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Legal Services Providers in South China

The Consulate General’s American Citizen Service (ACS) officer will be happy to be of assistance within the limits of the officer’s authority as prescribed by U.S. Law and Department of State regulations.  The ACS officer cannot act as counsel and will not recommend a particular lawyer or course of legal action.  While the Consulate General has no adverse information on the following firms and persons, neither the United States Government, the U.S. Consulate General at Guangzhou nor any officer or employee may be considered responsible for the ability or integrity of the firms or persons whose names appear on this list.

The following is a list of Chinese and American law offices in the Guangzhou consular district, which includes the provinces of Guangdong, Fujian, Hainan and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.


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GUANGDONG PROVINCE

GUANGZHOU

1. Guangdong Qi Yuan Law Office
Rm 506, Block B, Yinshan Building, #93 Cang Bian Road
Guangzhou, Guangdong
Telephone:  8364-0355, 8364-0011, 8364-0040
Fax:           8364-0014
 
Main fields of practice: Cases involving foreign trade, economics, maritime law and real estates. 

Languages spoken:      Chinese, English

2.  Guangzhou Guang Zhi Zhou Law Office
5/F, 113 Xiao Bei Rd.
Guangzhou, Guangdong
Telephone:  8355-2257, 8355-4168
Fax:          8356-0753

Main fields of practice: Cases involving civil, economic, criminal matters and maritime law. 

Languages spoken:     Chinese, English

3.  GFE Law Office
18/F Yuehai Bldg.
555 Dongfeng East Rd.
Guangzhou, Guangdong 510030
Telephone: 8315-0828 (Director's Office), 8315-1868, 8315-1955
Fax:          8315-0222

Main fields of practice: Economic and civil cases.

Languages spoken:     Chinese, English

4.  IPO Corporate Law P.C.
 3rd Floor, Yindu Comm Center
 225 Guangming Bei Road, Shiqiao, Panyu
 Guangzhou, Guangdong 511400
 Telephone: (86-20) 8466-0367
 Fax:       (86-20) 8466-1747
 E-mail: ipocorporate@hotmail,com

Main fields of practice: Corporate / Commercial Law, Immigration & Nationality, Energy & Infrastructure, Finance, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Property, Telecommunications & Broadcasting, and general practice.

Languages spoken:       English, Chinese

5.  Law Offices of K. C. Li, American Attorneys at Law
Room 906, Bldg. B, Tian Yu Garden (2 Phase)
142 Lin He Zhong Rd., Tian He District
Guangzhou, Guangdong 510620
Telephone: (86-20) 3885-3644
Fax:  (86-20) 3884-4114      E-mail: gzomega@public.guangzhou.gd.cn or kacheungli@hotmail.com     

Main fields of practice: Corporate/Commercial Law, Immigration Law and general practice.                                        

Languages spoken:       Chinese, English

6.  McCandlish Holton  
Suite 1812, Guangdong International Hotel
339 Huanshi Road. E.
Guangzhou, Guangdong 510098
Telephone:  8331-3676
Fax: 8331-3675
E-mail: gzabmm@public.guangzhou.gd.cn

Main fields of practice: Provides assistance to foreign companies doing business in China including establishing or restructuring joint ventures, wholly owned enterprises, or other direct investments; advising on commercial contracts, intellectual property rights,and business and immigration law; and consultation on ternational commercial law and practice in the P.R.C.          

Languages spoken:     English, Chinese

7.  Deacons Guangzhou Office
Rm 2108, 21/F South Tower
Guangzhou World Trade Center
371-375 Huanshi Rd. E.
Guangzhou, Guangdong
Telephone:  8778-5678, 8778-7378
Fax:          8777-0488
Web site: www.dgi.com
  
Main fields of practice: Assists clients with investment and business transactions covering all industry sectors in China, including foreign investments, technology transfer and licensing; energy and natural resources; infrastructure and construction projects; telecommunications, land transactions and property development; securities; intellectual property protection; transportation, etc.

