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Hylands Law Firm
12F Fortune Financial Center
No.5 Dongsanhuan Zhong Road, Chaoyang District
BEIJING 100020

China > TMT: PRC firms Tier 2

Hylands Law Firm specialises in intellectual property matters, working with a wide variety of public and private sector organisations. Yingzi Liu leads the team and focuses on culture, entertainment, sports, technology, and media matters, offering advice on due diligence, financing, and cross-border transactions, as well as representing clients in litigation and arbitration. She is joined by Shan Tao, whose legal expertise in entertainment and culture spans film and TV production, asset transactions, tax, and more; and Rong Yu, who focuses on data compliance, intellectual property, and dispute resolution in the entertainment, media, and sports domains.

Practice head(s):

Yingzi Liu

Other key lawyers:

Shan Tao; Rong Yu; Zhitong Zhu; Wei He; Hengyi Chai

Key clients

Beijing Mingbai Culture Media Co., Ltd.

Beijing Lekaihua Film Co., Ltd.

Huayi Brothers Media Corporation

Alibaba Pictures Group

Youku Information Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.|

Beijing Cultural and Creative Industries Development Service Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Aimmedia Pictures Co., Ltd.

China > Dispute resolution: Litigation: PRC firms Tier 3

With ‘strong business capabilities‘, Hylands Law Firm‘s dispute resolution team is particularly active in disputes involving real estate, banking and finance, securities, construction and engineering. The team is co-led by Liu Hong, whose clients include group enterprises, public institutions, industry associations, foreign joint ventures and financial institutions; Yipeng Jia, a specialist in disputes involving company shares, private equity, derivatives, construction, real estate and IP; and Fu Xiye, whose practice takes in new energy-related litigation. Other key practitioners include Li Wenting, who ‘understands clients’ objectives very well‘; finance and international trade litigation expert Jiang Qi; and commercial litigation specialist Xu Yu.

Practice head(s):

Liu Hong; Yipeng Jia; Fu Xiye

Other key lawyers:

Li Wenting; Jiang Qi; Xu Yu; Mu Fei; Guo Wei; Yu Fang


‘The team members have strong business capabilities and cover a wide range of professional fields, which meet various business needs.’

‘Li Wenting has strong communication skills, understands clients’ objectives very well, and uses her professional abilities to serve the client.’

Key clients

Ping An Bank Co., Ltd

Shanxi Yulian Industrial Co., Ltd

China Merchants Bank

Zhengzhou Jinzhou Water Affairs Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Dongfang Xiaoweixing Equity Investment Fund Partnership (Limited Partnership)

Hubei Xiangli Assets Management Co., Ltd.

Tahone Investment Management (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.

Xinyi Investment Management Consulting (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.

Suzhou Gold Mantis Construction Decoration Co., Ltd.

Tahone Investment Management (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.

Global Sparkle Holding X Limited


China Construction Second Engineering Bureau Ltd.

Beijing Xingfuhengyuan Investment Management Co., Ltd

Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Beijing Muzhenliao Fashion Co., Ltd.

Zhongzhi Enterprise Group

Tianjin Teda Group Co., Ltd

Beijing Lianjia Real Estate Brokerage Co., Ltd

Shell Housing (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd

Legend Holdings Corporation

Glodon Company Limited

Zhongke Shengchuang (Qingdao) Electric Co., Ltd

Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology Co., Ltd

Shenzhen Hewang Electric Co., Ltd

CSIC Motor Technology Co., Ltd

Taiyuan Heavy Industry Co., Ltd

Shandong Shuangyi Technology Co., Ltd

Foster’s New Energy Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Chongqing Gearbox Co., Ltd

China Suntien Green Energy Corporation Limited

China > Restructuring and insolvency: PRC firms Tier 4

China > Corporate and M&A: PRC firms Tier 5

Hylands Law Firm handles a mix of mixed ownership reforms, sale and purchase and M&A transactions for corporate companies and investment funds. The dynamic corporate practice is jointly overseen by Wenhao Dong, Jizhi Zhang, and Kewei Guo in Beijing, along with Yuexi Yao who regularly advises listed companies and investment funds on equity investments.

Practice head(s):

Yuexi Yao; Jizhi Zhang; Wenhao Dong; Keqing Zhao; Kewei Guo

Other key lawyers:

Keqing Zhao

Key clients

Higer Bus Company Limited

SIMIC Holdings Co., Ltd.

MGI Tech Co., Ltd.

Sinosafe Huifu Capital Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Nanhongqiao Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Zhongxin Hongchuang (Wuxi) Private Equity Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Ruihe Star Venture Capital Center (L.P.)

Jiangsu Bailian Confitop Venture Capital Management Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Shangyan Culture Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Zhangjiakou Financial Holding Group Co. LTD

Zhongtian Iron & Steel Group (Nantong) Co. LTD

Hebei Wenfeng Industrial Group Co. LTD

Beijing Yujian Power Technology Co., LTD

Hongtai New Industrialization Fund

Work highlights

China > Private equity: PRC firms Tier 5

The private equity and investment funds group at Hylands Law Firm is experienced in a diverse array of transactions, with a notable strength in the real estate, financial services, automobile and TMT sectors. Leading the practice from Beijing is Zhitong Zhu, highly experienced in the full life-cycle of private equity and venture capital investment and a trusted advisor to many strong PE firms in the region, including SAIF Partners.

