Firm Profile > AnJie Law Firm > Beijing, China

AnJie Law Firm
19F, TOWER D1, LIANGMAQIAO DIPLOMATIC BUILDING
No.19 DONGFANGDONGLU, CHAOYANG DISTRICT
BEIJING 100600
China

Antitrust and competition: PRC firms Tier 1

AnJie Law Firm is praised for its 'timely and efficient services'. The team handles a variety of cases including investigations, merger control filings and daily compliance counselling, and is particularly recommended for its antitrust litigation expertise. Recent caseload include representing both Chinese and foreign-funded companies in antitrust investigations against monopoly agreements or abuse of dominant position, and a large number of merger control filings with the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and the former MOFCOM Anti-monopoly Bureau. The 'experiencedMichael Gu recently assisted Coloplast (China) Medical Devices with the strategic analysis and assessment of antitrust risk with respect to its distribution system and operation models. Hao ZhanYing Song and Stephanie Wu are highly recommended.

Testimonials

The team is very experienced in the field of competition law’.

Ying Song has strong flexibility in the process of providing the service and can tailor the advice based on the actual needs of his clients’.

Key clients

Air China

ChemChina

Corning

GE (China) Co., Ltd.

Huayou Cobalt

INEOS

LG Chem

Murata

Panasonic

Sinopec

Sumitomo Electric Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Volvo Construction Equipment

Coloplast China

Bombardier

Volkswagen Finance

Fujitsu

Labour and employment: PRC firms Tier 2

AnJie Law Firm's 'efficient' team has strong capabilities in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, and has been kept busy handling employee transfers and layoffs, HR management, disputes concerning violations of non-compete agreements, contractual issues and arbitration, among other areas. Key names in Beijing include the 'professional' Zhenghe Liu, noted for his 'deep knowledge' and 'extensive experience'; Hongquan Yang, who has particular expertise in technology-related mandates; and employment law expert Henry Zhou. 2019 also saw the opening of the firm's new Shanghai office, which houses Sun Lin and Jun Shen (who co-leads the practice with Liu): both joined from River Delta Law Firm.

Testimonials

The service meets the needs of the company, and the team can creatively provide opinions and suggestions to resolve disputes and disputes facing the company. The judgment of the legislative trend is also forward-looking‘.

Zhenghe Liu has a strong sense of responsibility for the entrusted work, the thinking of the trial defence and the on-the-spot response are impressive, and he has deep and unique insights into the key areas and core issues of labour law‘.

Key clients

DHL

Halliburton

Smith&Nephew

Universal Parks & Resorts

Alibaba

Oracle

PICC

Metlife

Banking and finance: PRC firms Tier 3

AnJie Law Firm's team, which is based across Beijing, Shenzhen and Shanghai, stands out for cross-border finance transactions, with a strong client list of insurance companies, financial institutions and corporates in the manufacturing, infrastructure and real estate sectors. The group is led by Gulong Ren, whose experience includes acquisition, asset-backed, project and real estate finance, as well as debt capital markets matters.

Testimonials

Professional and practiced lawyers in the area of investment  in China

Dedicated and responsive

Familiar with regulations and procedures in insurance industry, especially in insurance fund management area

Key clients

Ping An Real Estate Company

Sun Life Everbright Asset Management Company

Life Insurance Company

Generali China

Dispute resolution: PRC firms Tier 3

AnJie Law Firm counts commercial litigation and arbitration as a key practice area, integrated into the firm's wider offering to provide representation in disputes and advice on risk management. The team has great experience across disputes in a number of fields including international trade, cross-border investment, insurance, anti-monopoly, IP and real estate. Jointly leading the team, Arthur Dong specialises in nternational arbitration; Ping Gao has expertise in civil litigation; and managing partner Hao Zhan is a CIETAC arbitrator, with a secondary focus on insurance-related cases. Also recommended is Vicky Zhao, who has experience in complex cross-border disputes, including international arbitration and transnational litigation.

Testimonials

Excellent performance in all areas‘.

The team at Anjie Law Firm has demonstrated rapid responses and professional performance, clear thinking, comprehensive solutions, strong execution ability and reliability‘.

Anjie has done a phenomenal job building out its dispute resolution capabilities‘.

Key clients

Tata International Metals (Asia)

SEMIKRON Elektronik GmbH & Co

Bank of Shanghai

National Energy Group Ningxia Coal Industry Co

Hyundai Insurance (China) Co

Ping An Life Insurance Co

Huatai Property and Casualty Insurance Co

Sinopec

TMT: PRC firms Tier 3

The team at AnJie Law Firm has a particular strength in telecom-related regulatory and general commercial legal services, advising a range of major international and domestic carriers on master service agreements and internet companies on issues such as cyber security and data protection - areas.  Practice head Samuel Yang has built a real niche, with clients such as AT&T, BT, Vodafone and China Unicom.

