AnJie Broad Law Firm > Beijing, China > Firm Profile

AnJie Broad Law Firm
BEIJING 100600

China > Antitrust and competition: PRC firms Tier 1

AnJie Broad Law Firm’s antitrust practice holds an impressive set of clients and the team recently obtained a number of new clients including GSK, Korean Air, and Samsung Electronics. Hao Zhan, head of the Beijing team, is among the very first antitrust lawyers in China; he has notable experience in conditional approval cases. Beijing-based Ying Song  counts ChemChina, Syngenta and Global Wafers as his key clients. The team hired Zhining Wang who joined from Xiaomi Corp.’s Chinese in March 2023; Wang excels in complex merger filings and antitrust investigations. Michael Gu departed to Hylands Law Firm in May 2023.

Practice head(s):

Hao Zhan

Other key lawyers:

Ying Song; Zhining Wang

Key clients


AO Smith



International Air Transport Association



Korean Air

Ping An Group

Hitachi Metals


Samsung Electronics

VeriSign Inc.



Huaming Power




Work highlights

  • Represented the State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”) in defending against the administrative litigation brought by Kanghui Medicine and Puyunhui Pharmaceutical.
  • Successfully secured SAMR’s conditional approval for Korean Air relating to its acquisition of Asiana Airlines for merger filing with SAMR and all related works.
  • Successfully represented Huaming Power Equipment Co. Ltd to appeal to the SPC, specifically requesting the SPC to confirm the settlement between Huaming and Wuhan Taipu Transformer Changer Co. Ltd. invalid due to the horizontal monopoly agreement.

China > Insurance: PRC firms Tier 1

Housing one of the largest insurance legal teams in China, AnJie Broad Law Firm‘s ‘very experienced‘ practice fields over 50 insurance lawyers from its Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Haikou, Xiamen, Guangzhou and Hong Kong offices. Particularly well known for its regulatory credentials, the firm’s insurance expertise covers property, construction, product liability, credit, marine, transport and pollution liability insurance. Other areas of strength include D&O insurance, reinsurance and medical insurance. Firm managing partner Hao Zhan is a renowned insurance and reinsurance specialist, and Jia Wan‘s track record includes representing insurance sector clients in disputes over insurance claims, insurers’ subrogation issues, and insurance fund utilisations. Other key practitioners are insurance litigators Xuelei Wang and Shanshan WuDan Yu, whose practice encompasses insurance fund investments; insurance fund utilisation expert Jun Chen; and Bing Liang, who advises on compliance work, as well as the establishment, merger and acquisition of insurance companies.

Practice head(s):

Hao Zhan

Other key lawyers:


‘The AnJie insurance team is very experienced in relation to insurance fund-related applications. In addition, the lawyers are very dedicated. No matter how urgent projects are, they always complete the tasks on time and to a high standard.’

‘Developed rapidly in recent years, especially in the field of insurance and reinsurance.’

‘Hao Zhan and Jun Chen are professional, dedicated and enthusiastic.’

‘Familiar with the relevant laws and regulations of the insurance industry, and able to provide a solid service for clients.’

‘Patient and meticulous, and able to respond to clients’ requirements quickly.’

Key clients

Hyundai Insurance (China) Co

PICC Property & Casualty Insurance Co

China Continent Property & Casualty Insurance Co

Huatai Property & Casualty Insurance Co

Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Co

Ping An Life Insurance Company of China

Swiss Reinsurance Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch

China Life Property and Casualty Insurance Company

Agricultural Bank of China Life Insurance Co

China Pacific Property Insurance Co

Work highlights

  • Advising Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China and Ping An Life Insurance Co on the restructuring of Peking University Founder Group Co.
  • Advising China Life Investment Insurance Asset Management Co on the establishment and investment process for the China Life-Railway Construction Infrastructure Investment Fund.
  • Acting in an insurance sector-related contract dispute.

