First law firm in China: established in 1984, the Global Law Office (hereinafter the "GLO") came as the first law firm established after the implementation of reform and opening-up in China. After over 30 years of persistent efforts and development, we have become one of the most prominent large comprehensive law firms in the legal industry of China.
Among the most prominent large comprehensive law firms in China: GLO has been committing to the mission of "serving domestic and foreign clients with globalized vision, globalized team and globalized quality" since its inception, allowing us to always maintain leading position in the industry in the midst of ever-changing global economic environment. We are proud to be one of Chinese most respected and well-connected law firms, recognized as such by both international and domestic league tables and legal institutions for consecutive years, including the Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and Asian Legal Business, etc.
Professional and excellent lawyer team: all lawyers of GLO are graduates from first-tier domestic and/or international law schools, most of whom hold LLM or higher degrees. Many partners have the qualification to practice law in the U.S., UK, Australia, Switzerland, New Zealand, Hong Kong, among others. Our lawyer team has excellent professional backgrounds, and many lawyers have experience of working at courts, domestic and foreign first-tier law firms or leading enterprises and organizations in the industry.
Comprehensive one-stop legal services: we provide comprehensive one-stop legal services for domestic and foreign clients from various sectors and industries. We are committed to a variety of industries, including but not limited to sub sectors such as banking, finance, insurance, securities, investment, trade, energy, mining, chemical engineering, steel, manufacturing, transportation, infrastructure and public facilities, life science and healthcare, telecommunication, media, and high technology, culture, entertainment & sports, real estate, hotel & leisure, catering and large consumption, and etc.
Innovative problem-solving abilities: our lawyers are able to apply practical and constructive comprehensive legal solutions by integrating excellent professional law skills with sophisticated business knowledge so as to solve various complex and fast-changing matters. With leading professional innovative capabilities, we are adept at creatively designing transaction structures as well as details. Over the last three decades, our expertise has helped set the agenda for change through precedents involving many of the country's "firsts".
Client oriented service philosophy: over the past three decades, with profound legal knowledge, extensive practice experience, high professional dedication and strong professional ethics sense, we have demonstrated and proved our values and won trust from domestic and foreign clients. In the future, we will continue to help domestic and foreign clients get enduring and long-term success via our unique advantages.
Founded in May 1992, Haiwen is one of the earliest partnership law firms in China, and is widely recognized in the industry. It has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu and Hong Kong and is qualified to practice Chinese and Hong Kong law. At present, there are 56 partners and more than 200 lawyers, all of whom graduated from famous law schools in China or overseas. Many of them have the experience of working in famous international law firms. Haiwen is committed to providing customers with high quality, comprehensive commercial legal services.
Merits & Tree Law Offices was established in 2006 under the name of Beijing Hawkhigh Law Offices by a group of experienced professionals with a strong mission and professional drive. It was renamed “Merits & Tree Law Offices” in 2017. The partners of Merits & Tree endeavor to build Merits & Tree as a law firm that is characterized as “honorable, professional, cooperative, enterprising and friendly”, a law firm that reacts to the evolving and innovating market’s demand for an innovative legal service provider, and provides “professional, full-range and one-stop” legal solutions to meet the increasingly complex and highly creative business requirements of enterprises and entrepreneurs.