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Fidelity Law Firm
Website: www.lhxs.com
Tel: +86-592-590 9988, +86-592-590 9966
Fax: +86-592-590 9989, +86-592-590 9986

Chairman: Ping Wang
Managing Partners: 7
Number of partners: 70
Number of lawyers: 300
Languages: English, Mandarin

FIRM OVERVIEW:
Fidelity Law Firm (“Fidelity”), established in 1989 with around 300 licensed lawyers, is one of the comprehensive law firms that have the largest number of lawyers and the longest history in Fujian Province, China. Fidelity, with its headquarters located in Xiamen, has 11 branches distributed in Shanghai, Fuzhou, Quanzhou, Longyan, Zhangzhou, Sanming, Putian, Ningde, Xiamen Huli District, Xiamen Jimei District and Xiamen University.

Fidelity has 16 professional departments and is capable of providing legal services in all areas of law. Through thirty-years professional service, Fidelity has developed into a leading legal service provider on liquidation and bankruptcy, M&A, finance and securities, real estate and construction, intellectual property, foreign investment, investment in Taiwan, litigation and arbitration.

Fidelity was awarded the top titles of the industry – “Civilized Law Firm” by the Ministry of Justice, PRC, and “National Excellent Law Firm” by All China Lawyers Association.

Most professors and vice-professors in the School of Law, Xiamen University are the part-time lawyers of Fidelity. Relying on the academic research strength of the School of Law, Xiamen University, Fidelity is capable of applying the latest achievements in legal research to its legal practice.

Since 2016, Fidelity has been cooperating with the world’s top law firm – Hogan Lovell’s, to jointly operate in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, becoming the first law firm in Fujian Province, the third one in China to conduct joint operations with a foreign law firm. Through this joint operation, Fidelity and Hogan Lovells provide integrated legal services for domestic and international clients.

Fidelity is the firm that has the largest number of Taiwanese lawyers in Mainland China. In 2019, Fidelity and Taiwan Guanghe Law Firm set up a joint operation office in Xiamen Free Trade Zone, which is the first office jointly operated by Mainland China and a Taiwan law firm, promoting resource sharing between cross-strait law firms, and achieving mutual benefits and development.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Liquidation and Bankruptcy:
20 partners; 60 fee earners based in China

In 2007, Fidelity headquarters in Xiamen qualified as the first bankruptcy administrators assessed by Fujian Superior People's Court. In 2009, Fidelity undertook the bankruptcy reorganisation case for Xiamen Xingxing Craftwork Co., Ltd and Xiamen Xingxing Industrial Co., Ltd, which is the first bankruptcy reorganisation case in Fujian. In 2016, Fidelity, as the main initiator, established Xiamen Association of Bankruptcy Administrators which is the first self-regulatory organisation of bankruptcy administrators and the fourth one nationwide.

Key Clients: Fujian Xinke Real Estate Co., Ltd., Xielihexing Real Estate Development (Pingtan) Co., Ltd. and etc.

Contact: Jerome (Junjie) Deng
Tel: +86-592-566 9260, +86-188 0592 2090
Email: [email protected]

Merger and Acquisition:
20 partners; 66 fee earners based in China

The legal service of M&A is one of the core businesses in Fidelity. M&A department is highly specialised in division of labor, efficient in team cooperation, and has rich experience in dealing with legal affairs of M&A. In recent years, Fidelity, on behalf of many well-known customers at home and abroad, has led or participated in thousands of M&A cases. Representation of Timminco in the merger with Winca.

Key Clients: Xiamen Tungsten Co., Ltd., Good First Group Co., Ltd., Xiamen Dynasty Property Group Co., Ltd., Xiamen Housing Group Co., Ltd., Xiamen Town-Owner Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. and etc.

Contact: Zhiming Xu
Tel: +86-139 5016 2319
Email: [email protected]

Banking and Finance:
12 partners; 32 fee earners based in China

Fidelity is experienced in providing in-depth legal services for a wide variety of clients, including many influential banks and financial institutions, multinational corporations and domestic enterprises. The Firm’s services cover compliance review and advice, due diligence investigation, structuring for financing transactions and security arrangements, drafting and negotiating legal documents and other banking and financial legal issues.

Key Clients: China Merchants Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Minsheng Bank, China Everbright Bank, Xiamen International Bank and etc.

Contact: Shangshuo Wu
Tel: +86-592-583 5413
Email: [email protected]

Non-Performing Assets:
9 partners; 51 fee earners based in China

The Non-performing assets team in Fidelity can sufficiently make use of the advantages of funding side, service provider and assets side. The team can assist interested parties to detect and enhance the value of related assets in the special situation investment field, accelerate solution process of the financial crisis of distressed enterprises, facilitate the supply-side reform, and increase the equity value of special situation assets’ investors.

Key Clients: China Orient Asset Management Co., Ltd., China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd., China Industrial Asset Management Co., Ltd., Zhejiang Zheshang Asset Management Co., Ltd., Ningbo Financial Asset Management Co., Ltd., Bank of the Orient, Crosstown China Investments 2, LLC and etc.

Contact: Yu Chen
Tel: +86-136 0604 5560
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
3 partners; 15 fee earners based in China

Representation of United Microelectronics Corporation in the litigation against Micron Semiconductor (Xi’an) Co., Ltd. about patent issues. Representation of Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd. in the litigation against Micron Semiconductor (Xi’an) Co., Ltd. about patent issues.

