Firm Profile > Jingtian & Gongcheng > Beijing, China

Jingtian & Gongcheng
34/F, TOWER 3, CHINA CENTRAL PLACE
77 JIANGUO ROAD
BEIJING 100025
China

Banking and finance: PRC firms Tier 2

The banking and finance department is a core component of Jingtian & Gongcheng's offering. The team advises major Chinese and foreign banks, as well as corporations, on the spectrum of financing transactions and regulatory issues. It has particular expertise in cross-border project finance. The group is led by Jiejiang Wu, who specialises in finance for M&A, foreign direct investment, projects and leasing. Hongjiu Zhang is a seasoned finance lawyer, specialising in international transactions. In addition to financing transactions, Guangya Peng has developed a strong reorganisation and restructuring practice. Maoxian Qin focuses on asset management.

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Testimonials

The team has considerable experience in providing relevant legal advice to overseas financial institutions and assisting in the review of other documents for the financing of mainland companies and individuals in their overseas investment activities. The document feedback is fast and of high quality.’

The team led by Lawyer Jiejiang Wu has a high level of professionalism, flexible service hours and reasonable fees.’

High-quality professionalism, business thinking.’

Key clients

Bank of China

Bank of China Wealth Management

BOCOM Wealth Management

CITIC Trust

Zhongrong International Trust

China Minsheng Trust

SDIC Taikang Trust

China Everbright Trust

China Foreign Economy and Trade Trust

Zhejin Trust

China Credit Trust

Yingda International Trust

Jiangsu International Trust

Beijing International Trust

Hangzhou Industrial & Commercial Trust

Huachen Trust

Hwabao Trust

Ping An Annuity Insurance

United Overseas Bank

Bank of East Asia

Cathay United Bank (Taiwan)

Bank of Communications

Overseas Chinese Bank Corporation

China Trust Bank Corporation (Taiwan)

O-bank Commercial Bank (Taiwan)

Agriculture Bank of China

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Standard Chartered Bank

DBS Bank

LaSalle Investment

PAG

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR)

China CITIC Bank International

E.Sun Commercial Bank

Bank SinoPac

Fubon Bank

Capital markets: PRC firms Tier 2

Capital markets are a core competency for Jingtian & Gongcheng, which regularly handles equity and debt transactions, in China and overseas, for domestic and foreign clients. On the equity side, the team has deep experience in IPOs, reorganisations, and pre-IPO financing. For debt deals, it has experience in foreign and domestic issuances, asset securitisation and RMB offshore products. The group is headed by Zhenhua Xiang and includes transactional lawyers Wei BaiXiang Gao and Zhengzheng Hu.

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Jingtian & Gongcheng Law Firm is familiar with Chinese legal provisions, and at the same time has a broad understanding of the business models and profit models of various industries, can clearly understand the needs and goals of customers, and is flexible and effective in handling difficult problems.’

It is good at communicating with clients, able to grasp the core points in communication, and quickly make correct judgments and solutions to core problems.

Jingtian’s team responds quickly when the sponsor has inquiries, and will issue memo with relevant legal opinions to explain its basis. What was the lawyer who worked with the partner at that time.’

Key clients

Maoyan Entertainment

36Kr Holdings

iQIYI

Tasly Biopharmaceuticals

China Kepei Education Group

Wanda Sports Group Company

HBIS Group

China Feihe

360 Ludashi Holdings

Ruhnn Holding

Guotai Junan Capital

SIPG

Goldman Sachs (Asia)

J.P. Morgan

Narnia (Hong Kong) Group Company

Shougang Group

BOE Technology Group

Taizhou Water Group

Orange Tour Cultural Holding

Guangdong Huafeng New Energy Technology

Greentown China Holdings

Tai Hing Group Holdings

Analogue Holdings

Pinduoduo

Manpowergroup Greater China

Activation Group Holdings

Tu Yi Holding Company

Fire Rock Holdings

Icon Culture Global Company

Raily Aesthetic Medicine International Holdings

China Dental Medical Group

Datang Group Holdings

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms Tier 2

Jingtian & Gongcheng's M&A team advises domestic and foreign clients on all aspects of their transactions. The group is able to utilise the firm's expertise in other areas, including competition, employment, intellectual property and tax to provide a full service. An area of particular expertise is assisting Chinese clients with their participation in cross-border Belt and Road Initiative deals. The team is led by Huang Yongqing and includes co-founding partner Wei BaiGuanchun Dai is another stand-out practitioner with experience in cross-border deals.

