HHP Honored in Chambers Great China Region 2021 Corporate/Commercial Ranking
Chambers and Partners, the international authoritative rating agency of law, released the Great China Region 2021 Corporate/Commercial Ranking on 13th January. HHP has kept the ranking in Band 2 in the region of East Coast-Shanghai, as one of the 14 listed PRC law firms. Mr. Yao RAO, Partner of HHP, is also recognized as a Band 2 leading individual, one of the 24 notable practitioners in this region. Besides Corporate/Commercial Ranking, HHP and HHP lawyer have been ranked in Corporate/M&A by Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global Guide backed up by positive market appraisals and outstanding market performance.
Chambers and Partners, headquartered in London, have been ranking the best lawyers since 1990. Rankings by Chambers and Partners are based on the research conducted by more than 200 full-time editors and researchers, well known for its objectivity and neutrality. The research also includes talking to lawyers and clients all the year round, conducting in-depth telephone interviews.
We have received the comments from the research team of Chambers:
What the team is known for
Recognised by clients and peers alike, particularly in Shanghai, for its deep knowledge and expertise in the commercial law arena. Frequently assists foreign and domestic clients with M&A, finance, greenfield investments, market entry and employment issues in China. Routinely mandated to provide commercial dispute resolution services, including antitrust filings and labour disputes. Offers additional expertise in cybersecurity. The firm is a member firm of legal network Meritas.
Clients underline the team's ability to offer "practical solutions," with one client saying: "The solutions they work out are very business-friendly. That means they have high business sense, which is key; in addition to the law they advise from the commercial side, and most of the time, they can deliver customised solutions."
Another client characterises the team as "extremely responsive and very trustworthy," adding: "We work in an industry where everything is super urgent all the time, and I can contact them at any time and know they will get back to me within a day or two. They also have a way of following up on cases with us; they always give me a plan, and the steps are always very clear, allowing us to follow what they're doing."
Rao Yao has a respected practice and experience dealing with a broad range of corporate and commercial issues. One client describes him as "very professional and with very solid and comprehensive legal knowledge and expertise" in addition to possessing "very good business acumen and the ability to always quickly get the point and deliver high-quality service."
HHP Attorneys-At-Law is a leading Chinese law office in commercial areas, with a focus on M&A and restructuring, financial services, dispute resolution, corporate, foreign direct invest-ment, labor, intellectual property right, construction and compliance. Since its establishment, HHP has been making efforts to provide its clients with effective and teamwork-oriented quality legal service. HHP’s corporate commercial practice covers every step of the commercial transaction, covering industrial permit and products permit, commercial contract, data protection, land, planning, construction and real estate, labor, employment, social security, tax, customs and commodity inspection, foreign exchange, environmental protection, distribution, retail, chain operation, franchise and advertisement and so forth. Based on the world-wide legal service network of Meritas, we are able to offer a unique cross-border legal service solution to our clients.
As always, we are most grateful for the long-term support given by all our staff, business associates and our valued clients. In 2021, we will adhere to our core value of “Teamwork, Quality First” and keep providing our clients with high quality and effective legal services in the changing legal environment.