was founded in 1993 and is one of the earliest partnership law firms approved by the Ministry of Justice. The total number of employees has reached 2,200, including more than 290 partners, more than 1,500 professionals, more than 400 trainee lawyers, paralegals and various professional support ... staff. The firm has offices in 16 cities all over the globe, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Chongqing, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. It offers high-standard services to clients from 60 countries and regions around the world. The firm's areas of expertise related to debt and equity work include equity/debt capital markets, real estate, private equity and investment funds, general corporate, foreign direct investments, M&A, banking and finance, ‘One Belt One Road Initiatives’ overseas investment, asset securitisation and financial products, tax laws, bankruptcy, antitrust and compliance, financial lease, dispute resolutions and telecommunications.