HHP Ranked Top Tier in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022
HHP Attorneys-At-Law is honored to announce that the law firm has been ranked in the latest ranking of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 as a top tier law firm in Shanghai and a recommended PRC law firm in Data Protection and Corporate/M&A due to its professional services and excellent market reputation.
Reviews from The Legal 500:
TOP TIER FIMR IN SHANGHAI REGION:
HHP Attorneys-At-Law handles corporate and M&A, restructuring and data protection matters. Yao Rao‘s experience includes advising multinational companies on their activities in China, especially clients in the highly regulated industries such as the medical, food and drink, construction, and mining sectors. Jingdong Xu assists asset management companies with trust matters and advises domestic and foreign institutions on M&A and restructuring mandates.
Practice heads: Yao Rao; Jingdong Xu
“Excellent personal abilities and teamwork coordination capabilities enable the HHP team to tailor pragmatic, compliant, and efficient legal solutions for clients.”
“Rao Yao’s deep cross-industry legal knowledge, diversified legal service experience, and grasp of the client’s business and the country’s legal environment enable him to provide high-quality, efficient legal services that meet the client’s business needs.”
“The HHP team has very solid professional knowledge, provides quick responses, comprehensive consideration, and thorough analysis of legal issues from a commercial perspective. For different projects, HHP can flexibly form a suitable team, equipped with lawyers with corresponding expertise, and the billing model is transparent.”
“Rao Yao is very professional, diligent and conscientious, and at the same time good at communication. He can personally review all legal documents carefully. We are very satisfied with the quality of his services.”
“The biggest feature of the team is that it is very organized, and they can tailor the configuration of lawyers for our different cases according to different lawyers’ qualifications and professional fields. While the HHP team resolves the company’s legal affairs for us, it also has litigation lawyers who handle dispute resolution matters for us. The ability to connect litigation and non-litigation is a major strength of HHP. HHP lawyers always keep in close contact with us, respond quickly and proactively. They have strong business acumen, and have a deep understanding of business reality.”
RECOMMENDED PRC FIRM IN DATA PROTECTION:
HHP Attorneys-At-Law has demonstrable capability in all key areas of data protection, assisting with compliance projects, data breach responses, internal training and privacy policies. Through the course of 2020, the firm has been particularly busy helping clients secure and update their e-commerce offerings. Managing partner Yao Rao is the go-to practitioner, and handles data protection as part of a broad regulatory compliance practice that focuses on working with multinational companies in regulated industries such as healthcare, mining and construction.
Practice head: Yao Rao
Other key lawyer: Shuaijie Lu
RECOMMENDED PRC FIRM IN CORPORATE AND M&A
Providing M&A and restructuring advice to both domestic and international entities, HHP Attorneys-At-Law is a prominent player in several highly regulated industries such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare, food, mining and advertisement. The firm is a member of Meritas, an international alliance of global law firms, and is headed by Yao Rao, a lawyer who boasts a track record in supporting multinationals on the establishment and running of their operations in China.
Practice head: Yao Rao
“The team is well organised and able to allocate suitable staff for us based on the lawyers’ qualifications and expertise. The lawyers are responsive and proactive, with a strong business mind and a deep understanding of business realities. Meritas, a consortium of law firms in which HHP is affiliated, has many members around the world, which is able to meet our needs for overseas laws.”
“Yao Rao is good at analysing problems and developing strategic plans that effectively solve our problems. He is not only an expert in corporate and M&A, compliance and labor law, but also is able to provide us with excellent legal services in all aspects.”
“The team is highly knowledgeable, responsive, comprehensive and able to analyse legal issues thoroughly from a business perspective. For different projects, they can flexibly set up appropriate teams, equipped with lawyers with corresponding expertise, and the billing mode is transparent, which can well match our needs.”
“Yao Rao is also good at communication. He is able to provide an effective and comprehensive assessment on client needs, covering legal, financial, tax and other aspects, so that clients’ transactions can be fully protected and risks can be avoided in a forward-looking manner.”
“In addition to profound legal knowledge and practical experience, Yao Rao has excellent leadership not only to lead the team to provide efficient and high-quality services, but also to actively influence client teams and promote close and efficient cooperation.”
“The team is very professional and orderly, and always provide operable solutions from the perspective of clients.”
“Rao Yao has the solid legal knowledge and extensive practical experience.”
“Hands-on, responsive and bilingual.”
For 34 years, the Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions, and the Legal 500 Asia Pacific provides unbiased commentary and insight into the legal marketplaces of 25 Asia Pacific jurisdictions.
The rankings are based on a series of criteria, and highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.
Again, we remain grateful to our valued clients, business associates and fellows for all your support. Our success is inseparable from your long-term support and trust. We will continue providing our clients with high quality and efficient legal services and look forward to better cooperation in 2022.