Guantao Law Firm


19/F, Tower B, Xinsheng Plaza
No.5 Finance Street, Xicheng District
Beijing 100032

+86 10 66578066

+86 10 66578016

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Head of BD: Weinan WANG
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Number of partners: 380
Number of lawyers: 1300

Guantao Law Firm, founded in February 1994 and based in Beijing, is one of the pioneer law firms in China. Over more than two decades of hard work and dedication, Guantao has become a leading PRC law firm with a team of over 300 partners and 1200 lawyers working across 26 offices in main cities at home and abroad.Guantao has established strategic alliance with the UK-based international law firm Ashurst LLP. In February 2018, Guantao and Ashurst established a Joint Operation Office (JOO) in China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone. Through the strong relationship with Ashurst, Guantao aims to continue delivering service excellence and sharing resources and information for the benefit of its domestic and international clients.

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Competition/antitrust
  • Construction
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Regulatory
  • Intellectual property
  • Labour and employment
  • Investment funds
  • Private equity
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Banking and financial services
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Materials
  • Media and entertainment
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications

Capital Markets50 partners; 100 fee earners based in China

  • Advised the listing of GigaCloud Technology(Suzhou)Co. Ltd. in Nasdaq
  • Advised Chalco Group on issuing US$600 million overseas senior bond

Key Clients: CNNP, CITIC Securities, CCCC, SDIC, Aluminum Corporation of ChinaContact: Bo SUEmail: subo@guantao.comCorporate/M&A60 partners; 120 fee earners based in China

  • Assisted Ningbo Homelink Eco-iTech Co.,Ltd. on acquisition of 75% of equity of Zhejiang Jiadebao Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Advised Shanxi Coking Coal Energy Group Co., Ltd. on purchasing assets and raising supporting funds by issuing shares and paying cash

Key Clients: SINOSURE, China Reinsurance, CEEC, China Life Investment Holding Company Limited, Guangdong Champion Asia, Minsheng TrustContact: Yaping HUANGEmail: huangyp@guantao.comBanking & Finance25 partners; 53 fee earners based in China

  • Advised China Life Investment-Caohejing Industrial Park equity investment plan in Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park Development Corp.
  • Advised Suining Tiantai Industrial Co., Ltd. on issuing the Private Placement (Phase I) in 2022 of the Rural Revitalization Special Corporate Bond to professional investors

Key Clients: China Development Bank, The People's Bank of China, China Merchants Bank, Bank of Dalian,China Life InsuranceContact: Weihong TANEmail: tanwh@guantao.comConstruction/Real Estate44 partners; 128 fee earners based in China

  • Advised Guangdong Yuehai Land Holdings Limited on its Guojun - Yuehai Deling Asset - Backed Special Plan
  • Advised Shanghai Lingang Group on issuing the world's first green dual-currency FTZ offshore bond

Key Clients: Financial Street Holdings, Jinke, Expo Shanghai Group , Beijing Huarong , CK Asset Holdings Limited, Yango GroupContact: Hongyi HEEmail: hhy@guantao.comInsolvency & Restructuring21 partners; 65 fee earners based in China

  • Advised Compulsory Liquidation of Beijing Urban Construction Nandi Property Management Co., Ltd.
  • Advised China Pingmei Shenma Group Co., Ltd. and its affiliated company on the confirmation and restructuring of creditor's claims of Henan Nengxin Reli Co., Ltd

Key Clients: Quanzhou Qixing, GWAMCC, CHAMC, China Cinda Capital ManagementContact: Yucheng JINEmail: jyc@guantao.comProject & Energy20 partners; 40 fee earners based in China

  • Advised CNPC Kunlun Capital Co., Ltd. on investment project
  • Advised China Energy Enginering Investment Corporation Limited on PPP Project

Key Clients: CEEC, CPECC, CNNC, POWERCHINAContact: Wei JIANGEmail: jiangwei@guantao.comDispute Resolution70 partners; 176 fee earners based in China

  • Advised China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch on financial non-performing claims recovery dispute against Wuxi Suyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd., Chongqing Sunshine 100 Real Estate Development Co., Ltd., etc.
  • Advised on HKIAC arbitration between Karfiled Investment Limited (BVI) and CHINA NATIONAL COMPLETE PLANT IMPORT & EXPORT CORPORATION LIMITED (PRC) regarding three Agency Agreements relating to three EPC projects in Ethiopia

Key Clients: China Energy Reserve and Chemicals Group, LG Electronics (China), China Pacific Insurance, HengTai Securities Co., Ltd.Contact: Shaosong SUNEmail: