Feb 06,2021

Legal 500: Wanhuida receives top-tier firm ranking for IP contentious and non-contentious, five lawyers recommended

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In the 2021 edition of“The Legal 500 Asia Pacific”, which is launched on January 13, 2021, Wanhuida Intellectual Property has been rated as a TIER-1 PRC FIRM in both categories of Intellectual Property Contentious practice and Intellectual property Non-contentious practice. Bai Gang, the firm’s Founding Partner and Management Committee Chair, has been inducted into the Legal 500 Asia Pacific Hall of Fame, which is exclusively reserved for lawyers that are widely regarded as being at the very top of the profession, and have been listed as a Leading Individual by The Legal 500 for at least 8 consecutive years.

Bai Gang, along with four other members from the firm’s Management Committee, Ren Haiyan, Huang Hui, Jason Yao and S. Sam Li, are recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 editorial.

The practice is praised for its'extremely client oriented'approach as testified by client testimony:‘The service provided by WHD is characterized by being extremely client oriented, with an almost around the clock availability. Their communication style is very good and adapted to Western sensitivities. Their service is very thorough and has proven very supportive in the distance and also when travelling to China. They have become our close and reliable allies in China to the point of working almost like in-house counsels for us.’

Wanhuida has received, since 2012, this top-tier accolade fromThe Legal 500 Asia Pacificten years in a row.

Published annually,The Legal 500 Asia Pacificprovides unbiased commentary and insight into the legal marketplaces of 25 Asia Pacific jurisdictions. Its researchers carry out extensive research into each jurisdiction, canvassing law firms and contacting 300,000 clients for feedback on the lawyers they instruct. TheLegal 500Series, now in its 34thyear, is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.