Partner: Dajin Li
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Languages: Chinese, English and Japanese
Number of lawyers: 400
Number of partners: 128
East & Concord Partners was formed in 2014 as a result of a merger between East Associates Law Firm and Concord & Partners, two of the oldest partnership law firms in China, established in 1993 and 1995 respectively. The firm is headquartered in Beijing, with branch offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Hangzhou and Chengdu. East & Concord Partners has over 400 legal professionals, most having qualifications and hands-on experience from law schools and firms throughout the world. Moreover, all of our senior partners have over 30 years of experience in the legal field.
Our clients are worldwide and include multinational companies, state-owned enterprises, publicly listed companies, privately owned companies, foreign invested companies, government offices, public institutions and overseas companies. Our clients are involved in a wide range of industries, such as banking and finance, securities, insurance, manufacturing, culture, media, sports and entertainment, education and training, advertising, logistics, wholesale and retail, international trade, medicine and health, E-commerce, infrastructure and project financing, mining and natural resources and information technologies.
At East & Concord Partners, we value the relationship built with our clients based on mutual trust. We apply an integrated management system within our offices, have global vision in fulfilling clients’ needs, believe that success is rooted in assisting others to achieve, and are committed to providing professional legal assistance to our clients. With more than 20 years of experience, we have gained a leading position and earned recognition and the trust of our clients in over 20 practice areas, including banking & finance, corporate M&A, dispute resolution, energy and natural resources, international trade, PPP, securities and capital markets.
Recognition and awards
East & Concord Partners’ outstanding performance has been rewarded and recognised by the Minister of Justice, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Justice, the Chinese Bar Association, arbitration institutions, well-known international legal media and rating authorities, such as Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR1000. Our service is widely appreciated by our clients and peers.
While committing to providing high-quality professional legal services, East & Concord Partners also attaches great importance to the public welfare activities that it carries out. East & Concord Partners has been the legal counsel for the Chinese Volunteer Service Foundation and the China Youth Development Foundation for the past 10 years. In addition, East & Concord Partners has partnered with the Green and Shine Foundation, which serves to improve the education infrastructure in impoverished regions. Furthermore, with a strong sense of social responsibility in cultivating young legal professionals, East & Concord Partners has donated RMB1,500,000 ($225,000) to set up the East & Concord educational fund, and signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Wuhan University.