Baohua Law Firm

Baohua Law Firm, with its main office located in Shanghai and a branch office in Suzhou, is one of the few law firms that provides professional labor law consultancy in China with a first-class labor and employment law team.

Baohua Law Firm advises national and international clients from all industries such as Finance, Chemistry, Automobile, Retail, Food, Pharmaceutical, Fintech and Telecommunications. The firm provides a wide range of services including:

  • Routine Labor and Employment Matters
  • Labor Disputes
  • Company Human Resource Policies & Procedures
  • HR Compliance/Investigation
  • Employment Related Crime
  • Workforce Restructuring
  • International Talent Immigration
  • Trade Secret Protection
  • Employee Data Protection
  • Trade Union & Collective Bargaining
  • Disputes involving Sportspersons
  • Tax & Social Benefits

Baohua Law Firm and its team are recognized nationally and internationally for their work in the field of Employment and Labour Law by leading independent legal research guides. In their words:

“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 labor needs. Well versed in providing counsel on employee handbooks and contracts, and closely follows labor regulation and law changes. Represents clients in a variety of industries ranging from the retail sector to the pharmaceutical industry.”

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019

Clients say:

“They are extremely familiar with the litigation and arbitration process, and judgement standard.”

“Apart from being familiar with the legal stuff, they give us a lot of preliminary recommendations.”

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019

“They are very well known. They are very good! No wonder they are in tier one in the rankings. They are very responsive and very experienced.”

“They are very very quick in replying to us. There is a lot of information in the cases, and they are very good at picking up the key things accurately and turning them into evidence.”

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018

“Employment law boutique Baohua Law Firm acts for leading international companies in the fields of technology, utilities, cosmetics, retail and pharmaceuticals; it is also a popular choice among Chinese SOEs. The team is often instructed in matters involving large-scale employee transfers and reductions. During 2016 and 2017, it represented a manufacturing company during its relocation, which required a closure and dissolution process that involved over 1,600 employees. Employment litigation and arbitration is another key component of the practice.”

  • Legal 500 China 2018