What the team is known for
Offers a wide network of offices across the country, particularly strong in the East Coast regions, including Tianjin, Jinan, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Fuzhou, Shenzhen and Nanjing. Highly regarded for its knowledge of domestic capital markets, with expertise in matters ranging from asset-based securities to bonds and public listings. Clients also seek its advice in relation to M&A, corporate structuring, investment funds, and private equity issues. Regularly receives insolvency mandates in Zhejiang province. The Fuzhou office often acts on project finance and governance issues. Remains a popular choice of counsel for major SOEs. Active in commercial dispute resolution, representing clients before courts at all levels.
Acted for Kinglai Hygienic Materials for its public offering of convertible corporate bonds worth CNY280 million.
practitioner who "has strong business abilities,"
says one source. He operates a market-leading real estate and construction practice and offers notable expertise in arbitration proceedings.
is a veteran partner based in the Shenzhen office with a long track record in the market. He boasts nearly four decades of experience as a lawyer, and in particular is an expert on capital markets transactions and agricultural law.
is a veteran transactional lawyer who is also managing partner of the Nanjing office. "Ma Guoqiang has been working for a very long time,"
notes one admiring interviewee, further remarking that "he is a very experienced and famous practitioner."
is a Hangzhou-based partner who is well regarded in the local market for his restructuring and insolvency practice. He also handles a wide range of other transactional legal matters, including intellectual property, real estate and construction, and international trade.
concentrates on fund formation and private equity, and is a popular choice as legal counsel mandated by private and state-owned funds. He is noted as a solid practitioner with "good communication and coordination skills"
by one client, who appreciates that "he is familiar with the business and regulations"
in the private equity sector.
Executive partner Yu Ningjie
is an eminent practitioner in the Fujian market and singled out for his strength in handling complex dispute resolution cases. He additionally acts as arbitrator at several arbitration institutions such as CIETAC.
is based in the Jinan office and focuses her practice on project and infrastructure financing. She is equally experienced and active in commercial litigation and arbitration. "She is an excellent lawyer,"
affirms one market peer.
is a rising star with a strong offering in private equity funds, public listings and bond issuance mandates. She is praised as a"very vigorous and courageous"
practitioner who is "very dedicated and has good professional abilities."
is an influential figure within Zhejiang legal circles and continues to turn his hand to front line projects on occasion. He is especially noted for his expertise in IPOs and insolvency cases.
is widely viewed as a prominent figure in the Tianjin market. He provides representation in litigation and arbitration cases and is particularly highly rated for his handling of multi-jurisdictional mandates.
is "a leading person"
at Grandall's Fuzhou office, according to a commentator, who remarks that "Yao represents large corporations and has a very good service."
He has considerable experience in a variety of civil and commercial disputes and also ably handles criminal defence cases.