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Llinks Law Offices

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Managing Partner: David Yu
Number of partners: 46
Number of lawyers: 160
Languages: Cantonese, English, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Shanghai dialect, Spanish

Firm Overview:

Llinks Law Offices is an acclaimed PRC law firm with a national and international practice, specialising in cross-border transactions. Since its founding in 1998, Llinks has been a dominant force at the forefront of developments in China’s legal market, renowned for its proficiency in providing innovative resolutions to complex legal problems. With offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and London, Llinks assists global clientele in achieving their business goals, providing both a high-calibre and professional service, through a combination of technical excellence, commercial awareness and a practical approach to legal issues. Llinks frequently guides both international institutions and multinational corporations through the Chinese legal system, helping them to obtain protection under Chinese law. Llinks’ technical expertise, imagination and creativity have cemented its position as China’s leading law firm. Consequently, its professionalism and business prowess has been consistently recognised as that of a leading law firm by numerous reputable international publications such as Asian-mena Counsel-In House community, Asian Legal Business, Asialaw Profiles, Chambers and Partners, IFLR1000, and The Legal 500. Llinks has received the prestigious awards of ‘Outstanding Law Firm in Shanghai’ and ‘Outstanding Law Firm in China’ by the Shanghai Bar Association and the All China Lawyers Association respectively.

Practice Areas:
Antitrust & Competition
Asset Management
Banking & Financial Services
Capital Markets
Compliance Advisory
Cyber Security
Dispute Resolution
Healthcare & Life Science
Intellectual Property
Investment Funds
Labour & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Real Estate & Construction
Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy
Sports Law
Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Main Areas of Practice:

Asset Management:

■ Advised FIL Investment Management (Shanghai) Company Limited to get registered with AMAC as the first private securities investment fund manager, and to launch its first private securities fund, FIL China Bond No. 1 Privately-raised Fund
■ Advised around 70 fund management companies in launching over 2000 retail funds
Contact: Sandra Lu
Tel: +86 21 3135 8776
[email protected]

Banking & Finance:
■ Acted for China Development Bank to provide a USD 1.28 billion term loan facility to Hainan CEFC International Holding Limited Corporation for acquisition of 4% interest in the oil concession contracts of Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations Ltd. (ADCO)
■ Provided legal services to BMW Automative Finance (the BMWFC) for the BMW Automative Finance Debao Tianyuan 2017 Assets-backed Securitisation Project
Contact: Charles Qin
Tel: +86 21 3135 8668
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
■ Advised China Molybdenum Co., Ltd. on its non-public issuance of A shares for its acquisition of Anglo American PLC’s niobium and phosphorus business assets in Braziland its acquisition of Freeport-Mcmoran Inc.’s copper and cobalt transaction business assets in Congo
■ Advised Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) to participate in the Material Assets Restructuring of JCET
Contact: Grant Chen
Tel: +86 21 3135 8766
Email: [email protected]

■ Advised Sinochem International Corporation in relation to its acquisition of the target company by way of equity transfer
■ Advised Red Star Macalline on its Strategic Investment in Shandong Inzone Green Home Co., Ltd., a leading home furniture company in Shandong Province
Contact: David Yu
Tel: +86 21 3135 8686
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
■ Represented SHL Telemedicine, an Israeli company, against Shanghai Jiuchuan Investment (Group) Co. Ltd. on the dispute arising from the Agreement and Plan of Merger
■ Represented several well-known financial institutions who hold various kinds of China City Construction Holding Group Company bonds to claim for repayment and damages on CCCC’s breach of multiple bonds agreements
Contact: Charles Qin
Tel: +86 21 3135 8668
Email: [email protected]

Private Equity/Venture Capital:
■ Advised SenseTime Technology on completion of multiple rounds financing with the total value of USD 1.6 billion
■ Advised Weltmeister Smart Mobility on completion its B round financing with the value of over RMB 1.5 billion
Contact: David Yu
Tel: +86 21 3135 8686
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
■ Advised on Gaw Capital on its Acquisition of four premium Grade A office buildings at Shanghai MixC
■ Advised CPIC on its binding of Taipingqiao Land Lots No. 123, 124 and 132
Contact: Bernie Liu
+86 21 3135 8678
Email: [email protected]

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 5 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Appraising the Evolution of Credit Asset Securitization

Charles Qin and Michael Mei

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Analysis on Significant Reform of QFII Foreign Exchange Administration and Its Impact

Sandra Lu, Vivien Teu and Lily Luo

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Legal and Practical Analysis of Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprises (“WFOE”) Commencing Private Securit

Sandra Lu

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