China > Labour and employment: PRC firms Tier 1

AnJie Broad Law Firm provides one of the market’s most comprehensive employment law offerings; assisting a number of household name multinational companies as well as major PRC enterprises in sectors ranging from real estate to shipping. The firm is recommended for its ongoing HR advice capabilities, oversight of mass lay-off projects and regular handling of employment litigation and arbitration. The practice has a presence across the PRC’s major economic centres, with tech and aviation sectors expert Zhenghe Liu leading the Beijing team, relocation and redundancy specialist Jun Shen working out of Shanghai, and Wenwu Liu and Taotao Zhu heading up branches of the practice in Shenzhen and Guangzhou respectively. The highly recommended Lin Sun is a further name to note, as is associate Summer Cao, who is experienced in both restructuring and disputes work.

Practice head(s):

Zhenghe Liu; Jun Shen; Wenwu Liu ; Taotao Zhu

Other key lawyers:

Lin Sun; Yana Cui; Samuel Yang; Summer Cao; Xiaochen He


‘The team provides litigation and non-litigation services related to labour law, involving disciplinary violations, vacation management, non-competition, etc. They can always give solutions from the perspective of enterprises and provide value-added services.’

‘Attorney Sun Lin has a solid foundation in labour law, provides timely and high-quality services, and has represented our company in many labour dispute cases and achieved good results.’

Key clients

Swiss Re China

Universal Beijing Parks & Resorts

Tencent Music (Beijing) Co., Ltd.




Standard Charted Bank

SAP China

Nokia China

Philips China

Siemens China

Work highlights

  • Advised Swiss Re China on various daily employment matters.
  • Providing Siemens China and its affiliates with ongoing day-to-day legal services in labour law and employment management.
  • Advised on Philip’s personnel settlement project as part of its global lay-off plan.

China > Data protection: PRC firms Tier 2

The technology, data protection, and cybersecurity practice at AnJie Broad Law Firm is led by Samuel Yang, a former general counsel at a global telecoms company, and who has specialised in data protection law for over 15 years. The team handles all matters involving data and cybersecurity compliance programs, privacy policies, and impact assessments and attracts clients from diverse industries - from telecoms and e-commerce to energy and banking. A key focus of the team is aiding domestic and international companies with Chinese government security assessments for cross-border data transfers. The merger with Broad & Bright in late 2022 has strengthened the team through the addition of Sunny Shen in Shanghai who covers TMT related data protection issues.

Practice head(s):

Samuel Yang

Other key lawyers:

Sunny Shen; Albert Tsui


‘The team has great knowledge about privacy and cybersecurity laws’

‘Samuel Yang’s team of lawyers keeps up with the legislative trend, understands the pain points of the enterprise, and has a reasonable and reliable plan.’

‘Samuel Yang is professional and capable, his opinions are clear and easy to implement.’

‘Samuel Yang can quickly and accurately understand the needs of our company, simplify the complexity, and solve problems in an efficient and simple way.’

‘Anjie Broad Law Firm is a very professional firm on data protection in China market, especially on insurance industry. They know the data protection policies and regulations very well and they provide professional and practical interpretation of the rules to us. They also follow the market practice closely and provide useful advice to us. ’

‘Samuel Yang is the most professional and experienced lawyer in data compliance that we have ever worked with.’

‘AnJie Broad Law Firm’s data protection team stands out for its exceptional approach in helping their clients comply with their data protection obligations. Potential clients should know that the team’s strengths lie in their deep expertise in data privacy and security laws, providing tailored solutions to meet individual client needs effectively.’

‘The individuals in this law firm’s data protection department stand out due to their exceptional qualities and set themselves apart from competitors in several ways. Sunny Shen is highly regarded for her expertise in navigating data protection and security laws. Her comprehensive understanding of cross-border data transfers has been instrumental in assisting multinational clients in achieving compliance. Also, Sunny is known for her meticulous attention to detail in risk assessments.

Key clients









Universal Music Group


Work highlights

  • Advised a leading international insurance company on a cross-border data transfer security assessment project for all its subsidiaries in China.
  • Advised a leading multinational logistics company on matters involving personal information protection law, data security law and cybersecurity law compliance.
  • Advised a leading multinational theme parks and resorts company on matters involving personal information protection law, data security law and cybersecurity law compliance.

