Ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Asia Pacific 2016

Zhong Lun Law Firm was one of the first PRC firms to establish an antitrust / competition practice.  Over the past years, we have rendered services to a number of local and international market leaders and accumulated a wealth of experience in this critical area.  Our Antitrust / Competition Practice Group team is flush with distinguished local expertise, as well as international experience gained by many our lawyers earlier in their careers, when they practiced competition law at prestigious international law firms. Equipped with in-depth and fine-tuned understanding of antitrust issues, Zhong Lun’s lawyers have acted as legislation experts participating in the discussion and drafting of China’s antitrust law and its supplementary regulations. The antitrust lawyers of the firm offer the clients with feasible and effective solutions by applying impressive expertise, sophisticated understanding of various sectors and global vision to China’s legal environment. Zhong Lun’s anti-trust and competition law practice has been highly recommended by Chambers Asia-Pacific for many a time and maintaining its Band 1 ranking. The practice’s impressive honors and awards also include top recommendation from Legal 500, Competition and Anti-trust Law Firm of the Year awards from China Business Law Journal, and a variety of awards given by well-established industry watchers such as IFLR1000 and Asian-MENA Counsel.

Scope of Services

  • Filings for concentration of undertakings (i.e., merger control filings)
  • Negotiation of settlements with anti-monopoly law enforcement agencies
  • Preparation of various business agreements (i.e., licensing agreements, distribution agreements, research and development agreements and cooperation agreements)
  • Representation in investigations conducted by competition authorities
  • Representation in damage claims resulting from cartel findings
  • Representation in administrative reviews and civil and administrative litigation
  • Advising on other regulatory compliance matters
  • Advising enterprises on their responses to governmental anti-monopoly investigations