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Jingtian & Gongcheng and Mayer Brown JSM to launch association in Hong Kongpublish time:2015-09-01

(31 August, 2015, Beijing)–Following the establishment of Hong Kong branch in July 2015, Jingtian & Gongcheng (“Jingtian”) today announced that it has obtained formal approval from The Law Society of Hong Kong to form an association with Mayer Brown JSM in Hong Kong. Mayer Brown JSM is part of Mayer Brown, a global legal services provider. Under this arrangement, Mayer Brown JSM will provide office space and other resources to secondees from Jingtian in its Hong Kong office. Although the two firms will continue to operate as separate entities, they will co-operate to develop business on all fronts, and will collaborate to raise the standard of service delivered to clients.


"Hong Kong is a financial hub and gateway into and out of China. The association with Mayer Brown JSM will further strengthen our ability to provide high-quality service to clients, particularly on cross-border matters." Chairman of Jingtian's Strategy and Development Committee, Zhao Yang said, "We are excited with this step, and are looking forward to working with Mayer Brown closely so we can leverage our capabilities for the benefit of our clients from both firms."


Mayer Brown is a global legal services provider advising clients across the Americas, Europe and Asia. It serves many of the world’s largest companies, including a significant proportion of the Fortune 100, FTSE 100, DAX and Hang Seng Index companies.


Mayer Brown JSM (formerly known as Johnson Stokes & Master) is a part of Mayer Brown and one of the leading firms in Asia. Mayer Brown JSM was established in 1863 in Hong Kong which is the regional hub for the firm's Asia practices. With 170 lawyers, the Hong Kong presence makes Mayer Brown JSM one of the largest law firms in the city.



Founded in the early 1990s, Jingtian & Gongcheng is one of the first private and independent partnership law firms in China. Since its inception, the firm has been dedicated to providing clients with high-quality and efficient legal services and grown into one of the top full-service business law firms in China. The firm is active in a wide variety of practices and is recognized as an industry leader in Capital Market, Merger & Acquisition, Outbound Investment, Dispute Resolution, PE/VC Investments and etc. The firm is headquartered in Beijing with offices strategically located in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu and Hong Kong, among which the HK office is formed in association with Mayer Brown JSM.