Corporate Legal Affairs Department
The Department of Corporate Legal Affairs is dedicated to the legal service area related to company affairs. The professional team is led by the senior lawyers in this legal service area. Lawyers in this team generally serve as year-round legal counsels for large and medium-sized state-owned and private enterprises, have a wealth of experience in corporate legal affairs.
We provide services for perennial legal counsel, special legal services, civil litigation agents, specifically including: company daily legal risk management, enterprise system improvement and innovation, corporate governance structure, human resource management, establishment and change of the company, merger and separation, bankruptcy and reorganization, company liquidation and cancellation, equity incentive and enterprise restructuring, company daily civil and commercial issues, criminal disputing risk control, compliance management, and company, equity related litigation agents.
Financial Legal Affairs Department
We have formed a strong team of professional lawyers specializing in financial aspects. This department has become one of the core effective departments of the firm. The department team has provided special and comprehensive legal services to a number of financial institutions or non-bank enterprises, successfully handled many major, difficult and new cases, won wide acclaim from clients, and gotten a wealth of practical experience and a developed a broad customer base.
Business areas cover banks, insurance, trusts, factoring, financial leasing, disposal of non-performing assets, corporate bond issuance and other related legal aspects. With a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations and rules of financial transactions in the financial field, we help banks, guarantee companies, insurance companies, pawn shops, financial leasing companies, asset management companies, trust companies and other financial institutions or non-bank enterprises to complete complex financial transactions, provide legal advice and suggestions for the legality examination, drafting, revision and examination of project documents, and we participate in business negotiations and issue professional legal opinions and other special or comprehensive legal services.
Construction and Engineering Legal Affairs Department
Construction and Engineering Legal Affairs Department provides professional, refined legal services to clients specializing on real estate development, construction, and engineering. The department is staffed by lawyers with experience in construction engineering and real estate legal business areas, all of them have extensive experience in providing daily legal services to real estate enterprises, construction, and engineering enterprises.
In construction projects (including municipal, highway, hydropower, railway and housing construction) and real estate areas, our legal services are divided into perennial legal counsel and special legal services, including: providing real estate development enterprises and construction enterprises with daily operation risk-management and various contract text-drafting and review; providing full-process legal services on land consolidation, land acquisition, pre-project formalities, project acquisition and transfer, project financing, project recruitment, bidding, project acceptance and settlement, property pre-sale, sales, transfer, leasing, property management and other projects; providing special legal services on real estate joint development, EPC general contracting, agent construction, BT projects, government and social capital cooperation PPP model and other construction models.
Government and Administrative Legal Affairs Department
This department was specifically established to implement the Party and State requirements of the government's legal counsel system, with the aim of providing professional legal services to governments at all levels and their functional departments, as well as to clients concerned with administrative and legal matters. The department is composed of experienced lawyers who are familiar with government functions and administrative law, and the team is highly proficient in the application of executive-related laws, with extensive practical experience, extensive service resources and extensive record of success in these areas.
We provide perennial legal counsel, special legal services and handle administrative litigation cases. We provide legal bases for major administrative decisions and major administrative actions of the government, provide legal advice on drafting or publication of normative documents, provide legal services for handling law-related cases, letters and visits and major sudden or mass incidents, provide legal expertise for government procurement activities in accordance with the law, assist the government in conducting legal publicity and education, and participate in administrative review, litigation, arbitration and other administrative disputes.
International Legal Affairs Department
We have a professional department that provides legal services to governments, enterprises, institutions and individual citizens in civil and commercial activities with foreign-related factors; its main function is to solve problems of procedural and physical interface between domestic laws/regulations and foreign laws/regulations, international conventions, bilateral or multilateral treaties in foreign civil and commercial activities. The department team members are composed of lawyers and professors with foreign legal work experience, studying in Europe and the United States, and engaging in foreign language teaching and research in colleges and universities.
The Department provides legal services to clients in international investment, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, international trade, international financing, overseas listing, international litigation and arbitration, foreign-related marriage, adoption, inheritance, intellectual property rights, etc. It also provides technical support for seamless interface between business units and legal service agencies, arbitration institutions and laws, regulations, national treaties and international conventions of respective countries and regions in the business of handling foreign-related factors.
Environment and Natural Resources Legal Affairs Department
Legal service related to environment and natural resources is one of the characteristics we strived to do in recent years. We have a strong team of professional lawyers focused on the legal affairs relating environment, energy and other natural resources. Extensive research has been carried out on various environmental projects, including sewage, watershed management, river management, water diversion projects and so on. Legal services are provided for hydropower, thermal power, wind power, solar energy, forests, coal seam gas, coal, gold mines and other types of projects. We have a wealth of practical experience in handling environmental public interest litigation, administrative reconsideration and litigation, civil litigation, arbitration and other types of environmental disputes.
Our service range incudes the entire process of legal services to environmental PPP projects, environmental project investment and financing, construction, mergers, acquisitions, listing, refinancing, asset securitization and other environmental-related non-litigation legal matters, environmental protection, health verification consultation, environmental law due diligence, environmental emergency resolution; pollution, ecological damage liability disputes and tort damages and environmental institutions perennial legal counsel.
The entire process of legal services to Energy and Minerals Project PPP model, energy project bidding and post-service, energy and natural resource project mergers and acquisitions, project financing, mining rights and due diligence of mining companies, mineral rights application and transfer, mortgage, leasing, enterprise legal risk management and prevention, control system construction, dispute resolution, relevant enterprises and administrative authorities perennial legal counsel, etc.
Intellectual Property Legal Affairs Department
This department is dedicated to providing clients with one-stop comprehensive intellectual property legal services. In addition to basic traditional intellectual property legal affairs, it provides comprehensive, personalized high-end intellectual property services in conjunction with the actual situation of enterprises; including strategic planning and implementation of intellectual property rights, patent search and analysis, and representation in major intellectual property cases.
The services provided by the department are divided into perennial legal counsel and special legal services, specifically including: application for invention patents, utility model patents, design patents, patent review, invalidity declaration, patent rights pledge registration, patent transfer, licensing contract filing, patent infringement dispute litigation, and patent administrative litigation, trademark search and application for registration; trademark renewal, change registration review, objection, invalidity and revocation procedures; trademark rights pledge registration; trademark transfer, license contract filing and declaration of well-known trademarks; trademark infringement litigation; trademark administrative litigation; copyright registration; copyright licensing procedures; and transfer; protection of copyright and information network dissemination rights in the Internet; domain name registration and dispute handling; software and database rights protection; copyright infringement dispute litigation; assistance to enterprises in establishing trade-secret protection systems; investigation of trade secret torts, preservation and negotiation of evidence; litigation of trade secret disputes; investigation of unfair competition, evidence preservation and negotiation, unfair competition dispute litigation, and other intellectual property dispute litigation, enterprise intellectual property training, etc.
Criminal Legal Affairs Department
This professional department is dedicated to criminal defense issues. It is led by senior criminal law lawyers in the business area of the firm to form a professional year-round team, specialized in all kinds of criminal cases in the investigation stage, examination of prosecution stage and trial stage of the defense work. They have a wealth of successful experience in criminal defense cases.
We provide legal service in the investigation, examination, prosecution and trial stages of criminal defense for persons and units involved in criminal cases, including: legal advice at all stages of the proceedings, application for change of coercive measures, examination of need for detention, interviews with criminal suspects or defendants, reproduction and access to case file materials, review and verification of evidentiary material, presentation of defense observations at the review prosecution stage, and court defense at trial stage.