding Company Limited

Guangzhou Aipai Technology Co, Ltd.

Guangzhou Lieyou Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Guangzhou Yuanfang Network Technology Co., Ltd.

Changsha Bow Yue Vehicle Service Co., Ltd.

Shantou Bow Yue De Hong Auto Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Changsha Bow Yue Vehicle Service Co., Ltd. on opening a BMW 4S store in Jiangxi Province with an area of over 15000 Square meters.
  • Advised Guangzhou Pearl River Piano Group Co., Ltd. on a commercial defamation dispute case. Guangzhou Pearl River Piano Group Co., Ltd. is an A-share listed company, which is controlled by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of Guangzhou as the largest piano manufacturer in the world.
  • Advised Guangzhou Yuanfang Network Technology Co., Ltd. on contract dispute case against an head streamer of DOUYU (a Nasdaq-listed company). This case is a typical dispute caused by the head streamer’s jumping to other live-streaming platforms in breach of contract, and is a new type of dispute arising of internet celebrity brokers.

China > Insurance: PRC firms Tier 3

The insurance team at DeHeng Law Offices sits within the firm’s wider finance group, which makes it well placed to assist client with large-scale financing transactions, investments and M&A. Acting for a roster of insurance and reinsurance companies, state-owned enterprises and assets management funds, the practice is geared to handle insurance disputes and regulatory compliance. Insurance and M&A expert Jia Hui, who is qualified in both China and New York, leads the team, which includes Zhenghua Wang, who has extensive experience in handling insurance litigation, and Huazhen Huang, who focuses on investment and financing transactions.

Practice head(s):

Jia Hui

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Key clients

Greatwall Life Insurance Co., LTD

GENERALI CHINA Management Co., Ltd

Dajia Insurance Group Co., Ltd

China Life Insurance Co., Ltd

China Life Insurance asset Management Company Limited

China Life Investment Insurance Asset Management Co., Ltd

Ping An Asset Management Co., Ltd

Taikang Asset Management Co., Ltd

Sun Life Everbright Asset Management Co., Ltd

New China Asset Management Co., Ltd

People’s life insurance company of China Limited

People’s health insurance company of China Limited

PICC Asset Management Co., Ltd

PICC capital insurance asset management Co., Ltd

China Life Property Insurance Co., Ltd

China property reinsurance Co., Ltd

China United Property Insurance Co., Ltd

Zheshang Property Insurance Co., Ltd

China Ping An Property Insurance Co., Ltd

Sino-Korea Life Insurance Co., Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised Greatwall Life Insurance Co., LTD on its successful investment in Legend Capital Medical Health Fund launched and managed by Junlian Capital Management Company Limited.
  • Advised Generali China Life Insurance Co., Ltd on compliance matters.
  • Assisted Zheshang Property Insurance Co., Ltd. with an insurance recovery dispute with Guangdong Development Bank Huizhou Branch, involving of ¥110m.

China > Intellectual property: PRC firms

One of its core businesses, DeHeng Law Offices‘ IP practice assists with a broad array of IP enforcement and cross-practice matters, in relation to patents, trade marks, copyright and unfair competition. The team’s workload also extends to domain name disputes and the protection of layout designs of integrated circuits. In recent highlights, it acted for HM Power (Guangdong) Co in an invention patent infringement dispute. The group is headed by Mingjun Luo, whose practice includes IP infringement investigations, while Jun Cui‘s track record includes thousands of litigations and non-contentious matters for governments, research institutes and public-private enterprises.

Practice head(s):

Mingjun Luo

Other key lawyers:

Jun Cui; Menglong Li

Key clients

Apple

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Shenzhen Tencent Computer System Co

China Mobile Communications Corporation

Louis Vuitton Malletier

GuangDong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Co

ANTA (CHINA) CO

Shenzhen Xunlei Co

Shenzhen uCloudlink Network Technology Co

Beijing Baidu Netcom Science Technology Co

Shenzhen Purcotton

Sany Heavy Industry Co

IFLYTEK Co

COFCO Corporation

Yibin Wu Liang Ye

Huawei

Beijing Redstar Wine

Nongfu Spring

Higher Education Press

Jenny Bakery Company

Hunan Broadcasting System

The Institute of Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Second Institute of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

China Agricultural University

Dalian University of Technology

Kweichow Moutai Group

FocalTech Systems Co

Wingtech Technology Co

Shenzhen United BlueOcean Technology Development Co

ChangYuan Technology Group .

