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Tahota Law Firm
BEIJING, 100022

China > Regional coverage: Guangdong Province: Guangzhou and Shenzhen Tier 1

Headquartered in Chengdu, Tahota Law Firm's Shenzhen office handles corporate and M&A, finance, securitisation, IP and commercial disputes. Areas of industry expertise include real estate and construction and insurance, and it counts government agencies, SOEs, educational establishments and financial institutions as its main clients. The team recently advised on a number of major restructurings and listing matters. Yuanbing Huang leads the team, which also includes Jin Jiang who is recommended for real estate acquisition, infrastructure investment and financing and dispute resolution.

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China Oriental Asset Management

Guangdong Energy Group Natural Gas Co. Ltd

Shenzhen Municipal Transportation Bureau

Guangdong Yangjiang Hailingwan Liquefied Natural Gas Co. Ltd

Guangdong Energy Group Pipeline Co. Ltd

Guangdong Electric Power Industry Fuel Co. Ltd

Great Wall Asset Management Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Branch

Work highlights

  • Acted for Guangdong Energy Group Natural Gas on its involvement in Huizhou LNG terminal project by establishing a joint venture with ExxonMobil.
  • Assisted Shenzhen Municipal Transportation Bureau (Municipal Railroad Office) with the construction of railway PPP project.

China > Regional coverage: Sichuan Province: Chengdu including Chongqing Tier 1

With almost 200 partners, and offices in Chengdu and Chongqing and a further 22 offices across China and abroad, Tahota Law Firm is widely recognised as one of the major full-service firms in Sichuan province. Areas of expertise include financing, capital markets, domestic and cross-border investment, restructuring, real estate and construction, IP, private wealth and a broad range of contentious matters. Led by Shoutai Cheng, the team includes Zhengping Xu, who excels in commercial litigation and arbitration; and Hong Ni, who counts large SOEs and group companies as his major clients. In its Chongqing office, Zhiqiang Liu is recommended for capital markets and M&A transactions, Jingsong Yuan focuses on commercial disputes and Pengfei Yang specialises in cross-border debt capital markets matters.

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China Railway Eryuan (Chengdu) engineering Group Co., Ltd 中铁二院(成都)置业开发有限责任公司

Wison Engineering (China) Co., Ltd 惠生工程(中国)有限公司

Sichuan Blu-ray Development Co., Ltd 四川蓝光发展股份有限公司

A provincial information technology industry investment platform company 某省属信息科技产业类投资平台公司

Chengdu Expressway Co., Ltd 成都高速公路股份有限公司

Sichuan Province Yuanda Juhua Real Estate Development Group Co., Ltd 四川省远大聚华房地产开发集团有限公司

Sichuan Travel Investment Tourism Innovation and Development Co., Ltd 四川旅投旅游创新开发有限责任公司

Chengdu Shimao Real Estate Co., Ltd 成都世茂置业有限公司

Longteng Real Estate Group Co., Ltd. 龙腾地产集团有限公司

Work highlights

  • Represented China Railway Second Court (Chengdu) Real Estate Development Co in contractual disputes.
  • Acted for Wison Engineering (China) Co in a construction dispute.
  • Advised Blu-ray Group, Territory Group and Zhenghuang Group on a series of real estate and property acquisitions across the country.

China > Regional coverage: Other notable firms in Beijing Tier 2

Tahota Law Firm is a Chengdu-headquartered firm with a full-service offering at its Beijing office. The team, led by Junli Xu and Chunxiu Lu, handled a range of insurance, bankruptcy restructuring, and commercial disputes. It also advises on copyright, trademark and patent infringement matters, where Jingchuan Li, Yuexin Xiao and Xiaowei Zhou are the main contacts; Li recently successfully represented Beijing Sougou Techonolgy Development in a patent dispute against Baidu regarding the method and device used in deleting information in the process of input. Peng He and Ling Zhang are recommended for capital markets transactions.