Contact: Jianxin Shao
Tel: +86-592-590 9988, +86-135 9951 9871
Email: [email protected]

Corporation and Securities:
9 partners; 42 fee earners based in China

Fidelity is one of the first law firms qualified for securities legal services. The firm is a member of National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors now and is able to provide legal services about issuance of debt financing instruments for companies.

Key Clients: Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance Co., Ltd., Fujian Rare Earth (Group) Co., Ltd., Fujian Expressway Group Co., Ltd.,Xiamen Tungsten Co., Ltd., Xiamen Airlines and etc.

Contact: Guanghui Zhang
Tel: +86-136 0609 9513
Email: [email protected]

International Affairs:
5 partners; 20 fee earners based in China

Comprising of lawyers with extensive experience in foreign legal affairs, Fidelity provides professional legal services about overseas investment and foreign dispute resolution for various clients in China, especially within its Free Trade Zone, and other countries.

Key Clients: Profundo Offshore Ltd., Pinnacle Americas Inc., Taiping Carpets (Xiamen) Co., Ltd., Nelson-Miller (Xiamen) Electronics Co., Ltd., Linde (China) Forklift Truck Co., Ltd. and etc.

Contact: Mingkun Guo
Tel: +86-592-583 5425
Email: [email protected]

Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan-Related Affairs:
3 partners; 17 fee earners based in China

Fidelity and Taiwan Guanghe Law Firm set up a joint operation office in Xiamen Free Trade Zone, which is the first office jointly operated by Mainland China and Taiwan law firm, promoting resource sharing between cross-strait law firms, and achieving mutual benefit and development.

Contact: Chaowei Yang
Tel: +86-592-590 9925, +86-136 0093 5191
Email: [email protected]

Maritime Law:
2 partners; 6 fee earners based in China

Representation of Shanxi Coke Group International Trade Co., Ltd. in the disputes over liability for property damage at sea or in sea-connected waters in the Supreme People’s Court, PRC.

Key Clients: China Cosco Shipping Corporation Limited, Fujian Huarong Marine Shipping Group Corporation, Xiamen International Container Terminal Co., Ltd. and etc.

Contact: Sha Yang
Tel: +86-592-566 9271
Email: [email protected]

PRACTICE AREAS
Agriculture
Banking and Finance
Community Service
Corporation and Securities
Criminal Law
Family Law
Government
Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan-Related Affairs
Intellectual Property
International Affairs
Labor and Human Resource
Liquidation and Bankruptcy
Merger and Acquisition
Maritime Law
Non-Performing Assets
Real Estate and Construction

OFFICES:

Headquarters
Add: Floor 9, Erqing Building,
334 South Hubin Road,
Siming District, Xiamen,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-592-590 9988, +86-592-590 9966
Fax: +86-592-590 9989, +86-592-590 9986
Email: [email protected]

Fuzhou Branch
Add: Unit 2109,
Fuzhou International Financial Center,
1 Wanglong Second Road,
Taijiang District, Fuzhou,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-591-8625 8866
Fax: +86-591-8830 2797
Email: [email protected]

Huli Branch
Add: Room 701, Block A,
Free Trade Financial Center,
7 Yu’nan Fourth Road,
Huli District, Xiamen,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-592-602 6925
Fax: +86-592-574 7121
Email: [email protected]

Jimei Branch
Add: Unit 1501, Block 6,
482 Xinglin Bay Business Operation Center,
Jimei District, Xiamen,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-592-779 9099
Fax: +86-592-779 9009
Email: [email protected]

Longyan Branch
Add: Floor 10, Block F,
Commerce Chamber Building,
286 Longyan Avenue,
Xinluo District, Longyan,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-597-281 5666
Fax: +86-597-281 5686
Email: [email protected]

Ningde Branch
Add: Unit 1 & 6, Floor 9, Block 2,
Longweijingmao Square,
Dongqiao Economic Development Zone,
Ningde,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-593-299 6837
Email: [email protected]

Putian Branch
Add: Floor 11, Block 3,
Kaitian International Building, Liyuan Road,
Licheng District, Putian,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-594-215 8899
Email: [email protected]

Quanzhou Branch
Add: Floor 2 & 17,
Champagne Caizhi Square,
New administrative Center,
Fengze District, Quanzhou,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-595-2225 5206
Fax: +86-595-2225 5207
Email: [email protected]

Sanming Branch
Add: Floor 14, Huixin Building,
Meilie District, Sanming,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-598-750 6886
Fax: +86-598-750 6887
Email: [email protected]

Shanghai Branch
Add: Floor 22, Hang Seng Bank Building,
1000 Lujiazui Ring Road,
Pudong New District,
Shanghai, PRC
Tel: +86-21-2070 4888
Fax: +86-21-2070 4999
Email: [email protected]

Zhangzhou Branch
Add: Room 401, Block C,
Rongxin Hilton DoubleTree Office Building,
88 Shuixian Street,
Longwen District, Zhangzhou,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-596-218 0098
Fax: +86-596-218 0089
Email: [email protected]

Xiamen University Office
Add: Room 102 & 103, Floor 1,
School of Law, Xiamen University,
Siming District, Xiamen,
Fujian, PRC
Tel: +86-592-218 2409, +86-592-208 6165
Fax: +86-592-208 6182