Broad & Bright


701 CBD International Plaza, No.16 Yong'andongli
Jiangguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100022

+86 10 8513 1818

+86 10 8513 1919

Key contacts:

Partner: Philips Z. Ding
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 100
Network memberships: Meritas
Languages: Chinese, English, Japanese

Broad & Bright is a full-service Chinese firm providing a broad range of legal services for domestic and international clients, and with particular expertise and outstanding achievements in cross-border business transactions. Broad & Bright was founded by a group of highly accomplished lawyers from different practice fields. The firm’s key partners received training in the most prestigious law schools both in China and overseas and have substantial work experience from top-notch international law firms. Most of them have over 15 years of experience serving multinational companies on investment and operation in China.

Broad & Bright has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

The lawyers of Broad & Bright are qualified to practice in mainland China, Hong Kong, and New York, California, Michigan and Washington D.C. of the U.S. and other territories outside of China. 

The lawyers of our team are able to work in Chinese, English and Japanese and to satisfy the needs of and respond promptly to the clients in the U.K., the U.S., Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and their respective radiation areas.

In 2016, Broad & Bright was invited to join Meritas, a famous global alliance of business law firms.  Meritas has more than 190 law firm members and nearly 8000 lawyers spanning 97 countries and areas worldwide (covering 258 markets). Broad & Bright is one of the two law firm members within the region of China. Such alliance improves the seamless legal services provided by Broad & Bright in the global, and further enhances the advantages of Broad & Bright in the local legal insight, local rates and world-class client services in the overseas investment.

Corporate and M&A

Outbound Investment

Cross-border Dispute Resolution

Capital Markets and Securities

Private Equity & Venture Capital

Debt Financing and Asset-backed Securitization

Public Utilities and Infrastructure

Real Estate and Engineering


Digital Entertainment

Data Privacy



Human Resources


  • Cross-border Syndicated Loans for the Construction of a Copper-cobalt Ore Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo | Broad & Bright represented syndicators in this project, act as a leading role in the provision of the legal services regarding the discussion, drafting, execution and payment in relation to the syndicated loan contract and various guarantee documents, and assisted Hong Kong SAR and Congo (DRC) lawyers in the relevant legal opinion and due diligence report. At the end of December 2019, the head office business department of the Industrial And Commercial Bank of China Limited and China-Africa Production Capacity Cooperation Fund Co., Ltd. provided cross-border syndicated loans to HongKong Excellen Mining Investment Co., Limited for the construction of a copper-cobalt ore Project in Congo (DRC). HongKong Excellen Mining Investment Co., Limited is the investment platform for overseas projects of Excellen Mining and is exploring and exploiting the copper-cobalt resources in Congo (DRC) at the present stage.
  • Provides Assistance in the Upgrade of Strategic Cooperation between Tuhu and Exxon Mobil
  • Won in the First Instance for Defending the Copyright of "Overwatch" by Acting for Blizzard and NetEase
  • Won the Bid to Become the Legal Counsel of China for the Joint Venture of China National Salt Industry Group Co., Ltd. and Aral Tuz Company of the Republic of Kazakhstan with Respect to the Project of an Annual Capacity of 300,000t Sodium Carbonate (200 million USD)
  • Provided legal services to the Palace Museum on the large celadon exhibition “Longquan of the World: Longquan Celadon and Globalization”For the purpose of better presenting the great achievement of ancient ceramic art, the Palace Museum borrowed the exhibits from some of the top museums in the world, including British Museum, Victoria Albert Museum, Tokyo National Museum, Iran Bastan Museum by entering into the related exhibition agreements. Mr. Liu Hongchuan, a partner of Broad & Bright, led a team to communicate with the teams from the Artifact Department and Legal Department of the Palace Museum to review and revise the exhibition agreements in English, Japanese and other language versions, so to control the relevant legal risks and assist the Palace Museum in holding the celadon exhibition successfully.
  • Represented the existing shareholders of Dr. Panda in connection with sale of the entire shares to TAL. The transaction amount reaches 30 million USD. This project includes multiple group companies of Dr. Panda, including offshore companies and PRC operation companies.
  • Represented Apollo Trading Corporation to sell 75% of its equity interest of Apollo Environmental Equipment Co., Ltd. in Shunde District of Foshan City (“Shunde Company”) to Freudenberg & Co. KG. The transaction amount exceeds 1.2 billion. After this transaction, Freudenberg & Co. KG intends to transfer part of its domestic filter business in China to the Shunde Company. After the completion of this transaction, Shunde Company will specialize in R&D and production of air purification and filtration products in China on behalf of Apollo Trading Corporation and Freudenberg & Co. KG.
  • Provided Legal Services for Xilinx in Its Acquisition of Deephi Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Provided Legal Services for PPP Project of Dongguan Rail Transit Line 1 (Deals of the Year by China Business Law Journal 2019)
  • “CALC issues asset-backed specific programme on Shanghai Stock Exchange” and the “GLP’s privatization” - Deals of the Year by China Business Law Journal 2018

Shanghai Office
Suite1109, Shanghai Times Square Office
93 Huai Hai Zhong Road
Shanghai 200021, China
Tel: +8621 2319 3088 / +8621 5386 1109 (Japanese)
Fax: +8621 5386 1619

Guangzhou Office
2606 CTF Finance Centre (Guangzhou East Tower)
No.6 Zhujiang Road East
Tianhe District
Guangzhou 510623, China
Tel: +8620 8131 6888
Fax: +8620 3702 8033

Hong Kong Office in association with CFN Lawyers
27/F, Neich Tower, 128 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3468 5106
Fax: +852 3585 6325