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China Electronic System Engineering Second Construction Co., Ltd 中国电子系统工程第二建设有限公司

Company of China Chemical Engineering Group Limited (total 11 subsidiaries) 中国化学工程集团有限公司所属公司(共计11家子公司)

China Minsheng Banking Corporation, Suzhou Branch 中国民生银行股份有限公司苏州分行

Qingdao Hailong Xingda Commercial Management Co. 青岛海融兴达商业管理有限公司

Beijing Sougou Technology Development Co.,Ltd 北京搜狗科技发展有限公司

Feihu information technology (Tianjin) Co., Ltd 飞狐信息技术(天津)有限公司

Changyou.com Limited 畅游天下网络技术有限公司

Beijing Giant Jump Culture Media Co., Ltd. 北京巨匠文化发展有限公司

iSNOB Holdings Limited iSNOB控股有限公司

Capital real estate Co., Ltd 首创置业股份有限公司

China > Intellectual property: PRC firms

Tahota Law Firm has a solid IP practice, primarily representing companies in patent and trademark disputes. Li Jingchuan, who leads the team alongside Zeng Xiangkun and Wang Xiao, is the key practitioner; his focus is contentious work, and involves representing universities, state owned enterprises and pharmaceutical groups in various disputes.

Key clients

Shiseido Company, Limited

Changyou.com Limited

China Metallurgical Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Company

Yanlord Land Co., Ltd.


Zhongnan Bridge Installation Engineering Co., Ltd

Union Development Co., Ltd.

Sichuan CF Technology Co., Ltd

Sunder Machinery (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Beijing Civil Aircraft Technology Research Center

Shandong University


Beijing Institute of Technology

Beijing China Post International Financial Development Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Huatianqi Technology Co., Ltd.

Beijing Zhumengyuan Technology Co., Ltd.

Falibuy (Zhejiang) Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Beijing Alojian Technology Co.

Work highlights

  • Represented Shiseido Co., Ltd. in a trademark invalidation case.
  • Represented Beijing Changyou Tianxia Network Technology Co., Ltd. in a copyright infringement dispute worth CNY11m.
  • Represented Yanlord Land Co., Ltd. in a trademark infringement dispute.

China > Corporate and M&A: PRC firms Tier 6

Tahota Law Firm is co-headed from Chengdu by Shoutai Cheng and Zhengping Xu. The team has handled numerous high-value corporate transactions within the real estate and energy sectors over the past 12 months and is a prominent name with an impressive broad regional offering that covers western China. The firm also has branch offices in other major cities across China and a number of overseas offices.

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Three companies of Blu-ray Group, Territory Group and Zhenghuang Group

Jinan Industrial Development and Investment Group Co., Ltd

Chengdu Shimao Real Estate Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries

Chengdu Shimao Xincheng Real Estate Development Co., Ltd

Shanxi Kaicheng Industrial Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Junliang Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

Kunming Yueying Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

Longteng Real Estate Group Co., Ltd.

Sichuan Province Yuanda Juhua Real Estate Development Group Co., Ltd

Chongqing Yulong Asset Management (Group) Co., Ltd

Work highlights

  • Supporting Blu-ray Group, Territory Group, Zheng Huang Group on project acquisition matters. Specific examples of work include legal due diligence, transaction structure design, transaction agreement drafting, and negotiation.
  • Supporting Jinan Industrial Development and Investment Group Co., Ltd which acquired 11.9% of Moso Power’s shares at a price of 404m Yuan.
  • Acted for Longteng Real Estate Group Co., Ltd. in the acquisition of the equity of Jianyang Aviation Investment Co., Ltd.

China > Projects and energy: PRC firms

Tahota Law Firm's Guangzhou-based team has a particular focus on the LNG sector, where it assists clients in the development of projects, and also provides ongoing advice to clients involved in the mineral and coal sectors. Zhang Lv leads the team.