AnJie Law Firm and Broad & Bright Law Firm have announced a merger agreement to form integrated single firm AnJie & BB by January 1 2022. According to the firms, the strategic merger aims to boost their strength in various practice areas, which will further expand their industry expertise in insurance, life sciences, digital entertainment, energy, infrastructure, fintech and maritime.

Managing partner of Broad & Bright, Philips Ding commented: "…We also expect a scale economy will emerge from our fully integration, which will enable us to pursue innovative models aiming at delivering legal services more efficiently. We also trust that our merger will inspire us to stay true to the shared values of both firms (including the association firms in Hong Kong), to foster a consensus-based culture, and to maintain our constant commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.”

Zhan Hao, the Executive Committee Chairman at AnJie, also said: "I believe this is a merger of great quality, and I am confident that AnJie & BB being a single firm in the future, together with Hauzen and CFN Lawyers, will take our practice into the next level, in terms of the diversity of practices, expansion of established areas and also increase of our human resources…”

CFN Lawyers and Hauzen are the two firms’ associate Hong Kong offices.