Global Law Office


15/20th F Tower 1, China Central Place,
No. 81 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District,

+86 10 6584 6688

+86 10 6584 6666

Quick facts:

Number of partners: 135
Number of lawyers: 505
Languages: Mandarin Chinese, English, Japanese and Cantonese

First law firm in China: established in 1984, the Global Law Office (hereinafter the "GLO") came as the first law firm established after the implementation of reform and opening-up in China. After over 30 years of persistent efforts and development, we have become one of the most prominent large comprehensive law firms in the legal industry of China.

Among the most prominent large comprehensive law firms in China: GLO has been committing to the mission of "serving domestic and foreign clients with globalized vision, globalized team and globalized quality" since its inception, allowing us to always maintain leading position in the industry in the midst of ever-changing global economic environment. We are proud to be one of Chinese most respected and well-connected law firms, recognized as such by both international and domestic league tables and legal institutions for consecutive years, including the Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and Asian Legal Business, etc.

Professional and excellent lawyer team: all lawyers of GLO are graduates from first-tier domestic and/or international law schools, most of whom hold LLM or higher degrees. Many partners have the qualification to practice law in the U.S., UK, Australia, Switzerland, New Zealand, Hong Kong, among others. Our lawyer team has excellent professional backgrounds, and many lawyers have experience of working at courts, domestic and foreign first-tier law firms or leading enterprises and organizations in the industry.

Comprehensive one-stop legal services: we provide comprehensive one-stop legal services for domestic and foreign clients from various sectors and industries. We are committed to a variety of industries, including but not limited to sub sectors such as banking, finance, insurance, securities, investment, trade, energy, mining, chemical engineering, steel, manufacturing, transportation, infrastructure and public facilities, life science and healthcare, telecommunication, media, and high technology, culture, entertainment & sports, real estate, hotel & leisure, catering and large consumption, and etc.

Innovative problem-solving abilities: our lawyers are able to apply practical and constructive comprehensive legal solutions by integrating excellent professional law skills with sophisticated business knowledge so as to solve various complex and fast-changing matters. With leading professional innovative capabilities, we are adept at creatively designing transaction structures as well as details. Over the last three decades, our expertise has helped set the agenda for change through precedents involving many of the country's "firsts".

Client oriented service philosophy: over the past three decades, with profound legal knowledge, extensive practice experience, high professional dedication and strong professional ethics sense, we have demonstrated and proved our values and won trust from domestic and foreign clients. In the future, we will continue to help domestic and foreign clients get enduring and long-term success via our unique advantages.

Awards and accolades:

Chambers & Partners

  • 2020 Nominated in Client Service Law Firm of the Year – China
  • 2018 & 2012 Client Service Law Firm of the Year – China

Asialaw Profiles

  • 2020 Asialaw Client Service Excellence: The highest rated lawyers to work with
  • 2020 Client Satisfaction Ratings - 2 top one rankings: Client relationship management, Risk management
  • 2019 Client Satisfaction Ratings - 5 top one rankings: China: Good communication, Tailored and specific advice, Knowledge of my company's business, Effective use of technology, Innovative solutions
  • 2018 Client Satisfaction Ratings - 2 top one rankings: Good communication, Tailored and specific advice


  • 2020, Clients Most Favoured Chinese Law Firm of the Year

  • Antitrust and competition
  • Banking & finance
  • Capital markets
  • Compliance & risk control
  • Corporate/merger & acquisition
  • Debt restructuring and corporate liquidation/bankruptcy
  • Dispute resolution
  • Energy & mining
  • Entertainment & sports
  • Insurance
  • Trade & customs
  • Intellectual property
  • Japan business
  • Life Science & healthcare
  • Outbound investment
  • Private equity & investment funds
  • Real estate & construction
  • Shipping
  • Labour & employment
  • Tax
  • TMT
  • Transportation

Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu