Established in January. 1993, Zhong Yin Law Firm (hereinafter referred to as “ZHONG YIN”), is one of the first and largest law firms authorized by China Judicial Departments, as well as the first law firm specialized in securities. ZHONG YIN has set its brand of “ZHONG YIN LAWYER” in legal profession and financial securities area, for its professionalism in financial securities and international business, and ranks one of the top ten law firms in China.
Numbering nearly 1000 lawyers and staffs most of whom have obtained master or doctor degrees from prestigious universities in China and abroad, and many lawyers have work experience in governments, enterprises, and well-known law firms, which gains them rich practical experience. And ZHONG YIN has provided IPO services to over 100 clients who have completed the IPO. There are more than 300 listed companies to which ZHONG YIN has provided or is providing legal service. ZHONG YIN also has provided high-quality legal service for thousands of organizations such as National Council for Social Security Fund, PRC, China Development Bank, Sinopec Group.
On January 23, 2010, ZHONG YIN won the title of "Best Law Firm in Finance and Securities area of China" in the ceremony for Brand and large scale BBS event of the Year in 2010. Also in 2012, ZHONG YIN won the “The Chambers Excellence Award of Chinese Law”. ZHONG YIN was judged as the second fastest growing law firms in China, identified by Asian Legal Business (ALB) Magazine in their ranking of China's top 10 fastest growing law firms in 2012, which was the fourth time ZHONG YIN won the award, and the Director of ZHONG YIN Mr. Zhao Cenghai was elected by Asian Legal Business (ALB) as "the best management partner of the year". In 2009, ZHONG YIN was elected as “The Number Seven of the Top 300 Law Firms in China" by the website Lawon; and ZHONG YIN has been one of the top twenty Chinese Law firms honored by Asia Legal Business(ALB), and ranked top ten for three years. In 2013, for the second time, ZhONG YIN won the “Best Law Firm of the Year” in asset securitization and financial derivatives area, “Leading Law Firm” in China international trade and WTO area, and was elected as “China Leading Law Firm” by The Chambers Asia 2013.
There are ten service centers in the headquarter office of ZHONG YIN, including Legal Service Center of Finance & Securities, Legal Service Center of Risk Management, Legal Service Center of Corporate Affairs, Legal Service Center of Real Estate and Construction Engineering, Legal Service Center of Intellectual Property Rights, Legal Service Center of International Business, Legal Service Center of Trade Remedies & WTO, Legal Service Center of Disputes Resolution, Legal Service Center of Criminal, and Legal Service Center of Non-performing Assets. According to the needs of business management, there are several different service departments under the ten service center.
ZHONG YIN commits to offer high-quality and efficient legal services for global clients with different needs in English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Chinese etc.
ZHONG YIN has provided legal services for thousands of domestic and overseas enterprises in more than forty industries (such as energy, petroleum, mineral products, metallurgy, chemical, electric power, paper making, biological medicine, traffic, navigation, railway, automobile, trade, bank, insurance, securities, real estate, communication, software and high and new technology, etc.), and provided legal services of stock issuance and listing to hundreds of enterprises (which are nation-wide significantly influencing Chinese enterprises and foreign-invested enterprises), including such legal services in related capital market as reorganization and corporatization, IPO of domestic stock A and B, issuance and listing of overseas stocks, new share issuance and share allotment, domestic and overseas merger and acquisition, foreign investment, debts restructuring, asset securitization, bank or syndicated loan, commercial or trade financing, project financing, insurance. Meanwhile, ZHONG YIN provides legal risk management services for hundreds of transnational companies, large-size domestic companies and trade organizations. ZHONG YIN has been one of the law firms always at the leading edge and outstanding position not only in traditional legal services fields, such as bank financing, foreign investment, corporate transformation, corporate affairs, international trade, protection of intellectual property, labor law, disputes resolution and securities service, but also in the emerging service fields, such as private equity investment, bankruptcy, tax affairs, non-performing assets, financial derivatives, asset securitization and leveraged buyout.
ZHONG YIN maintains very good work relationship with the governmental authorities, such as the People’s Bank of China, China Banking Regulatory Commission, China Securities Regulatory Commission, China Insurance Regulatory Commission, State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and has good service connections and communications with each level of judicial authorities and arbitration agencies. Based on domestic resources, ZHONG YIN can always find the best solutions to all of clients’ thorny problems, meanwhile, ZHONG YIN has been cooperating with foreign lawyer institutions in America, Canada, England, France, Germany, Australia, Korea, etc. to ensure the clients of ZHONG YIN can promptly obtain high-quality services all around the world.
ZHONG YIN clings to the service concept of “clients first and supreme, solidarity and cooperation, diligence and conscientiousness, high-quality and efficiency”, and dedicates to provide clients with high-quality and efficient legal services, create warm and motivating development platform for employees, and realize excellent and steady value returns to partners”. Outstanding legal services enable ZHONG YIN to be the most acceptable and reliant partner to each client.