MediaTek

Autel Intelligent Technology Corp

Shenzhen Di Da Water Engineering

Shenzhen Beike Bio-technology Co

Shenzhen Senior Technology Material Co

Spreadtrum Communications (Shanghai) Co

Orient Energy Technologies Co

Shenzhen Hui Linda Technology Co

Siglent Technologies Co

TP-Link Technologies Co

Work highlights

  • Represented Yinger Fashion Group in first and second instance proceedings, which concerned copyright infringement and plagiarism issues.
  • Assisting Beijing Baidu Netcom Science Technology Co with its application for a retrial, in relation to a large personal cloud storage service provider.
  • Represented HM Power (Guangdong) Co in an invention patent infringement dispute.

China > Labour and employment: PRC firms Tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices‘ employment law team has long-standing relationships with a number of state-run enterprises in the financial and energy sectors, but is increasingly advising private multinationals as well. Partners Su Wenwei and Jianping Wang have backgrounds in human resources as well as law and have utilised this experience in their practice to assist with HR policy implementation and restructuring. The firm provides both labour disputes representation services and employment contractual advice.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Shen Wei; Cui Mingming

Key clients

Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the People’s Republic of China

All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese

Bank of China Beijing Branch

China National Offshore Oil Corporation

CCTV

PWC

Yunnan Hongta Tobacco Company

AVIC Import & Export Co., Ltd

China Telecom International Limited

Binhai New Area Public Security Bureau

Work highlights

  • Representing CNOOC Energy Development Co., Ltd in dealing wwith collective dispute cases with 11 employees.
  • Acts as the permanent legal counsel of Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the People’s Republic of China.
  • Representing Xinhua Asset Management Co., Ltd in six different labor arbitration cases filed by an employee.

China > Private wealth: PRC firms Tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices’ private wealth practice is led by Weifeng Guo, who has significant experience in advising domestic family members and family offices in private wealth management matters. The team advises on a variety of matters, including family office establishment and operation, domestic and overseas trust establishment, private tax planning, asset allocation, and marriage inheritance.

Practice head(s):

Weifeng Guo

Other key lawyers:

Qi Cao; Jiaji Du

Key clients

HT Capital

Beijing Air Business Investment Management Co. Ltd./Air Business College

CITIC Trust Co. Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised HT Capital on a series of domestic and overseas investments, with an accumulated investment value of over RMB20bn.
  • Advised Beijing Air Business Investment Management Co., Ltd. on a series of domestic and overseas investments as well as its daily operation, with an accumulated investment value of over RMB1bn.
  • Advised CITIC Trust Co. Ltd. on the establishment of multiple family office and investment platforms, and provided a series of family business, family office and wealth management services including the creation of many family charters and family funds.

China > Regional coverage: Zhejiang Province: Hangzhou Tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices has offices in Hangzhou and Wenzhou in Zhejiang province. The 20-plus strong Hangzhou team handles a mix of capital markets, intellectual property, tax, international trade and contentious matters, and the sizeable Wenzhou team includes Dingku Jiang, who excels in bankruptcy  and restructuring matters and capital markets transactions.

Other key lawyers:

Dingku Jiang (Wenzhou)

Testimonials

Dingku Jiang is a truly excellent lawyer with extensive expertise and practical experience in the bankruptcy field.’

Key clients

Zhejiang Oujian Medical Equipment Co., Ltd.

Wenzhou Zhongyuan Construction & Installation Engineering Co., Ltd.

Zhejiang Chaowei New Material Co., Ltd.

Shannong Co., Ltd.

Hetian Group Co., Ltd.

Wenzhou JinYuan Fortune Industrial Development Co., Ltd.

Zhejiang Tianyao Paper Co., Ltd.

Kangde Composites Co., Ltd.

Wenzhou Urban Construction and Development Co., Ltd.

Zhejiang Lima Apparels Co., Ltd.

Fujian Longyan Longhua Chemical Co., Ltd.

Zhejiang Qianjiang Lithium Battery Technology Co., Ltd.

Huainan Jinfeng Yiju Real Estate Investment Co., Ltd.

Henan Shanxin Grain Co., Ltd.

Ezhou Dayang Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

Duban Engineering Construction Co., Ltd.

