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W&H Law Firm was founded in early 1995 by former core members of the “China Legal Affairs Center” of Chinese Ministry of Justice. After nearly 25 years of rapid development and growth, W&H Law Firm has been becoming one of the most prestigious and large-scale law firms in China.

W&H Law Firm has its headquarter in Beijing, and established domestic and international branches in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Nantong, Ningbo, Shenyang, , Xi'an, Nanning, Tianjin, Yan’an, Hefei, Suzhou, Chongqing, Xiamen, Changsha, Yantai, Shijiazhuang, Hohhot, Yan'an, Wenzhou, Jinan, Guiyang, Nanchang, Fuzhou, Haikou, Kunming, Wuxi, Sydney Australia, Silicon Valley USA, Tokyo Japan, Hanoi Vietnam, meanwhile with branches currently being established in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Canada and Germany. Taking a foothold in China and holding a global vision, W&H Law Firm’s legal service domain has been growing on the worldwide scale. 

W&H Law Firm is a full-service law firm with professionals specializing in areas among others including Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution, Corporate, M&A and Investment, International Trade, Shipping & Maritime, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Criminal Defense, Private Wealth Management, etc. There are more than 400 lawyers in W&H Law Firm Beijing Office, most of which are graduates of domestic and international well-known law schools. Many lawyers have experiences working in government departments and judicial institutions, with ample theoretical knowledge and extensive practical experience.

W&H Law Firm is constantly focusing on the accumulation of professional knowledge and experience and keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in various fields. W&H Law Firm has been participating in drafting, discussing, and providing opinions and comments on various legal theoretical and practical topics, including judicial interpretations and operation procedures organized by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), PRC Supreme People's Court, PRC Ministry of Finance, China Banking Regulatory Commission, All-China Lawyers Association, Beijing Higher People's Court, and Zhongguancun National Independent Innovation Demonstration Zone. In addition, W&H Law Firm has published dozens of highly influential writings and books on the research base as well as legal practice base, with topics including Securities Law, Private Equity Investment Fund, Real Estate Construction, Comprehensive Strategies of Corporate Trademarks, Bankruptcy Law Forum, and Bankruptcy Administrator Operation Procedures, etc.

W&H lawyers have long believed in the importance of a strong corporate social responsibility policy. We have made donations to several public welfare and charity projects, such as the Alashan anti-desertification project, Mother Reservoir, Western Mothers Love Parcels, and Wenchuan, Yushu, and Ya'an Lushan Earthquake Funds. We have set up legal aid workstations in Beijing and Shanghai, providing pro-bono legal aid to vulnerable, disadvantaged, and deprived groups, helping to maintain and promote social harmony and stability.

W&H Law Firm has established a good reputation in the industry and won local and international acclaims for outstanding performance. We have been awarded:

-the “Beijing Judicial Administration System Advanced Team Award” in the year of 2003, 

-the “Beijing Excellent Law Firm” year after year, 

-the honorary title of “National Law Firm of Excellence” by All-China Lawyers Association in the years of 2005 and 2011,

-the Excellent and Advance Unit of National Legal Industry by Ministry of Justice in the year of 2012,

-the title of “Beijing Top 100 Business Service Enterprises” in the year of 2018,

In addition, we have been recognized by the world's renowned legal business rating agencies, including Chambers and Asian Legal Business (ALB), as China's Outstanding Law Firm and Best Firm in Restructuring and Bankruptcy Field of 2012, and granted the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Protection of Software Intellectual Property in China by Microsoft.

W&H Law Firm has always been upholding the professional principles and values of “insight, communication, solution, conscience”, and constantly providing comprehensive, high-quality, and efficient legal services for both domestic and international clients.

Through our systematic management system and the effective case-quality management and tracking system, the excellent professional team of lawyers, optimized knowledge portfolio, rich practical experiences, and strong sense of responsibility, W&H Law Firm has the confidence and capability to provide our clients with comprehensive, specialized, diverse, in-depth and professional full-field legal services.