Dacheng Law Offices




Dacheng Law Offices is ‘Highly recommended’ in our construction, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency 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 

“Dentons China is highly recommended in the field of energy and corporate laws, the expertise and efficiency represented by partner Chang and her team members is evident and impressive.” – Corporate and M&A 

“High professional level, good service, reasonable fees, high win rate.” – Dispute resolution 

“As a massive legal platform, Dentons China is filled with experts in various fields, including energy and construction, and it is able to form temporary teams for solving different types of cases.” – Energy  

“The main advantages of Dentons China lie in its professionalism, overall perspective, and the professionalism.” – Intellectual property  

“High level of expertise. Client oriented. Great sense of the combination of business purpose and laws.” – Intellectual property  

“Dentons China has been providing legal services for us for a very long period, we witnessed its expansion of business scale and growth of depth of expertise in various fields. With a strong base of experts, Dentons China is capable of providing detailed and comprehensive legal solutions for specific problems. While obvious legal risks are apparent, Dentons would be able to discover the risk underneath the surface.” – Real estate 

“Professional service, rich experience in real estate, and integrity. The firm helped the company to avoid many legal risks and has been valuable for us for years.” – Real estate 

“The most obvious advantage Dentons China has is that they are a global-based law firm which focused on various legal fields. As the complexity and scale of our business is constantly rising after the pandemic, Dentons China is able to provide the legal service that we require.” – Real estate 

“Dentons China is widely known for its massive team of legal personnel in various fields. In the process of several projects participated in by Dentons China, their team managed to secure our interests by designing project structures and reviewing all related agreements. Lawyers from Dentons China demonstrated full endeavour for the matters of our concern.” – Real estate 

“The overall leader of the team, Lawyer Gao, is a lawyer specialising in the field of bankruptcy reorganisation. Lawyer Gao has formed a large and experienced team of lawyers to support this project. She and her team are very professional in handling bankruptcy-related issues, and the entire team responds promptly and efficiently. During the process, we felt that our company had extremely smooth communication with any lawyer within the team.” – Restructuring and insolvency 

Qing Chang 

“Qing is a very sophisticated lawyer and has been providing legal service for real estate corporations for more than a decade. During this process, she has been watching over the development of the industry, which has helped her to predict the future development of certain law and policies.” 

“Lawyer Qing and her teammates are all very good at responding to our request speedily. They truly demonstrated that their actions are highly effective and responsive. As a lawyer, Qing is not only professional but also diligent, and Qing has helped our corporation to avoid potential legal risk.” 

“Lawyer Qing has successfully constructed a very sophisticated team targeted in the field of real estate and construction. Her outstanding capability in solving real estate legal matters with innovative methods are widely recognised by my colleagues who participated into the project. While facing substantial obstacles discovered during the due diligence investigation, lawyer Qing managed to design compatible and effective mechanisms in the agreements, which enabled us to manage the potential risks.” 

“Partner Qing Chang provided full-process legal assistance for the transformation of the energy project. Based on the situation of the project and other factors, she optimised our interests during negotiations and the draft of legal documents. Since the project is vital to the financing of the operation, partner Qing Chang managed to solve our problems at a very responsive fashion with high-quality outcomes.” 

“As a long-term partner, Lawyer Qing is a very capable and reliable real estate lawyer, who has clearly accumulated tremendous knowledge and practical experience in real estate and construction. Her ability to acquire new knowledge from a novel legal field and utilise it in solving practical matters is very impressive. With the help of her team, we successfully ensured and secured the steady growth of the project without crossing any red lines.” 

Meili Gao 

“As the lead lawyer for the entire project, the deepest impression is that, firstly, she is very professional and often discovers potential factors that are unfavourable to our clients in the tense business negotiation process. She provided reminders and helped us avoid many possible legal risks. Secondly, her communication skills are very strong, and we feel very reassured that she is responsible for coordinating with all parties. Through countless rounds of friendly but authoritative negotiations between lawyer Gao and the government, the other party's managers, and relevant business leaders, the entire project has been promoted more smoothly. She has excellent overall planning skills, and under her leadership, the team has enabled everyone to leverage their strengths and achieve perfect collaboration among team members.”  

Tao Li 

“Professional, precise, tenacious, humble, kind, conscientious.” 

Charles Wu 

“Very experienced and professional. Charles greatly helps us to manage risk.” 

Dispute resolution

Work highlights 

Represented Shanghai Haitong Securities Asset Management in a series of disputes over stock pledged repos. 

Represented a listed state-owned real estate development company in a series of disputes involving tens of billions of claims for contaminated sites redevelopment projects. 

Representing Northern International Trust in filing insurance contract dispute lawsuits against China Continent Property & Casualty Insurance Hubei Branch and PICC Wuhan Branch. 

Key clients 

China National Arts & Crafts, Shanghai Yunyi Real Estate Development, Shenzhen Houde Qianhai Fund Management

Restructuring and insolvency

Work highlights 

Appointed as the interim administrator for the bankruptcy reorganisation of Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication. 

Advised Chongqing Energy Investment Group on its bankruptcy reorganisation. 

Acting as legal adviser to investors and representing Tianjin Rockcheck Investment Holding Group to participate in the bankruptcy and reorganisation case of Tewoo Group. 

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights 

Represented Arm China in its joint venture control dispute among shareholders. 

Advised Foxconn on its acquisition of Prettl SWH Group. 

Advised Mori Building Shanghai on its investment in the North Bund 89 Block, a large urban complex in Shanghai. 

Key clients 

China Resources Land Holdings, Platinum Equity, Suzhou ExCell Biotechnology

Capital markets

Work highlights 

Advised CITIC Securities on the issuance of 2022 Phase I asset-backed notes for Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group. 

Advised Baijiayun on its listing on Nasdaq through the acquisition of Fuwei Films. 


Work highlights 

Acted for Shanghai Fosun Health Technology Group, a subsidiary of Fosun Pharmaceutical and a listed company in China, on securing the clearance of merger control filing for the transaction between Fosun Health and Guangzhou Xinshi Hospital. 

Key clients 

Contemporary Amperex Technology


Work highlights 

Advised Beijing Western Mining Construction on the project of the New Qinghai Sheraton Hotel and Qinghai Financial Building. 

Represented a company engaged in power design to win a lawsuit demanding payment for a construction project. 

Represented Guizhou Sandu Yongxin Construction Engineering in a construction contract dispute and achieved a comprehensive victory. 

Key clients 

China Railway Guizhou Tourism Culture Development, North China Power Engineering, Zhejiang 20th Metallurgical Construction, Zhejiang Zheshang Asset Management

Aviation and shipping

Work highlights 

Represented a large domestic company for the whole process of an ACJ319neo business jet renovation and delivery with Jet Aviation after completion of the refurbishment and modification. 

Provided legal services for a domestic cargo airline company for the P2F conversion and lease of two Boeing used aircraft. 

Real estate

Work highlights 

Advised China Resources Land on its acquisition of Shimao Group's development of Man Yun Jia Yuan and Yu Yue Jia Yuan projects. 

Assisted GLP in developing high-end logistics and warehouse facilities on collectively operated development land.