AllBright Law Offices

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AllBright Law Offices
锦天城律师事务所
AllBright Law Offices logo.png
HeadquartersShanghai, China
No. of offices13
No. of lawyers1,000+ (2015)
Major practice areasCorporate & Commercial, Securities & Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Real Estate & Construction, Dispute Resolution, International Trade, Intellectual Property
Key peopleWu Mingde (Director)
Date foundedJanuary 1, 1999
WebsiteAllBrightLaw.com

AllBright Law Offices (Chinese: 锦天城律师事务所) is a Shanghai-based Chinese law firm ranked the seventh largest in the country and eighth largest in Asia by number of lawyers.[1] Among national corporate law firms, AllBright is the only one headquartered in Shanghai.[2]

AllBright was founded on January 1, 1999 from the merger of three Shanghai-based law firms, Jin Lian, Tianhe, and Great Wall.[3]

Practice areas[edit]

AllBright's main practice areas include:[4]

  • Corporate and commercial (including mergers and acquisitions)
  • Securities and capital markets
  • Banking and finance
  • Real estate and infrastructure
  • Intellectual property
  • International trade (including WTO disputes)
  • Dispute resolution (arbitration and litigation)

Offices[edit]

AllBright presently has offices located in 12 cities in mainland China and Hong Kong SAR:

AllBright marked the opening of its first office outside of mainland China on November 15, 2013 through an association and eventual merger with the Hong Kong-based law firm of Stevenson, Wong & Co.[5]

Global alliances[edit]

AllBright has a long-standing strategic alliance with NCTM Law Firm of Italy.

AllBright is one of the original member firms of the Sino-Global Legal Alliance, which was formed with Lovells in 2007.[6] The SGLA is a non-exclusive referral network which provides clients with legal services in mainland China and abroad.[7]

AllBright signed a formal (non-exclusive) cooperation agreement in 2012 with De Pardieu law firm of France, cementing already existing working relationships on cross-border transactions.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asia's Top 50 Law Firms". Asian Legal Business. Dec 12, 2012.
  2. ^ Chambers & Partners - AllBright Law Offices
  3. ^ The Legal 500 - AllBright Law Offices Profile
  4. ^ Chambers & Partners - AllBright Law Offices
  5. ^ Yun Kriegler, China's AllBright opens in Hong Kong and forms local association, The Lawyer, Nov. 4, 2013
  6. ^ Asian Legal Business, News Analysis: Nine firms, 27 offices, 1,000 lawyers: China's new law alliance launched, Nov. 1, 2007
  7. ^ "Sino-Global Legal Alliance". Archived from the original on 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2013-11-26.
  8. ^ Joanne Harris, France's De Pardieu and China's AllBright enter into cooperation, The Lawyer, Mar. 19, 2012

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