China > Dispute resolution: Arbitration: PRC firms Tier 2

Insurance dispute resolution is a core practice area for AnJie Broad Law Firm‘s ‘patient and meticulous‘ arbitration team, which is ‘really very familiar with the laws and regulations of the insurance industry’. Other areas of strength for the firm include commercial disputes involving fund and equity transfers, trust products, and asset management issues. The practice also benefits from the expertise of several arbitrators, who regularly serve at CIETAC and other international and domestic arbitration institutions. The practice is co-led by Jia Wan, an expert in arbitration, insurance disputes, and complex commercial litigation; Xuelei Wang, who is an arbitrator at the Handan Arbitration Commission; and longstanding international commercial and maritime arbitration specialist Shouzhi An, a May 2022 partner recruit from Guantao Law Firm. The team further includes former Global Law Office partner Wei Cui, and senior associate Shanshan Wu, who handles property and life insurance claim disputes.

Practice head(s):

Jia Wan; Xuelei Wang; Shouzhi An

Other key lawyers:


‘The team is really very familiar with the laws and regulations of the insurance industry and has an advantage when providing legal services to the insurance industry.’

‘Patient and meticulous, and able to respond to companies’ requirements quickly, and provide the relevant legal services.’

Key clients

Ping An Property and Casualty Insurance Company Limited

China Export & Credit Insurance Company Limited

PICC Property and Casualty Co., Ltd.

Huatai Property and Casualty Insurance Company Limited

Swiss Reinsurance Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch

Taikang Online Property and Casualty Insurance Company Limited

China United Property and Casualty Insurance Company Limited

Hyundai Insurance (China) Company Limited

China Life Insurance Company Limited

PICC Life Insurance Company Limited

Ping An Life Insurance Company of China

China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited

Everbright Asset Management Limited

PICC Capital Investment Management Limited

Yingda Insurance Asset Management Limited

China > Intellectual property: PRC firms

AnJie Broad Law Firm‘s ‘responsive and excellent practice’ comprises litigation lawyers, former senior judges, senior patent agents, and former senior patent examiners, who routinely act for major high-tech and internet companies, as well as famous brands and other innovative businesses. The IP team further benefits from the ability to leverage the expertise of the firm’s insurance, reinsurance, antitrust, private equity, M&A, capital markets, and banking and finance specialisms (among others). The principal advisers are former Beijing High People’s Court judge, Nick Liu; IP and dispute resolution expert Yufeng Han; David Wang, a former senior partner at Jincheng Tongda & Neal; China and New York-qualified Wency Yu; Albert Tsui, who has notable interests in blockchains, AI issues, robotics, autonomous vehicles, and drones; and Zhixing Chen, a specialist in patents, trade marks, copyright, and trade secrets.

Practice head(s):

Nick Liu; Yufeng Han; Wency Yu; David Wang; Albert Tsui; Zhixing Chen


‘Responsive and excellent practice.’

The team responds quickly and the team size is streamlined, which is also conducive to improving the feedback speed.

It has strong business sense and its specialty is to put clients’ needs first.

A variety of billing methods are adopted – whether hourly billing or billing based on the number of applications, the prices are clear and the billing reporting standards are standardised.

Nick Liu’s advantage lies in his rich experience in intellectual property trials, his patience and meticulousness in consulting clients, his thorough preparation, and his clear analysis of issues.

‘Wency Yu is qualified in both China and the US, making it easy for her to understand business that covers these two countries.’

Key clients

Nanjing Sanhome Pharmaceutical Co

Acon Biotech (Hang Zhou) Co

China > Regional coverage: Jiangsu Province: Nanjing Tier 2

AnJie Broad Law Firm is a full-service law firm which provides commercial legal services to domestic and international clients. The firm’s Nanjing office, led by Yong Wang, has five partners and over twenty legal professionals. Wang, having worked in the Jiangsu provincial and municipal maritime bureaus, has over twenty years of experience in shipping and maritime affairs. Besides shipping and maritime law, Wang is also experienced in insurance and re-insurance, bankruptcy and non-performing assets disposal, as well as civil and commercial dispute resolution.

