Established in 1993, Zhong Yin Law Firm (hereinafter referred to as “ZHONG YIN”), is one of the first and largest law firms specialized in finance securities law service and legal risk management services in China and ranks one of the top ten law firms in China.
Numbering nearly 800 lawyers most of whom have obtained master or doctor degrees and staffs, 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 Firm in Finance and Securities area of China" in the ceremony for Brand and large scale BBS event of the Year in 2010. ZHONG YIN was judged as the second fastest growing law firms in China, named by Asian Legal Business (ALB) Magazine in their ranking of China's top 10 fastest growing law firms in 2009 and the Director of ZHONG YIN Mr. Zhao Cenghai was elected by Asian Legal Business (ALB) as "the best management partner of the year". ZHONG YIN was elected as “The Number Eight of the Top 300 Law Firms in China" by Law in 2009. ZHONG YIN was elected as “The Number Twenty-five of the Top 50 Law Firms in Asia" by Asian Legal Business (ALB) in 2009, and it was one of the top ten Chinese law firms.
There are ten service centers in the headquarter office of ZHONG YIN, namely, 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.
ZHONG YIN commits to offer high-quality and efficient legal services for global clients with different needs in the languages of English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Chinese.
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.), particularly, the 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, and also provided legal risk management services for hundreds of transnational companies, large-size domestic companies and trade organizations.
ZHONG YIN is one of the law firms always in 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 clients’ delicate 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 world-wide high-quality services.
ZHONG YIN holds a service concept of “clients are priority, solidarity and cooperation, due diligence, high-quality and efficiency”, and creates an operation concept of “providing clients with high-quality and efficient legal services, creating warm and aggressive development platform for employees, and realizing excellent and steady value returns to partners”. Outstanding legal services enable ZHONG YIN to be the most acceptable and reliant partner to each client.