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Key clients

CITIC Capital

HBIS Group

Huawei

Volkswagen Group (China)

Suning Group

Shanghai Hongda Mining

Wanda Sports Group Company

Tennant Company

Wacker Neuson

Yunnan Water Investment

Thai Union Group

China Risun Group

Greater China Financial Holdings

5i5j Holding Group

Ivy Education Group

China Huaneng Group

Lupin Capital

China Gezhouba Group

ABC Fintech Inc.

NWS Holdings

AGIC Capital

Advantage Partners Asia Fund

Haidilao International Holding

KGF Asia Holding

TUS International

Meitu Inc

SIPG

Football Club Internazionale Milano

Ctrip International

Beijing Hosen Investment Management, LLP

Tian Shui Hua Tian Technology

ABB Group

TOUS les JOURS

Dispute resolution: Arbitration: PRC firms Tier 2

Jingtian & Gongcheng's team handles domestic and international arbitrations, predominantly concerning trade investment, private equity transactions, real estate, banking and intellectual property. The department is jointly led by Lei Wu and CIETAC and Beijing arbitration commission arbitrator Chungang DongSanqiao Xu is another arbitration panellist with a substantial practice representing Chinese companies.

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Key clients

United Nations Global Compact

Standard & Poor’s

Air Liquide

Earnest & Young

Dun & Bradstreet

Zhongzhi Enterprise Group

Beijing Federation of Supply and Marketing Cooperatives

Top Engineering

3M China

Molex

NXP China

Wacker Neuson

JBT

APTIV

Fuji Xerox

Zhejiang Tak Television

Guangdong Puxiang Automotive Board

Beijing Phoenix United Hospital Management Consulting

Nan Jiang

Guangxi Golden Throat Food Limited

a state-owned trust company

Yicheng New Material Technology (Shanghai)

Mercuria Energy Trading

Junefield (Building Material)

CR Medical

China Resources (Holdings) and its subsidiaries.

China P&T Appliances and its subsidiaries.

China CITIC Bank

Dispute resolution: Litigation: PRC firms Tier 2

The group at Jingtian & Gongcheng handles domestic and cross-border disputes concerning trade, investment, corporate governance, construction, securities and insurance, as well as IP and product liability. The team also has significant experience in investigations and crisis management. Heading the team are Lei Wu and Bangwei Xu who is recommended for commercial litigation, IP disputes, bankruptcy liquidation and restructuring cases, as well as investment and disposal of NPLs. Commercial litigation experts include Sanqiao Xu and international litigation specialist Ke Hu.

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The firm’s litigation team successfully helped us collect the overdue payment in full and in an efficient way in 2019. The team is professional, reliable and responsible. They are the trusted and go-to lawyers in case that you encounter similar matters.’

Key clients

United Nations Global Compact

Standard & Poor’s

Air Liquide

Earnest & Young

Dun & Bradstreet

Zhongzhi Enterprise Group

Beijing Federation of Supply and Marketing Cooperatives

Top Engineering

3M China

Molex

NXP China

Wacker Neuson

JBT

APTIV

Fuji Xerox

Zhejiang Tak Television Corp.

Guangdong Puxiang Automotive Board Co., Ltd.

Beijing Phoenix United Hospital Management Consulting Co., Ltd.

Nan Jiang

Guangxi Golden Throat Food Limited

a state-owned trust company

Yicheng New Material Technology (Shanghai)

Mercuria Energy Trading

Junefield (Building Material)

Huailai Lishihongya Real Estate Development

CR Medical

China Resources (Holdings) and its subsidiaries

China P&T Appliances and its subsidiaries

China CITIC Bank

Investment funds: PRC firms Tier 2

Jingtian & Gongcheng advises funds in a broad range of sectors including real estate, film and tv, energy and mining. The practice advises insurance companies, asset and wealth management firms, government guidance funds, fund of funds, domestic and overseas public companies. The firm has a strong client base including the likes of Sequoia Capital, Zhen Fund, Huatai Securities. Specialist James Wang heads the practice and represents a wide range of domestic and international funds. Bangwei Xu and Pengfei Xu are also noted.