Practice head(s):

Yong Wang

Key clients

Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Company Limited

Yanfeng Car Accessories System Co.,Ltd.

JiangSu Huaneng Intelligent Energy Supply Chain Technology Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Huaneng E-BUSINESS Co., Ltd.

Jiangsu Foreign Economic and Trade Co., Ltd

Jiangsu Provincial Foreign Trade Corporation

Shengdong Rudong Offshore Wind Power Co., Ltd

Hefei Kangqi Shipping Co., Ltd

PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited Anhui Branch

Jiangsu Maritime Safety Administration

Daodao Whole Grain Oil Co., Ltd

PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited Jiangsu Branch

Work highlights

China > Dispute resolution: Litigation: PRC firms Tier 3

AnJie Broad Law Firm‘s ‘litigation team has a deep understanding of China’s laws and regulations‘. The group is regularly engaged to act in complex finance-related litigation, such as fund and equity transfer disputes, along with trust product and asset management cases. Insurance dispute resolution is also a particularly strong area for the firm. The practice’s leadership comprises commercial trial specialist Gao Ping; insurance disputes expert Xuelei Wang; Dan Zhang who focuses on commercial and financial cases; and Xumin Sun who ‘has a precise grasp of cases’ key legal issues‘. Jia Wan and Shanshan Wu also act in insurance-related litigation.

Practice head(s):

Ping Gao; Xuelei Wang; Dan Zhang; Xumin Sun

Other key lawyers:

Jia Wan; Shanshan Wu; Wei Cui


‘Familiar with the relevant laws and regulations of the insurance industry, and provides very professional services.’

‘Patient and meticulous, and able to respond to clients’ requirements.’

‘The dispute resolution and litigation team has a deep understanding of China’s laws and regulations.’

‘Solid legal solutions and charges reasonable fees.’

‘Profound theoretical foundation and rich practical experience.’

‘Xumin Sun has rich experience in litigation and has handled a large number of complex financial, real estate and related cases.’

‘Xumin Sun has a precise grasp of cases’ key legal issues and achieves  good trial results.’

‘Xumin Sun has superb professional ability. A very reliable partner.’

Key clients

China Nuclear Investment Co., Ltd.

PICC Property and Casualty Co., Ltd.

China Life Property and Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

BOC Insurance Co., Ltd.

Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd.

China Huaneng Group Co., Ltd.

Sinosafe Asset Management Co., Ltd.

China Export & Credit Insurance Co., Ltd.

China United Property Insurance Co., Ltd.

Everbright Yongming Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Fude Sino Life Corp.

Generali China Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Huatai Property Insurance Co., Ltd.

Sedgwick China Co., Ltd.

Sichuan Trust Co., Ltd.

Taikang Life Insurance Group Co., Ltd.

Taiping General Insurance Co., Ltd.

Tianan Property Insurance Co., Ltd.

Tutwo (Xiamen) Outdoor Products Co., Ltd.

China Energy Group Ningxia Coal Industry Co., Ltd.

The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited

Ruili Airlines Co., Ltd.

China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch

China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. Jinan Branch

Karroy Investment Co. Ltd.

China United SME Guarantee Corporation

Cornerstone International Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Cinda Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Xiamen International Bank Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch

Bank of Shanghai Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch

Beijing Construction Machinery Asset Management Co.,Ltd.

Beijing Agricultural Investment Finance Leasing Co., Ltd.

Guodian Tianwei Kangbao Wind Energy Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Bestone Information Technology Co., Ltd.,

China Nuclear Tongchuang (Shanghai) Technology Development Co., Ltd,

Shanghai Juyin Information Technology Co., Ltd.,

China Energy Group Ningxia Coal Industry Co., Ltd.

