GCR 100 - 17th Edition

AnJie Law Firm

Professional notice

China

After opening its doors three years ago, competition boutique ANJIE LAW FIRM has risen quickly through the ranks of the Chinese bar. Zhan Hao, the firm’s managing partner, heads the burgeoning antitrust group, where he is joined by three partners in Beijing – including recently promoted Song Ying – and one in Shanghai. They cover the full antitrust spectrum, but particularly the behavioural side, and have been involved in some capacity in almost all the major NDRC probes, including infant milk, automobiles, liquid-crystal displays, telecommunications, insurance and pharmaceuticals.

Over the past few years, the firm’s antitrust group has pushed to significantly expand its portfolio in private litigation. The team successfully defended Sinopec against the oil sector’s first antitrust claim, brought by Yunnan YingDing Biodiesel, and represented Hitachi Metals in a suit related to the rare earth sector, which was brought by four magnet manufacturers. AnJie also represented Panasonic in a litigation brought by its distributor regarding a monopolistic agreement. The team has also handled various intellectual property-related antitrust investigations and litigations.

ANJIE LAW FIRM

AnJie Law firm is a full-service law firm providing legal services on an international basis. We have extensive experience marked by achievements in many professional areas. Since our establishment, AnJie has undergone rapid growth, and now has around 300 professionals and support staff across Beijing and its two branch offices in Shanghai and Shenzhen.

As successful practitioners in their fields, AnJie’s partners operate at the forefront of the profession, and are widely recognized for their legal excellence. They are graduates of prestigious schools in the People’s Republic of China and abroad, and are holders of the JD, LLM, PhD and other advanced professional degrees. Some have conducted post-doctoral research in their fields of specialization. In addition to obtaining professional qualifications from China, US, UK, Germany, Australia, Japan and other jurisdictions, the majority of our partners have practiced in leading international law firms, and accrued many years of experience prior to joining AnJie. Some have worked in national ministries and international organizations, and have built their careers while maintaining harmonious connections with government bodies and international organizations. Our professionals are capable of providing legal services directly in Chinese, English, Korean and Japanese.

We have accumulated a wide range of clients from various industries, including electronics, automobile, energy, internet, high-tech, aviation, real estate, finance, manufacturing, communications, information technology, healthcare, tourism, and retail. We continue to provide end-to-end services to numerous Fortune 500 companies, and develop tailored solutions for large state-owned and private enterprises operating in China.

In accordance with our motto; “Dedicated to Excellence”, AnJie lawyers have gained a reputation for delivering a seamless service across a broad range of practice areas, supported by their outstanding skills as legal practitioners and an unwavering commitment to professionalism. As such, our lawyers are endorsed in their respective markets by the legal media and numerous international ranking institutions such as Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who Legal, The Legal 500, Asian Legal Business (ALB), China Business Law Journal, and others.

Key Practice Areas: Antitrust and competition; Banking and finance; Capital markets; Corporate governance and compliance; Employment; Energy; Foreign Direct Investment (FDI); Insurance and reinsurance; Intellectual property; Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution; M&A; Private equity and venture capital; Real estate and construction projects; TMT and International trade and commerce.

AnJie has one of the largest and most experienced Antitrust/ Competition teams in China and are among the few top law firms in China who can provide clients with a full range of capabilities in this area, including merger control, investigation defense and private antitrust litigation. AnJie’s Antitrust/Competition practice is widely recognized and recommended by many international ranking institutions, including Chambers & Partners, Who’s Who, The Legal 500, China Law and Practice, Expert Guide, ALB and China Law and Practice.

Beijing Office:

19/F, Tower D1, Liangmaqiao Diplomatic Office Building, No. 19 Dongfangdonglu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100600

Tel: +86 10 8567 5988    

Fax: +86 10 8567 5999

Shanghai Office:

33/F, K.Wah Center, No. 1010 Huaihai Road (M), Xuhui District, Shanghai 200031

Tel: +86 21 2422 4888   

Fax: +86 21 2422 4800 

Shenzhen Office:

38/F, Tower 3, Kerry Plaza, No. 1-1 Zhongxinsi Road, Futian District, Shenzhen 518048

Tel: +86 755 8285 0609   

Fax: +86 755 8285 0605 

Website:www.anjielaw.com

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