One of the dominant market players, Zhong Lun Law Firm enjoys a prominent reputation in the Chinese legal market and has solid experience across all dispute resolution practice areas. Along with its stellar Beijing and Shanghai offices, the Guangdong office also maintains a strong presence in the local disputes market. With a strong track record and extensive expertise in both domestic and international litigation, the team regularly represents clients across banking and financial services, corporate and transactions, real estate and construction, intellectual property and government compliance.
The leaders of the team are partner Furong Deng and Baisha Zhang. They focus on construction and real estate and commercial disputes, respectively.
In commercial disputes, the firm acted for Bank of Jiujiang Guangzhou branch and Meizhou Guangmei Investment Enterprise against a jewellery company, Junjue Hotel, and two guarantors of the jewellery company [WC(1] [WA(2] in respect of a loan contract dispute. The case was one of the most significant for Jiujiang and Guangmei in the last three years. Also, the firm represented Guangzhou Yuexiu Financial Leasing against Henan TV on a financial leasing contract dispute.
In international arbitration, the firm represented Guangfa Securities Asset Management in an arbitration against an A-share listed company and its ultimate beneficial owners relating to a stock-pledged repurchase agreement dispute that amounts to Rmb2.6 billion[WC(3] before the Guangzhou Arbitration Commission. The case is a flagship for financial institutions to settle similar disputes using arbitration in Guangdong, and also concerns the recognition and enforcement of the award in Hong Kong.