Overview

With the approval of Beijing Municipal Bureau of Justice , Commerce & Finance Law Offices (“C&F”) was formally established in Beijing on May 16, 1992. At present, it has branch offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Chengdu, Hangzhou and Wuhan .


There are more than 700 professionals in C&F, including more than 100 partners and more than 500 attorneys and paralegals. All attorneys in C&F graduated from top-ranking universities in China; in particular, a number of them have obtained doctoral and master’s degrees from prestigious law schools in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, and have internship or work experience in law firms in the UK, the US, Canada, Japan or Hong Kong respectively. In addition, the attorneys in C&F have many years of practice experience in the fields of finance, securities, corporate, investment, taxation, trade, real estate, litigation and arbitration etc. A team of high-quality attorneys is the most valuable resource of C&F, and is also the guarantee for C&F to provide professional services for clients. Over more than 20 years since its establishment, C&F has been adhering to the tenet of “All for the benefits of clients” and following the principles of “Seriousness, Efficiency, Responsibility” to provide clients with high-quality, high-efficiency and professional services. On the basis of giving full play to the expertise of each and every attorney, C&F attaches importance to making best efforts to satisfy various specific requirements of clients with the overall service level and the quality of personnel. 


C&F is a comprehensive law firm with securities, investment and financial business as its main business, and is also one of the first law firms jointly approved by the Ministry of Justice and China Securities Regulatory Commission to engage in the securities related legal business. In terms of the main business of securities, investment and financial legal affairs, C&F has not only participated in a number of reorganization and listing projects of large and medium-sized state-owned enterprises, but also had a lot of successful experience and made pioneering achievements in the overseas listing of private enterprises with a red chip structure; moreover, it is one of the law firms in Mainland China that have participated the most in the overseas listing projects of Chinese companies.


The Dispute Resolution Department of C&F not only acts for clients in various litigation cases in courts at all levels in China, but also handles commercial arbitration cases for clients in a number of international arbitration institutions, including China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission , Beijing Arbitration Commission , Shanghai Arbitration Commission , Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission , Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce , ICC International Court of Arbitration , Hong Kong International Arbitration Center , American Arbitration Association , London Court of International Arbitration and Singapore International Arbitration Center ; as such, it has accumulated rich experience in dispute resolution. In the process of handling various businesses, the Dispute Resolution Department has provided constructive and practical legal advice on or solutions to the civil and commercial disputes of clients, and has successfully handled a large number of significant, complex and specialized civil and commercial disputes, in which satisfactory results have been achieved for clients.


In addition, the business of C&F also covers anti-monopoly, real estate, trade, project financing, maritime commerce, anti-dumping and other areas, enabling it to provide all-around and multi-level legal services for clients.