Founded in the early 1990s, Jingtian & Gongcheng is one of the first private and independent partnership law firms in China. Since our establishment almost three decades ago, and through the dedicated efforts and innovative initiatives launched by its founding partners, Jingtian & Gongcheng has developed a dynamic culture where its emerging talent are continually inspired, challenged, and provided with ample opportunity for growth. We are by now widely recognized as one of the top full service business law firms in China.
We command leading positions in in Capital Markets, Major Asset Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Cross-border Investments, Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance, Asset Management, Investment Funds, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Real Estate & Construction, Intellectual Property, Employment and Labor, Cybersecurity & Data Protection, as well as a range of industry sectors including Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Healthcare, Education, Arts, Sports & Entertainment, and Global Energy & Natural Resources.
Headquartered in Beijing, Jingtian & Gongcheng advises our clients through our offices that are located in China’s key economic centers, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Tianjin, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Sanya and Hong Kong, enabling us to collaborate with our clients where they need us. Among our regional locations, our Hong Kong office (Jingtian & Gongcheng Law Firm Limited Legal Liability Partnership) is a leading law firm with highly experienced partners who are qualified to practice Hong Kong law and who maintain the ability to independently provide Hong Kong legal services. As part of Jingtian & Gongcheng’s long-term expansion plans, this means we currently provide comprehensive coverage of China’s five special economic zones, which include Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, the Yangtze River Delta, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the Southwest Economic Zone, and the Hainan Free Trade Port. Through this strategic coverage, in addition to our unique management approach and integrated “one firm” platform, Jingtian & Gongcheng provides a wide range of innovative legal services tailored to our domestic and multinational clients.
Our firm maintains more than 180 partners and approximately 450 lawyers and legal assistants. Most of our lawyers graduated from top-tier Chinese and international law schools and maintain solid technical capabilities and commercial know-how. Many of our lawyers have previously worked in government agencies, PRC courts, arbitration institutions, PRC and international law firms, and industry-leading enterprises and, through their work, they have developed an in-depth knowledge of their respective focus areas. As our firm continues to grow, we have increasingly attracted more of the brightest talent to join our next generation of lawyers who will continue to serve our valued clients and build upon our track record of success.
Jingtian & Gongcheng is deeply committed to serving our clients and we advance and protect their interests by providing innovative, commercial legal advice. We adapt our solutions to shifting market trends and to the needs of our clients. Because of this, we have deep, practical experience in many “first-of-its-kind” deals and cases, which have contributed to our leading position in the market and have also been recognized by both our clients and the legal industry. Jingtian & Gongcheng has won many acclaim and numerous awards from leading legal publications including Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Asian Legal Business, China Law & Practice, China Business Law Journal, IFLR1000, Asialaw Profiles, LEGALBAND, and many more. In 2020, Jingtian & Gongcheng won "Asian Law Firm of the Year" by The Asian Lawyer and “Golden League”, China Business Law Journal's most prestigious award for Chinese law firms. Jingtian & Gongcheng was awarded "China (PRC Firms) Finance Law Firm of the Year" in Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2021.