On November 15th, 2023,The Legal 500, an internationally renowned legal rating agency, released the ranking of Asia-Pacific law firms 2024. Chance Bridge Law Firm has been rated as Tier 4 Recommended Law Firms in Dispute Resolution: Litigation, as well as Firms to watch Recommended Law Firms in WTO/International Trade for its outstanding capabilities and performance in the market.
1. DISPUTE RESOLUTION: LITIGATION: PRC FIRMS
Practice head(s) and Other key lawyers:Ye Qiang, Hu Yuxiang, Wang Liyong, Huang Sizhe
2. WTO/INTERNATIONAL TRADE: PRC FIRMS
Practice head(s) :Lingchen Pu
The Dispute Resolution Team of Chance Bridge
The Dispute Resolution Team of Chance Bridge specializes in handling major, complex and difficult cases in the commercial and financial sectors. We have represented China Construction Bank, China Minsheng Banking Corp. Ltd., Xiamen International Bank , CITIC Securities, Zhongshan Securities, Ping An Trust, China Fortune International Trust Co., Ltd., COFCO Trust, Galaxy Jinhui Security Asset Management Corporation Limited, POWERCHINA Real Estate Group Ltd., COFCO Corporation, COFCO Property, Golden Resources, and many other large enterprises in the Supreme People's Court, local high people's courts, local financial courts and arbitration commissions, handling cases totaling tens of billions of RMB in the past three years.
In recent years, based on the outstanding professionalism and market performance, We have consistently achieved new developments in the area of dispute resolution and gained good reputation and recognitions. In 2021-2023, ranked in the areas of commercial litigation and construction and real estate by Benchmark Litigation China; shortlisted of the firms of Year in dispute resolution for China Law & Practice in 2021-2023; awarded the Band 4 recommeded law firm in dispute resolution in 2022-2024 by The Legal 500 and several partners are recommended.
The International Trade and Compliance Team of Chance Bridge
The Chance Bridge international trade and compliance team, consisting of nine full-time lawyers, is one of the first PRC legal teams to be engaged in WTO, international trade and compliance services. It is also the leading legal team in China capable of providing PRC government, industry associations, import and export enterprises with WTO dispute settlement, anti-dumping, countervailing, anti-circumvention, safeguard measures, trade compliance, import and export control, economic sanctions, and other legal services. We have been able to assist our clients in obtaining the most favorable results possible in many cases, including obtaining the zero tax rate, the lowest tax rate in China or case closing with no measures or price undertakings.
Our team is on the approved list of outside legal advisors of the Ministry of Commerce, Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province and Department of Commerce of Shandong Province, and we have consistently been ranked in the top tier by many leading industry publications, including Chambers and Partners, ALB, Legal 500, Asialaw Profiles, and Who’s Who Legal, for many consecutive years.
Over the past 30 years, the members of the Chance Bridge international trade and compliance team have represented the PRC government, industry associations and hundreds of companies on WTO and international trade matters in various countries including the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Taiwan, Peru, Indonesia, Pakistan, GCC, Eurasian Economic Union, Malaysia, Turkey and Ukraine. The team has acted for various clients covering a wide range of industries, such as iron and steel industry, photovoltaic industry, non-metallic products industry, petrochemical and textile industries, light industry, chemical industry, electromechanical industry, food industry, agricultural products, rubber industry, plastic industry, furniture, and specialist equipment.
Over the years, our team has established close and favorable working relationships with investigating authorities, governmental agencies, industrial organizations and foreign lawyers worldwide. We are able to draw upon the specialist knowledge and experience of members of the team in different areas and work together in a seamless manner to provide high qualityand international standard of legal services to companies in all industry sectors.
The Legal 500 Comments: “Chance Bridge Law Firm‘s international trade and compliance department is headed by Lingchen Pu, whose track record includes representing Chinese exporters and industrial associations in hundreds of trade remedy investigations; and assisting the Chinese government with responding to subsidies investigations.”