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Broad & Bright
701 CBD INTERNATIONAL PLAZA, NO.16 YONG'ANDONGLI
JIANGUOMENWAI AVENUE, CHAOYANG DISTRICT
BEIJING 100022
China

Projects and energy: PRC firms Tier 2

Broad & Bright has real expertise in infrastructure and real estate, giving it an edge in PPP projects. The group predominantly acts for government authorities, with extensive recent experience in mass transit and urban infrastructure projects across China, including a number of smart city schemes. In addition to more traditional advisory work, the group is also well-versed in conducting feasibility studies in relation to city-wide infrastructure schemes, particularly under the leadership of Linming Jin, who is a notable expert in infrastructure investment. Jing Chen is an infrastructure specialist, with strong experience in the corporate and commercial aspects of projects. The group benefited from a recent expansion in 2019, with the arrival of lawyers including Sunny Shen from an in-house position at Electronic Arts and Liang Peng from CMS.

The firm: Broad & Bright is a full-service Chinese law firm providing a broad range of specialised legal services in multiple practice areas for domestic and international clients, with particular expertise and outstanding achievements in cross-border business transactions.

Since its inception in 2004, the firm has been providing clients with legal services at the top international standard. Its professional training and hands-on experience in cross-border transactions are evident in the creative, yet soundly practical, solutions the firm offers. Maintaining partnerships with law firms abroad and drawing on the advice of legal specialists within and outside of China, it is confident that its solutions will work for clients.

Offices: Broad & Bright has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and associated offices in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Its Beijing office was opened in 2004, and is the largest office of Broad & Bright with more than 50 legal professionals. Broad & Bright Shanghai office was opened in 2008 and now has more than 40 legal professionals. In 2014, Broad & Bright opened offices in Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Tokyo. All of its offices are fully integrated and share all the resources and could seamlessly work together on a single project or cover each other from different locations in or outside of China to better serve clients.

Representative clients: Abbott, Accenture, Acer, Bertelsmann, Carlyle, CCB International, Coca Cola, Credit Suisse, Fuji Film Corporation, GE Infrastructure, Goldman Sachs, Shell, Google, Groupama, Hitachi, Honeywell, Kent, Kraft Food, Magna, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, MITSUI & CO., LTD., Motorola, Inc., NEC, Oracle, Rhodia, Rusal, Samsung, Schneider, Siemens, SPX, Sumitomo Corporation, Terex, ThyssenKrupp AG, United Technologies and Visteon are representative clients of the firm.

Recent awards:

2020:Ranked in Top Band by IFLR1000 2020 in following areas: Corporate/M&A (Band Three), Private equity (Notable), Banking and Finance (Notable), Project Development (Notable); Highly Recommended in the area of Competition/Antitrust (Outstanding) and Corporate and M&A (Recommended) by Asialaw Profiles 2020

2019:Ranked in Top Band (Band Three) in M&A by Asia Legal Business (ALB) in 2019; Winner of China Business Law Awards 2019 in Competition & antitrust and Construction & infrastructure; Ranked in Band Two of Competition/Antitrust by Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2019; “Notable Firm” in “Commercial and Transactions – Domestic firms” and “Intellectual Property – Domestic firms” by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2019; Consortium acquisition of Singapore’s Global Logistic Properties case won the “Impact Deal of the Year” award by Asialaw Regional Award 2019; Highly Recommended in the area of Competition/Antitrust (Outstanding) and Corporate and M&A (Recommended) by Asialaw Profiles 2019; Highly Recommended by Legal 500 2019 in following areas: Antitrust and competition, Corporate and M&A, Projects and energy; Ranked in Top Band by IFLR1000 2019 in following areas: Antitrust/Competition (Band One), Corporate/M&A (Band Three), Banking and Finance (Notable), Project Development (Notable); Ranked in Top Band by Legalband 2018 in following areas: International Trade/WTO (Band One), Antitrust & Competition (Band Two), Energy/Natural Resources (Band Two), Employment (Band Two), Corporate/M&A (Band Three); The United Technologies/Rockwell Collins case won the “Merger Control Matter of the Year – Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa” award by GCR (Global Competition Review) 2019

