Commerce & Finance Law Offices




Commerce & Finance Law Offices provides a comprehensive and diverse array of legal services that range from capital markets, corporate and M&A and dispute resolution to restructuring and insolvency. The firm has etched itself a formidable niche in the China legal landscape with its concentration on representing overseas companies that have investment interests in China. Its capital markets team has assisted many companies in completing their IPOs, refinancing and offering of bonds and other securities in the capital markets arena. Its dispute resolution practice, on the other hand, hosts a stable of litigators including Hongji Li and Jialu Wang, who have proven adept with a particular focus on the commercial disputes space. 

Client feedback 

“Professional, dedicated and high efficiency. The firm always provides professional advice for its client.” – Intellectual property  

“They are very professional, passionate, efficient, and great at what they should do for the customers. They are also willing to go the extra mile to exceed our expectations.” – Intellectual property 

“Rich knowledge and experience in the law and local practice. Good and efficient communication with client and delivered results beyond expectation.” – Labour and employment  

Jing Chen 

“Jing Chen is good at managing complicated cases and offering suitable advice on the issues that other firms might get lost. She is very experienced at giving the whole picture of solving the issues when it is related to multi-party benefits. She is also great at communicating with different people with different backgrounds and personalities. She is patient when she is explaining the legal documents and always puts herself in the customer’s shoes to evaluate the solutions.” 

Jing Gong 

“Professional and high efficiency.” 

Freddy Huang 

“Smooth and intime communication with client, deep understanding of local jurisdiction and make efforts to deliver the expected service to client.” 

Dispute resolution

Work highlights 

Representing Harvest Fund Management in recovering investment through arbitration procedure. 

Representing Bloomage Biotechnology in arbitration against Medytox Korea in Singapore. 

Representing Henan Luozhoujie Expressway to handle a dispute over the investment increase agreement between China High-Speed Railway Technology, involving more than Rmb1.63 billion ($223 million). 

Key clients 

Beijing Aosaikang Pharmaceutical, Changjiang Runfa Health Industry, Qingdao Green Power Renewable Energy, Risen Energy. 

Restructuring and insolvency

Work highlights 

Acted for Delong Steel and Tianjin Xintiangang Iron and Steel Group on the bankruptcy reorganisation plan of Bohai Steel Group as a strategic investor. 

Represented Citicorp International for various overseas bond restructuring consent solicitations case of Guangzhou R&F property. 

Key clients 

Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group, China Southern Power Grid, Haohua Chemical Science & Technology Corp, CICC. 

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights 

Advised China International Capital Corporation, the financial adviser of China Energy Engineering Corporation, on CEEC’s share exchange and merger of Gezhouba project. This is the first case of H-share listed companies merging with A-share listed companies, and the largest merger case in recent years. 

Provided comprehensive legal service for the acquisition of Yantai Nanshan University by International Alliance Financial Leasing. 

Providing legal services for China Power's acquisition of three wind power projects, namely, Hami Ruiding, Hami Laibei and Hami Jiuding. 

Key clients 

Dalian Xueyoucheng Information Technology, Modern Farming, Shanghai Duoning Biotechnology, ZuriMED Technologies 

Capital markets

Work highlights 

Advised Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and China International Capital Corporation on the secondary listing of NIO on the main board of the HKEX. 

Acted for co-issuing managers Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs on NIO’s secondary listing on the main board of the Singapore Exchange. 

Advised Zhaoshang Port and Ningbo Port to complete non-public issuance of A shares. 

Key clients 

CICC, Goldman Sachs, Haohua Chemical Science & Technology, Huatai Financial Holdings, Morgan Stanley, Sunshine Insurance Group Company.