Firm Profile > Jingtian & Gongcheng > Beijing, China
Jingtian & Gongcheng Offices
34/F, TOWER 3, CHINA CENTRAL PLACE
77 JIANGUO ROAD
Jingtian & Gongcheng > The Legal 500 Rankings
Banking and finance is a core competency of Jingtian & Gongcheng, which primarily focuses on cross-border deals involving project finance, and offshore special purpose vehicles for domestic and overseas clients. The team, which is based across Beijing and Shanghai and has an impressive client roster of major banks and other financial institutions, also has expertise in real estate financing, restructuring and debt enforcement. The team is led by Jiejiang Wu, who specialises in PRC foreign exchange administration schemes, project finance, asset finance and trade finance. Hongjiu Zhang is another key name, with expertise in international finance, securities and cross-border investment.
Other key lawyers:
Hongjiu Zhang; Wei Bai; Jeff Liu
‘Provides timely legal advice‘.
‘One of the best firs for transactions in Greater China‘.
Standard Chartered Bank
United Overseas Bank
Overseas Chinese Bank Corporation
Bank of East Asia
China Trust Bank Corporation(Taiwan)
Cathay United Bank (Taiwan)
O-bank Commercial Bank (Taiwan)
Bank of Communications
Agriculture Bank of China
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Capital markets: PRC firms Tier 2
The team at Jingtian & Gongcheng has significant experience in domestic and foreign securities offerings, involving listings on Stock Exchanges in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, New York and London. On the debt side, the group handles domestic and foreign bond issuances, short-term financing bills, medium-term notes and RMB offshore products. On the equity market, it has experience in domestic and overseas IPOs, reorganisations and restructurings before public offerings, re-listings after acquisitions and the management of incentive schemes. Xiang Zhenhua leads the team, which includes veteran Hong Kong IPO expert Xiang Gao.
Other key lawyers:
Zhengzheng Hu; Xiang Gao; Zhiqiang Zhang; Zejia Chen ; Yusheng Ye
‘The team can spot the possible risks and issues and accurately propose reasonable and achievable solutions‘.
China Risun Group
AviChina Industry & Technology Company
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
COFCO Bio-chemical Investment Co
Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC
Corporate and M&A: PRC firms Tier 2
Jingtian & Gongcheng significantly strengthened its M&A and private equity offering when it hired seven partners from AllBright Law Offices and added five partners in its Hong Kong office as a result of a merger with L&C Legal LLP. Among them, Victor Wang is particularly noted for his experience of assisting Fortune 500 companies with their direct investments in China. The team continues to advise a large number of listed companies and private equity firms on corporate and M&A transactions. Xiaofeng Cheng advised HBIS Group on its RMB2bn acquisition of Tata Steel's listed companies in Thailand and acted for Beijing Yinxiang Biji Technology on its spin-off from Evernote into an independent entity. Wei Bai, Guanchun Dai, Xiang Gao and Chenghai Zheng are also names to note.
Other key lawyers:
The team is praised for its ‘understanding of client’s needs‘.
Volkswagen Group (China)
Beijing Yinxiang Biji Technology
Ivy Education Group
Zhuhai Huafa Group
Beijing Enterprises Group Company
Hongkong Excellen Mining Investment
Union of Mining Companies with Chinese Capital (USMCC) in DRC;
Nanjing Hanrui Cobalt Ltd
Chambishi Copper Smelter
Lualaba Cooper Smelter
Joyson Safety Systems
Sethness Products Company
Jingtian & Gongcheng is instructed by a range of multinationals and private funds in corporate, finance, securities and insurance disputes. The group is well-versed in commercial litigation and has significant CIETAC arbitration experience. The department is led by Lei Wu; Chungang Dong heads up the arbitration team and sits as an arbitrator for CIETAC, the Beijing Arbitration Commission and is also an active mediator; Bangwei Xu is an active commercial litigator who assists foreign and domestic clients with cases before the Chinese courts at all levels and often advises on enforcement issues. Other names to note are Ming Yang, who is a commercial litigation generalist, and crisis management expert and IP dispute specialist Ye Zhao. Xue Guo is another key name.
