Chen & Co., a Chinese law firm organized as a partnership, was founded
in Shanghai in May 1998. With its main office located in the Shanghai
Stock Exchange Building, Chen & Co. currently has 3 partners and is
staffed by 6 qualified lawyers admitted in PRC in addition to
supporting staff. All the partners and legal staff is of long-period
law-related educational backgrounds and professional experiences.
Following the opening-up of the Chinese market, Shanghai, the ever
Oriental Pearl has rebecome a focus for commerce and investment in
China. For many years, lawyers currently working with Chen & Co. have
been acting for both Chinese and international clients on wide variety
of matters in connection with Chinese law. Following its rapid
expansion, the firm has formed three departments shortly after its
establishment, i.e. Company and Commercial Department, Property and
Construction Department and Litigation and Arbitration Department.
Although Chen & Co. is organised on a departmental basis, its staff
works as a team in order to provide the best possible service to its
Some of our lawyers received their law degrees or diploma in common
law country and civil law country. One of our lawyers even used to be
working with some international law firms in London and Hongkong.
Apart from Chinese and English, some members of the firm speak French
and Japanese fluently. In addition, our lawyers are able to prepare
all legal documents and render legal opinions both in Chinese and
Chen & Co. has the expertise, experience, technical resources and
human resources to undertake large and complex matters at short notice
and complete them quickly and efficiently. Chen & Co. delivers
complete and practical advice and action based on clear thinking and
a full understanding of client's business needs. The firm aims always
to provide a commercial answer rather than simply coming up with a
narrow legal response.
Chen & Co. offers a broad range of services to merchant and
international banks, securities houses and commercial, industrial and
government clients in China and plenty of international companies and
banks and the firm has a particular reputation for representing
clients involved in transactions or disputes.
Chen & Co. has invested considerable effort in developing highly
sophisticated legal information systems. Desk terminals give
immediate access to both internal and external databases. This means
that standard documentation, advice, opinions and conference papers
are instantly available to its lawyers. The system is continually
updated to reflect changes in law and legal practice and the range of
accessible external on-line information is constantly being expanded.
If you would like further information about our firm, please get in
touch with one of the member shown overleaf or if you prefer, your
regular contact partner.