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Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in China East & Concord Partners Mr. Qi Zhou Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution Team Tel: +8610 6510 7008 zhouqi@east-concord.com www.east-concord.com East & Concord Partners was formed in 2014 as a result of a merger between East Associates Law Firm and Concord & Partners, two of the oldest partnership law firms in China, established in 1993 and 1995 respectively. The firm is headquartered in Beijing, with branch offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Hangzhou. East & Concord Partners currently has over 300 legal professionals, most having qualifications and hands-on experiences from law schools and firms throughout the world. Moreover, all of our senior partners have over 30 years of experience in the legal field.

large state owned enterprises, financial institutions and domestic and foreign enterprises.

East & Concord Partners is proud to include dispute resolution as part of its specialization. The Dispute Resolution Department is led by several trial lawyers with more than three decades of commercial arbitration and litigation experiences, and has won widespread praise and recognition for successfully representing many

East & Concord’s attorneys have handled a number of high profile and complex disputes in recent years. Some of these cases have been established as precedents in civil and commercial disputes and intellectual property protection fields and are included in the Reference Guide for Commercial Trials edited by PRC Supreme Court.

East & Concord’s dispute resolution team specializes in commercial litigation and domestic and international commercial arbitration. The attorneys have outstanding track records in their practices as well as excellent professional backgrounds. The team members not only have broad experience as advocates, but also have substantial experience as members of Panel of Arbitrator of influential arbitration commissions.

With its main office based in Beijing, East & Concord Partners has had an influence on more than 10 provinces throughout China by undertaking very sensitive and complex litigation and arbitration cases in different areas of practice including corporate, contracts, securities, finance, international trade and commerce, IP, real estate, maritime affairs, foreign investment and consumer protection. Moreover, our attorneys have appeared in all levels of People’s Court and represented clients in arbitral tribunal of different arbitration commissions. East & Concord Partners’ Dispute Resolution Department’s primary goal is to advocate for the best interest of our clients by way of settling disputes. We look forward to having an opportunity to demonstrate our outstanding legal service and unyielding professional commitment to our clients.

Individual - Contract Disputes Lawyer of the Year in China Dentons Daorina 道日纳 Senior Partner Tel: +86 13911610016 daorina@dentons.cn www.dentons.com Founded in 1992, Dacheng is one of the first and largest law firms in China. Dacheng is home to more than 4,000 licensed attorneys and professionals worldwide. Headquartered in Beijing, Dacheng has more than 51 branches and offices, enabling the firm to offer seamlessly integrated legal services to its clients on a global basis. Dacheng and its lawyers have earned numerous outstanding honours and awards over the years, including being named “Outstanding National Law Firm” by the All China Lawyers Association for several consecutive years, holding the top spot on Asian Legal Business’ “ALB 50: Asia’s Largest Law Firms” and being named number one on The Asia Lawyer’s 2015 “The Asia 50” and “The China 20” list. At a signing ceremony on January 27, 2015, Dacheng and Dentons, a top-10 global law firm, announced a combination that would bring a brand new, world-leading international law firm with global presence. The new firm would have more than 6,500 lawyers and professionals, more than any other firm in the world. The new firm would be called “大成律师事务所” in

Chinese, and “Dentons” in English. With 120 offices located in more than 50 countries and regions over five continents, the new firm would provide clients with more advantages. When asked about his role in the firm, senior partner Daorina 道日纳 commented: “I have been continuously devoted to contract dispute resolution domain and understanding relevant laws, rules and regulations that apply to practice for almost 20 years. Together with the 13 years’ judge’s experience, I witnessed the full process of China’s legal system of the contract law from scattered to unified, and so I have a deep understanding and rich practical experience in contract dispute resolution. “In view of my rich experience, I was specially invited as a mentor of law school of Peking University and China University of political science and law. Meanwhile, I am also one of the teachers of Beijing Municipal Lawyers’ Association training group.” When asked how the firm is distinguished from its competitors, Mr 道日纳 added: “We are

driven to challenge the status quo, delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value to our clients in new and innovative ways. Moreover, we are polycentric – Dentons has no single headquarters and no dominant national culture. Diverse in terms of geography, language and nationalities, we proudly offer clients talent from diverse backgrounds and countries with deep experience in every legal tradition in the world. “Our clients include the national government units, institutions, large state-owned enterprises, as well as well-known global, 500-strong enterprises. In one recent case, we represented Qingdao YI Jia Economic and Trade Co., Ltd Vs. Tianjin Weierke Petroleum & Chemical Co., Ltd. over a warehousing contract dispute. “We measure our success primarily by the service we provide. Regardless of the scale and scope of your business needs, you get the individual attention you need and deserve.”

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