Key clients

FedEx

Swisse Re

Canon

Epson

DHL

Metlife

British Telecom

AT&T

Marriot

Align Technology

Assurant

Hyatt

China Unicom

Vodafone

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms Tier 5

AnJie Law Firm advises listed companies, SOEs as well as private entities and investors from diverse industries spanning mining, transportation, real estate, mining and retails. Yu Wang has a strong track record in cross-border transactions including joint ventures between major SOEs and leading global industrial foreign investors, as well as acquisitions of overseas assets by Chinese enterprises. Simon Li is also recommended for transactions relating to private equity and venture capital, foreign direct investments and general corporate matters.

Key clients

Caixin Media Group

China Energy Investment Corporation

Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd.

China National Nuclear Corporation

Private equity: PRC firms Tier 5

AnJie Law Firm advises private equity and venture capital firms as well as corporate companies in TMT, education and gaming sectors. Jeremy Dai advised Shanghai Jiuye Supply Chain in its successful strategic investment from Charoen Pokphand Group and acted for LB Investment in its series B investment in Chuanpuke, a sino-foreign joint venture engaging in food court management business. Shanghai-based Hang Cai is another name to note, and recently assisted Morningside Venture Capital with its RMB500m Series A+ and RMB4bn B+ financing of Xiaopeng Motors.

Key clients

Morningside Venture Capital

Sequioa Capital

SIG

Matrix

Northern Light Venture

LB Investment

IDG

Kunyu Capital

Orchid Asia

Intellectual property: PRC firms

AnJie Law Firm recently expanded its offering by hiring Jerry Xia from Honeywell (where he was Chief IP Counsel) and Lan Li from Baker McKenzie FenXun. Led by Jing HeQinghui LiuWu Li and Kefeng Zhao from Beijing, the team has recently secured several high-profile victories in infringement, validity and unfair competition disputes, and has started advising multinational and domestic clients on sensitive trade secret cases. On the advisory side, the firm continues to assist clients such as Beijing Universal Studio theme park with their licensing and exploitation strategies.

Key clients

AstraZeneca

Qualcomm

Hugo Boss

Ericsson

NBA Properties

Nichia

Alibaba Youku

3M

Xiao Guan Cha

Zhujiang Film

Xun Lei

Lian Jia/BeiKe

Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing

Firm Overview: AnJie Law Firm is an elite PRC law firm providing full services to both international and domes-tic clients including Fortune 500 companies, large state-owned enterprises, financial institutions, as well as leading private companies. Since its establishment, AnJie has been growing rapidly and soundly with currently more than 300 professionals. AnJie’s lawyers  are well- regarded experts in their professional fields. Based on their deep understanding of the regulatory landscape and strong practical experience, they have handled numerous high-stakes cases in Chinese court. AnJie lawyers  are often consulted by regulators on leading legal and policy issues, and have built strong work relationships with government agencies and industry regulatory bodies. All partners at AnJie Law Firm have worked in leading international and domestic law firms, and many are qualified to practice both in China and abroad.

AnJie lawyers frequently speak at major international legal and business conferences and actively contribute to well-known legal and academic journals. They also regularly lecture in prominent educational institutions and are retained as adjunct professors, graduate supervisors, and fellow researchers.

AnJie has built its reputation as a first tier elite law firm and has obtained recognitions from its clients and peers. AnJie Law Firm and AnJie lawyers have been acknowledged by international ranking institutions such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, and Who’s Who Legal, as well as popular legal publications like Managing Intellectual Property, IAM, Asian-Mena Counsel, Asian Legal Business, China Law & Practice and China Business Law Journal, etc. AnJie Headquarters in Beijing and has its branch offices in Shanghai and Shenzhen respectively. It recently launched its office in Hong Kong through joint venture with Hwang Hauzen LLP.

Main Areas Of Practice: Antitrust/Competition: AnJie has one of the largest and most experienced antitrust/competition practice teams in China. It has handled some most  complex merger control, investigation defence and private anti-monopoly litigation matters.

Banking & Finance: AnJie lawyers have extensive experience in providing services to various financial institutions. AnJie’s partner has been ranked as leading PRC lawyer in banking and finance by China Law and Practice and Asialaw.

Employment: The employment practice won its reputation for high success rate in handling corporate labor disputes and dealing with challenging union issues. Its new addition of top practitioners expands the depth of the practice. The practice covers labor arbitration, HR risk assessment and prevention, employment planning, employee compliance investigation, employment due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, collective contracts/ collective wage negotiations, layoff planning and negotiations and union issues.

Insurance & Reinsurance: AnJie currently has a preeminent insurance team in China.