The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited

China United SME Guarantee Corporation

Cornerstone International Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Cinda Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Xiamen International Bank Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch

Bank of Shanghai Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch

Guodian Tianwei Kangbao Wind Energy Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Bestone Information Technology Co., Ltd.,

China Nuclear Tongchuang (Shanghai) Technology Development Co., Ltd,

Shanghai Juyin Information Technology Co., Ltd.,

Work highlights

  • Represented China Nuclear Investment Co., Ltd. in a financial loan contract dispute before Beijing Fourth Intermediate People’s Court and Beijing High People’s Court.
  • Represented PICC Property and Casualty Co., Ltd. Yantai Branch in an import and export credit insurance contract dispute before the Supreme People’s Court.
  • Represented China Re Asset Management Co in an enforcement case.

China > Life sciences and healthcare: PRC firms Tier 3

AnJie Broad Law Firm provides a comprehensive offering in this space, handling major patent disputes, licensing and collaboration agreements and financing assistance. Hang Cai is the key name to note on the investor side, advising venture capital and private equity firms. Experienced IP litigator Nick Liu, M&A lawyer Long Gu, anti-monopoly law expert Ying Song and the FDI focussed Sanny Liu are also key. Zongxiu Cai is recommended for IPO related work.

Practice head(s):

Hang Cai; Nick Liu; Long Gu; Samuel Hang; Ying Song; Sanny Liu; Zongxiu Cai

Key clients

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (China) Co., Ltd.

Wyeth Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Sino-American Tianjin SmithKline and French Lab., Ltd.

Suzhou Yiduoyun Health Co., Ltd.

Jiangsu Hengrui Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.

Suzhou Shengtuo Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Ebos Biotechnology Co., Ltd.


ACON Biotech (Hangzhou) Co.

Shanghai Healthcare Capital

LH Ventures capital

Fosun Pharma

5Y Capital

Work highlights

  • Assisted Sanhome with a pharmaceutical patent dispute, where the patent was initially invalidated by the State Intellectual Property Office of China and the Beijing Intellectual Property Court, but later validated by the Intellectual Property Division of the Supreme People’s Court.
  • Assisting Fosun Pharma’s drugs incubator platform (Fosun Lead) with its licensing and development collaboration and its several portfolio enterprises’ equity financing deals.
  • Advised LH Venture on its series A investment of RMB 50 million in InnoBM.

China > Shipping: PRC firms Tier 3

Boasting a range of cargo and hull experts, AnJie Broad Law Firm has been growing its shipping and admiralty practice with the additions of arbitration specialist and co-head Shouzhi An in May 2022 from Guantao Law Firm and Dongyang Yang in January 2023 from Wang Jing & Co, who is adept at handling maritime matters. The team addresses custom law issues for Chinese-based insurance companies and has recently been expanding into offshore project insurance work, resolving disputes concerning major offshore wind farm construction accidents. It also handles collisions, charterparty disputes, and ship repair contracts for shipowners. Bing Yan, Lei Chen, Shengmiao Qi, and Yong Wang all jointly lead the practice alongside An with their combined shipping and maritime expertise.

Practice head(s):

Bing Yan; Lei Chen; Shengmiao Qi; Shouzhi An; Yong Wang

Other key lawyers:


‘Collaborating with us, Anjie Broad Law Firm acted for multiple Korean freight forwarders and Korean cargo underwriters in pursuing subrogated cargo claims against Chinese carriers. Anjie Broad Law Firm is very responsive and always thinks of its clients’ best interests.’

‘Anjie’s maritime team has outstanding strength in dealing with ship sales, ship financing, ship leasing, and ship collisions. It has been highly praised by domestic and foreign insurers and shipowners’ mutual insurance associations. At the same time, they also focus on new offshore energy and it has achieved impressive results in areas such as investment, port construction, and supply chain finance.’

‘The shipping teams in Shanghai and Xiamen are energetic and dynamic.’

‘Shouzhi An is very approachable and likeable. He puts clients at ease with his demeanour and his confidence. He works hard for his clients.’

‘Anjie is very efficient, fast, and professional.’

‘Bing Yan is professional, efficient, and familiar with Chinese judicial practice.’

