Zhong Lun W&D Law Firm
Founded in 1992, Zhonglun W&D Law Firm is one of the earliest-established Chinese law firms approved by the Ministry of Justice. Primarily a large-scale full service law firm, Zhonglun W&D embraces substantial international elements. We are the first Chinese law firm to set up dual-jurisdictional office abroad.
Headquartered in Beijing, the firm has China-based offices in Shanghai, Tianjin, Chengdu, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Jinan, Guangzhou Shenzhenand Xian, co-functioning with our dual-jurisdictional offices in London (UK) and Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) and our representative/ associated offices in Hong Kong, Lyon, Berlin, Hamburg Paris and major cities in the US.
The multi-national and multi-lingual nature of our team consisting of approximately 578 lawyers and employees enables us to provide streamlined first-class legal service to our diversified Chinese and overseas clients from our strategically placed branch offices across the world. Our working languages include Chinese, English, French, Korean, Japanese and Arabic. Our team is licensed to provide legal advice under Chinese, Anglo-American as well as Islamic law.
Our ability to quickly get to grips with new developments in businesses and regulations is a key strength to our success. We are not only a leading Chinese law firm in traditional areas of law, but also a frontrunner in advising clients on their most important and challenging assignments in emerging areas such as private equity, structured finance and securitization, cross-border corporate transactions, real estate development and investment trusts.
Over the years, Zhonglun W&D has worked tirelessly to develop long-term, close and cooperative partnerships with competent authorities, including SASAC (State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council), NDRC (National Development and Reform Committee), CSRC (China Securities Regulatory Commission), MOF (Ministry of Finance, People’s Republic of China) and MOFCOM (Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China), judicial departments, arbitration agencies and related intermediaries, such as accounting firms, consulting institutions, etc.
Furthermore, in order to ensure that the clients of Zhonglun W&D can obtain higher quality service at a maximum range, the firm has managed to set up stable and smooth cooperative relationships with international well-known law firms. In April 2010, Zhonglun W&D formally joined the INTERLAW which is a global well-known lawyer’s alliance and is composed of law firms from over 70 countries and regions. Providing full legal services, its member firms cover over 150 cities in the world. Zhonglun W&D is the only member firm in mainland China.