Wintell & Co, founded in 2005, is headquartered in Shanghai and currently has offices in Guangzhou, Tianjin, Ningbo, Zhoushan as well. It has set up an associated office with Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, a UK firm, in Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone in year 2016, and became a full member of the first transnational legal alliance in China-The Sino-Global Legal Alliance (SGLA) in year 2017.
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
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
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 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.
Why us 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.
Social responsibility 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.
Chang Tsi & Partners is a leading full-service Chinese law firm with a strong reputation in corporate law, intellectual property and litigation. We have the knowledge, experience and connections to safeguard your legal rights—and to assert them. We are your China strategy. Our full-service law firm provides one-stop legal solutions, and peace of mind, in China’s competitive and turbulent market. That is why more Fortune 500 companies choose us than any other Chinese firm. Our team: We have 200+ attorneys and professionals who have experience in government, the judiciary, in-house legal departments and international law firms. Our firm has experienced in-house investigation teams and US-based liaisons (2 partners) who provide client management service.
Recent awards: 1. “Trademark Firm of Year” WTR & IAM, 2019; 2. “Top Tire Intellectual Property Firm” Legal 500, 2019; 3. “Top Tire Intellectual Property Firm” WTR, 2019; 4. “Highly Recommended Firm” Asialaw Profiles, 2020; 5. “China Firms to Watch” Asian Legal Business, 2019; 6. Asia-Pacific “Intellectual Property: Non-Litigation Band 1 Lawyer” Spring Chang, Chambers & Partners, 2019; 7. “China Top 15 IP Lawyers” Simon Tsi, Asian Legal Business, 2018; 8. “Employer of Choice” Asian Legal Business, 2017-2020
Our strengths Experienced | With top legal minds drawn from the highest echelons of government, the judiciary, and business, we know China from the inside out. Our partners have more than 190 combined years of practicing experience.
Efficient | We’re fast. We’re fluent in English. Our strict, computerized timing systems make us accountable. And our dedicated workflow team ensures we answer all emails in one working day.
Comprehensive | You may know us for our precedent-making IP wins, but Chang Tsi & Partners is a one-stop shop for all your Chinese legal needs. From mergers and acquisitions to compliance, market surveillance and employment law, our people are the experts.
Strategic | First, we listen. Then we combine our multiple core legal competencies to tailor your strategy from the ground up, anticipating complications, and heading off problems before they arise.
Litigation is our key strength. Numerous cases represented by our litigation team were awarded as typical cases by China local courts and international media organizations. For instance, a debt disputes and contract disputes litigation case handled by Simon Tsi, the managing partner, was set up as a viewing court by the Beijing High People’s Court; A review of the refusal administrative litigation retrial case represented by our litigation team was named as 50 typical cases by the China Supreme People’s Court; etc. We Have obtained favorable court judgments before the China Supreme Court and the courts at all levels.
Founded in 2000, Jia Yuan is a law ﬁrm specialized in capital and ﬁnancial market services, as well as cross-border investment, ﬁnancing transactions and dispute resolution services. With two decades of stable and positive development, Jia Yuan has established an effective and efﬁcient corporate-mode governance structure and adopted a seamless and mutually supportive teamwork approach. With its outstanding capability and extensive experience in numerous large-scale, complicated and innovative transactions, Jia Yuan has become one of the leading law ﬁrms in the legal market. "Jia Yuan" is highly recognized in the legal service market and the capital and ﬁnancial market.
AllBright Law Offices was founded in 1999 as a full-service law firm committed to providing the highest levels of quality advice to clients.
Based in Shanghai, AllBright has grown, innovated and provided unmatched service throughout a period of continuous economic and political change across China. Our focus on providing excellent advice and support to our clients has led to rapid expansion and we have established branch offices in 21 cities on the Chinese mainland (Hangzhou, Beijing, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Nanjing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Taiyuan, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xiamen, Jinan, Hefei, Zhengzhou, Fuzhou, Nanchang, Xi’an, Guangzhou, Changchun, Wuhan and Urumqi) as well as in Hong Kong, London (UK) and Seattle (USA). In addition, as a result of our increased international presence we have also established an association with the Hong Kong law firm Stevenson, Wong & Co. and a strategic partnership with the Bird & Bird LLP.
AllBright carries on the proud cosmopolitan culture of Shanghai and constantly seeks to bring together established legal professionals and outstanding young talent. In 2018, our team included nearly 2,300 lawyers, which grew to more than 2,800 in 2019, and now stands at over 3,100. This growth is a reflection of the importance we place on driving innovation, creating value for our clients and providing a global service for our clients.
At AllBright, we never stop upgrading and improving our professional legal services, while continuing to optimize our practice area layout. Currently, AllBright has ten major professional committees: Securities and Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, International Trade, Cross-Border Investment, Real Estate and Construction, Intellectual Property, Maritime Affairs，Bankruptcy Liquidation and reorganization, Litigation and Arbitration, Criminal and Tax Law. Each committee continually arranges speakers to address their members, informs members of key global conferences and encourages members to interact with partner firms and companies around the world. In doing so, we aim to achieve the highest levels of professional development within the firm.