AnJie lawyers have represented insurance clients in the utilisation of insurance fund, insurance entities set-up, compliance, insurance policy development, M&A for insurance companies, claim and subrogation.

Intellectual Property: AnJie’s intellectual property team is recognized as a new IP powerhouse. It has been litigating on some high stake litigation. The team has won broad recognition from professional IP publications such as ‘World Trademark Review’,  ‘Intellectual Asset Management’, ‘Asia IP’, and Managing Intellectual Property’.

Litigation & Arbitration: AnJie has a group of experienced litigation and arbitration lawyers. Several partners of AnJie have been appointed as arbitrators of CIETAC and other prestigious arbitration commissions of China and other countries.

Merger & Acquisition: AnJie lawyers have significant experience in merger and acquisition. AnJie has been awarded the Deals of the Year 2016 by China Business Law Journal,‘Firms to Watch’ in 2016 M&A Law Firms in China ranking by ALB, and  Top M&A Law Firm of the year 2017 by China Business Law Journal.

Private Equity & Venture capital: AnJie team regularly advises on top deals in private equity and venture capital fields . AnJie’s partner has been recognised as leading private equity lawyers by Expert guides and ALB.

Securities and Capital Markets: AnJie’s lawyers have specialist expertise in this area and have obtained recognition from important legal publications such as Asialaw and  China Law & Practice.

Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT): AnJie’s lawyers have always been active practitioners in corporation consultation, venture financing, and the establishment of multinational companies’ business in China. AnJie partner has been ranked as leading TMT lawyers by international legal publications.

Department Name Email Telephone
Antitrust/competition Zhan Hao
Antitrust/competition Michael Gu
Antitrust/competition Song Ying
Insurance and reinsurance Zhan Hao
Insurance and reinsurance Xia Yibin
Intellectual property He Jing
Intellectual property Cheng Bing
Intellectual property Wu Li
Litigation and arbitration Gao Ping
Litigation and arbitration Arthur Dong
Litigation and arbitration Xia Yibin
Private wealth management Xia Yibin
Private wealth management Echo Zhao
Securities and capital markets Ren Gulong
Securities and capital markets Xie Yongtao
Labour and employment Liu Zheng He
Labour and employment Samuel Yang
Banking and finance Catherine Guo
Banking and finance George Zhang
Banking and finance Ren Gulong
Private equity and venture capital Catherine Guo
Private equity and venture capital Hans Cai
Private equity and venture capital Jeremy Dai
Real estate and construction George Zhang
Real estate and construction Zhang Xianzhong
Corporate governance/compliance Gao Ping
Corporate governance/compliance He Yu
Corporate governance/compliance Zhang Dan
Energy and mining Zhan Hao
Bankruptcy and restructuring Gao Ping
Bankruptcy and restructuring Arthur Dong
Healthcare and life sciences Hans Cai
Healthcare and life sciences Li Binxin
Mergers and acquisitions Catherine Guo
Mergers and acquisitions Michael Gu
Mergers and acquisitions He Yu
Foreign direct investment Catherine Guo
Foreign direct investment Hu Bo
Foreign direct investment Simon Li
IT, telecoms and mass media Hans Cai
IT, telecoms and mass media Jeremy Dai
IT, telecoms and mass media Zhang Xianzhong
Overseas investment and trade Michael Gu
Overseas investment and trade Cheng Bing
Intellectual property Jerry Xia
Intellectual property Lan Li
Foreign direct investment Haixiao Zhang
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Ms Bing Cheng  photo Ms Bing Cheng
Mr Jeremy Dai  photo Mr Jeremy Dai
Ms Zhang Dan  photo Ms Zhang Dan
Mr Arthur Dong  photo Mr Arthur Dong
Mr Michael Gu  photo Mr Michael Gu
Mr Zhan Hao  photo Mr Zhan Hao
Mr Jing He  photo Mr Jing He
Mr Yu He  photo Mr Yu He
Mr Soochul Lee  photo Mr Soochul Lee
Mr Zhenghe Liu  photo Mr Zhenghe Liu
Ms Gao Ping  photo Ms Gao Ping
Mr Gulong Ren  photo Mr Gulong Ren
Mr Jiang Shengyang  photo Mr Jiang Shengyang
Ms Ying Song  photo Ms Ying Song
Mr Li Wu  photo Mr Li Wu
Mr Yibin Xia  photo Mr Yibin Xia
Mr Zheng Xilin  photo Mr Zheng Xilin
Mr George Zhang  photo Mr George Zhang
Mr Xianzhong Zhang  photo Mr Xianzhong Zhang
Mr Steve Zhao  photo Mr Steve Zhao
Mr Lian Zhelong  photo Mr Lian Zhelong
Mr Hao Zhu  photo Mr Hao Zhu
Number of partners : 54
Number of fee earners : 226
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