Founded in January 1993, Zhong Yin is one of the earliest law firms in the form of partnership approved by the Ministry of Justice in China. It is headquartered in Beijing and currently has branch offices in 25 Mainland cities including Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Guiyang, Chengdu, Nanning, Jinan, Fuzhou, Changsha, Yinchuan, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Shenyang, Xi'an, Hefei, Nanchang, Xiamen, Jixi, Taizhou, Suzhou, Qingdao, Quanzhou, Ganzhou and Zhuhai. Zhong Yin also established the first law firm in China which is jointly operated by law firms in the Mainland, Hong Kong and Macao. It has more than 2,500 lawyers and staff members, including around 300 partners and over 1,600 lawyers.
Zhong Yin lawyers actively explore overseas markets, build a global legal service system and strive to lead the way in all practice areas. Zhong Yin lawyers have established strategic partnerships with legal service agencies in more than a dozen countries including the United States, Germany, France, and Canada. A large number of Zhong Yin international lawyers are capable of providing legal services to clients in English, French, Japanese, Korean, German and other languages, which ensures that Zhong Yin’s clients can quickly obtain comprehensive and efficient legal services on a global scale. Excellent services make Zhong Yin lawyers the most recognized and trusted partners of clients. In recent years, the number of clients, the proportion of market share and the total revenue of Zhong Yin have increased significantly.
Zhong Yin lawyers always adhere to the service concept of "customer orientation, professional cooperation, diligence and conscientiousness, excellence and high efficiency", focus on client needs, give full play to the strengths of Zhong Yin's global legal service system, and integrate the resources of all lawyers and departments of all branches. While providing clients with high-quality and efficient legal services, they can also provide business information to clients and promote business cooperation among clients. Zhong Yin lawyers closely follow national policies and regulations, maintain good working relations with government sectors including the People's Bank of China, China Securities Regulatory Commission, China Banking Regulatory Commission, China Insurance Regulatory Commission, State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, China Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. They also have excellent business relations and communication channels with other judicial departments at all levels and arbitration institutions at home and abroad. Zhong Yin is a leading standardized, professional, large-scale, internationalized and comprehensive law firm.
Securities and capital markets
Banking and Finance
Investment and M & A
Corporate and Commercial
Restructuring and Insolvency
Arbitration and Litigation
International Trade and Maritime
Real Estate, Construction and Infrastructure
Competition and Supervision
Legal Risk Management
Recently, in order to achieve the stability of talents and the sustainable development of the Firm, “ZhongYin Star Program” is officially put into place after being reviewed and approved at the Senior Partner Meeting of ZhongYin Law Firm. The program is intended to attract outstanding external attorneys and support outstanding internal attorneys to identify outstanding talents and build a stable talent team.
On May 28, 2019, the fourth “ZhongYin Lecture Hall” in 2019 was hosted. In the lecture, Mr. Zheng Huan, a specially invested expert, shared his experience in practice on the subject “Collection and Disposal of Leased Distressed Assets”. Our management committee member and senior partner Liu Zhenyu presided over the lecture. Over 40 attorneys of the firm attended this lecture on site, and over 140 colleagues From Head And Branch offices watched this lecture via live webcast.
From May 18 to 20, 2019, the 11th Beijing Lawyers Congress was held in Beijing. More than 400 people, including Xiong Xuanguo, Party Group Member and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Justice, Zhang Yankun, Member of the Standing Committee of the Municipal Committee and Secretary of the Political and Legal Committee of Beijing, Kou Fang, Party Group Secretary and President of the Municipal Higher Court, Jing Dali, Party Group Secretary and Prosecutor General of the Municipal Procuratorate, Miao Lin, Party Committee Secretary of the Municipal Judicial Bureau, Wang Junfeng, President of the National Lawyers Association, Wang Qun, Party Committee Secretary of the city’s lawyer profession, and other leaders, as well as lawyer representatives and specially invited representatives across the city attended the congress. Management Committee Chairman and Senior Partner Li Zheng and Senior Partner Huang Yunyan of ZhongYin Law Firm attended the congress.
On May 17, 2019, the third “ZhongYin Lecture Hall” in 2019 was hosted in the meeting room of ZhongYin (Beijing). In the lecture, Mr. Yang Haichao, a specially invested expert, shared his experience in practice on the subject “How does an attorney play a role during enforcement? - Analysis on court’s enforcement implementation procedure and relevant objection review procedure”. Our senior partner Chen Yongxue presided over the lecture. Over 40 attorneys of the firm attended this lecture on site, and over 270 colleagues from head and branch offices watched this lecture via live webcast.
On May 14, 2019, litigation team leader Shaun and senior legal counsel Jessica of Hong Kong office of Mourant Ozannes, a famous offshore law firm, visited ZhongYin Law Firm for in-depth sharing and exchange with our excellent attorneys in relevant areas. Our director and senior partner Yan Penghe, supervisory committee member and senior partner Sun Jian and other attorneys attended the exchange.
On May 10, 2019, the second “ZhongYin Lecture Hall” in 2019 was hosted as scheduled. In the lecture, Attorney Liu Peng, a risk control expert specially appointed by (China) Commerce Development Center, shared his experience in practice on the subject “Corporate Seal Management and Legal Risk Prevention and Control”. Our senior partner Chen Yongxue presided over the lecture. Over 30 attorneys of the firm attended this lecture on site, and over 150 colleagues from head and branch offices watched this lecture via live webcast.
In order to implement China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”, build diversified dispute resolution methods, and continuously make commercial mediation more professional, a mediator appointment meeting of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) is held in Nanjing recently. Li Jian, a management committee member and a senior partner of ZhongYin (Nanjing), and Lai Chunhua, an attorney of ZhongYin (Beijing), were appointed as mediators of Mediation Center of CCPIT / China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC).
Recently, ZhongYin Law Firm and Beijing New Oriental Dogwood Cultural Communications Co., Ltd. (or New Oriental Dogwood for short) have entered into a legal service agreement, pursuant to which, ZhongYin’s senior partners Yang Baoquan and Zhao Ru are engaged as permanent legal advisors.
On June 11, 2019, Yantai Raytron Technology Co., Ltd. whose legal services are provided by ZhongYin Law Firm successfully got its STI IPO application approved at the 2nd Review Meeting of STI Listing Committee held by Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2019. The case was undertaken by our attorneys Dai Yue and Yu Yang.
Recently, ZhongYin Law Firm has entered into an employment contract for regular legal counseling with Sun-stone Development Co., Ltd. (Short Name: Sun-stone Development, Stock Code: 603612). The team led by Wang Ting, Tan Jun and Wu Guanghong, who are ZhongYin’s senior partners, and responsible for business in the capital market, will provide the professionally legal service to advise it on its daily compliance operation, capital operation, information disclosure and other issues.
Recently, Hong Kong ZhongDian Capital Co., Ltd. (the “ZhongDian Capital”) has purchased regular legal counsel services through competitive negotiation. The team led by Gao Wei, a senior partner of ZhongYin Law Firm, by virtue of its outstanding track record in legal services and rich experience in overseas capital operation, has won the bid and been engaged as regular legal counsel by ZhongDian Capital.
On May 24, 2019, the Mediation Center of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission completed the engagement and appointment of mediators according to the Mediation Rules of the Mediation Center of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. Guo Lijun, a partner of ZhongYin Law Firm, was engaged and appointed as one of the first batch of mediators of the mediation center, with a term of engagement starting from June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2023.