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Jingtian & Gongcheng

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Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen

The firm: Founded in the early 1990s, Jingtian & Gongcheng is one of the first private and independent partnership law firms in China. The firm is dedicated to providing clients with high-quality and efficient legal services and has 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 recognised as an industry leader in various sectors. The firm is headquartered in Beijing with offices strategically located in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu and Hong Kong, which has been established in association with Mayer Brown JSM.

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.

  • Number of lawyers: around 250
  • at this office: around 150
  • Languages
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

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