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Wang Yong responds very fast and professionally. Is able to quickly grasp the problems that customers care about and provide solutions.’

Key clients

Sequoia Capital

Zhen Fund

Huatai Securities

Everbright Holdings

US China Green Fund

Nest Bio

Citic Trust

ORIZA PE

ABC International

Oceanpine Capital

Archaeus Capital

Suning Group

Private equity: PRC firms Tier 2

At Jingtian & Gongcheng, lawyers advise a mixture of investors and investees on the full scope of private equity and venture capital issues. The group assists with pre-investment restructurings, as well as private equity financing and exits to IPO. In a recent demonstration of the firm's capabilities, Zhengzheng Hu advised Sequoia Capital on its $250m investment into Tencent Doctorwork & Trusted Doctors. Victor Wang is a name to not for transactions across the region. The department is led by Yongqing Huang, who often advises Chinese companies as strategic investors.

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Key clients

Suning Group

Sequoia Capital

Bytedance

SIPG

SF Express

AVICTC

Jintuo Capital

Starquest Capital

Yao Capital

Zhen Fund

Jollychic Holding

Dingdong (Cayman)

CDH Fund

CTCPE

Lightspeed China Partners

Volkswagen Group (China)

Sky9 Capital

Sino-Ocean Capital

Capital Today

Beijing Mingde Boya Investment Management

Tangzhu Fund

Shanghai ICT Biotechnology

CES Education

AGIC Capital

MFUND II

General Atlantic Service Company

Beijing Yinxiang Biji Technology

Ivy Education Group

Lupin Capital

Zhuhai Hidden Hill Modern Logistics Industry Equity Investment Fund

ABC Fintech

Nin

TMT: PRC firms Tier 2

Jingtian & Gongcheng has an impressive roster of PRC technology companies, which it advises on private equity, M&A, and capital markets transactions, as well as their operations, on matters including cybersecurity and regulatory issues. Zhengzheng Hu, who is managing partner of the Nanjing office, has a strong transactional practice. Jinjin Chen has developed significant knowledge in the TMT regulatory environment. The department is jointly led by Zhenhua Xiang and Yongqing Huang.

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Key clients

Bytedance

iQIYI

Maoyan Entertainment

36Kr Holdings

Ruhnn Holding

Pinduoduo

Shanghai Sunmi Technology Group

Laiye Corporation

Volkswagen Group

Beijing Yinxiang Biji Technology

Xiaomi Corporation

Montage Technology

Missfresh

Ximalaya

Jollychic

Hive Box

Suning Group

Sequoia Capital

Goldman Sachs (Asia)

Morgan Stanley

AVICTC

Starquest Capital

Jintuo Capital

CLSA Capital Markets

Data protection: PRC firms Tier 3

The cyber security and data privacy group at Jingtian & Gongcheng is able to draw on expertise from lawyers in the litigation and corporate departments, assisting clients with cyber security and data privacy compliance, as well as data processing and cross-border transfer issues. The key figure Lizhi Yuan, who is particularly noted for pre-IPO compliance audits.

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Newborn Town

Projects and energy: PRC firms Tier 3

Jingtian & Gongcheng's energy and natural resources team is deeply involved in projects arising from the Belt and Road initiative, across west Africa and south and central Asia; advising Chinese companies on their investments overseas. The group is led by corporate lawyer Xiang Gao and includes Guanchun Dai, Xiaofeng Cheng and Guangzhou-based Linming Jin who recently joined from Broad & Bright.