Lei Wu; Chungang Dong; Bangwei Xu
Other key lawyers:
Ming Yang; Shiqi Sun; Sanqiao Xu; Xuejun Peng; Youping Deng; Ruoting Xie; Xiaolu Lin
Mercuria Energy Group
Beijing Junefield Real Estate Development Co
Beijing Lishihongya Real Estate Co
Volkswagen (China) Sales Co
Beijing Xue Han Education Technology Co
Earnst & Young
Volkswagen (China) Sales Co
Huawei Technology Co
Investment funds: PRC firms Tier 2
Jingtian & Gongcheng entered into the ranking with the hire of the highly respected private equity specialist James Wang who joined from Han Kun Law Offices. The practice advises insurance companies, asset management entities, government guidance funds, fund of funds, domestic and overseas public companies, and other investors in their investment in various types of investment funds. Wang recently advised US China Green Fund on forming its RMB Fund II, and acted for Shanghai-based Guohe Capital, a state-owned enterprise conglomerate, in forming its modern logistics RMB fund.
TMT: PRC firms Tier 2
Jingtian & Gongcheng has an active transactional TMT practice, advising on IPOs and financing for clients with operations in China and local companies operating abroad. The group is co-led by corporate generalists Yongqing Huang and Zhenhua Xiang. Supporting the team, Lizhi Yuan specialises in cyber-security and data protection, while Ke Hu is a contentious and non-contentious IP expert.
Private equity: PRC firms Tier 3
Jingtian & Gongcheng reinforced its position in the China private equity market with the hire of the highly regarded Victor Wang and six other experienced practitioners from AllBright Law Offices. The team is regularly instructed by domestic and foreign companies on the full cycle of private equity financing spanning angle round to pre-IPO. Among its recent mandates, Zhengzheng Hu advised Know Box on a series of financing from investors including Delian Capital, BAI GmbH, Source Code Capital and YF Fund, and assisted Mininglamp Technology, a unicorn enterprise in the field of big data and AI with various rounds of financing; Jinjin Chen counts Missfresh as a major client which the team assisted with over ten rounds of its financing; and Yusheng Ye handled Fengchao's Series A+ financing. Capital markets specialist Xiang Gao and Xiaojin Zheng who joined from Zhong Lun Law Firm are further names to note.
Suning Holdings Group
Gold Endeavor Capital
Beijing Bytedance Technology
Jingtian & Gongcheng is heavily involved in the energy and natural resources sector, advising on projects in China, but with a strength in projects abroad, with experience in central and south Asia, North America and Africa. The group handles the spectrum of corporate, securities and M&A matters as well as services for clients involved in government concessions. Corporate generalist Xiang Gao leads the department.
Other key lawyers:
Guanchun Dai; Chunwei Liang; Yanmei Long; Jian Yao; Xiaofeng Cheng
‘The team has a strong comprehensive advantage in overseas M&A, especially in the field of investment M&A in Africa‘.
‘It can provide “customer-centric” services‘.
‘Yanmei Long has extensive practical experience in investing in energy and resources overseas and is able to provide tailor-made legal services to clients‘.
Hongkong Excellen Mining Investment Co
Union of Mining Companies with Chinese Capital
Nanjing Hanrui Cobalt
Chambishi Copper Smelter
Lualaba Cooper Smelter
China 15th Metallurgical Construction Group Co
HBIS Group Co
Chengtun Mining Group Co
Tax: PRC firms Tier 3
Jingtian & Gongcheng's tax practice encompasses expertise in VAT, corporate and individual income tax and international tax, with a team drawing on legal, tax and accounting knowledge. On the transactional front, it is often called upon to provide tax analysis and planning for IPOs, M&A and outbound investment, while the group also provides tax planning advice to high-net-worth individuals on asset allocation and succession issues. Department head Lawrence Hu is a tax generalist, with experience advising international and domestic clients on the range of tax matters.
