On Dec 5, 2019, the global leading legal market rating agency Chambers and Partners officially published 2020 Asia-Pacific Guide, releasing the rankings of PRC law firms able to provide PRC law advice. ZHH lived up to people’s expectations and was once again awarded the Band 1 Law Firm in the section “Corporate/Commercial: Western (Chongqing)”. ZHH has been on the rankings of Chambers and Partners for 12 years and awarded the Band 1 Law Firm successively for many times. This not only demonstrates ZHH’s strength in the field of corporate and commercial, but also is a recognition of a specialized, large-size and internationalized ZHH.
Since starting in 1969, Chambers & Partners Rankings has been deemed as the benchmark in the legal field. Chambers & Partners currently has a big full-time research team of over 170 researchers. Through rigid research and evaluation system, it fully examines law firms in all jurisdictions across the globe and selects the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in each legal practice area based on clients’ feedback, research and market data. For rankings of PRC law firms in different practice areas, the research and evaluation are mainly based on the team profile, business advantages, team strengths, industrial knowledge, work efficiency, latest happenings, business highlights, leading lawyers, excellent clients, etc.
Since its establishment in 1997, ZHH has been committed to providing first-class commercial legal services and its pioneering role in the reestablishment and development of China’s legal profession has been known in the industry. After over 20 years of steady development, ZHH has become an integrated law firm which provides comprehensive legal services and takes the lead in many legal practice areas, and ZHH will continue to improve its professional services. Currently, ZHH has offices in Chongqing, Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Guiyang, Hong Kong, New York and other places. ZHH has 69 partners, more than 280 lawyers and professionals, 11% of which have a doctorate degree, 23% graduated from overseas prestigious universities, and 78% have a master degree. ZHH will continue to promote the development of specialization, scale and internationalization, improve the internal operation mechanism and law firm culture, and pay attention to foreign exchanges and further education. Being extensively praised and trusted by clients from home and abroad, ZHH boasts a leading position and advantages in corporate/commercial, M&A and listing, bankruptcy (reorganization) and liquidation, foreign direct investment and overseas investment, banking and finance and other business fields.