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Hiways Law Firm

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Chairman: Cheng Zhang
Number of partners: 124
Number of lawyers: 620
Languages: Chinese, English, Japanese

Firm Overview:
Hiways is widely recognised as a leading full-service law firm in China. It has won world-wide reputation for its superior services to thousands of renowned corporations. Hiways has extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of PRC law and international practices. It is always committed to adhering to the highest possible standards of professionalism under an integrated system and achieving clients’ diversified goals through utmost efforts.

Main Areas of Practice:

Real Estate & Construction:
7 partners; 25 fee earners ■
■ Representation of China Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd. as its legal adviser for the headquarters base project
■ Representation of Shanghai Green Space Construction (Group) Co., Ltd. as its perennial legal consultant
Key Clients: China Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd.; Shanghai Green Space Construction (Group) Co., Ltd.
Contact: Chu Cheng
Email: [email protected]

International Practice:
8 partners; 36 fee earners
■ Successfully resolved a classification dispute resolved through World Customs Organisation decision
■ Revoked a smuggling allegation by the Chinese Procuratorate by citing Supreme Court notice
■ Representation of Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. and its related companies in US steel 337 investigation and various trade remedy investigations in front of the EU, Indonesia, Malaysia and Canada
Key Clients: Zespri International Limited; Henkel; Delphi Automotive Systems (China) Holding Co., Ltd.; Husky Injection Molding Systems, Inc.; Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd.; Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd.
Contact: Shanshan Xu/Steven Yu
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

8 partners; 23 fee earners
■ Representation of CMBC (Shanghai) for bank loan agreements
■ Representation of CPPIC on insurer’s subrogation
Key Clients: Bank of Shanghai; Samsung Property & Casualty Insurance Company (China), Ltd.
Contact: Jiaqing Feng
Email: [email protected]

8 partners; 34 fee earners based in Shanghai
■ Representation of Hangzhou Street Honey Network Technology Co., Ltd. for its PRE-A initial offering
■ Representation of Shanghai Kexin Biotech Co., Ltd. for stock issue and M&A
Key Clients: Shanghai Evergrande Group; Shanghai Kexin Biotech Co., Ltd.; Shenergy Group Co., Ltd.
Contact: Cheng Zhang
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & Commerce:
28 partners; 133 fee earners based in Shanghai
■ Representation of Shanghai Zhongfu Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. to resolve disputes
■ Representation of Sinosteel Group (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd relating to a warehouse agreement dispute
Key Clients: China Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd.; Shanghai Jiecai Finance Financial Information Service Co., Ltd.; Shanghai Hua Tian Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.
Contact: Yanping Nie
Email: [email protected]

Criminal Defence (White-Collar Crime):
6 partners; 18 fee earners
■ Representation of a suspect being charged theft
■ Representation of a banker who is faced with several serious financial crime charges
Key Clients: Shanghai ZhonghaiWanyue International Trade Co., Ltd.; Shanghai Butai Industry Co., Ltd.
Contact: Jenney Ma
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
6 partners; 25 fee earners based in Shanghai
■ Representation of a Beijing company and its principal for the infringement on the business secret
■ Representation of a Chinese website for its criminal and civil allegation of the infringement on the copyright
Key Clients: Star Sports Media Co., Ltd.; Shanghai Yicai Media Co., Ltd.; Shanghai Wind Investment Management Co., Ltd.
Contact: Yi Zhang
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
15 partners; 27 fee earners based in Shanghai
■ Representation of a lease contract dispute
■ Representation of a labour dispute between a company (the client) and its employee
Key Clients: LG Electronics China Co., Ltd.; Bank of Beijing and Sinosteel Zhejiang Co., Ltd.
Contact: Jun Wang
Email: [email protected]