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TianTong Law Firm

China > Regional coverage: Jiangsu Province: Nanjing Tier 2

Headquartered in Beijing, dispute resolution boutique firm TianTong Law Firm established its Nanjing office in 2017 with a focus on handling civil and commercial disputes. The team represents large central enterprises, SOEs, state-owned banks, asset companies and others in cases at first and second instances as well as retrials before the Supreme People’s Court and the High People’s Court. Practice head Feng Wang is recommended for civil and commercial litigation and arbitration.

Practice head(s):

Feng Wang

Key clients

Yunnan NengNew Energy Investment and Development Co., Ltd

Ping An Bank Co., Ltd., Shanghai Branch

Jiangxi Baicheng Real Estate Development Co., Ltd

Nanjing Xinren Equity Investment Partnership (Limited partnership)

R & F Nanjing Real Estate Development Co., Ltd

Taicang Senmao Automobile City Development Co., Ltd

Xi’an Anju Construction Management Group Co., Ltd

Huaihua Hongyu Real Estate Co., Ltd

Hutchison Whampoa Real Estate (Nanjing) Co., Ltd

Jiangsu Shagang Group Co., Ltd

Work highlights

  • Acting for Yunnan Neng New Energy Investment and Development in a private lending dispute against AVIC photosynthesis (Shanghai) New Energy Co.
  • Represented Ping An Bank Co., Ltd., Shanghai Branch in a loan contract dispute.
  • Acting for Jiangxi Baicheng Real Estate Development in a construction dispute against Nanchang Sansheng Construction Group Co.

China > Dispute resolution: Arbitration: PRC firms Tier 3

TianTong Law Firm offers a dedicated arbitration practice, regularly representing clients at arbitral institutions, including CIETAC, ICC, SIAC, and HKIAC. The team is active in domestic commercial arbitration cases, though it also has extensive expertise in international arbitration proceedings. Mary Zhu and Hong Jiang co-head the practice from Beijing and Shanghai, respectively. Zhu has significant expertise advising state-owned enterprises and financial institutions, whilst Jiang is well-versed in handling complex domestic and foreign arbitration cases, regularly acting for multinational enterprises and financial institutions.

Practice head(s):

Mary Zhu; Hong Jiang

Other key lawyers:

Ying Wu; Yiduo Gong

Key clients

China Development Bank

Exim Bank of China

China-Africa Development Fund

China State Construction Engineering Corporation

Work highlights

  • Advised China Development Bank on collecting the loan of more than USD 200million which involved domestic arbitration proceedings and overseas litigations.
  • Representing China-Africa Development Fund to seek the interim relief from the Beijing court in support of an HKIAC arbitration.

China > Dispute resolution: Litigation: PRC firms Tier 3

TianTong Law Firm is a boutique firm specialising in complex commercial dispute resolution, representing state-owned enterprises, multinational companies and shareholders across a wide array of industries. Within this, it has particular expertise in banking and finance litigation, with the team regularly acting for both domestic and international commercial banks and financial institutions. It also has strength in construction and engineering proceedings. The leadership group consists of Qing Peng, Huafang Zhu and Hao Li, who co-lead the Beijing group, as well as Yaoquan Chen in Shenzhen, Feng Wang in Nanjing, and Hong Jiang in Shanghai.

Practice head(s):

Qing Peng; Huafang Zhu; Hao Li; Yaoquan Chen; Feng Wang; Hong Jian

Key clients

Sinochem Group

China Petrochemical Corporation

Huarong Capital Management Co., Ltd.

PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited

CITIC Securities Company Limited

Aluminum Corporation Of China Limited

China National Travel Service Group Corporation Limited

China Medicines & Health Products Co., Ltd.

Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd.

China National Electronics Import & Export Corp.

China International Travel Service (Guangdong)

International Travel Service Co. Ltd. Yes

Shanghai Electric Group Company Limited No

China Foreign Economy and Trade Trust Co., Ltd. No

Power China Group Leasing Co. Ltd.

