East & Concord Partners is headquartered in Beijing and has offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Hangzhou and Chengdu. The firm has over 400 legal professionals. The firm’s working languages include Chinese, English and Japanese. East & Concord is committed to providing professional legal assistance to clients and with 20 plus years of experience has gained a leading position and earned clients’ trust and recognition and has been frequently recommended and reported by well-known international legal media such as Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR1000 in the following practice areas: General Corporate, Securities and Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Criminal Defense and Compliance, Banking and Finance, Financial Lease and Commercial Factoring, Anti-dumping and Countervailing, Antitrust, Intellectual Property, Direct Investment, Private Equity and Industrial Funds, Entertainment and Sports, Infrastructure and Project Financing, Real Estate and Construction, Energy and Natural Resources, Business and Logistics Industry, Information Technology, Labour Law, Medicine and Healthcare, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Government Legal Services.
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.
Han Kun is a leading full-service law firm in China. Over the years, Han Kun has been widely recognized as a leader in complex cross-border and domestic transactions. Our main practice areas include private equity, mergers and acquisitions, international and domestic capital markets, investment funds, asset management, antitrust/competition, banking and finance, aviation finance, foreign direct investment, compliance, private client/wealth management, intellectual property and dispute resolution. We have more than 600 professionals located in our four offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. All our lawyers are graduates of top universities and have extensive experience in complex cross-border transactions as counsel to both Chinese and foreign clients.