Llinks Law Offices

China

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Llinks Law Offices is a Shanghai-based PRC law firm with further offices in Beijing, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and London. The firm operates a modified lock-step system on the basis of one centralised profit pool across its offices, which is a rare model for a Chinese firm.

The firm is known for its work in private equity, and has strong practices in finance, investment funds, and capital markets.

Key clients of the firm include Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, Jiangsu Bioperfectus Technologies Company, Xiamen ITG Group and Guoxuan High-Tech.

The firm has been busy in the past year with joint ventures, overseas investment mandates and acquisitions in sports, education, retail, automotive and technology. Its finance practice has handled acquisition and real estate finance, while the capital markets practice has been preoccupied with convertible bonds and domestic IPOs. 

The firm has also been busy setting up and raising renminbi and real estate funds and assisting its clients in various funding rounds. 

In the research period, the firm brought in partners Lily Yuan from Manulife Teda Fund Management, Guixing Jin from Bae Kim & Lee and Justin Fan from FenXun Partners. 

Deal highlights

-Guoxuan High-Tech Rmb1.85 billion convertible bond issue

-Luye Pharma Group $327 million acquisition financing 

-Jiangsu Bioperfectus Technologies Company SSE STAR Market IPO

-Ruicheng JinYu No. 7 real estate fund

-Zhihu’s $434 million series F financing

Client feedback

Asset finance

“They are professional and accurate.” 

Private equity 

“Professional, efficient, humanised, considerate and charge reasonable prices.” 

Charles Chen 

“Professional and efficient.” 

Colin Shi 

“Professional, efficient, considerate and charges reasonable fees.” 

Justin Fan 

“Very commercial and clear in communicating his opinion.” 

Kyle Zhao 

“Very good and on-time and in-time advice.”