2018:On behalf of Broad&Bright, Lawyer Shipo XIE collected the trophy of the Industrials & Chemicals M&A Deal of the Year awarded by the Mergermarket in 2018 to the transaction between Qinghai Salt Lake Industry and Sinochem Group;Ranked in Top Band (Band Three) in M&A by Asia Legal Business (ALB) in 2018;Ranked in Band One of Competition/Antitrust by Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2018;Ranked in Top Band by IFLR1000 2018 in following areas: Antitrust/Competition (Band One), Corporate/M&A (Band Three), Banking and Finance (Notable);Highly Recommended by Legal 500 2017 in following areas: Antitrust and competition, Corporate and M&A, Projects and energy;Highly Recommended in the area of Competition & Antitrust by AsiaLaw Profiles 2018;Ranked in Top Band by Legalband 2018 in following areas: International Trade/WTO (Band One), Antitrust/Competition (Band Two), Energy/Natural Resources (Band Two), Employment (Band Two), Corporate/M&A (Band Three)

2017:“Notable Firm” in M&A by Asia Legal Business (ALB) in 2017;Ranked in Band One of Competition/Antitrust (PRC Firms) by Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2017;Ranked in Top Band by IFLR1000 2017 in following areas: Antitrust/Competition (Band One), Corporate/M&A (Band Three);Highly Recommended by Legal 500 2017 in following areas: Antitrust and competition, Corporate and M&A, Intellectual property, Projects and energy;Ranked in Top Band by Legalband 2017 in following areas: International Trade/WTO (Band One), Antitrust/Competition (Band Two), Energy/Natural Resources (Band Two), Employment (Band Two), Corporate/M&A (Band Three);Highly Recommended by AsiaLaw Profiles 2017 in following areas: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition & Antitrust, Construction & Real Estate, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Energy & Natural Resources, Financial Services Regulatory, Intellectual Property, IT, Telco & Media, Labour & Employment, Private Equity, Project Finance, Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax

2016:“Competition & Antitrust Law Firm of the Year” in China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards 2016;Ranked in Band One of Competition/Antitrust (PRC Firms) and Corporate & Commercial (Beijing) by Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2016;Ranked 19th of The Top 20 Chinese Law Firms by Phoenix International Think-tank 2016, 2nd in Antitrust and competition, 5th in Labor Law, 6th in International Trade, 7th in Corporate and M&A;China Antitrust & Competition Law Firm of the Year – Finance Monthly Law Awards 2016;Top-Tier Firm” by IFLR1000 2016;Highly Recommended by AsiaLaw Profiles 2015

2015-2008:“Competition & Antitrust Law Firm of The Year” and “Compliance and anti-corruption Law Firm of The Year” in China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards 2015;Antitrust Law Firm of the Year in China – Global Law Experts 2015;Antitrust Law Firm of the Year – Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2015;Competition & Antitrust Law Firm of The Year” in China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards 2014;Antitrust Law Firm of the Year” and “Up and Coming Law Firm of the Year” in the China Law & Practice Awards 2014;“Competition & Antitrust Law Firm of The Year” in China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards 2013;“Antitrust Law Firm of the Year” in the China Law & Practice Awards 2013;Firm of the Year  for Projects, Energy & Natural Resources (Domestic Chinese Law Firm) in the China Law & Practice Awards 2012;“Competition/Antitrust-Law Firm of the Year” from Chambers China Awards in 2011;“Antitrust Law Firm of the Year” in the China Law & Practice Awards 2011;“Competition/Antitrust-Law Firm of the Year” from Chambers China Awards in 2010;“One of China’s fastest-growing ten firms” and “one of Asia’s fastest-growing thirty firms” by Asia Legal Business (ALB) in 2008;“Asian-Counsel Deals of the Year 2008” for representing Coca Cola in its public takeover of China Huiyan Juice Group Ltd by Asian-Counsel Magazine 2008;“Asia-Pacific Trademark 2008 Award” for our excellent performance and achievement in representing Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. before the PRC Supreme People’s Court in a trademark infringement lawsuit by Managing IP

