Founded in 1997, Hai Run Law Firm has more than 20 years of experience.At present, we have approximately 300 legal professionals and has branches in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Chongqing. Branches in Nanjing, Dalian, Zhengzhou and other places are actively preparing. We will also further expand our overseas service network.
As a large-scale and comprehensive law firm, our practice covers securities and capital markets, banking and finance, corporate governance and compliance, investment and M&A, corporate bankruptcy liquidation and reorganization, civil and commercial dispute resolution, real estate and construction engineering, criminal law defense and risk prevention, non-performing asset disposal, intellectual property protection, government legal affairs and international legal services, new economy(TMT and healthcare), etc, which can fully meet the diverse legal service needs of customers.
Kejie Associates is a transactional law firm with global network, which specializes in advising domestic and international leading companies, financial institutions and governments on their most challenging transactions. We work as a single united team with member firms of Kejie Associates Network to provide cross-jurisdictional legal service for Chinese enterprises on its outbound investments, mergers and acquisitions and other matters around the world.
We have a thriving commercial law practice focused on the area of mergers and acquisitions, private financing, private equity and venture capital, investment fund, securities issuance and capital markets, corporate and foreign direct investment and financial regulations.
Our experience in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, corporate and securities law, and corporate governance means that we regularly handle some of the most complex, demanding and challenging transactions in the People's Republic of China. We counsel both public and private acquirers and targets. We also have extensive experience in counseling boards of directors and senior management in the most sensitive situations.
We approach our clients' legal issues always within the larger framework of their strategic, commercial and financial goals. We focus on matters that require the attention, extensive experience, expertise and the reputation of our partners. In order to provide this partner-intensive service, we generally do not handle routine matters, we limit the number and type of matters we do undertake.
Kejie Associates Network
Against the backdrop of the Belt and Road Initiative and the rapid internationalization of the Renminbi, Kejie Associates initiated a global legal service network named as Kejie Associates Network in September, 2015. Kejie Associates Network aims at providing cross-jurisdictional legal services to Chinese enterprises with ambitious global strategies.
Kejie Associates Network consists of 53 independent law firms with 61 offices in 53 countries across the five continents.
AllBright Law Offices was founded in 1999 as a full-service law firm committed to providing the highest levels of quality advice to clients. Based in Shanghai, AllBright has grown, innovated and provided unmatched service throughout a period of continuous economic and political change across China. Our focus on providing excellent advice and support to our clients has led to rapid expansion and we have established branch offices in 21 cities on the Chinese mainland as well as in Hong Kong and London. In addition, as a result of our increased international presence we have also established an association with the Hong Kong law firm Stevenson, Wong & Co. and a strategic partnership with the Bird & Bird LLP.
AllBright carries on the proud cosmopolitan culture of Shanghai and constantly seeks to bring together established legal professionals and outstanding young talent. In 2018, our team included nearly 2,300 lawyers, which grew to more than 2,800 in 2019, and now stands at over 3,000. This growth is a reflection of the importance we place on driving innovation, creating value for our clients and providing a global service for our clients.
At AllBright, we never stop upgrading and improving our professional legal services, while continuing to optimize our practice area layout. Currently, AllBright has ten major professional committees: Securities and Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, International Trade, Cross-Border Investment, Real Estate and Construction, Intellectual Property, Maritime Affairs，Bankruptcy Liquidation and reorganization, Litigation and Arbitration and Criminal. Each committee continually arranges speakers to address their members, informs members of key global conferences and encourages members to interact with partner firms and companies around the world. In doing so, we aim to achieve the highest levels of professional development within the firm.