Chambers 2021 ranks Baohua Law Firm as top labor lawyers in China yet again


ELLINT is delighted to announce that Baohua Law Firm has yet again been ranked in Band 1 for employment & labor law in China by Chambers, one of only three firms in China to be rated so highly. The ranking comes in the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 directory, the independent international guide to lawyers and law firms. Several Baohua lawyers have again been rated as leading practitioners.

The Chambers Guide 2021 says:

What the team is known for: Shanghai-based boutique known for its vast expertise in handling contentious matters arising from employment disputes. Regularly engaged by both international and multinational clients to handle their local labour needs. Well versed in providing counsel on employee handbooks and contracts, and closely follows labour regulation and law changes. Also assists on regulatory compliance and related investigation matters. Represents clients in a variety of industries ranging from the retail sector to the pharmaceutical industry.

Strengths: One pleased client reports: “Their core strengths are that they are familiar with multinationals’ culture, internal processes and management practices. They have good business sense and practical experience, and their solutions and recommendations are effective and can be implemented.”

Market commentators confirm: “Baohua Law Firm is a specialist employment law firm with well-recognised expertise.”

Notable practitioners

Dong Baohua is again ranked amongst the Senior Statespeople of labor lawyers in China. Dong Baohua is a highly respected figure who enjoys “status in the employment law area.” Market sources also highlight his contribution in the academic area, with one noting: “He is someone I admire and respect a lot.”

Jay Chen is again ranked in Band 1 of the leading labor lawyers in China. According to market sources, Jay Chen is a well-reputed practitioner in the employment space with deep experience in labour law-related dispute resolution. His “outstanding performance and track record” continues to attract mandates from foreign corporations operating in the technology, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals sectors. Clients appreciate he is “problem solving-oriented,” and is “able to assist with resolving real-world problems and disputes.”

John Dong is again ranked in Band 4 of the leading labor lawyers in China. He is recognised by sources for his visibility in the employment law market. He frequently provides advice on contentious employment matters related to terminations, employee misconduct and workplace schemes.

Zou Yang is ranked as “Up and Coming” of the leading labor lawyers in China. Zou Yang specialises in contentious employment cases, especially cases regarding terminations, non-compete issues and employee misconduct. He impresses clients, with one highlighting his “precise understanding of labour laws and regulations” and ability to “provide practical legal advice.”

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