Recently, The American Lawyer magazine published THE GLOBAL 100 survey ranking lists, and Yingke Law Firm was ranked 5th on the MOST LAWYERS list with 2,689 licensed lawyers, and 22nd on the MOST GLOBAL list with branches present in 14 countries (instead of cities). In China, Yingke paralleled with King & Wood as No. 1 on the MOST GLOBAL list.
The American Lawyer magazine initiated this survey in July, 2014 among noted law firms all around the world. And Yingke Law Firm is one of the seven Chinese law firms that were invited to participate in the survey. The data provided in the survey is collected until December, 2013.
In recent years, many foreign magazines and rating agencies have paid great attention to the legal market in China. And Chinese law firms have actively participated in the various rating surveys held by them. Yingke, as one of the biggest Chinese law firms, has won several gratifying awards over the years in different rating activities:
The American Lawyer
Yinge was ranked 6th on the Biggest Global Law Firms List in 2013 by American Lawyer Global 100, with the total number of lawyers reaching 2,374;
Yingke was ranked 5th on the MOST LAWYERS list with 2,689 licensed lawyers, and 22nd on the MOST GLOBAL list with branches present in 14 countries (instead of cities) by American Lawyer Global 100.
ALB(Asia Legal Business) (an Asian lawyer’s magazine)
Yingke was awarded as:
One of the Ten Fastest Growing Law Firms in China in 2010;
One of the Ten Fastest Growing Law Firms in China in 2011;
One of the Ten Fastest Growing Law Firms in China in 2012;
One of the 50 Largest Law Firms in Asia-Pacific Region (ranked No. 2) in 2013;
One of the Ten Fastest Growing Law Firms in China in 2014;
Top 10 Best Litigation Lawyers of 2013 (Shenghua YI);
Top 15 Best Litigation Lawyers of 2014 (Yiyuan DING);
Best Employer of China in 2014.
Yingke has been participating in Chambers surveys since 2013, and was awarded as the following:
In 2013, Yingke was listed in the dispute resolution area by Chambers; Mr. Jun WANG was nominated as the Leading Lawyer in telecommunication area due to his outstanding performance handling cases in media and entertainment area;
In 2014, Yingke was rated as the Recommended Law Firm in real estate, construction engineering and dispute resolution areas; Mr. Li HE, Mr. Jingwei ZHAO and Mr. Jun WANG were all nominated in areas including employment, environment, media and telecommunication.
Yingek has been participating in Legal 500 surveys since 2013, and was nominated in areas including M&A, labor law, IP, and international trade.
The Lawyer (a British lawyer’s magazine)
In 2013, Yingke ranked the first on TOP 50 Largest Law Firms in Asia-Pacific Region list.