About Us
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    DeHeng Law Offices is one of the leading law firms providing comprehensive legal services. It was founded in 1993 as China Law Office and was renamed in 1995 as DeHeng Law Offices, reflecting the firm's evolution from an institution of the Ministry of Justice to rapid emergence as an independent, private law firm with 45 domestic and foreign offices and over 2,800 legal professionals.

     

    For over 27 years, DeHeng has been committed to providing quality and efficient legal services for clients at home and abroad. The firm has made outstanding contributions to the economy's reform and opening-up, national development, and the prevalence of rule of law.

     

    The firm's accomplishments have been recognized by Chambers & Partners, Asian Legal Business, Legal 500 and other legal media outlets. DeHeng has received numerous deal awards recognizing its work such as "Best IPO of the Year", "Equity Market Deal of the Year'' and ''Best Equity Transaction'' in many of its practice areas. 

     

    OUR OFFICES

    Domestic

    Beijing (headquarters), Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Changchun, Tianjin, Dalian, Changsha, Wuhan, Shenyang, Xi'an, Jinan, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou, Chongqing, Urumqi, Fuzhou, Nanjing, Chengdu, Kunming, Hefei, Taiyuan, Zhuhai, Suzhou, Wenzhou, Wuxi, Dongguan, Sanya, Ningbo, Shijiazhuang, Nanning, Nanchang, Yinchuan, Xiamen, Xixian New Area.
     

    International

    China Hong Kong SAR, The Hague, New York, Paris, Dubai, Brussels, Silicon Valley and Almaty.

     

    OUR PROFESSIONALS

     

    DeHeng has over 2,800 legal service professionals. Most hold domestic or foreign graduate degrees in law, and some of them have work experience in leading international law firms, in domestic and foreign legislatures, judicial organizations, government agencies, universities, and research institutes.

     

    DeHeng lawyers are solution oriented. They are familiar with both Eastern and Western legal cultures and practices. They know well the complexity of Chinese society, and untangle difficult cultural and legal issues through skillful communication and analysis.

     

    DeHeng Law Offices was one of the earliest law firms in China to be qualified to render legal services in securities, cross-border investment, infrastructure, bankruptcy management, domestic and international patent prosecutions and other areas. Many DeHeng professionals are nationally certified specialists such as patent attorneys, construction engineers, tax advisers, etc.

     

    DeHeng serves clients around the world and can also work in French, German, Japanese, Korean, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Malay, etc. 

    PRACTICE AREAS


    DeHeng lawyers practice in seventeen areas. DeHeng professionals have accumulated robust experiences in the areas of Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Mergers & Acquisitions, Cross-border Investment & Finance, Construction & Real Estate, International Construction & Projects, Antitrust & Competition, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Employment & Social Security, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Government & Public Policy, Healthcare Industry, Environment, Maritime, Tax, etc. 

     

    In addition, DeHeng lawyers have an exceptional track record in disputes and trials. Before courts and arbitration panels at all levels, DeHeng has recovered or prevented significant economic losses for or vindicated the rights of clients.  DeHeng's services cover the entire process of litigation, arbitration, and trial proceedings in civil, economic, criminal, administrative and alternative dispute resolution.

      

    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

     

    Ever since its establishment, DeHeng lawyers have provided pro bono services which are regarded as their professional duty. They have served various programs such as "Offering Legal Services to Communities", "Legal Awareness Campaigns at Village Level", etc. DeHeng has participated in pro bono activities organized by the Ministry of Justice and the programs of other governmental organizations such as "Legal Aid 1+1" and "Legal Assistance Green Action", and provided legal assistance to academics from the China Academy of Science (CAS) and China Academy of Engineering (CAE). DeHeng lawyers have also provided high quality legal services to the Beijing Olympic Games and Shanghai Expo.