Languages spoken:       English, Chinese, and French

8.  Law Offices of Frederick W. Hong
Room 1503 North Tower
Guangzhou World Trade Center
371-375 Huanshi Rd. E.
Guangzhou, Guangdong
Telephone:  8760-9933,  8760-9856
Fax:             8760-9896
 
Main fields of practice: Provides legal services that include pre-investment planning, business negotiations, formation and structuring of joint ventures, wholly foreign-owned enterprises and representative offices, securing permits and licenses, government relations, international finance, commercial contracts, taxation, arbitration, litigation, intellectual property rights protection, as well as U.S. immigration and visa matters.                           

Languages spoken:      English, Chinese

9.  Guangdong Hong An Xin Law Firm (Head Office)
116 Yue Xiu Bei Lu, Guangzhou
Tel: (86-20) 8383-9409 (Director’s Office), 8383-9408 (Director’s  Office), 8383-9275 Ext.
Fax: (86-20) 8383-4799
E-mail: jianhua@21cn.com
Website: http://www.HonganLaw.com
Guangdong Hong An Xin Law Firm (Branch Office)
200-1 Qi Yi Road
Guangzhou, Guangdong 510030
Telephone: (86-20) 8338-2060, 8338-2063
Fax:       (86-20) 8336-5605

Main fields of practice: Economic, civil and criminal cases; also provides a wide range of other legal services.

Languages spoken:        Chinese, English

10. Guangzhou King Pound Law Firm
10 East Building, International Financial Bldg
197-199 Dongfeng Rd. W.
Guangzhou, Guangdong  510180
Telephone:  8332-9282
Fax: 8332-8199                                                                                           
Main fields of practice: Economic, civil and criminal cases; also provides a broad range of legal services.                                                                     
Languages spoken:      Chinese, English

11. H.J.M. International Law Offices
7/F 3 Davinci Building, Tianhe N. Road
Guangzhou, Guangdong 510075
Telephone: (86-20) 8755-6610
Fax: (86-20) 8755-6687     
E-mail: webmaster@hjmlawyer.com                                                            
Main fields: International business, Real Estate, Finance and Insurance, Administration and Criminal law, Intellectual Property.                               
Language:   English, Chinese

12. Law Office of Stephenson Harwood & Lo
1907 Peace World Plaza
362-366 Huanshi Road East
Guangzhou, 510060
Telephone: (86 20) 8388-0590
Fax: (86 20) 8386-3119
                                                                   
Main fields: Foreign Direct Investment, Wholly Foreign-Owned investments, Joint ventures, Due Diligence, Employment, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Shipping, Retail.

Language:   English, Chinese

13. Kingson Law Firm
20/F, Guangfa Finance Center
83 Nonglinxia Road
Guangzhou, Guangdong  510080
Telephone: (86-20) 8731-1008
Fax: (86-20) 8731-1808
Email: webmaster@kingsonlawfirm.com                                                 Website:www.kingsonlawfirm.com                                                              

Main fields of practice: Corporate and Commercial; Foreign Investment and Trade; Banking, Finance and Capital Markets; Restructuring and Insolvency; Tax; Intellectual Property; Information Technology; Real Estate and Construction.

Languages spoken:        English, Chinese

14. Wang Jing & Co., Guangzhou
14/ F., South, World Trade Centre
371-375 Huanshi East Road
Guangzhou, P.R. China 510095
Tel.   (+8620) 8760-0082
Fax.  (+8620) 8778-4482
Email: info@wjnco.com; mjroos@wjnco.com; zwortham@wjnco.com
Website: www.wjnco.com

Main fields of practice: Assist predominantly foreign clients (European, Japanese, Hong Kong and U.S.A.) in their business activities in China, focusing on corporate investment and transactions, commercial contracts and dispute resolution, intellectual property rights protection (registration and enforcement).

