Tel: +86 10 51669666/2233
Fax: +86 10 65279996
Contact: JIANG Yong
Number of partners: 27
Number of lawyers: 81
Languages: Chinese, English
Practice Areas: Dispute Resolution
Tiantong & Partners was founded in 2002. As one of the leading Chinese law firms, it is solely dedicated to complex civil and commercial dispute resolution. Headquartered in Beijing, Tiantong has approximately 150 people nationwide, many of whom had served as senior judges for years at different levels of Chinese courts, including the Supreme People’s Court and high courts of China. In the recent years, it has established 6 branch offices in Shenzhen, Nanjing, Chongqing, Shenyang, Xi’an and Zhengzhou, where the 6 circuit courts and 2 international commercial courts under the auspice of the Supreme People’s Court are seated.
In the past decade, Tiantong has been keeping one of the highest winning rates among all Chinese law firms before the Supreme People's Court and various high courts of China. Over 30 cases won by Tiantong have been publicized as landmark guiding cases for national trial work on some of the most authoritative law journals in China.
Tiantong advises on all types of commercial disputes, including but not limited to litigation, arbitration, contentious bankruptcy and enforcement proceedings with its most impressive achievements in banking and finance, construction and engineering, corporate and M&A disputes etc. Its clients range from foreign governments such as the US Department of Justice, multinational corporations such as RBS to large Chinese companies such as Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Agriculture Bank of China, Sinopec, Sinochem, China Datang Corporation and Ping An Insurance etc.
In addition to its traditional advantages in litigation before Chinese courts, Tiantong has extensive experience in representing clients before domestic and international commercial arbitration proceedings. Tiantong lawyers previously worked for leading arbitration institutions as case manager (e.g. the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Hague, Netherland and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre in Hong Kong) or clerked with the Justice of the UN International Court of Justice in Hague, Netherland. Some of them once worked at leading international law firms on international arbitration matters conducted before CIETAC, HKIAC, SIAC, ICC, SCC and LCIA, where the seats of arbitration include Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Stockholm and London.
Tiantong is also specialized in advising clients for recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and judgments before Chinese courts, and is capable of effectively working together with leading international law firms and local counsel overseas to handle multi-jurisdiction disputes.
Tiantong is the pioneer and leader among Chinese law firms that makes unique contributions to Chinese law firms' working and management approach. Tiantong Key Number, an unprecedented case number system issued in September 2015, reveals practical legal rules developed in Chinese judicial system. In addition, Tiantong Litigation Circle, a WeChat Media Platform (MP) established in 2014, has become the most influential and active law firm MP in China as having more than 400,000 subscribers, over 3 million times circulation and 35 million pages hits.
Tiantong has been highly recognized by Chinese and international clients as well as the legal community, winning awards such as "Boutique PRC Law Firm of the Year" "Litigation Law Firm of the Year" consecutively from Chambers and Partners and Asian Legal Business.
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