On 23 November 2022, The Legal 500, the well-known legal media publisher, released its 2023 rankings of Asia Pacific law firms. The rankings honored Lifang & Partners
by highly recommending 10 lawyers and 3 practice areas.
Remarkably, one practice area, "Intellectual property: contentious", was recognized as "Tier 1", the highest designation. Meanwhile, Lifang & Partners also listed as a Recommended Law Firm in "Intellectual property: non-contentious" and "Antitrust and competition".
and ZHANG Bin,
senior partners of Lifang & Partners, was named in "Hall of Fame", and recommended in Intellectual property. What worth to note is XIE Guanbin was recommended both in Intellectual property and Antitrust/competition areas. In addition, WU Li
, YU Haidong
, ZHANG Yuanyuan
, XU Manxia
, ZHANG Lei
and WANG Xiao were named as recommended IP lawyers. JIAO Shan
and WU Xuting were among Recommended for Antitrust and Competition.
Ranked Practice Areas
Tier 1: Intellectual Property: contentious
Tier 3: Intellectual Property: non-contentious
Tier 3: Antitrust and competition
Hall of Fame
Next Generation Partners
Practice Heads in IP: XIIE Guanbin, ZHANG Bin, WU Li, YU Haidong, ZHANG Yuanyuan, XU Manxia
Other Key Lawyers in IP: ZHANG Lei, WANG Xiao
Practice Heads in Antitrust and Competition: XIE Guanbin, JIAO Shan
Other Key Lawyers in Antitrust and Competition: WU Xuting
‘Lifang Lawyers is a professional IP legal service team that has maintained high-efficiency and cost-effective professional services for many years.’
About Lifang & Partners
Founded in 2002, Lifang & Partners
is a full-service law firm with offices in major Chinese business hubs of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Haikou, as well as South Korean capital, Seoul. We provide a full range of award-winning legal services covering intellectual property, antitrust and competition law, securities and capital markets, dispute resolution, and more.
Lifang & Partners is a well-rounded and diverse team that provides one-stop, high value-added services. Many of our partners and lawyers attended top law schools in China and abroad. Some have worked in the central government, major regulatory commissions, the courts, or overseas in well-known international law firms or multinational companies. Through their exceptional educational backgrounds and rich practical experiences, they have enjoyed successful careers in their chosen fields of expertise. Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Asian Legal Business, Managing Intellectual Property and China Business Law Journal have recommended several of Lifang & Partners’ lawyers on multiple occasions.
About The Legal 500
The Legal 500 is the UK's leading law rating agency, which ranks and reviews the top law firms and lawyers worldwide based on meticulous practical performance testing and extensive industry feedback. Lifang & Partners has been ranked in The Legal 500 for many years.