Languages spoken: Chinese, English, Japanese, French and Dutch.

15. Dezan Shira & Associates – Guangzhou office
Unit 1005, 10/F, Tower B, Center Plaza ,
161 Linhexi Road, Tianhe District, 510620 Guangzhou , P.R.C.
Tel: (86 20) 3825 1526 
Fax: (86 20) 3825 1367
E-mail: guangzhou@dezshira.com

Main fields of practice: Provides assistance to foreign companies doing business in China including establishing and structuring, legal and financial due diligences and M&A; advising on commercial contracts and IPR; full Corporate accounting services including bookkeeping, tax filling, payroll and internal reviewing, tax compliance and practice in the P.R.C.

Languages spoken:     English, Mandarin, Cantonese, French, Italian and Spanish.

 SHENZHEN

1.  Shenzhen Law Office
6/F International Insurance & Trust Bldg
1010 Hongling Central Rd.
Shenzhen, Guangdong 518001
Telephone:  (0755) 2557-6329 (Director’s Office), (0755) 8211-7575 (Receptionist), (0755) 2556-4215  (0755) 2557-6324
Fax: (0755) 2556-4216

Main fields of practice: Civil, criminal, economic and administrative lawsuits, as well as other legal matters. Also represent enterprises, institutions or citizens as legal consultants.

Languages spoken:     Chinese, English

2.  Guangdong Harbour Law Firm
17/F, Securities Building, 5020 Binhe Road
Shenzhen, Guangdong
Telephone: (86-755) 8299-0393 (Director’s Office), 8299-0380 Ext.
Fax:       (86-755) 8299-0246
E-mail: szharbor@public.szptt.net.cn                                                          
Main fields of practice: Providing legal services in relation to domestic and foreign commerce, real estate, finance, securities, merger and acquisition, investment, intellectual property, criminal matters, litigation and arbitration.

Languages spoken: Chinese, English

3.  Kingson Law Firm
Room 601 Lucking Building 1008 Honglingzhong Rd. Shenzhen 518027
Telephone: (86-755) 2557-1128, 2557-3399
Fax:       (86-755) 2556-1000                                                                      
Main fields of practice: Intellectual Property Leasing, Business, Economics and Corporate Law, Family Law.                                                                 
Languages spoken:       English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

4.  Lehman, Lee & Xu
Room 3206 Xin Wen Building Block 1, 2 Shen Nan Road Central, Shenzhen, 518027
Telephone: (86-755) 8209-1738
Fax: (86-755) 8209-6738
Email: shenzhen@lehmanlaw.com                                                              
Main fields of practice: Intellectual Property, Investments, Real Estates, Taxation, White Collar Criminal Defense & Counseling                                
Languages spoken:        English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

5.  Guangdong Shengfang Law Firm
8/F Zhuoyue Plaza No. 98 Fuhua Road, Futian District, Shenzhen
Telephone: (86-755) 8287-7888
Fax: (86-755) 8287-7778
Email: sflawyer@public.szptt.net.cn
Web Site: www.sflawyers.cn                                                                      
Main fields of practice: Legal consultancy and business legal issues, Finance and security, Intellectual property rights, Foreign investment and international business, Civil litigation and arbitration, Criminal cases                                                                                                                                                                        Languages spoken:        English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

6.  Grandall Legal Group (Shenzhen)
24/F, Tequbaoye Building, 6008 Shennan Avenue, Shenzhen, Guangdong
Tel:   (0755) 8351-5666
Fax:  (0755) 8351-5333, 8351-5090
Email: grandallsz@grandall.com.cn
Website: http://www.grandull.com.cn                                                        
Main fields of practice: Full services (Investment, Corporate/Commercial Laws, Finance and Banking, Intellectual Property, civil/criminal/administrative Litigation, Securities and Futures, Insurance, Arbitration, Legal Consultation, etc.)                                                           
Languages spoken: English, Chinese

