Emerged successfully from China’s legal market, we are a team of talented, passionate law practitioners who are committed to stay as strong yet adaptable market leaders. We serve our PRC and overseas clients with solid legal expertise and valuable business insights, distinguishing ourselves in the market with a well-built reputation. We have outstanding track records in a large spectrum of commercial areas, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, venture capital, fund formation, antitrust, foreign direct investment, outbound investment, wealth management and corporate compliance.
We have served various industry backbones, innovation pioneers, and sophisticated investors who are leading the Chinese market. We have advised our clients on a variety of high-profile transactions, through which we are privileged to witness their success in growing into the predominant leaders of their respective sectors and the rapid rise of China's economic force.
All of our partners are seasoned practitioners in their respective fields equipped with solid professional skills and extensive practice experience. Many of them have become regulars in various professionally reputable awards and rankings. All of our lawyers are graduates of prestigious law schools in China and many have received post-graduate legal education from top law schools in common law jurisdictions. We have a highly selective recruitment process to ensure that we are only joined by the most talented and promising candidates in the market.
We believe in the power of technology. We have focused on investment into information technologies and smart systems to upgrade our way of practice. Our technology edge has laid the foundation of our outstanding legal services with steady quality, high efficiency and strong adaptability. We firmly believe that our efforts in digitalizing our services will fuel the legal industry in China with fresh and powerful revolutions.
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 as well as in Hong Kong and London. 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 3,000. 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 and Criminal. 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.
Commerce & Finance Law Offices (“Tongshang”) is one of the first truly private partnership and of the best commercial law firms in China. Founded in 1992, Tongshang has steadily built up its well-recognized practice and reputation in Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance, New Economy (TMT, Healthcare and Education), Competition & Antitrust, Investment Fund, Restructuring & Insolvency, Regulatory, Labour and Employment, Wealth Management, Real Estate & Construction and Intellectual Property. Tongshang dedicated to providing advice and expertise at the highest levels. While most firms provide legal advice, Tongshang delivers business solutions.
JINCHENG TONGDA & NEAL (JT&N) is widely recognized as one of the leading full-service law firms in China and Asia as a whole, with deep expertise across a broad spectrum of practice areas. Founded in 1992, JT&N has grown to become one of the largest and most respected law firms in China, with hundreds of qualified and talented attorneys in 11offices located in key urban centers across the country. Our legal team is versatile and possesses excellent foreign language capabilities, ensuring that we are able to communicate and process domestic and cross-border transactions with fluency and skill. At JT&N, our mission is to provide tailored legal services that fully satisfy our clients’ requirements, and to deliver our services efficiently, economically, and with the highest standard of performance.