The IFLR1000 2023 rankings for Asia were announced on July 27th. Based on our continuing outstanding performance and excellent reputation in the past year, Chance Bridge Law Firm was recognized in the fields of Banking and finance; Capital markets : Structured finance and securitization; and Capital markets : Debt. Of particular note, the firm rose in the IFLR1000 rankings for Banking and Finance. Ning Zhu, managing partner, and Yuxiang Hu, partner, were recommended in the areas of M&A and Banking and finance, respectively.
The Asia-Pacific Listed Areas
Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation -Tier 3
Banking and finance -Tier 4
Capital markets : Debt -Tier 4
The Asia-Pacific Listed Lawyers
Ning Zhu is the managing partner of Chance Bridge Law Firm. Ms. Zhu's practice areas focus on capital market, finance and cross-border M&A. She has extensive professional experience in the areas of corporate listing, M&A and restructuring, private equity and venture capital, Chinese outbound investment and M&A and arbitration. Ms. Zhu has been recognized as IFLR1000 M&A Highly Regarded Lawyer, China Business Law Journal China's elite lawyers, and Who's Who Legal Capital Markets Recommended Lawyer for many years.
Banking and finance
Rising star partner
Yuxiang Hu is a partner of Chance Bridge Law Firm the Dispute Resolution Department. He focuses on financial dispute resolution and asset disposal. Over the past 10 years, he has represented more than 30 large-scale financial institutions and state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in various major and difficult cases involving over RMB 20 billion. He has continuously served as legal counsel for many financial institutions. Mr. Hu has been recognized as 2022-2023 IFLR1000 Banking and finance - Rising star partner, LEGALBAND 2022-2023 Top Ranked Lawyers - Rising Star, 2021 Client Choice: Top 15 Rising Partners and 2019 China 30 Under 30, and is a member of recommended list of foreign-related lawyers of the Beijing Lawyers' Association.
This is the seventh year that Chance Bridge Law Firm has been listed in the IFLR1000. Chance Bridge Law Firm has been recognized by Chambers and Partners, ALB, IFLR1000, Legal 500, Asialaw Profiles, Commercial Law, Who’s Who Legal, and other leading professional publications, having won honors and recognition in nearly 100 categories at home and abroad. In addition, nine Chance Bridge lawyers have been included by the Ministry of Justice and the Beijing Bar Association on the Foreign Legal Talents List (the official list of recommended lawyers for cross-border legal services).
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