Chairman: Mr Zhao Yang
Managing Partners: Mr Zhao Yang, Mr Zhang Hongjiu, Mr Wang Weiguo, Mr Li Da, Ms Xiang Shuqin, Mr Gao Xiang, Mr Lang Yuanpeng
Number of partners: 83
Number of legal professionals: over 300
Languages: Chinese, English, French, Japanese
Jingtian & Gongcheng ranks among the oldest and largest private and independent partnership law firms in China. Currently led by 83 partners, Jingtian & Gongcheng has a total strength of over 300 lawyers nationwide. Operating from offices in Beijing, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Tianjin, the firm offers full legal services to domestic and international clients and has been consistently and widely recognised for its excellence and leadership in various areas of practice.
Main Areas of Practice:
Foreign Direct Investment
Banking & Finance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Technology, Media & Telecom
Energy & Natural Resources
Security Compliance & Security Litigation
Family & Private Wealth Management
In security offierings made by PRC companies on Chinese and international capital markets, the firm has been consistently ranked in Tier 1.
Foreign Direct Investment:
The firm commands extensive experience in FDI and has been active in advising both Chinese and foreign clients.
Banking & Finance:
The firm’s seasoned banking and finance team provides sophisticated services on syndicated and commercial loans, project financing, financing leases, securitisation, non-performing assets and derivatives.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
The firm’s M&A team has been active on acquisitions by foreign and domestic investors, as well as takeover and reorganisation of listed companies.
The firm not only advises international and domestic PEs and VCs but also has accumulated invaluable experience in representing investee companies and entrepreneurs in PE and VC deals.
Dispute resolution is another pivotal part of the firm’s practice. Its dispute resolution team is an industry leader in civil and commercial litigations, foreign-related dispute resolutions, as well as domestic and overseas commercial arbitration.
The firm has advised on numerous outbound mergers and acquisitions made by PRC state or private companies.
The firm has one of the most experienced real estate teams in China to assist clients on development, management, financing, sale or lease of industrial, commercial or residential estates.
Technology, Media & Telecom:
As a leader in the TMT industry, from the earliest IPO of China Mobile to the listing of internet companies as well as the restructuring of the Chinese telecom industry in 2008, the firm has been at the forefront of this field, offering creative solutions to cutting-edge issues.
Energy & Natural Resources:
The firm’s extensive practice covers not only traditional energy and natural resources, but also new energy like biomass, garbage power, wind power, LED, etc.
The firm has advised on construction and financing of many nuclear, coal, hydro and garbage power plants. Healthcare: The firm leads the market in advising the healthcare industry and it has won clients in pharmaceutical, medical device, hospital and medical waste management sectors in listings, M&A and PE deals.
The firm regularly advises clients on anti-trust issues and filings.
The IP team is known for skills and expertise in protecting IP rights through administrative and judicial systems.
The firm advises clients on labour law issues and represents clients in labour disputes.
Family & Private Wealth Management:
The firm advises clients on family and private wealth management law issues and represents clients in family lawsuit and dispute resolution.
The firm provides comprehensive and practical tax advice for domestic and international clients.
Security Compliance & Security Litigation:
The firm advises clients on security compliance and security-related litigation matters.