‘Bing Yan’s legal team specialises in foreign-related legal affairs, such as maritime trade and shipping trade. It is very professional in handling water-related insurance matters, such as ship collisions and contracts, cargo insurance recovery, etc.’

‘Anjie’s maritime legal team has strong professional capabilities and considerate customer service. It is one of the important choices for our legal service team in the maritime field.’

Key clients

PICC Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

China Pacific Life Insurance Co.

Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

Hua Tai Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

China Life Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

China Continent Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

China Taiping Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

China United Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

Boc Insurance Co.

Tianan Property Insurance Co.

Generali China Insurance Co.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Co.

Sunshine Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

AXA Tianping Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

China Shipowners Mutual Assurance Association

Fuyang Yinghuai Rural Commercial Bank Co.

M+R Freight Forwarding Group

Ael-berkman Forwarding (HK)

Guangdong Hongchuan Smart Co.

Neptune Supply Chain Technology

Shanghai Huayang International Logistics Co.

Dragon Crown Group

Huaneng Power International

Milkyway Chemical Supply Chain Service Co.

Neptune Supply Chain Technology

Jiangsu ETERN Co.

AVIC International Mineral Resources Co.

Jiangsu Hantong Group

ZF Offshore Co.

Nantong Ocean Water Conservancy Engineering Co.

Tianjin Dorian Ocean Engineering Co.

Rajah & Tann LLP

Cho & Lee

WongPartnership LLP

Ince & Co.

Joint Rainbow Shipping

Lotus Ocean Transportation

Decent Shipping Company

Hudong-Zhonghua Ship Building (Group) Co.

Xiamen Shipbuliding Industry Co.

COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry Co.

Xin Bo Shipping and Xihe Holdings

Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co.

Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding Co.

Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Co.

Combined Rich Company

Work highlights

  • Advised the H&M insurer Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Company Of China and reinsurer Convex Insurance UK on an CNY1bn claim against the insured in the largest offshore wind power construction accident in China.
  • Advised COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co. and its insurance company on an over CNY300m claim against ZPMC.
  • Advised Xiamen Shipbuliding Industry Co., Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, and Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding on an $90m shipbuilding contract dispute arising from three large domestic state-owned shipyards.

China > TMT: PRC firms Tier 3

AnJie Broad Law Firm‘s expertise in TMT encompasses areas from telecoms and the internet to gaming and social networking, offering guidance on regulatory, commercial, and corporate challenges. Samuel Yang, the department’s head, navigates issues related to data localisation, privacy, and cybercrimes. Meanwhile, Hans (Hang) Cai provides counsel on private equity and venture capital endeavors within the TMT sector.

Practice head(s):

Samuel Yang

Other key lawyers:

Hans (Hang) Cai; Hongquan Yang; Tracey Tang


‘Compared with other law firms, AnJie Hans (Hang) Cai’s team has the following advantages: (1) Timely response and high-quality feedback; (2) high understanding of private equity and venture capital; and (3) high degree of business understanding.’

‘Familiar with legal matters in telecommunications, data protection, and data security.’

‘Hongquan Yang has a high professional level, understands the company’s operations, understands customer needs, and charges reasonably.

‘We especially appreciate the swift replies to our queries and deep knowledge of the industry legislation in China’s gaming sector.’

‘We work with Tracey Tang, and she is exceptional in her knowledge of all relevant legislation and practices of Chinese authorities which may differ from what is written in the laws. She is ready to jump into our negotiations with local partners and defend our interests where we lack the necessary understanding of the market. We also appreciate the speed of her advises to our urgent queries.’

Key clients




Li Auto



Universal Beijing Resort


Swiss Re


Universal Music Group



Work highlights

  • Advised a multinational media and telecommunications company on TMT-related legal issues.
  • Advised a Fortune 500 food and beverage company on TMT-related legal issues.
  • Advised a world-famous vehicles manufacturer on TMT-related legal issues.

