First law firm in China: The history of Global Law Office (hereinafter the "GLO") dates back to the establishment of the Legal Consultant Office of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (hereinafter the “CCPIT”) in 1979. By the approval of Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China, we renamed as “China Global Law Office” in 1984 to take an international perspective on its business, fully embracing the outside world. After over 40 years of persistent efforts and development, we have become one of the prominent large comprehensive law firms in China legal industry.
Among the most prominent large comprehensive law firms in China: GLO has been committing to the mission of "serving domestic and foreign clients with globalized vision, globalized team and globalized quality" since its inception, allowing us to always maintain leading position in the industry in the midst of ever-changing global economic environment. We are highly recommended as a leading PRC law firms being recognized as such by both international and domestic legal institutions for consecutive years, including the Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and Asian Legal Business, etc.
Professional and excellent lawyer team: all lawyers of GLO are graduates from first-tier domestic and/or international law schools, most of whom hold LLM or higher degrees. Many partners have the qualification to practice law in the U.S., UK, Australia, Switzerland, New Zealand, Hong Kong, among others. Our lawyer team has excellent professional backgrounds, and many lawyers have experience of working at courts, domestic and foreign first-tier law firms or leading enterprises and organizations in the industry.
Comprehensive one-stop legal services: we provide comprehensive one-stop legal services for domestic and foreign clients from various sectors and industries. We are committed to a variety of industries, including but not limited to sub sectors such as banking, finance, insurance, securities, investment, trade, energy, mining, chemical engineering, steel, manufacturing, transportation, infrastructure and public facilities, life science and healthcare, telecommunication, media, and high technology, culture, entertainment & sports, real estate, hotel & leisure, catering and large consumption, and etc.
Innovative problem-solving abilities: our lawyers are able to apply practical and constructive comprehensive legal solutions by integrating excellent professional law skills with sophisticated business knowledge so as to solve various complex and fast-changing matters. With leading professional innovative capabilities, we are adept at creatively designing transaction structures as well as details. Over the last four decades, our expertise has helped set the agenda for change through precedents involving many of the country's "firsts".
Client oriented service philosophy: We always uphold and practice the "Client first, service quality first" philosophy. Over the past four decades, with profound legal knowledge, extensive practice experience, high professional dedication and strong professional ethics sense, we have demonstrated and proved our values and won trust from domestic and foreign clients. In the future, we will continue to help domestic and foreign clients get enduring and long-term success via our unique advantages.
- Beijing Global (Chengdu) Law Office has been established.
- HaoLiWen Partners and Beijing Global Law Office reached an agreement for business merger.
- Beijing Global (Shenzhen) Law Office has been established.
- Global Law Office was detached and reorganized according to requirements of the Ministry of Justice and renamed as "Beijing Global Law Office".
- Global Law Office Shanghai Office has been established.
- According to requirements of the Ministry of Justice, it was renamed as "Global Law Office".
- Upon approval by the Ministry of Justice, the CCPIT renamed the Legal Consultant Office as "China Global Law Office".
- The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (hereinafter referred to as the “CCPIT”) established the Legal Consultant Office, the predecessor of the Global Law Office.