Practice head(s):

Zhitong Zhu

Key clients

Ziyang Zhijie Equity Investment Fund Partnership (L.P.)

Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy (Group) Co., Ltd

Wuhan Hesheng Technology Co., Ltd.

Tian Fu No.1 Financial Creation Development Equity Investment Fund Partnership (Limited Partnership)

SAIF Partners

Shenzhen Neptune Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Boundless Brand Technology Co., Ltd.

Beijing Shengxin Network Technology Co., Ltd.

Yuanshi Intelligent Technology (Nantong) Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Nanhong New Kinetic Energy Equity Investment Partnership (L.P.)

Work highlights

China > Antitrust and competition: PRC firms

China > Intellectual property: PRC firms

Particularly active in the entertainment, media, technology, sports, and investment sectors, Hylands Law Firm‘s IP practice covers copyright, trade marks, patents, trade secrets, and domain names, as well as integrated circuit layout designs, and data and personal information protection.

China > Investment funds: PRC firms

Headquartered in Beijing, Hylands Law Firm is experienced in the structuring of investment funds, fund manager-related due diligence, fund investments, and litigation involving funds.

China > Projects and energy: PRC firms

Hylands Law Firm‘s practice covers traditional energy-related developments, investments, M&A and financings. The team also includes specialists in infrastructure, renewable and new energy, mineral resources, environmental protection, and water treatment and supply.

China > WTO/international trade: PRC firms

The international trade group at Hylands Law Firm, co-led by Yong Cheng and Qian Shen is highly active in relation to anti-dumping, countervailing and WTO-related disputes.

The firm: Hylands Law Firm can be traced back to Haotian Law Firm founded in 1997. Headquartered in Beijing, Hylands has Hylands IP Agency and 18 offices in the cities nationwide including IP Agency, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen etc. By joining TerraLex, Hylands has established working relationships with over 150 law firms in more than 130 countries and regions, providing clients with one-stop, cross-border professional legal services in multiple disciplines.

Hylands has upwards of 400 partners and counsels, and nearly 1,500 lawyers and professionals. With intensive practical skills and rich experience,thanks to close and efficient teamwork, Hylands lawyers provide tailor-made, practical legal solutions that always beyond the expectation of clients.

Recent awards
2020|Chambers Asia-Pacific
Band2:Corporate/Commercial: East Coast: Beijing, International Trade/WTO: Respondent, Technology, Media, Telecoms

Recognized Practitioner: Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Litigation

2020|Chambers Global
Band2:International Trade/WTO: Respondent

Recognized Practitioner: Dispute Resolution

2020|China Business Law Journal
Law Firms of the Year: Dispute Resolution (Domestic), IP (Copyright), Family Wealth Management, Technology & Telecom, Media, Entertainment & Sport

2020|The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Leading PRC Firm in Intellectual Property, Technology, Media & Telecom

2020|Benchmark Litigation
Asia-Pacific 2020 edition- IP disputes

2019|Chambers Asia-Pacific
Band2: Corporate/Commercial: East Coast: Beijing, International Trade/WTO: Respondent, Technology, Media, Telecoms

Band4: Intellectual Property: Litigation

Recognized Practitioner: Dispute Resolution

2019|China Business Law Journal
Law Firms of the Year: Entertainment & sports, Family wealth management, International trade

2019|Asialaw Profiles
Highly Recommended PRC Firm in Technology and Telecommunications

Recommended PRC Firm in Dispute Resolution

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Department Name Email Telephone
Dispute Resolution LIU Hong liuhong@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8916
Dispute Resolution XU Yu xuyu@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8912
Intellectual Property MA Xiaogang maxiaogang@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8933
WTO/International Trade MENG Qingxin mengqingxin@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8986
WTO/International Trade JIANG Peng jiangpeng@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8978
Entertainment & Media and Internet(TMT) YU Rong yurong@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8935
Banking and Financial CHEN Weiyong chenweiyong@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8985
Capital Markets and Securities WEI Yang weiyang@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8910
Intellectual Property XIAO Qun xiaoqun@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8936
Real Estate and Construction ZHANG Miao zhangmiao@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8925
Capital Markets and Securities DONG Wenhao dongwenhao@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8808
Family Wealth Management & Inheritance YUN Dahui yundahui@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8868
Bankruptcy Reorganization and Disposal of Special Assets QIN Liping qinliping@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8888
Corporate and M&A ZHU Zhitong zhuzhitong@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8922
Banking and Financial QIU Mei qiumei@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8918
Intellectual Property LI Zhengning lizhengning@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8938
Corporate and M&A JIANG Jiang jiangjiang@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8730
Intellectual Property Michael LIU mliu@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8958
Intellectual Property ZHU Yuzi zhuyuzi@hylandslaw.com 86 10 6502 8750
Number of partners : 470+
Number of lawyers : 1500+
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)