Chenglong Construction Group Co., Ltd.

Zhejiang Dingtai Construction Group Co., Ltd.

Zhejiang Pika Wang Group Holdings Co., Ltd.

Wenzhou Zhenjia Electronic Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Acted for Yiwu Jincheng Real Estate Development as the bankruptcy administrator on its restructuring procedures.

China > Shipping: PRC firms Tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices acts primarily for shipowners and insurers, providing advice on contractual matters, leasing and asset preservation, as well as other matters such as offshore engineering. Joint practice heads Xianwei Peng and Zhiyong Zhang are experienced litigators and arbitrators.

Practice head(s):

Xianwei Peng; Zhiyong Zhang

China > WTO/international trade: PRC firms Tier 3

The DeHeng Law Offices international trade practice is headed by Yongzhong Ren. Ren is praised for his ‘efficient and effective work‘ and ‘knowledge of the procedures and strategy to respond to trade remedy investigations‘. His team has recognised expertise in trade remedies, particularly in anti-dumping cases. It represents clients chiefly in industrial sectors and energy.

Practice head(s):

Yongzhong Ren

Testimonials

‘The team offers high professionalism and a wealth of experience in international trade.’

‘The inter-disciplinary talents led by Mr. Yongzhong Ren always provide efficient and effective work and the billing is reasonable.’

‘Mr. Yongzhong Ren has an excellent knowledge of the procedures and strategy to respond to trade remedy investigations.’

‘Mr. Ren keeps close connection with his clients and has super sensitivity to trading trends. He is professional, diligent trustworthy and easy to work with.’

China > Dispute resolution: Litigation: PRC firms Tier 4

DeHeng Law Offices handles a range of domestic and international litigation cases, including commercial, civil, administrative, and bankruptcy matters. It also has experience acting in a range of court levels. The leadership team consists of Changbin Chen in Beijing, Junqi Wang in Shanghai, Huanghe Xiao in Shenzhen, Fang Yan in Chongqing, and Enhui Wang in Shanxi.

Practice head(s):

Changbin Chen; Junqi Wang; Huanghe Xiao; Fang Yan; Enhui Wang

Key clients

China Ordnance Materials Group Co., Ltd.

Qingzhou Hengfa Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Construction Group Co., Ltd.

Jiangsu Phoenix Property Company Limited

CDB Financial Leasing Co. Ltd.

Changyuan Technology Group Co., Ltd

DAMIN CO., LTD

Zhongya Piano (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.

Yan’an University Xianyang Hospital Co., Ltd.

Xi’an Huier Holding Group Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented China Ordnance Materials Group Co., Ltd. in a debt dispute. This case has been tried by the Intermediate People’s Court of Yingkou City, the Higher People’s Court of Liaoning Province and the Supreme People’s Court, involving factoring transactions, financing trade, ultra vires acts of legal representatives, expressions of false conspiracy, and crimes of abuse of power by senior executives, with complex legal relationships.
  • Acting for Mr. Qingjun Wang and Mr. Qinghua Zhou in criminal, civil and administrative cases in relation to the shareholding dispute case of Wang Qingjun & Qingzhou Hengfa Chemicals Co., Ltd. vs Wuhan Chir-Syn Chemical Co., Ltd., and helping to get compensation from nation, and control of the company.
  • Represented Shanghai Construction Group, the general contractor and private party of a PPP project, in a case where the plaintiff, Fangmin Qi, claimed the contract between Tianji company, the labour subcontractor, and the plaintiff is void and that the client should pay 16 million yuan directly to the plaintiff.

China > Private equity: PRC firms Tier 5

DeHeng Law Offices advises across a range of matters, acting primarily for A-share and overseas listed companies, as well as OTC market companies. Weifeng Guo and Lei Zhang co-lead the team from Beijing and Shanghai, respectively. Guo has significant expertise advising private equity institutions on legal structure design, fundraising and establishment matters. Fang Wen is noted for her experience acting on both domestic and overseas equity investment projects.

Practice head(s):

Weifeng Guo; Lei Zhang

Other key lawyers:

Fang Wen; Zhiwei Hou; Zhonggang Zhang

Key clients

U Power International Limited

Genilink Capital

Northern Light Venture Capital

Mega Phase Technology

Zanecon Technology

Maison Capital

Ningbo Semiconductor International Corporation

Taiping Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Songuo Motors Co., Ltd.