7.  Dezan Shira & Associates – Shenzhen office
Room 6309, 63/F, Diwang Commercial Building, Shen Nan Road East, Shenzhen, 518008, PRC.
Tel:(86 755) 2583 6115
Fax:(86 755) 8366 4122
Email: Shenzhen@dezshira.com
 
Main fields of practice: Provides assistance to foreign companies doing business in China including establishing and restructuring, legal and financial due diligences and M&A; advising on commercial contracts and IPR; full Corporate accounting services including bookkeeping, tax filling, payroll and internal reviewing, tax compliance and practice in the P.R.C.                                                                                  

Languages spoken:     English, Mandarin, Cantonese, French, Italian and Spanish.

SHAOGUAN

1.  Lehman, Lee & Xu
1/F Science & Technology Center
72 Xinhua North Road, Shaoguan, 512026
Telephone: (86-751) 8611-923
Fax:            (86-751) 8759-927
E-mail: shaoguan@lehmanlaw.com                                                             
Main fields of practice: Intellectual Property, Investments, Real Estates, Taxation, White Collar Criminal Defense& Counseling

Languages spoken:       English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

 
TAISHAN

1.  Guangdong Xiong Jun Law Firm
1/F, 2 Ping Hu Lu, Tai Cheng Town, Taishan
Tel:   (86-750) 5521181
Fax:  (86-750) 5530123                                                                              
Languages spoken: Chinese

2.  Guangdong Zhi Xin Law Firm
Room201, 1-1 Ping Hu Lu, Tai Cheng Town, Taishan
Tel: (86-750)5521998, 5958338
Fax: (86-075)5521900                                                                                
Languages spoken: Chinese

ZHONGSHAN

1.  Dezan Shira & Associates – Zhongshan office
Room 513,  West Building , Yi Hua Commercial Centre
Zhongshan Road, Zhongshan City 
Guangdong, 528400, PRC.
Tel:    (86 760) 8826 9592
Fax:   (86 760) 8830 7592
Email: zhongshan@dezshira.com

Main fields of practice: Provides assistance to foreign companies doing business in China including establishing and restructuring, legal and financial due diligences and M&A; advising on commercial contracts and IPR; full Corporate accounting services including bookkeeping, tax filling, payroll and internal reviewing, tax compliance and practice in the P.R.C.

Languages spoken:     English, Mandarin, Cantonese, French, Italian and Spanish.

 


FUJIAN PROVINCE

FUZHOU

1.  Fu Jian Chuang Yuan Law Office
28/F Block A Zhongshan Building, 154 Hu Dong Road, Gu Lou District, Fuzhou, Fujian 350003
Telephone: (0591) 8785-0803
Fax:            (0591) 8781-6904                                                                    
Main fields of practice: Civil, criminal and economic lawsuits and non-litigation cases; other legal matters such as commissions and investment. They also represent enterprises, institutions as permanent legal consultants.                                                                                        
Languages spoken:       Chinese, English

2.  Fu Jian Rong Cheng Law Office
8/F Zhong Mei Building, 107 Gu Tian Road, Fuzhou, Fujian  350005
Telephone: (0591) 8337-7794
Fax:            (0591) 8337-8064                                                                    
Main fields of practice: Civil, criminal and economic lawsuits and non-litigation cases; other legal matters such as commissions and investment. They also represent enterprises, institutions as permanent legal consultants.                                                                                        
Languages spoken:       Chinese, English

3.  Fu Jian Jian Da Law Office
6/F Zhong Fu Plaza, 92 Dong Jie, Gulou District, Fuzhou, Fujian  350003
Telephone: (0591) 8767-6169
Fax:  (0591) 8767-6123                                                                              
Main fields of practice: Civil, criminal, economic, finance and real estate lawsuits.                                                                                                      
Languages spoken:        Chinese, English


