About Us  

Our Firm

Jin Liang Law Firm ( “JL” ) was founded on Aug 18th of 2006 in Shanghai, which is a qualified law firm to provide P.R.C.( “ The People’s Republic of China” ) legal services in mainland China.

Our aim is to provide local and foreign clients with excellent and efficient legal services under the PRC Law.

The majority of our areas of legal practice covers but not limited to:


Direct or indirect investment, real estate, banking, intellectual property, and commercial or civil dispute resolution. JL has accumulated a wealth of achievement and experience of providing such legal services to foreign clients in particular.

The mode of our services is comprehensive and flexible, which includes but not limited to:


Representing clients in commercial or civil litigation or arbitration cases, providing legal advice, drafting and reviewing the documents of transaction, issuing legal opinion, representing or assisting clients in negotiation, and liaising with relevant governmental authorities for the benefit of clients.

We adopt the team-working mode and keep strengthening our professionals to meet the upgrading needs of our clients in China.

JL has good and strong business cooperations with some leading international law firms, such as Mayer Brown JSM. Furthermore, for the purpose of enhancing profession skills of our associates, we have internship programs with some foreign law firms.

JL is well equipped and locates in one of the CBDs of Shanghai, i.e. the Hongqiao area.


Mr. Jin Liang is the sole founder of Jin Liang Law Firm.

Since 1992, Mr. Jin was an associate and soon became one of the partners of Shanghai No.2 Law Firm, as well as the deputy director of its Foreign Affairs Department.
In 1995, Mr. Jin joined Johnson Stokes & Master as a consultant. Later, he became the senior consultant of JSM’s China Representative Office.
During the period from 2000 to 2005, Mr. Jin, with other two partners, founded a local law firm in Shanghai.

Mr. Jin was entitled to the Shanghai "Pace Setter of the New Long March" in 2003, the chairman of 1st Shanghai Changning Zone Youth Federation, the vice Chairman of the 4th, 5th and 6th Youth Federation of Changning District, the member of the 8th Shanghai Youth Federation, the representative of 14th People's Congress of Changning District, and the member of the City Construction and Environmental Protection Work Committee under People's Congress Standing Committee of Changning District.
Now, Mr. Jin is the representative of 15th People's Congress of Changning District, the member of the City Construction and Environmental Protection Work Committee under People's Congress Standing Committee of Changning District, and the member of the standing committee of Lawyers’ Branch under Changning District of the Communist Party.

The key transactions which Mr. Jin has handled are as follows:


• Provided various legal services to some globally recognized banks, such as Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, HSBC Limited, Hang Seng Bank Limited, and to some insurance giants, such as Sompo Japan Insurance(China) Co., Ltd.

• Provided various legal services to some multinationals or their Chinese subsidiaries such as Sotheby's Hong Kong Limited, Pernod Ricard (China) Trading Co., Ltd., Mediterranean Shipping Philips (China) Investment Co., Ltd., Leaf Group, Atofina Group, Solar-Fabrik AG,, Coperion GmbH, Alstom Technical Services (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

• Provided legal service to Eastman Kodak Company, acting as its liaison man with the P.R.C. Customs with regard to the protection of its intellectual property rights.

• Provided legal services to Bloomberg L.P., the globally recognized financial media and data company, relating to its P.R.C. issues.

• Provided legal opinions to Hong Kong Hospital Authority on relevant PRC issues.

• Provided various legal services to some listed Hong Kong Real Estate Developers , such as Henderson (China) Investment Co., Ltd., Swire Properties Limited, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited, Hang Lung Group Limited, Shun Tak Holdings Limited and CITIC Pacific Limited, relating to their real estate investment projects in the P.R.C.

• Being the representative for Mr. Louis Cha (GBM), an influential modern writer, succeeded in his consecutive actions against the infringements of his intellectual property right.

• Participated in the liquidation process of Guangdong International Trust & Investment Corporation (GITIC), the largest liquidated financial organization of P.R.C.

• Handled the transfer of a foreign currency loan from a local bank to a foreign bank, which was the first case being processed in Shanghai.

• Provided various legal services to some national giants or organization on long-term basis, such as Baosteel Group, the Shanghai Financial Settlement Center of General Logistics Department of People's Liberation Army, etc.

• Represented Shanghai Hongqiao Economic Development Zone in the negotiation with P&O for the reorganization of Shanghai International Exhibition Centre.

Our Team

Except for Mr. Jin, JL is formed by associates, trainees, paralegals and specialists, all of whom were graduated from the renowned domestic or overseas law schools.
Most of our colleagues can speak Chinese, Cantonese and English fluently.

Abiding by the idea of “Clients first”, and with the good experiences of cooperating with the well-known international law firms, JL has created its effective mode for team working, to ensure that each case can be handled appropriately and each client can get tailor-made service.


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