Lifang’s corporate and commercial law practice covers a broad range of transactional and advisory work. Our corporate lawyers provide timely expert advice on comprehensive transactions of all sizes and complexities. We work with a variety of clients including multi-national companies, medium and large state owned enterprises, private companies and governmental agencies. We also provide our clients with practical legal solutions and along term perspective in regards to cross-border investments, mergers and acquisitions, contract law, antitrust, labor law and real estate.
We advise clients in a diverse range of industry sectors, including life sciences, technology, media and entertainment, journalism, financial services and real estate. Our business lawyers handle complex transactions that involve issues in other substantive areas of law. We exceed client needs by working seamlessly with our colleagues in our preeminent practices including antitrust and competition, labor and employment, arbitration and litigation, international trade, and intellectual property.
Investment and Financing
Along with the invigoration and opening-up of China’s investment and financial sector, Lifang by virtue of its professional knowledge and sound capability, has expanded the scope of its legal services in the areas of investments and finance. We have greatly impacted domestic financial and insurance legal practice. We regularly provide legal services in regards to overseas project financing, M&A loans and overseas M&As for China Development Bank and domestic enterprises “going-out.”
Lifang has long been providing legal services to the large state-owned commercial banks, joint-stock commercial banks, foreign banks, city commercial banks, village banks, large trust companies, insurance companies and various other financial institutions. Our areas of practice include international finance, syndicated loans, project finance, financial lawsuit, trust loan, bond underwriting and issuance, risk control, dispositions and acquisitions of non-performing assets, financial derivatives, and special and ongoing counseling for financial institutions.
Our construction and real estate practice combines our knowledge of contract, corporate and property law with industry knowledge. Lifang has been a group of excellent lawyers, which form its professional real estate team. Based on profound legal knowledge and industry expertise, our real estate team provides legal services for banks, real estate funds, developers, contractors, project investors and the Government. We can handle all aspects of a transaction including land development, project acquisition, engineering construction, real estate financing, and property management etc.
Lifang’s real estate team works closely with our dispute resolution team on construction and real estate matters, allowing us to minimize the potential for disputes or to deal with them expeditiously, should they arise. We assist our clients to mitigate their risks and to achieve their commercial objectives.
Lifang is capable of providing clients with a comprehensive labor law service, including conducting compliance audits, suggesting improvements for labor relationships, establishing labor management systems, providing key staff with labor law training, managing employee placements in special commercial transactions, handling the employment of foreigners, and resolving labor disputes.
Our Labor Law Practitioners possess rich experiences, aim to provide high quality legal services, and maintain close relationships with relevant government administrations, judicial organs, experts and scholars.