XIAMEN

1.  Lian He Xin Shi Law Office
2/F Law Institute, Xiamen University
Xiamen, Fujian  361005
Telephone: (0592) 208-6165, (0592) 209-3875, (0592) 218-2409
Fax:       (0592) 208-6182                                                                           
Main fields of practice: Civil, criminal and economic lawsuits and non-litigation cases; other legal matters such as commissions and investment. Most of the lawyers of this Office also teach on the law faculty of Xiamen University. They also represent enterprises, institutions as permanent legal consultants.                                                                 
Languages spoken:       Chinese, English

2.  Xia Men Qiu Sheng Law Firm
3/F, Zhen Xing Building, No. 118 Hubin North Road, Xiamen, Fujian 361012
Telephone: (86-592) 5061188
Fax: (86-592) 5091800                                                                               
Main fields of practice: International Trade, Foreign investment, financial and stock exchange, real estate, customs, intellectual property rights, etc.                                                                                                              
Languages spoken:       Chinese, English

3.  Wang Jing & Co. Law Firm – Xiamen
Suite 1601, Bank Center
189 Xia He Road
Xiamen, Fujian 361021
Telephone: (0592) 268-1376
Fax: (0592) 268-1380
Email: Xiamen@wjnco.com
Website: www.wjnco.com                                                                           
Main fields of practice: Assist predominantly foreign clients (European, Japanese, Hong Kong and U.S.A.) in their business activities in China, focusing on corporate investment and transactions, commercial contracts and dispute resolution, intellectual property rights protection (registration and enforcement).     

Languages spoken: Chinese, English, Japanese, French and Dutch.

 

HAINAN PROVINCE

HAIKOU

1.  Hainan Haida Pingzheng Lawyers Office
1/F Teaching Building, Hainan University, Haikou City, Hainan Province 570228
Telephone:  (0898) 6626-1295
Fax: (0898) 6626-1295                                                                               
Main fields of practice: Civil, criminal and economic cases.  Most of the lawyers also teach on the law faculty of Hainan University.                        
Languages spoken:      Chinese, English

2.  Hai Nan Wei Te Law Firm
4 Floor Development Building, 22 Jin Long Rd., Haikou, Hainan 570125
Telephone: (86-898) 68533819, 68533919,  68554427,  68554437
Fax: (86-898) 6853-3516
E-mail: weitelvshi@sina.com; hainanweite@263.net                                  
Main fields of practice: International trade, real estate, taxation, customs, intellectual property rights, financial etc.                                      
Languages spoken:        Chinese, English

 

GUANGXI ZHUANG AUTONOMOUS REGION

NANNING

Jin Bei Dou Law Office
19/F Tai An Bldg. No. 38-2 Minzu Da Dao Central Section, Nanning, Guanxi  530022
Telephone:  (0771) 586-7696 (Director's Office), 586-7609
Fax:        (0771) 586-7661  
 
Main fields of practice: Cases involving foreign and domestic trade and economics, as well as other legal matters.

Languages spoken:     Chinese, English

GUILIN

Jiu Yu Law Firm
Yi Feng Rd. Gao Xin District, Guilin, China
Telephone: (86-773) 5850107,  5850117,  5857232
Fax: (86-773) 5850107
Web site: www.g001.com/jiuyu.htm                                                           
Main fields of practice: Real estate, Criminal Law, Corporate Law, etc.      
Language spoken:         Chinese, English
 

U.S. Income Tax Preparers

The following firms have said they prepare U.S. Income Tax returns for persons living in China.  While the Consulate General has no adverse information on the following firms and persons, neither the United States Government, the U.S. Consulate General at Guangzhou nor any officer or employee may be considered responsible for the ability or integrity of the firms or persons whose names appear on this list.

Taxback.com
Suite 501
China Hotel Business Tower
Liu Hua Road
Guangzhou
Tel: (86) 20 8666 7950
Fax:  (86) 20 8666 2171
Web:  Http://ww.taxback.com
Erin Kent Magee
Registered Tax Consultant
E-mail: rmb2gold@yahoo.com