China > Private equity: PRC firms Tier 4

AnJie Broad Law Firm has responded to the rapid development of high-end manufacturing, AI, and biotechnology in China by increasingly handling private equity and venture capital transactions in these industries, representing a broad range of investment institutions and corporate clients. Shanghai-based Hans Cai leads the team and oversees a practice that is also well regarded in the fields of AI, e-commerce, ESG and sports. Ting Yao is another prominent figure, having represented numerous well-known US dollar funds, RMB funds, state-owned capital investors and industrial investors. Huan Chen has also established a solid reputation in this space, especially amongst significant regional players such as CICC and Legend Capital.

Practice head(s):

Hans Cai

Other key lawyers:


‘Chen Huan can give clear and feasible suggestions in a timely manner within a highly tense timetable, as well as the consequences of the suggestions not being accepted by the other party, so that we can quickly make judgments.’

‘AnJie Law Firm is a trustworthy partner. The lawyers of this law firm are skilled in business and can provide customers with one-stop service. They are very friendly to start-up companies like us and save us a lot of trouble. The law firm has low turnover of personnel, can accompany the growth of users for a long time, and provides various services such as intellectual property rights and trademark registration.’

‘One of the biggest characteristics of the AnJie team is that they have a better understanding of customer requirements, and can constantly adjust their team’s capabilities and direction according to the track and stage of the customer’s investment.’

‘Professionalism in M&A transactions, antitrust, etc.’

‘Ms. Yao Ting and her team have demonstrated full professionalism and due diligence in previous cooperation, and assisted us in successfully completing the transaction.’

‘Anjie’s team is very good at private equity and venture capital, and continues to improve the service process.’

Key clients

5Y Capital (formerly known as Morningside Venture Capital) (五源资本,原晨兴资本)

ShuKun Technology (数坤科技)

Source Code Capital

Vitalbridge Capital

Shunwei Capital

Linear Capital

Unity Capital

GSR Ventures

Eastern Bell Capital

Cheng Heng Group

Datafues Inc (aka. Datafuse Labs/Databend)

Plum Ventures

Lynk Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd

Zion Pharma (Cayman) Holdings Ltd

CICC Capital

Legend Capital

Yunzhou Capital

Goldenbrick Capital

Runke Fund

Guizhou Railway Investment Group

5Y Capital (五源资本)

Long Hill Capital (长岭资本)

Zhejiang SilkRoad Fund (浙江丝路基金)

G7 Connect (G7物联)

Bayland Capital (康君资本)

Enlight Growth Partners


Legend Capital

China Structural Reform and Strategy Private Equity Fund

Beijing Haotang Technology Co., Ltd. (aka. Pet’em)

Work highlights

  • Represented Zhongjin Qichen (Suzhou) Industry Equity Investment Fund Partnership (Limited Partnership), an equity investment fund managed by CICC Capital, in its investment into Xingfu Electronic Materials Co. Ltd.
  • Represented Zhongjin Chuanyu, an equity investment fund managed by CICC Capital, in its investment into Zhejiang Jinyi Shengshi Bioengeneering Co. Ltd.
  • Advised Zhongjin Qichen, an equity investment fund managed by CICC Capital, on its investment into Fujian Herui Gene Technologies Co. Ltd.

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

AnJie Broad Law Firm has a versatile M&A practice that is regularly instructed in joint ventures, spin-offs, management buyouts, and restructurings for listed companies. The firm has seven offices across mainland China and an office in Hong Kong, the team is increasingly advising clients from traditional manufacturing, service industries and new emerging industries including AI, internet and pharmaceutical. The team is led by capital markets specialist Hongchuan Liu and also includes Zhenyu Ding who recently advised clients on post-acquisition restructuring and private equity investments.

Practice head(s):

Hongchuan Liu; Zhenyu Ding

Other key lawyers:

Simon Li; Huan Chen


‘The team has stable personnel, smooth communication with customers, and achieves a good balance in the pursuit of efficiency and risk prevention. They help customers to complete established projects efficiently and safely.’

Key clients



Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd.

Beijing International Resort Co., Ltd.


