A dynamic legal community with high aspirations and a promising future
Merits & Tree Law Offices (M&T) was established in 2006. M&T is now a comprehensive law firm with 9 offices (Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Chengdu, Haikou, and Hong Kong), and 600 lawyers and professionals, including 140 partners.
United by the mission of "Quality Services Enable Clients," M&T's outstanding lawyers endeavour to provide clients with efficient, professional, and comprehensive services. M&T pursues high-quality development with appropriate expansion in scale. Our vision is to be the law firm of choice for our clients.
Full-range, multi-dimensional, and one-stop comprehensive legal services
M&T strives to provide legal services for each stage during the cycle of investment (issue-end), transaction (asset-end), and exit (dispute-end). We address legal needs along the life chain of our corporate, financial, and capital market clients (both domestic and foreign), serving from start-up, through growth, to maturity stages.
Being client-oriented, M&T has focused on 13 practice areas and 10 industry sectors. We combine professional legal skills with excellent business sense to respond to the ever-evolving legal market and clients' complex requirements. Our comprehensive expertise allows us to accomplish business objectives with a high-level and forward-looking perspective. M&T has provided full-range, multi-dimensional, and one-stop comprehensive legal services to over 3,000 well-known domestic and foreign investment institutions and enterprises.
An integrated one-firm firm, seamlessly deploying professional resources
M&T is managed and operated as an integrated one-firm firm. We apply unified standards internally to ensure quality and risk control. We design internal training courses sorted by practice areas for all lawyers and continuously update our training system. To ensure service quality, we leverage partners' wisdom, expertise, and experience from various practice areas, collaborating closely while allocating tasks according to our client's diverse needs.
As a one-firm firm, M&T provides professional, tailor-made, targeted, and innovative legal services by seamlessly deploying resources across practice areas and offices. Our firm structure couples a transparent management mechanism with robust collaboration across internal practice areas and industry committees.
Global vision and local wisdom, safeguarding client growth
M&T's partners are experts in the PRC legal market, with rich experience from previous careers with international law firms, PRC law firms, financial investment institutions, Fortune 500 companies or judicial authorities. Our partners are highly seasoned in project management, organization, and execution. They are skilled at representing complex, challenging, and ground-breaking transactions and cases. Half of our partners have an international education background. They are capable of working multilingual. M&T has also joined LAW, a global network of legal services, which advances our ability to respond to the needs of our clients in different jurisdictions around the globe.
M&T is also employee-oriented, we keep empowering the comprehensive growth of our lawyers, and we have been awarded the "China Employer of Choice" by the ALB for six consecutive years.