Our extensive research identifies 20 China-based practitioners who stand out for the top-tier legal services they provide to clients across the construction sector.
Most Highly Regarded
Zhong Lun Law Firm performs well here with five listings.
Jihong Wang has an “excellent reputation in the construction market”, according to respondents impressed with her work on urban infrastructure projects.
Wenjing Zhang delivers top-tier advice and representation for domestic and international companies involved in large-scale construction projects.
Jiong Zhang is commended for his notable expertise in construction project bidding and dispute resolution, having wide-ranging litigation and arbitration experience.
Herbert Smith Freehills receives four listings in this chapter.
Interviewees exalt Hew Kian Heong as “very senior and experienced in the construction sector”, calling him “a leading figure in the Chinese space”.
Ellen Zhang is a name to know thanks to her first-class advisory services to energy-sector clients engaged in infrastructure projects.
Michelle Li is praised for her “strategic mindset” and “technical understanding” of complex construction transactions and disputes.
Jean Zhu ranks highly among peers for her top-tier handling of high-value construction disputes and litigation proceedings.
Pinsent Masons sees three lawyers highlighted here.
Helena Chen is “very active in the market” and has “a deep knowledge of the Taiwanese legal environment and construction industry”.
Sam Boyling has a proven track record representing Chinese companies in international construction disputes and investigations.
The “very bright” Cecilia Hu provides top-tier legal services for construction-related disputes and project finance.
Peers applaud JunHe’s Elvis (Xianfeng) Zhou for “delivering a wide and balanced perspective to his work”. They further acknowledge him as a “practitioner with a strong name in the market”.
Tom Fu at Mayer Brown possesses an “effective knowledge of the local market” and is distinguished for his “resourceful and efficient” approach to construction matters.
The “excellent” Wanhe Ye of Cyan Law Firm is held in high esteem by sources who deem him “one of the best litigators in the construction sector”.
Zhu Shuying at Shanghai City Development Law Firm is “a standout figure on the domestic scene” when it comes to construction and infrastructure projects.