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Grandall Law Firm is a leading full-service Chinese corporate and commercial law firm with 10 offices around China, strategically located in the major investment centers of Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Kunming, Tianjin, Chengdu, Ningbo and Fuzhou, as well as a branch office in Hong Kong. The Firm was established in June 1998 upon approval of the Ministry of Justice, and has more than 120 partners and approximately 620 PRC-licensed attorneys, many of whom are recognized as top practitioners in their respective fields of specialization, and a number of foreign counsel who 'bridge the gap' between the East and West.

Formed in 1998 through a ground-breaking merger between leading Chinese firms Michael Zhang & Associates in Beijing (established 1994), WanGuo Law Firm in Shanghai (established 1993) and TangRen Law Firm in Shenzhen (established 1993), Grandall Law Firm (formerly known as Grandall Legal Group) has become one of the premier law firms in the rapidly-developing Chinese market.

The Firm services businesses throughout China and internationally, including China’s largest SOEs, Fortune 500s, MNCs, start-ups, a wide range of privately held companies, SMEs and governmental agencies. Built from a tradition of excellence, the Firm remains a market leader today.

Grandall Law Firm prides itself in providing expert legal services in the areas of Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Securities; Corporate and Commercial; Intellectual Property and E-Commerce; Construction and Real Estate; Power, Energy and Infrastructure; Labor and Human Resources; Dispute Resolution, Arbitration and Litigation; Aviation, Shipping and Maritime; Private Equity and Venture Capital. With its network of offices, the Firm is able to provide regional-specific expertise.

All Grandall lawyers are nationally-qualified, with many graduating from China's top universities with Masters or Doctorate degrees in their area of specialization. Additionally, the Firm employs a number of foreign-educated and licensed attorneys from the USA, Spain, Italy, Canada and Malaysia who focus their efforts on foreign direct investment (both inbound and outbound), M&A, capital markets and other international law related matters.

The Firm implements international law firm can case management standards, with each practice area led by a senior partner specialized in the particular discipline, with a supporting team of lawyers, paralegals and other staff.

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