Shawmut LLC

Global Brain

Fenbushi Capital US

Li Auto


Work highlights

  • Advised CICC Chuanhua on its investment into Nanjing Xiezhong Auto Air-conditioning Co. Ltd.
  • Advised Li Auto on its acquisition of Yinjian Insurance Brokering.

ANJIE BROAD LAW FIRM is an all-round, comprehensive law firm practicing in a variety of areas. We are committed to offering quality, efficient and tailor-made legal services to clients, guaranteed by our integrated management model, unified legal service standards and standard client service system. ANJIE BROAD has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Haikou, Nanjing, Xiamen and Hong Kong, and about 400 partners, senior counsels, practicing lawyers, paralegals, attorney secretaries and support staff. Growing at a rapid pace, the firm gains extensive legal service experience and achieves outstanding performance in securities and capital markets, antitrust and competition, private equity and venture capital, intellectual property, dispute resolution, employment, mergers and acquisitions, insurance and reinsurance, shipping and maritime, banking and finance, energy, international trade, technology, media and telecommunications, private wealth management, real estate and construction, hotel and tourism, media, and entertainment and sports.  ANJIE BROAD was founded by a group of senior attorneys from different practice areas, and all of its key partners are graduates of the most prestigious law schools in China and overseas, with abundant work experience from leading international law firms. The firm and many of its partners are highly recommended by authoritative legal media including Chambers & Partners, Who’s Who legal, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Asialaw Profiles, Asia Legal Business, LEGALBAND, Benchmark Litigation, China Business Law Journal. We advocate the full development of partners, counsels, lawyers and other professionals in different sectors and expertise, while emphasizing the cooperation among different expertise. By doing their part and cooperating sincerely, ANJIE BROAD partners ensure that the firm can concentrate the best resources and the strongest service team to provide clients with the most feasible legal solutions. We have made efforts to ensure the maximization of our clients’ interests, by putting in place a sound internal risk control system and a reasonable governance structure, including review of legal service deliverables, conflict of interest searches, and collective discussion, analysis and evaluation of important and difficult issues. We have an adequate staff training system, which focuses on developing professional accomplishment and hands-on experience of our attorneys in practice, and encourages our employees with different educational backgrounds and work experience to achieve personal career development in the firm and to share the long-term benefits of our long existence and stable growth. We attach importance to our social responsibility as a qualified corporate citizen in modern society, by taking active part in social welfare undertakings and activities, such as providing pro bono services, donating to charitable funds, and setting up scholarship programs in colleges and universities.

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Number of partners : 130+
Number of associates : 270+

AnJie Broad has 10 promoted partners from January to June 2024

From January 2024 to now, AnJie Broad has recruited Mr. Benny Huang, Ms. Michelle Yang, Ms. Chen DENG,

AnJie Broad has 17 promoted partners from January to December 2023

From January to December 2023, AnJie Broad has recruited Mr. Keyu CAO, Mr. Zhining Wang, Mr. Mingqing Zhao, Ms. Yolanda ZHANG, Ms. Yanyan DENG, Mr. Heng KUANG,

AnJie Broad assisted Rode Helicopter in its wholly-owned acquisition of a German coaxial twin-rotor helicopter R&D and manufacturing enterprise RS Helikopter GmbH

In December 2023, the foreign shareholder XA Flugzeugbau GmbH formally registered as a shareholder of Shanghai Rode Helicopter Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as " Rode Helicopter "),

AnJie Broad Represents Proterial, Ltd (former Hitachi Metals, Ltd) Achieves Total Victory in the First Antitrust Case in relation to non-SEPs in China.

On December 14, 2023, China Supreme People’s Court (“the Supreme Court”) rendered a second-instance judgment on the case of four Ningbo rare earth enterprises suing Hitachi Metals for abusing its dominant market position,

AnJie Broad Assists Ningbo Huaxiang in Acquiring IAC Group’s China Business

On June 26, 2024, Ningbo Huaxiang Electronics Co., Ltd. ("NBHX", stock code: 002048) announced that it has reached an agreement with International Automotive Components Group, S.A.