Dezhou Financial Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Jiangsu Zhongnan Construction Group Shanghai Investment Development Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Spinnotec Group Co., Ltd.

V Capital Co., Ltd.

Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings

Shanghai Cedar Composites Technology Co., Ltd.

Sinarmas Paper (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

Softbank (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

Tianjin Guokang Credit Promotion Co., Ltd.

Sunshine Insurance Group Company Limited

Beijing International Emerging Industrial Investment Center

CNPC Kunlun Capital Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised U Power International Limited on its Pre A and Series B financing for more than CNY 100 million.
  • Provided legal services for Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings in its acquisitions of five subsidiaries in mainland China.
  • Advised Beijing Yizhuang International Emerging Industry Investment Center on the establishment of an industry sub-fund together with the listed company, Jiangfeng Yitang, and represented the fund on investing in Beijing Kunlun Internet Intelligent Industry Investment Fund Partnership with an investment scale of 300 million RMB.

China > Data protection: PRC firms

The technology department at DeHeng Law Offices provides a broad offering as it is often retained by clients in the technology and telecoms sectors to address cybersecurity and data privacy risks.

China > Real estate and construction: PRC firms

DeHeng Law Offices‘ real estate practice, led by Xiongwei Li, is regularly instructed by environmental management and conservation companies.

China > Regulatory/compliance: PRC firms

DeHeng Law Offices recently set up the regulatory and compliance commission in 2021. The team covers a full range of compliance related matters, including enterprise management, government administrative supervision, criminal, data, labour and financial compliance matters.

The firm: DeHeng Law Offices, formerly known as China Law Office (CLO) until 1995, was founded in Beijing in January 1993, with the approval of the Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China. It has grown into one of the largest full-service law firms in China.

Ethics and integrity are important to DeHeng professionals, who aim to protect the legitimate rights and interests of their clients and achieve goals of social fairness and justice. With a broad client base and a global service network with branches and associates both in China and over 150 major cities all over the world, DeHeng has provided legal services to a number of projects with far-reaching social impact, and has been highly recognised in all walks of life.

With talented professionals, a multi-jurisdictional practice, ethical legal values, a wide social network, highly proficient language skills, effective communication, rich information resources and efficient modern offices, DeHeng has created a global network of closely collaborating branches connected to a central platform of service, which can provide comprehensive, high-quality and efficient one-stop legal service.

Areas of practice: In non-litigation areas, DeHeng follows an international standard of professionalism to ensure top quality control, and its professional teams, following these guidelines of practice, have completed a number of far-reaching legal service projects. DeHeng professionals have accumulated experiences in the areas of domestic and overseas issuance, underwriting, stocks and bonds issuance, investment funds, spin-offs and M&A of domestic and foreign enterprises, company and assets restructuring, bankruptcy liquidation, equity transaction, cross-border investment and financing, international bidding, real estate development and operation, key infrastructure projects, international projects, mining and energy, patent prosecution, IPR protection, etc. DeHeng has received a number of awards such as ‘Best IPO of the Year’, ‘Equity Market Deal of the Year’ and ‘The Best Equity Transaction’.

DeHeng lawyers have thorough experience and abundant success in litigation and arbitration, with an accomplished record of preventing great losses and recovering enormous sums for clients in courts of all levels and various arbitration organisations. Its services start from the first instance to the final settlement, and cover a variety of areas such as civil, economic, criminal, administrative and foreign-related litigation as well as domestic and international arbitration.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Corporate and securities Xu Jianjun
Corporate and securities Liu Zhenguo
Dispute resolution Wang Zhaofeng
Dispute resolution Chen Changbin
Banking and insurance Jia Hui
Banking and insurance Wu Juanping
Mergers and acquisitions Fan Zhaoxia
Mergers and acquisitions Zhang Jiejun
Cross-border investment Davide Chen
Cross-border investment Hu Tie
Construction and real estate Sun Ganghong
Construction and real estate Li Xiongwei
Competition Ding Liang
Competition Frank Fine
Intellectual property Luo Mingjun
Intellectual property Zhao Ye
Labour and social security Wang Jianping
Labour and social security Su Wenwei
Trade remedy Ren Yongzhong
International engineering and project financing Jia Huaiyuan
International engineering and project financing Zhang Wenjing
Government and public service agency Wang Li
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