Department Name Email Telephone
Competition and Antitrust Department Lihua Yin lihua_yin@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Corporate and M&A,Capital markets Hongchuan Liu hongchuan_liu@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Corporate and M&A,Healthcare Changchun Yuan changchun_yuan@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Corporate and M&A Fang Liu fang_liu@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Corporate and M&A,Capital markets Candy Chen huan_chen@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Managing Partner of Shanghai Office,Corporate and M&A,Capital markets,TMT Philips Z. Ding zhenyu_ding@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Corporate and M&A,TMT Sunny Shen sunny_shen@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Corporate and M&A,TMT,IP Tracey Tang tracey_tang@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Managing Partner,Dispute resolution Jun Ji jun_ji@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Dispute resolution Dongmei Han dongmei_han@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Dispute resolution,Employment Wei Lu wei_lu@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Dispute resolution,IP Xing Yuan xing_yuan@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Dispute resolution Weiwei Weng weiwei_weng@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Dispute resolution Yanjie Lian yanjie_lian@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Liquidation and bankrupt,Employment Hui Dong hui_dong@broadbright.com +8620 8131 6888
Dispute resolution,Employment Taotao Zhu taotao_zhu@broadbright.com +8620 8131 6888
Dispute resolution,Anti-corruption Hongliang Yin hongliang_yin@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Head of Employment Department Yifan Chen yifan_chen@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Dispute resolution,Employment Hua Ji hua_ji@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Dispute resolution,Employment Lihua Yin lihua_yin@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
Energy and Project Liang Peng libin_zhang@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Managing Partner of Guangzhou Office,Public Utilities and Infrastructure,Real Estate and Construction Linming Jin linming_jin@broadbright.com +8620 8131 6888
Public Utilities and Infrastructure,Real Estate and Construction Jing Chen jing_chen@broadbright.com +8620 8131 6888
Banking and finance Rong Fan Rong_fan@broadbright.com +8610 85131818
Banking and finance Roland Sun Roland_sun@broadbright.com +8621 2319 3088
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Mr Hui Dong  photo Mr Hui Dong
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Mr Changchun Yuan  photo Mr Changchun Yuan
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Number of lawyers : 100
Chinese
English
Japanese
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CLIENT: Lin Yan, co-founder and CEO of Dr. Panda
COMPANY/FIRM: Dr. Panda
TESTIMONIAL: Philips Ding and Olivia Huang, lawyers of Broad & Bright, provide us with comprehensive and professional legal advices and services; furthermore, their pursuit of optimal solutions and maximization of their clients’ satisfaction by representing steadily from the perspective and interests of their clients is invaluable.


CLIENT: Pan Wei, founder and CEO of Mangatoon
COMPANY/FIRM: Mangatoon
TESTIMONIAL: Thanks to Philips Ding and Olivia Huang, lawyers of Broad & Bright, for their legal consulting services and their tremendous assistance throughout our financing process. During our collaboration, their professionalism, diligence and meticulousness profoundly impressed us and our business partners


Broad & Bright has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, and Tokyo

Our Hong Kong office is an associated office with CFN Lawyers, a boutique Hong Kong law firm. Our association with CFN Lawyers enables us to deliver both Chinese law and Hong Kong law services to clients.

Our Tokyo office is a foreign law joint venture established in Japan by Broad & Bright and Toranomon Chuo Law Firm, a well-known Japanese law firm. This joint venture can provide the clients with fast and high-quality legal services on Chinese law and Japanese law.

Broad & Bright Joined Meritas in 2016

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