12/F Tower B, Focus Place
19 Finance Street
Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Russian and Korean
Number of lawyers: 2396
Number of partners: 578
DeHeng Law Offices is one of the leading law firms providing comprehensive legal services. It was founded in 1993 as China Law Office and was renamed in 1995 as DeHeng Law Offices, reflecting the firm's evolution from an institution of the Ministry of Justice to rapid emergence as an independent, private law firm with 43 domestic and foreign branches and over 2,500 legal professionals.
For over 25 years, DeHeng has been committed to providing quality and efficient legal services for clients at home and abroad. The firm has made outstanding contributions to the economy's reform and opening-up, national development, and the prevalence of rule of law.
The firm's accomplishments have been recognized by Chambers & Partners, Asian Legal Business, Legal 500 and other legal media outlets. DeHeng has received numerous deal awards recognizing its work such as "Best IPO of the Year", "Equity Market Deal of the Year'' and ''Best Equity Transaction'' in many of its practice areas.
DeHeng has over 2,500 legal service professionals. Most hold domestic or foreign graduate degrees in law, and some of them have work experience in leading international law firms, in domestic and foreign legislatures, judicial organizations, government agencies, universities, and research institutes.
DeHeng lawyers are solution oriented. They are familiar with both Eastern and Western legal cultures and practices. They know well the complexity of Chinese society, and untangle difficult cultural and legal issues through skilful communication and analysis.
DeHeng Law Offices was one of the earliest law firms in China to be qualified to render legal services in securities, cross-border investment, infrastructure, bankruptcy management, domestic and international patent prosecutions and other areas. Many DeHeng professionals are nationally certified specialists such as patent attorneys, construction engineers, tax advisers, etc. DeHeng serves clients around the world and can also work in French, German, Japanese, Korean, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Malay, etc.
Ever since its establishment, DeHeng lawyers have provided pro bono services which are regarded as their professional duty. They have served various programs such as "Offering Legal Services to Communities", "Legal Awareness Campaigns at Village Level", etc. DeHeng has participated in pro bono activities organized by the Ministry of Justice and the programs of other governmental organizations such as "Legal Aid 1+1" and "Legal Assistance Green Action", and provided legal assistance to academics from the China Academy of Science (CAS) and China Academy of Engineering (CAE). DeHeng lawyers have also provided high quality legal services to the Beijing Olympic Games and Shanghai Expo.
DeHeng also supports academic research and promotes a platform for mediation for the Belt & Road Initiative through the innovative B&R Service Mechanism and B&R International Commercial Mediation Center.