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Key clients

China Harbour Engineering

Jiayou International Logistics

China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Holdings

Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt

Hongkong Excellen Mining Investment

Union of Mining Companies with Chinese Capital (USMCC) in DRC

Chambishi Copper Smelter

Nanjing Hanrui Cobalt

Lualaba Copper Smelter

China Huaneng Group

HBIS Group

Shanghai Hongda Mining

HBIS Group

Real estate and construction: PRC firms Tier 3

Jingtian & Gongcheng has a strong transactional real estate practice, advising on asset-backed securities, real estate M&A, as well as capital markets deals involving real estate companies. The group handles all aspects of transactions, including finance and development issues. Fusheng Fu heads the team, which includes cross-border and domestic real estate transactional expert Tony Shu.

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Key clients

The First One Capital

Beijing Capital Land Ltd.

Capital Urbanization

KKR

PAG

Value Partners

BEI Capital

CapitaLand Investment Management

China Pacific Insurance Corporation

GLP

ESR

CBRE Global Investors

Poly Property Development

Country Garden Services Holdings Company

China Overseas Property Holdings

China Overseas Land & Investment

China Overseas Grand Oceans Group

China State Construction International

Shirble Department Store Holdings (China)

KWG group

Agile group

Sinoocean group

Datang Group Holdings

Jiayuan International Group

DaFa Properties Group

Shinsun Holdings (Group)

Watts International Maritime Engineering

Shinsun Holdings (Group)

HONY CAPITAL

BESTSELLER

Asia Pulp & Paper (China) Investment

Suning.com Group

Shanghai Haitong Securities Asset Management

China Railway Construction Corporation Group

Insolvency and restructuring; PRC firms Tier 4

Jingtian & Gongcheng has an experienced insolvency practice based in Beijing which is headed by Bangwei Xu, who has particular expertise in handling domestic and cross-border litigation and arbitration. The team regularly advises clients on bankruptcy investigations, complex loan restructuring, insolvency-related dispute resolution and litigation.

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Key clients

Lingzhi Fashion Sales (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. (an affiliate of Bestseller)

China Risun Group Limited (1907.HK)

Ningbo Akin Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

Wacker Neuson SE (SDAX: WAC)

Regional coverage: Jiangsu Province: Nanjing

Nanjing is one of the key cities in Eastern China and the Yangtze River Delta region. The rapid economic growth of the city has had a strong impact on the development of the Jiangsu and neighbouring Anhui provinces. The pillar industries of Nanjing include electronics, automobiles, steel manufacturing and petrochemicals. Notable law firms active in the region include King & Wood Mallesons, Zhong Lun Law Firm, Jingtian & Gongcheng, AllBright Law Offices, and Grandall Law Firm.

Regional coverage: Other notable firms in Beijing

As the capital of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing is the country’s political and cultural center and home to the headquarters of China’s large state-owned companies. The service industry contributes to most of the economy and the key industries are its financial services and technology industries. In 2020, China announced new free trade zones in several provinces including Beijing, which is positioned to lead technical and digital innovation in the country with an emphasis on financial services. The Red Circle law firms including Zhong Lun Law Firm, King & Wood Mallesons and Jingtian & Gongcheng have a strong and broad presence in the legal market. The Beijing legal market is heavily regulated particularly in areas such as competition and antitrust, data protection, and financial services. Dispute resolution is a key practice area and the main arbitration forums can be found in Beijing, these being the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and the Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC).

The firm:  Founded in the early 1990s, Jingtian & Gongcheng is one of the first private and independent partnership law firms in China. Since its inception, the firm has been dedicated to providing clients with high-quality and efficient legal services and grown into one of the top full-service business law firms in China. The firm is active in a wide variety of practices and is recognized as an industry leader in Capital Market, Merger & Acquisition, Outbound Investment, Dispute Resolution, PE/VC Investments and etc. We advise our clients through our headquarters in Beijing and through our offices that are strategically situated across key economic centers, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Tianjin, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Sanya and Hong Kong, enabling us to collaborate with our clients where they need us.

Jingtian & Gongcheng lawyers have had experiences in leading domestic or international law firms, governmental departments, and leading enterprises.  Continuing learning and training have enabled our lawyers to provide clients with stable and high-quality legal services.

Over the 26 years of experience, Jingtian & Gongcheng has earned an outstanding reputation in the industry and is widely recognized by clients both in China and abroad as a top tier law firm in China.

