The dispute resolution business of East & Concord is in the leading position in the industry. For a long time, we have provided professional, efficient and innovative dispute resolution solutions and services for multinational enterprises, state-owned or private capital enterprises, financial institutions and other domestic and foreign clients, helping clients cope with different challenges under domestic litigation and arbitration, international arbitration and cross-border disputes, and achieving satisfactory results. The dispute resolution team of East & Concord is composed of professionals with different backgrounds. Faced with clients' legal affairs, senior arbitrators and professional lawyers provide clients with solutions from different perspectives, and provide all-round solutions with rich experience accumulated from Chinese law and training received from British and American law degrees.
The dispute resolution team of East & Concord is experienced in handling major, difficult and complex litigation and arbitration cases. Many representative cases undertaken by the dispute resolution team are included into the case base by the Supreme People's court and China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. The dispute resolution team is not only proficient in litigation and arbitration, but also has a deep understanding of the business practices of various industries. It can accurately grasp the business demands of clients and help clients balance business risks.
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.
Established in 1992, Beijing Zhonglun W&D Law Firm is one of the first partnership law firms approved by the Ministry of Justice. After years of development, it has become a large comprehensive law firm based in China with the goal of establishing its international presence. It is also the first Chinese law firm to open up offices in London and Riyadh. The headquarter of Zhonglun W&D Law Firm is located in Beijing and the firm has opened branch offices in cities in Chinese mainland including Shanghai, Chengdu, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Taiyuan, Ji'nan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Qianhai, Xiamen, Changsha, Changzhou, Chongqing, Shenyang, Hangzhou, Dalian, Zhengzhou, Xi'an, Kunming and Qingdao. Besides its office in Hong Kong, Zhonglun W&D Law Firm has also opened up offices in major cities in Europe and the Middle East including London, Riyadh, Paris, Lyon, Berlin and Hamburg.
Beijing Zhonglun W&D Law Firm employs a large number of highly professional lawyers who are knowledgeable in theory with years of practice under their belts, including more than 2,000 currently licensed lawyers and professional practitioners, capable of providing comprehensive, quality and efficient professional legal services for both domestic and international clients. Our highly qualified team of lawyers and international geographic distribution of offices enable Zhonglun W&D Law Firm to provide top class legal solutions for its clients around the world. We are able to provide multilingual legal services for our clients in Chinese, English, French, Korean, Japanese and Arabic. We service clients in jurisdictions that practice civil law, common law and Sharia law, making us a leading law firm in the country.
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.