AllBright Law Offices was founded in 1999 as a full-service law firm committed to providing the highest levels of quality advice to clients.
Based in Shanghai, AllBright has grown, innovated and provided unmatched service throughout a period of continuous economic and political change across China. Our focus on providing excellent advice and support to our clients has led to rapid expansion and we have established branch offices in 21 cities on the Chinese mainland (Hangzhou, Beijing, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Nanjing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Taiyuan, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xiamen, Jinan, Hefei, Zhengzhou, Fuzhou, Nanchang, Xi’an, Guangzhou, Changchun, Wuhan and Urumqi) as well as in Hong Kong, London (UK) and Seattle (USA). In addition, as a result of our increased international presence we have also established an association with the Hong Kong law firm Stevenson, Wong & Co. and a strategic partnership with the Bird & Bird LLP.
AllBright carries on the proud cosmopolitan culture of Shanghai and constantly seeks to bring together established legal professionals and outstanding young talent. In 2018, our team included nearly 2,300 lawyers, which grew to more than 2,800 in 2019, and now stands at over 3,100. This growth is a reflection of the importance we place on driving innovation, creating value for our clients and providing a global service for our clients.
At AllBright, we never stop upgrading and improving our professional legal services, while continuing to optimize our practice area layout. Currently, AllBright has ten major professional committees: Securities and Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, International Trade, Cross-Border Investment, Real Estate and Construction, Intellectual Property, Maritime Affairs，Bankruptcy Liquidation and reorganization, Litigation and Arbitration, Criminal and Tax Law. Each committee continually arranges speakers to address their members, informs members of key global conferences and encourages members to interact with partner firms and companies around the world. In doing so, we aim to achieve the highest levels of professional development within the firm.
Global Law Office is one of the Chinese law firms with the largest number of arbitration cases in China.
Our dispute resolution team is composed of over 50 partners with nearly 100 associates who have solid professional skills and extensive experience to provide comprehensive legal services for various practices including anti-trust & competition, banking & finance, capital market, compliance & regulatory, corporate/M&A and transactions, insolvency, IP, real estate & construction, shipping, labour & employment, tax, etc.
We also have a strong international network with foreign firms, which enable us to provide comprehensive dispute resolution services for our clients internationally.
Beijing Tongshang (Shenzhen) law firm (hereinafter referred to as “Shenzhen office”) was officially established in Shenzhen in April 1998 with the approval of the Department of Justice of Guangdong Province.
Shenzhen office has a group of 79 employees, including 13 partners, 59 lawyers and paralegals, and 7 administrators. The lawyers in Shenzhen are young and middle-aged lawyers with rich experience. With several years or even more than 10 years experiences in the fields of finance, company, investment, securities, real estate, education, etc. , all the lawyers graduated from the first-class universities in the country, and most of them have obtained master’s degree or above in law school.
In line with the “All for the benefit of customers”purpose, Shenzhen office to provide customers with high-quality, efficient professional services as our own mission. On the basis of giving full play to the expertise of each lawyer, Shenzhen office pays attention to the overall level of service and the quality of personnel, wholeheartedly meet the specific requirements of clients.
Following the principle of preciseness, efficiency and responsibility, Shenzhen office has established a strict business management system under the unified management of Beijing headquarters to ensure the timely, effective, coherent and accurate service for customers. Shenzhen office has a special reference room, and Beijing office has a full-time reference staff to collect the latest legal, economic, financial, securities and commercial information in a timely manner, Shenzhen office shares all information with Beijing office.
Lawyers in Shenzhen office have rich experience in foreign-related legal services, and together with the Beijing office, in a short period of time with the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia and Western Europe, a number of international law firms to establish a wide range of close cooperation. Through this connection, our customers can quickly access first-class international and professional services.
Shenzhen office encourages each lawyer to acquire extensive and in-depth professional knowledge and practical experience in finance and business, and to develop a deep understanding of various legal norms as well as a full understanding of the social environment. Trading Shenzhen relies on the overall experience, professional knowledge and competence of all lawyers, as well as coordination and cooperation with all lawyers and staff at the headquarters of Trading Beijing, on the basis of full understanding of the specific needs of clients, to provide concrete and feasible arrangements for the various requirements of clients in an efficient and expeditious manner.