Areas of expertise for Jingtian & Gongcheng include land investment, property development, real estate finance, real estate M&A, property operation and management. Clients include foreign asset management companies and real estate investors, as well as Chinese developers. Fusheng Fu leads the team and has diverse experience in real estate transactions.
Other key lawyers:
Jeff Liu; Zejia Chen; Tony Shu; Shuqin Xiang; Lina Zhao; Yue Yin
‘The real estate team is very efficient and understand exactly what the client is looking for in transactions‘
‘Tony Shu is very experienced and commercial in terms of knowing about real estate market trends and what is common practice in a market like China where there are a lot of idiosyncrasies from deal to deal and city to city‘
‘They are at least comparable, if not better than, other leading PRC firms doing real estate work‘
Ping An Real Estate
Five Bulls Fund
Apollo Global Management
CapitaLand Asia Partners I
Zhong An Group
Jingtian & Gongcheng's team handles bankruptcy procedures and restructurings, and also assists clients with developing bankruptcy plans and conducting restructuring due diligence. The group, which is led by litigation expert Bangwei Xu, has a solid client base of creditors which is often instructed by to recover debts.
Jingtian & Gongcheng > Firm Profile
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.
|Securities and capital markets||Zhang Zhiqiangfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1080|
|Securities and capital markets||Liang Chunweiemail@example.com||010-5809 1099|
|Banking and finance||Zhang Hongjiufirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1116|
|Banking and finance||Wu Jiejiangemail@example.com||010-5809 1234|
|Foreign direct investment||Wang Weiminfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1119|
|Foreign direct investment||Li Zhuoruemail@example.com||021-2613 6208|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Huang Yongqingfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1077|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Dai Guanchunemail@example.com||010-5809 1005|
|Private equity and venture capital||Hu Zhengzhengfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1277|
|Private equity and venture capital||Deng Haiping||Deng.email@example.com||010-5809 1220|
|Outbound investment||Dai Guanchunfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1005|
|Outbound investment||Cheng Xiaofengemail@example.com||010-5809 1009|
|Real estate||Fu Fushengfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1002|
|Telecommunications, media and technology||Gao Xiangemail@example.com||010-5809 1179|
|Telecommunications, media and technology||Zhang Rongshengfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1055|
|Security compliance and litigation||Sun Shiqiemail@example.com||021-2613 6212|
|Security compliance and litigation||Gao Xiangfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1179|
|Security compliance and litigation||Liu Siyuanemail@example.com||010-5809 1385|
|Healthcare||Ren Weifirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1286|
|Healthcare||Lang Yuanpengemail@example.com||010-5809 1189|
|Infrastructure||Fu Fushengfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1002|
|Infrastructure||Gao Xiangemail@example.com||010-5809 1179|
|Infrastructure||Lang Yuanpengfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1189|
|Antitrust||Huang Yongqingemail@example.com||010-5809 1077|
|Antitrust||Cheng Xiaofengfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1009|
|Intellectual property||Zhao Yeemail@example.com||010-5809 1011|
|Intellectual property||Zheng Lifirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1041|
|Intellectual property||Angell Xiemail@example.com||021-2613 6216|
|Labour||Deng Youpingfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1033|
|Labour||Yu Xinemail@example.com||010-5809 1368|
|Labour||Shen Minquan||Shen.firstname.lastname@example.org||021-2613 6217|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Xu Bangweiemail@example.com||010-5809 1266|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Deng Youpingfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1033|
|Dispute resolution||Xu Bangweiemail@example.com||010-5809 1266|
|Dispute resolution||Dong Chungangfirstname.lastname@example.org||010-5809 1016|
|Family and private wealth management||Angell Xiemail@example.com||021-2613 6216|
|Tax||Hu Zhiqiangfirstname.lastname@example.org||021-2613 6215|
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Staff FiguresNumber of Partners : around 160 Number of lawyers : around 550
LanguagesChinese English Japanese
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- Banking and finance: PRC firms
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- TMT: PRC firms
- Private equity: PRC firms
- Projects and energy: PRC firms
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- Real estate and construction: PRC firms
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