Hong Kong CTS Hotels Co., Ltd.

Geological Exploration Institute of The First Exploration

Bureau of China National Administration of Coal Geology

Anhui Province Wanbei Coal-Electricity Group Co., Ltd.

Hebei Rongsheng Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

China Tourism Group Investment and Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Beijing Tobishi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Tianjin Jiashun Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

Henan Zhonghong Industrial Group Co. Ltd.

Caixin Securities Co., Ltd.

Henan Provincial People’s Government

Tianfeng (Shanghai) Securities Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Guangdong Huaxing Bank Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Yitian Group Co., Ltd

Work highlights

  • Acted for the Geological Exploration Institute of The First Exploration Bureau of China National Administration of Coal Geology in a case which involves complex mining rights payment, investment in exploration and development, coal energy policy in Shanxi Province, and whether the cooperative exploration and development can continue to be implemented.
  • Acted for Shenzhen Yitian Group Co., Ltd. in a case where the court of first instance, the Higher People’s Court of Guangdong, ruled that the loan relationship was established on the basis of the debit notes, ordering Yitian to repay over RMB 1 billion.
  • Acted for Caixin Securities Co., Ltd. in a case which involves a dispute over PE investments.

China > Restructuring and insolvency: PRC firms Tier 4

With a strong presence in Shanghai and Shenzhen, TianTong Law Firm is particularly known for its strong expertise in cross-border insolvency cases. Acting for investors, creditors, listed companies and SOEs, the group handles reorganisation plans and restructurings, and is often appointed as administrator of insolvent businesses. Shanghai-based Weihong Chi heaps up the team natioanlly, which is active in a wide range of sectors, spanning insurance, real estate, petrochemicals, and manufacturing. Shenzhen-based Wenle Du has extensive experience in debt restructurings and reorganisations.

Practice head(s):

Weihong Chi

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Ping An Life Insurance of China

Korean Line Corporation

Yurun Holding Group Co., Ltd

Xinjie Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd

Dongguan Meisaidaxin Electronic Technology Co., Ltd

Qionghai Chenyang Industry and Trade Group Co., Ltd

Hengshi Dachang Technology Co., Ltd

Jinlin Liyuan Precision Manufacturing Co., Ltd

Haohua-Junhua Group Co., Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised joint investors of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd on the reorganisation of the Perkin University Founder Group Corp.
  • Acted for the Korean Line Corporation on the merger and reorganisation proceedings of HNA Group Co., Ltd and other 321 companies.
  • Advised Yurun Holding Group Co., Ltd on its insolvency restructuring project.

Founded in 2002, TianTong Law Firm is committed to becoming the most trusted and respected law firm in the field of dispute resolution in China. Since its founding, TianTong never strives for the size, but for perfection of our work.  Following the development strategy of “staying at the top of the game”, we are dedicated to resolving major and complex commercial disputes for our clients and providing them with 4-in-1 full spectrum legal services encompassing litigation, arbitration, enforcement and bankruptcy. TianTong’s Beijing headquarters and its seven offices  have always adhered to the integrative management of manpower, business, market and brand. With our concentration and devotion, our pursuit of extreme excellence, our ingenious tactics, and our open-mindset, TianTong’s cohort of professional lawyers, with effective working mode and innovative modus operandi, is contributing to the creation of a more just legal ecosystem in practice.

TianTong’s unrivalled track record before all levels of the people’s courts (especially the Supreme People’s Court) and major arbitral institutions speaks for itself. More than 30 cases handled by TianTong have been selected into core publications on civil and commercial trials, such as Gazette of the Supreme People’s CourtGuide on Commercial Adjudication  Civil Trial Guidance and ReferenceCase-filing Guidance and Reference, and Judicial Supervision and Guidance. Some of our cases have been selected by the Supreme People’s Court as reference cases, serving as a guideline for civil and commercial trials in the future. TianTong has also repeatedly clinched spectacular year-round winning streak in commercial arbitration.

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