Areas of practice
Securities and capital markets: the firm has frequently advised on the acquisition and re-organisation of listed companies, and private placements, corporate bond and convertible bond issuance by listed companies.

Foreign direct investment: the firm has been active in advising on the establishment of wholly foreign-owned enterprises and Sino-foreign equity and contractual joint ventures, and investments made by foreign invested enterprises in China.

Banking and finance: the team is capable of providing sophisticated professional services to banks and non-banking financial institutions in areas such as syndicated and commercial loans, trade financing and project financing, financing leases, securitisation, disposal of non-performing assets and financial derivatives.

Mergers and acquisitions: the firm has worked on the acquisition of domestic enterprises by foreign investors, the takeover and reorganisation of listed companies, and domestic mergers and acquisitions.

Private equity and venture capital: this team advises international and domestic private equity funds, strategic investors, venture capitals, as well as representing investee companies and entrepreneurs in private equity and venture capital deals.

Dispute resolution: this team is a leader in civil and commercial litigations, foreign-related dispute resolutions, as well as domestic and overseas commercial arbitration.

Real estate: the firm assists on issues related to development, management, financing, sale or lease of industrial, commercial or residential estates, as well as dispute resolution.

Telecommunications, media and technology: the firm has been at the forefront of this field, offering clients creative solutions to clients’ issues.

Energy and natural resources: the firm has experience in advising clients on listings, mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investments, cooperative explorations, product share agreements, etc.

Healthcare: the firm advises the healthcare industry and other clients in pharmaceutical, medical device, hospital and medical waste management sectors with listing, M&A, and private equity financing transactions.

Infrastructure: the firm has assisted the construction and financing of many nuclear, coal, hydro and garbage power plants.

Antitrust: the firm has advised clients on antitrust issues in merger and acquisition or listing projects, and has made antitrust filings.

Intellectual property: this team is known for its patents, trade marks, copyrights, domain names, administrative and judicial systems work. It has advised on IP litigations, arbitration cases, administrative dispute cases and unfair competition cases, and has assisted clients in formulating and implementing IP protection strategies.

Labour: the firm advises clients on day-to-day labour law issues, such as preparation and review of labour contracts, collective labour contracts, training agreements and non-competition agreements.

Tax: led by accomplished tax lawyers, who have worked for years in the Big Four accounting firms and were regularly recommended, the firm’s tax group is well-positioned to provide high-quality PRC tax advice.

Restructuring and insolvency: its work involves bankruptcy and liquidation plans, acting as a member of liquidation committees, representing creditors, debtors or other interested parties in bankruptcy or compulsory liquidation proceedings, acting as legal counsels for liquidation committees, representing interested parties in declaring and filing rights.

Outbound investment: the firm has advised on numerous outbound mergers and acquisitions made by PRC state or private companies.

