In November 2017, the Legal 500 published The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 edition, which recognizes Jincheng Tongda & Neal (JT&N) as one of the top full-service law firms in China, highly recommending JT&N in multiple practice categories, and honoring numerous JT&N attorneys, either as “Leading Individuals,” or other special achievement.
Specifically, JT&N is ranked as a leading firm in the following practice areas:
Noting that JT&N ranks among the best full-service law firms in China, Legal 500 singled-out the JT&N WTO/International Trade practice as one of the absolute best (Tier 1) in China, remarking that the practice “enjoys strong renown in the market.” The JT&N Corporate and M&A practice also earned high ranking (Tier 2), demonstrating an “impressive record handling PRC inbound deals, outbound public M&A, and take-private transactions.”
Legal 500 accorded special “Leading Individual,” recognition to JT&N attorneys Elizabeth Lan Lan (Corporate and M&A), Guohua (Annie) Wu (Corporate and M&A), Chen Yang (WTO/International Trade) and Jingyu Ma (Real Estate and Construction).Among those awards accorded by Legal 500, “Leading Individual” ranks the hightest.
Legal 500 “Next Generation Lawyer” honors are accorded to Associates Jiangxia Lu and Huan Zheng (Corporate and M&A).
Legal 500 also cited other notable JT&N attorneys for sector-specific work, including:
Senior Partners Biaochong Chen, Elizabeth Lan Lan and Haibo Xu (Banking and Finance);
Senior Partners Stephen Peng, Ketong Shi, Xiaodong Zheng, and Partners George Yu and Wei He (Corporate and M&A);
Senior Partners Yong Wang, Wei Yuan Ping Zhao, and Jinquan Zhou (Dispute Resolution);
Senior Partner Feng Liang and Associate Aizhi Lu (Labor and Employment);
Senior Partners Chen Yang, Stephen Peng, and Guohua (Annie) Wu and Partner Mingkai Wang (Projects and Energy);
Senior Partner Jianjin Yang (Real Estate and Construction);
Senior Partners Zhaohui Wang (Tax); and
Senior Partners Xin Fu, Stephen Peng, and Zheng Xu (WTO/International Trade).
With nearly 30 years of history, Legal 500 is globally recognized as one of the leading independent legal market rating agencies in the industry. Published annually, Legal 500 strives to provide objective commentary and insight into the legal marketplaces of more than 100 jurisdictions, based on extensive research including feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide.