Chambers ranks Baohua Law Firm as top labor lawyers in China

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 2020 directory, the independent international guide to lawyers and law firms. Several Baohua lawyers have again been rated as leading practitioners.

The Chambers Guide 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 source notes: “They not only provide advice on substantive legal issues, but also are great at giving advice on practical ways to resolve problems.”

Clients note the team stands out for “having a good understanding of foreign companies’ management and cultures, as well as their needs.”

Notable practitioners

Dong Baohua is again ranked amongst the Senior Statespeople of labor lawyers in China. Dong Baohua is widely regarded as an influential figure in the employment law space. Market sources report “everyone respects him.” He is also renowned for his contribution in the academic field.

Jay Chen is again ranked in Band 1 of the leading labor lawyers in China. According to market sources, Jay Chen“is a good solid employment lawyer who knows the market”. He is well placed to handle labour disputes and advisory work for multinational clients. One client says: “I would note Jay for his strategic thinking. He is a very experienced lawyer, and is able to give you more background information”.

John Dong is again ranked in Band 4 of the leading labor lawyers in China. John regularly handles labour disputes and non-contentious employment work. Market commentators say: “He is a hard-working young partner, and is very meticulous in his work.”

Zou Yang is ranked as “Up and Coming” of the leading labor lawyers in China. Zou Yang assists on contentious employment matters, such as terminations of employment and related litigation and arbitration proceedings. One client reports: “He is professional and very responsive.”

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