18/F, Tower B, Xinsheng Plaza
5 Finance Street, Xicheng District
Beijing, 100032

+86 10 6657 8066

+86 10 6657 8016

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Partner: Xu Ling
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Managing Partner: Cui Liguo
Number of lawyers: 700+
Languages: Chinese Mandarin, English, French, Japanese

Guantao Law Firm, founded in 1994, is one of the pioneer law firms in China. Headquartered in Beijing, Guantao now has 18 offices in main cities at home and abroad. In Hong Kong, Guantao merged with Peter C. Wong, Chow & Chow and was localized as a Hong Kong law firm under the name of Guantao & Chow. In Sydney, Guantao combined with CS Lawyers and was localized as an Australian law firm. After more than two decades of hard work and dedication, Guantao is now recognized as one of the leading law firms in China.

Guantao has established strategic alliance with the UK-based international law firm Ashurst LLP. In February 2018, Guantao and Ashurst established a Joint Operation Office (JOO) in China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone. Through the strong relationship with Ashurst, Guantao aims to continue delivering service excellence and sharing resources and information for the benefit of its domestic and international clients.

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Cui Liguo

  • Advising China National Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (CNNP) on its public issuance of Convertible Corporate Bond

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Sheng Leiming

  • Shanghai Tower Project

Lv Liqiu

  • BOT project for 1,200MW coal-fired power plant located in Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam

Su Bo

  • Advising China Reinsurance Group on its acquisition of 100% equity of Chaucer Insurance

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