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The firm: LANBAI is uniquely positioned on the cutting edge of Chinese employment and labor law. In 2015, the Shanghai Bar Association awarded the firm the title of 'Shanghai Outstanding Law Firm' as the only firm to specialise in labor law. Established in 2007 by managing partner George Lu with two other partners, LANBAI is a fast-growing boutique law firm poised to serve the changing needs of multinational organisations and major Chinese companies. Mr. Lu's experiences as a key participant in the development of China's 2007 Labor Contract Law has allowed LANBAI to perfect a process for quickly diagnosing client's complex needs and correctly applying the latest legal and HR solutions. Consequently, LANBAI has a proven track records in not only providing direct legal services for labour-management issues and labour related lawsuits, but also in planning and executing corporate HR risk-hedge solutions for a wide array of business transactions and restructurings.

LANBAI understands the complexities of doing business in China and seeks to professionally tailor solutions for its clients' specific needs--whether related to corporate compliance or business goals. As experts committed to social responsibility, it strives throughout its work to foster stable relationships between employers and employees and to help build trust within the corporate sector by upholding the ideals of justice and fairness.

Areas of practice: Daily legal support: The firm advise on daily HR management issues, draft and revise legal documents, create and conduct workshops regarding labor laws, regulations, and corporate compliance, provide legal education about the labor law field through the Weekly Newsletter and HR Salon, provide an annual legal advisory service (150+ corporate clients).

Business restructurings: The firm design corporate personnel system, assess HR risk and optimise HR management process, design and implement employee settlement plans, and smooth the process by hedging legal risks, provide labour related due-diligence and PMI (Post-merger Integration) support.

Labour dispute arbitration and litigation: The firm handles arbitration and lawsuits regarding labour issues from a corporate perspective, provide legal advice for corporations in the field of labour relations: collective bargaining, group disputes, HR crisis management, etc.

  • Number of lawyers: 24
  • at this office: 20
  • Languages
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin

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