Department Name Email Telephone
Securities and capital markets Zhang Zhiqiang zqzhang@jingtian.com 010-5809 1080
Securities and capital markets Liang Chunwei liang.chunwei@jintian.com 010-5809 1099
Banking and finance Zhang Hongjiu zhang.hongjiu@jingtian.com 010-5809 1116
Banking and finance Wu Jiejiang wu.jiejiang@jingtian.com 010-5809 1234
Foreign direct investment Wang Weimin wang.weimin@jingtian.com 010-5809 1119
Foreign direct investment Li Zhuoru li.zhuoru@jingtian.com 021-2613 6208
Mergers and acquisitions Huang Yongqing huang.yongqing@jingtian.com 010-5809 1077
Mergers and acquisitions Dai Guanchun dai.guanchun@jingtian.com 010-5809 1005
Private equity and venture capital Hu Zhengzheng hu.zhengzheng@jingtian.com 010-5809 1277
Private equity and venture capital Deng Haiping Deng.haiping@jingtian.com 010-5809 1220
Outbound investment Dai Guanchun dai.guanchun@jingtian.com 010-5809 1005
Outbound investment Cheng Xiaofeng cheng.xiaofeng@jingtian.com 010-5809 1009
Real estate Fu Fusheng fu.fusheng@jingtian.com 010-5809 1002
Telecommunications, media and technology Gao Xiang gao.xiang@jingtian.com 010-5809 1179
Telecommunications, media and technology Zhang Rongsheng zhang.rongsheng@jingtian.com 010-5809 1055
Security compliance and litigation Sun Shiqi sun.shiqi@jingtian.com 021-2613 6212
Security compliance and litigation Gao Xiang gao.xiang@jingtian.com 010-5809 1179
Security compliance and litigation Liu Siyuan liu.siyuan@jingtian.com 010-5809 1385
Healthcare Ren Wei ren.wei@jingtian.com 010-5809 1286
Healthcare Lang Yuanpeng lang.yuanpeng@jingtian.com 010-5809 1189
Infrastructure Fu Fusheng fu.fusheng@jingtian.com 010-5809 1002
Infrastructure Gao Xiang gao.xiang@jingtian.com 010-5809 1179
Infrastructure Lang Yuanpeng lang.yuanpeng@jingtian.com 010-5809 1189
Antitrust Huang Yongqing huang.yongqing@jingtian.com 010-5809 1077
Antitrust Cheng Xiaofeng cheng.xiaofeng@jingtian.com 010-5809 1009
Intellectual property Zhao Ye zhao.ye@jingtian.com 010-5809 1011
Intellectual property Zheng Li zheng.li@jingtian.com 010-5809 1041
Intellectual property Angell Xi xi.minjie@jingtian.com 021-2613 6216
Labour Deng Youping deng.youping@jingtian.com 010-5809 1033
Labour Yu Xin yu.xin@jingtian.com 010-5809 1368
Labour Shen Minquan Shen.minquan@jingtian.com 021-2613 6217
Restructuring and insolvency Xu Bangwei xu.bangwei@jingtian.com 010-5809 1266
Restructuring and insolvency Deng Youping deng.youping@jingtian.com 010-5809 1033
Dispute resolution Xu Bangwei xu.bangwei@jingtian.com 010-5809 1266
Dispute resolution Dong Chungang dong.chungang@jingtian.com 010-5809 1016
Family and private wealth management Angell Xi xi.minjie@jingtian.com 021-2613 6216
Tax Hu Zhiqiang hu.zhijiang@jingtian.com 021-2613 6215
Photo Name Position Profile
 Jinjin Chen photo Jinjin Chen Partner
 Zejia Chen  photo Zejia Chen Partner
Mr Sunny Chen  photo Mr Sunny Chen Senior partner
 Xiaofeng Cheng  photo Xiaofeng Cheng Partner
 Mr. Cheng Xiaofeng  photo Mr. Cheng Xiaofeng Corporate Partner
 Youping Deng  photo Youping Deng Partner
 Fusheng Fu  photo Fusheng Fu Partner
Mr Xiang Gao  photo Mr Xiang Gao Partner
Mr Zhengzheng Hu  photo Mr Zhengzheng Hu senior partner
 Chunwei Liang  photo Chunwei Liang Partner
 Fei Liu  photo Fei Liu Partner
 Yanmei Long  photo Yanmei Long Partner
 Wen Shu  photo Wen Shu Partner
 Victor Wang  photo Victor Wang Senior Counsel
 Yong Wang  photo Yong Wang Partner
 Lei Wu  photo Lei Wu Partner
 Zhenhua Xiang  photo Zhenhua Xiang Partner
 Shuqin Xiang  photo Shuqin Xiang Partner
 Ruoting Xie  photo Ruoting Xie Partner
Mr Sanqiao Xu photo Mr Sanqiao Xu Partner
 Pengfei Xu  photo Pengfei Xu Partner
 Charles J. Yao  photo Charles J. Yao Partner
 Yue Yin  photo Yue Yin Partner
 Lizhi Yuan  photo Lizhi Yuan Partner
 Zhiqiang Zhang  photo Zhiqiang Zhang Partner
 Ye Zhao  photo Ye Zhao Partner
 Lina Zhao  photo Lina Zhao Partner
 Chenghai Zheng  photo Chenghai Zheng Partner
 Xiaojin Zheng  photo Xiaojin Zheng Partner
Ms Xuan Zhou  photo Ms Xuan Zhou Partner
Number of Partners : around 160
Number of lawyers : around 550
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