Awarded Hospitality Sector Law Firm of the Year in China for 2012 and 2013 by Corporate INTL and Hospitality Law Firm of the Year in China - 2013 Global Law Experts Practice Area Awards by Global Law Experts


As a leader in the hospitality industry, Zhong Lun Law Firm’s Hospitality Practice Group maintains a competitive edge in the hotel investment and management arena. Our practice covers all stages of hospitality development and operation, including transaction structuring, hotel development and construction, pre-opening preparations, post-opening operations and dispute resolution. Our clients include hotel owners and developers, hotel management companies and other enterprises, such as banks and financial institutions, which provide other services and support for hotels. Zhong Lun provides a wide range of services to many prestigious domestic hotel owners and developers for hotel projects and multi-use hotel complex projects. We have long-standing relationships with a large number of the world’s renowned hotel management groups and provide extensive legal services to their businesses in China. Our clients include almost all of the leading international hotel brands in China, including Four Seasons, Marriott International, Starwood, InterContinental, Hyatt, Hilton, Banyan Tree, Six Senses, Capella and Anantara throughout China.


Scope of Services


  • Transaction structuring
  • Hotel investment and development
  • Hotel management and franchise
  • Hotel acquisitions and other transfers
  • Hotel leasing
  • Hotel financing and refinancing
  • Day-to-day management
  • Property management
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Arbitration/litigation/expert ruling
  • Hotel derivatives, such as serviced apartments, branded apartments and timeshares