16th floor, Palm Springs International Center
199 Tianfu Avenue
Chengdu City



Key contacts:

Chief partner: Shoutai Cheng
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 1600
Languages: Chinese, English, Japanese, French, German, Korean

Practice areas

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance


  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Food and beverage
  • Forestry
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities


Established on May 25th, 2000, Tahota Law Firm has become a leading large and comprehensive law firm in China. It began its business in western China and now it has set up branch offices in Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Guiyang, Jinan, Kunming, Lhasa, Tianjin, Xi'an, Taiyuan, Xining, Nanjing, Wuhan,Haikou,Hong Kong, Washington D.C., Sydney, Kathmandu.

Talent lawyers with profound theoretical foundation and extensive practical experiences are the cornerstones of Tahota Law Firm's development. Tahota Law Firm pays great attention to its lawyers' career development planning and has established a scientific talent mechanism which has attracted more than 1500 lawyers. Most lawyers are graduated from renowned domestic and foreign law schools, while dozens of them have acquired Doctor's degrees, overseas education backgrounds and professional qualifications for delimitation of stateowned property, certified public accountant, certified tax agents and patent agency, etc.

Tahota implements a working mechanism combining the specialized labor division and team cooperation. Each business field is composed of partners and lawyers who are familiar with the legal knowledge and have rich experience in this field. Tahota implements “five + one team cooperation mode”, each business team can quickly get full supports from other business teams and local office when necessary.

Knowledge management with a focus on development of key practicing areas has promoted Tahota Law Firm's professionalization. There are nearly 20 practice groups which consists of professional lawyers led by partners with relevant expertise. They are dedicated to extensive and in-depth exploitation and business development in these practicing areas, which has perfected Tahota Law Firm's legal services in both traditional and emerging business fields. Tahota Law Firm has established a special Business Research Department as its knowledge management platform to accumulate and manage knowledge of each field, to promote knowledge exchange and usage among different practice groups, and to ensure the constant improvement of Tahota Law Firm's overall service level. Increasing demands from high quality clients have urged Tahota Law Firm to constantly expand its legal services fields.

Tahota Law Firm has accumulated many long-term and stable clients all over China covering a wide spectrum of sectors including government, finance, real estate, aviation, high-end manufacturing, environment protection, energy, medical care, commerce, tourism and culture, etc. In order to satisfy client’s demand of business expansion, Tahota Law Firm has also established close cooperation relationship with various professional institutions and associations around the world.

TAHOTA Beijing Office

Address1:12F, Tower A, Ocean International Center, 56 Dongsihuan Zhonglu,

Address2: Chaoyang District, Beijing, PRC

Zip Code:100025




Chongqing Office

Address 1:F36, Fortune Financial Center (FFC), No. 1, Caifu Avenue, Yubei District, 

Address 2: Chongqing, PRC

Zip Code:401120



Guiyang Office

Address:42F, Building B, Mansion 101, Convention and Exhibition City, Guanshanhu District, Guiyang, Guizhou, PRC

Zip Code:550081



Jinan Office

Address:F24,China Resource Building,No.11111 of Jingshi Road,Lixia District,Ji'nan

Zip Code:250101




Kunming Office

Address:12th Floor, High-Tech Plaza, No. 398 West 2nd Ring Road, Kunming, Yunnan, PRC

Zip Code:650000



Lhasa Office

Address:10F, Building9, ZheshangInternational, Chagu Ave., Liuwu New District, Lhasa, Tibet, PRC

Zip Code:850000




Tianjin Office

Address:24F, Tower C3, Teda MSD-C Block, No.79, 1st Avenue, Binhai New Area Development Zone, Tianjin, PRC

Zip Code:300450




Shanghai Office

Address:19F, Tower B, GreenlandCenter, No. 500,Yunjin Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, PRC

Zip Code:200030




Shenzhen Office

Address:Floor 4, CECT Information Tower, No. 1 Xinwen Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, PRC

Zip Code:518000




Taiyuan Office

Address:East 22F, Jisheng Times Financial Plaza, Jinyuan District, Taiyuan, Shanxi, PRC

Zip Code:030000



Xi’an Office

Address:F28, Building A, Jiahe Business Building, No. 500, South Cuihua Road, Yanta District, Xi’an, Shanxi, PRC



Nanjing Office

Address:F20, Xinlihua Center, New Town Science Park, No.151, Taishan Road, Jianye District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, PRC

Zip Code:210004



Wuhan Office

Address:21F, Jinhe Center, No.191, Xudong Street, Hongshan District, Wuhan



HaiKou Office

Address:2F, North of Exit of Baoan Jiangnan City, No. 66, Peace Avenue, Meilan District, Haikou City

Tel:+86 898 68581979

Fax:+86 898 68592287


Hong Kong Office

Address:Room 1202, 12th Floor, Tower 1, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Hong Kong, PRC

Zip Code:999077

Tel:+852 3968 9566

Fax:+852 2866 7633


Nepal Office

Address:Saakha House, Aditi Marga, Tinkune, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Tel:977- 4111797, 598, 983, 985, 986,

Fax:977 1 4111904


Washington  Office

Address:4103 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 101, Fairfax, VA 22030-4107

Zip Code:(888)510-6158



Sydney  Office

Address:Level 3, 56 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Tel:+61 2 9917 7028


Zhiqiang Liu, Senior partner

Advising Power China Real Estate Group Ltd. on its RMB 8.23 billion acquisition of equity of 7 real estate development companies in mainland China.


Jun Liu, Senior partner

Advising Vanke (Chengdu) Enterprise Co., Ltd. on its RMB 3.962 billion acquisition of part equity projects of Chengdu Chengrui Real Estate Co., Ltd


Jinnan Li, Senior partner

Advising Russia nahodka chemical fertilizer company on its worth USD 150 billion Annual output of 1.8 million tons of methanol project