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.

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  • On September 19, 2019, a foreign-related legal exchange meeting on the theme of “The Latest Development in the Cayman Fund Market” was held at ZhongYin Law Firm. The meeting was chaired by the firm’s director and senior partner Yan Penghe and partner Zhang Hui. Lin Yixuan, a senior offshore attorney from the Hong Kong office of Ogier Law Firm, shared his wonderful opinions.

  • On September 16, 2019, a China-Brazil Foreign-related Legal Exchange Meeting was held at ZhongYin Law Firm. Guilherme Rizzo Amaral, Giacomo Paro, and Clarissa Yokomizo, partners of Souto Correa, a Brazilian law firm, visited ZhongYin. Liu Xiaoyu and Wu Zetao, the Management Committee Members and Senior Partners, Sun Jian, a member of the Supervisory Committee and a Senior Partner, Senior Partners Yang Baoquan and Zheng Songzhe, Partners Liu Sumei, and associates such as Niu Baoyuan and Duan Zhifang of ZhongYin attended the meeting. Guilherme Rizzo Amaral gave a speech on the theme of “Foreign Investment and Foreign Investor Protection in Brazil”. After the speech, the attendees made further exchanges in practice.

  • On September 8, 2019, the 2019 LegalTech Conference sponsored by Beijing Thunisoft Co., Ltd. was grandly opened at the International Conference Center in the Zhongguancun Software Park. Themed of “Jointly Open A New Chapter in LegalTech, to Help the New Development of the Rule of Law in China”, the conference interpreted the LegalTech ecology from various aspects such as profession practice, technology application, academic research, legal service, and administrative law enforcement. Approximately 2,000 people, including Xu Jianfeng, the Director of the Information Center of the Supreme People's Court, Zhao Zhigang, the Director of the Procuratorial Technical Information Research Center of the Supreme People's Procuratorate, Yao Xiongsen, the Deputy Director of the Information Center of the Ministry of Justice, Shen Weixing, a Professor and the Dean of the School of Law, Tsinghua University, Xu Shenjian, a Professor and the Dean of the Graduate School of Law, China University of Polit

  • On September 3, 2019, a “China-India Legal Practice Exchange Meeting” was held at ZhongYin Law Firm. Partner Santosh Pai, Counsel Li Qin and Associate Wei Yuanyuan of Link Legal India Law Services visited ZhongYin for exchange. Yan Penghe, the Director and Senior Partner, Liu Xiaoyu and Wu Zetao, the Management Committee Members and Senior Partners Sun Jian, the Supervisory Committee Member and Senior Partner, and associates such as Niu Baoyuan and Hou Shiling attended the exchange meeting. The parties conducted in-depth exchanges on topics of common concern.

  • The Department of Planning, Finance and Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) has recently approved the project initiation for, and took charge of the Private Construction Enterprises’ Participation in Promoting the Belt and Road Initiative together with the Construction Industry Sub-council under the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) . As the only legal service provider, ZhongYin Law Firm has been designated as a member of the research project and is responsible for the part of the research on market, policy, business environment, laws and regulations, and the like related to private construction enterprises’ Going Global strategy. On September 3, 2019, the Belt and Road Construction Industry Society of ZhongYin Law Firm held a special meeting, and discussed warmly on the foregoing issues related to private construction enterprises’ Going Global strategy. The meeting was chaired by Ma Jinghui, a senior partner of t

  • In order to further strengthen the integration of risk control in the head and branch offices of ZhongYin Law Firm, and to practice in the area of securities and capital markets in a standardized and efficient manner, upon deliberation and decision, the management committee of ZhongYin has recently appointed Senior Partner Tan Jun as the director of the internal audit committee of ZhongYin.

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  • Recently, ZhongYin Law Firm has entered into a legal counseling agreement with CRCCRE Jinan Real Estate Co., Ltd. (“CRCCRE (Jinan)”). According to this agreement, Suo Weihua, a partner of ZhongYin, will serve as a legal counsel to CRCCRE (Jinan), to assist it with the development of real estate projects in Jinan, and to provide it with legal services such as compliance guidance, legal advisory, legal training, and contract review.

  • On October 30, 2019, Suo Weihua and Tong Xuejun, partners of ZhongYin Law Firm, were selected and engaged as independent supervisors by Yingda Insurance Asset Management Co., Ltd. (for short: Yingda Asset). According to the provisions of the Measures for the Administration of Indirect Investment of Insurance Funds in Infrastructure Projects, an independent supervisor shall meet the following conditions: (1) having good credit and positive market image; (2) having and effectively implementing sound internal management and project monitoring and operation systems; (3) having expertise and skills to fulfill the duties of independent supervision; (4) having engaged in relevant business for more than 3 years and having relevant experience; (5) having not been punished by competent authorities or regulatory authorities in the past 3 years; and (6) other conditions stipulated by CIRC. This engagement reflects not only the recognition by Yingda Asset of ZhongYin but also the full affirmation b

  • Recently, Suning Appliance Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Suning Group”) has received a “Notice of Acceptance of Filing” of its debt financing plan from Beijing Financial Assets Exchange Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “BFAE”), and has successfully filed its RMB 700 Mil debt financing plan with BFAE. Suning Group's long-term credit rating of issuer is AAA. The team led by Wang Shaoxing, an attorney of ZhongYin Law Firm, represented this client in this project.

  • After being selected by the People's Government of Sichuan Province into the Talent Pool (Legal Expert) of Sichuan, Guo Longwei, a senior partner of ZhongYin (Chengdu) Law Firm, upon competitive election, is also selected into the Talent Pool (Legal Expert) of Chengdu High-tech Zone, for a term of two years.

  • Recently, with the assistance of ZhongYin Law Firm, Shanghai Chuanmi Trading Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Shanghai Chuanmi”) has successfully acquired 100% equity in Russia Longworth Wood Harvesting Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Longworth”). Since April 2019, the team led by Ma Xiao and Yu Limiao, partners of ZhongYin, as the special legal counsel to Shanghai Chuanmi, with the assistance of local well-known law firms, has provided full-process legal services for the project, including legal due diligence, participation in designing transaction structure, drafting transaction documents, etc.

  • Recently, ZhongYin Law Firm and Beijing Zhongdun Anmin Analysis Technology Co., Ltd. (“Zhongdun Anmin”) have entered into a legal service agreement, pursuant to which, ZhongYin’s senior partners Yang Baoquan and Kou Yingjie are engaged by it as regular legal counsels exclusively on employment law.

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Name E-mail Job Work language Address

Harvey Yan

harveyyan@zhongyinlawyer.com

Executive partner、Senior partner

Chinese、English、French

Beijing

Huang Yunyan

huangyunyan@zhongyinlawyer.com

Senior partner

Chinese、English

Beijing

James Chen

chenjie@zhongyinlawyer.com

Practicing lawyer

Chinese、English

Beijing

Jia Zheng

jiazheng@zhongyinlawyer.com

Members of the management committee of the general administration、Senior partner

Chinese、English

Beijing

Jiang Jiping

jiangjiping@zhongyinlawyer.com

Senior partner

Chinese、English

Beijing

Jin Yong

jinyong@zhongyinlawyer.com

Partner

Chinese、English

Beijing

Ju Li

liju@zhongyinlawyer.com

Senior partner

Chinese、English

Beijing

Li Baofeng

libaofeng@zhongyinlawyer.com

Senior partner

Chinese、English、Japanese

Beijing

Li Jie

lijie@zhongyinlawyer.com

Senior partner

Chinese、English

Beijing

Li Shuangyan

lishuangyan@zhongyinlawyer.com

Partner

Chinese、English

Beijing