V&T is a full-service law firm committed to providing a wide range of legal services to clients. We have offices in Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Chengdu, Wuhan, Xi’an, Changsha, Hangzhou, Haikou, Nanjing.
Foreign law firms in Madrid, Manchester, Kolding, Sydney, Chicago, Auckland, Florence and Toronto have signed V&T Alliance contracts with us.
V&T Alliance strengthens cooperation between V&T and its alliance members at the member’s locations, provides localized legal services to Chinese clients, and creates opportunities for the members to provide legal services in China.
V&T is committed to high standards and consistent professionalism. It provides efficient, high-quality service while following industry standard practices to meet the diverse global needs of clients. Our lawyers work in teams that feature a project responsibility system. Group discussions examine complex legal issues so that personal expertise and team strengths may be fully utilized to prove the most cost-effective legal services. Our "client oriented" culture focuses on quality control and risk reduction. To ensure that the client benefits, all work product delivered to the client is reviewed by partners and senior lawyers. We use an integrated whole-process tracking service. We assemble teams of professionals in various areas to divide the work and collaborate while tracking the progress of client matters in order to reduce legal risks. V&T will invite leading international law firms to join our network and create a worldwide V&T legal network. V&T Alliance strengthens cooperation between V&T and its alliance members at the members’ locations, provides localized legal services to Chinese clients, and creates opportunities for the members to provide legal services in China.
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.
DaHui Lawyers is redefining the standards of the Chinese legal market, with a strength in new economy industries and complex cross-border transactions. Combining in-depth knowledge of China’s legal and business landscape with extensive international experience. DaHui provides efficient, solution driven services tailored to clients’ needs in China’s emerging but challenging 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.
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
Llinks Law Offices is a leading PRC law firm with a national and international practice specializing in cross-border transactions. We are known for our high quality services, innovative solutions, professionalism, team spirit, and the cultivation of young lawyers. With offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and London, Llinks aims to help its clients achieve their business goals and provide professional services of the highest calibre, combining technical excellence with commercial awareness and a practical, constructive approach to legal issues. Its professionalism and business expertise have continuously highly ranked in China. Llinks has been recognized by numerous reputable national and international publications as a leading law firm and has been awarded the honour of National Outstanding Law Firm in China.
Some of the reasons why clients choose Llinks:
Recognized as a leading PRC law firm by Asian In-House Handbook, Asian Legal Business, Asialaw Profiles, Chambers and Partners, Chinalaw Profiles, IFLR1000, and the Legal 500
Regularly handles cross-border transactions, including ‘first-in-class’ and ‘best-in-class’ transactions
Experienced in working cooperatively with clients and their consultants
Provides clients with information on the latest legal and regulatory developments
Cooperative and collegial work environment
Creative and business-oriented approach to problem-solving
Experienced lawyers with strong relationships with professionals, government agencies and regulators of various jurisdictions
Market-leading presence in the PRC with cross-border capability and global transactional experience
Our goal, to continuously improve our client services, demands that we constantly improve our capabilities as individual professionals and as members of the Llinks team.
Integration and Partnership
Our firm thrives on the energy, collaboration, and commitment of our partners, associates, and support staff. Our commitment to teamwork and the collegial environment we foster ensures that we can provide the best legal services to our clients.
We serve clients by integrating our attorneys, practice groups, and offices. Each client has access to all of our lawyers’ knowledge and expertise, no matter where they are based or which practice group they belong to.
Specialized and sophisticated markets require our specialization in different practice areas, which does not prevent us from putting an ever-greater emphasis on an interdisciplinary approach.
Dynamic Firm Culture
We are dedicated to building a culture that nurtures the best talent and allows outstanding individuals to thrive, which encouraging high morale, strong teamwork, and loyalty.