Dentons China




Dentons China is ‘Highly recommended’ in our construction and labour and employment tables. The firm is best known for its speciality in handling matters across the spectrum of transportation and infrastructure. Through cooperation with the government and enterprises in major construction projects, the team has accumulated extensive experience in public–private partnerships (PPPs). Based in Beijing, senior partner Huazhi Yuan heads the firm’s real estate and natural resources practices. Real estate, construction, PPP, mineral resources and general corporate law are some of his core practices.

Client feedback

“The legal advice provided by Dentons China is professional, comprehensive and effective.” – Banking and finance

“In the year of 2019, Dentons China provided intermediary services over the course of NPA transactions in a professional manner. We praised the services it provided as usual and we would love to keep a good cooperative relationship with it. I believe we will further cooperate in the future to achieve more.” – Banking and finance

“Professional and responsible. It always finishes work in time with comparably good quality.” – Banking and finance

“Quick responses, professional and comprehensive services.” – Corporate and M&A

“Dentons China provides professional services with extensive PRC legal knowledge.” – Corporate and M&A

“It assisted me in a contract dispute case and a labour dispute case in a comprehensive way.” – Dispute resolution

“Professional performance, hard work.” – Dispute resolution

Xingcheng Fan

“He knows about different industry sectors. He applies an innovative yet practical approach to resolve the restructuring and compliance for our company's listing on HKEX, which is very useful for us. Through strong relationships with regulatory and exchange bodies, he is able to provide effective legal solutions to us. We are satisfied with his work.”

Ying Jian

“She is an enthusiastic, good-tempered, and professional lawyer.”

“She is very professional and experienced. She has done a lot of similar business in mainland China and can give us very good suggestions.”

“Professional and responsible. Always works with passion.”

Jiaziong (Ben) Wu

“Ben is very helpful, patient, experienced and hard working. He has extensive knowledge in PRC law and regulations.”

Jingjing Wu

“In the cooperation of each project, Wu acts professionally in providing legal services. When facing complex transaction structures and several rounds of negotiations with foreign parties, she can also calmly deal with it all. She keeps up with new legal service products and new trends, and grasps new transaction structures and legal relations. In cross-border transactions, she provides our company with legal solutions that reflect the core business demands, and coordinates the work of overseas lawyers. She safeguards and strives for the interests of customers to the greatest extent, and facilitates the successful completion of the project.”

Hui Yang


Private equity
Work highlights

Acted for Riverhead Capital Investment Management on its investment in Rundo Medicine Research & Development (Shanghai).

Key clients

Beijing New Power Investment Fund, China Re Asset Management Company, Gritscience Biopharmaceuticals

Labour and employment
Work highlights

Advised Fuji Xerox (China) on employment law, including employment termination, drafting and revising bilingual documents, employee data protection and other legal services.

Key clients

ASSA ABLOY, SF Express (Guangzhou)

Dispute resolution
Work highlights

Represented Inner Mongolia Shendong Tianlong Group in a cooperation agreement dispute against Shunxing (China).

Key clients

Answern Property & Casualty Insurance, China Merchants Bank, Haitong Innovation

Restructuring and insolvency
Work highlights

Acted for Zouping Sanli Group on its reorganisation.

Key clients

China Development Bank Corporation (Shanxi), China Minsheng Bank, Henan Zhongpin Food

Corporate and M&A
Work highlights

Advised Cindafund Investment on CITIC-Prudential’s acquisition of China Resources Qianhai Building T2 Office.

Key clients

China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund, Shandong Bohui Group, Zhuhai Singyes Green Building Technology