Organized on the Merger of the original Shandong Mingyun Law Firm and Shandong Jinfu Law Firm which were directly under the regulation of Department of Justice of Shandong Province, Shandong Qilu Law Firm has developed into a comprehensive standardized provincial law firm. As a large-sized partnership law firm headquartered in Jinan with two offices respectively located in Qingdao and Yantai, Shandong Qilu Law Firm has always maintained its leading status in the legal industry in Shandong Province. In 2005, Shandong Qilu Law Firm was awarded as “A National Outstanding Law Firm” by the All China Lawyers Association; since 2004, it has consecutively been assessed as “a provincial-level civilized unit” by the Shandong Provincial civilization construction committee; in March of 2006, it was assessed as “a good-faith and civilized unit” by Jinan Municipal Finance Office and Municipal Spiritual Wealth Office; in 2008, it is awarded as “a provincial outstanding law firm” by the Department of Justice of Shandong Province and Shandong Provincial Attorney Association;in 2010, it was awarded as “an excellent unit of the provincial judicial sector” by Shandong Province Human Resources and Social Security Department and the Department of Justice of Shandong Province; in 2011, it was honored and recorded as “second-class collective reward” by the Department of Justice of Shandong Province. On December 30th, “Qilu Law Firm” was renamed as “Shandong Qilu Law Firm”.
As is indicated in Top 100 Industry Enterprises of China (which is compiled and published by the China International Cooperation Association of Small and Medium Enterprise of National Development and Reform Commission according to the statistics released by National Bureau of Statistics of China, Shandong Qilu Law Firm ranked 13th among China’s top 100 law firms.
Shandong Qilu Law Firm now has 34 partners, over 160 attorneys (full-time or part-time), including 25 professors or associate professors, 13 senior lawyers, 1 vice chairman of he International Chamber of Commerce, China National Committee (“ICC CHINA”), 14 arbitrators of the local arbitration committees in Shandong province as Jinan, Tai'an, Zibo, Weifang, Weihai, Rizhao and Dongying City arbitration Committee. All the practicing attorneys have acquired Bachelor’s or higher degrees.
Currently, Shandong Qilu Law Firm has already been approved as qualified for verifying the collective property rights of science and technology industry by the Ministry of Justice and State Scientific and Technological Committee; as qualified for verification of property rights by the Department of Justice and Ministry of Finance; as qualified for providing legal servicesfor the restructure of joint-stock companies by Shandong Provincial Economic Restructuring Office; and ; as qualified for engaging in bidding business by the Ministry of Justice and State Development Planning Commission, etc. In June 1993, the original Shandong Mingyun Law Firm was approved as qualified for engaging in the securities law practice by the Ministry of Justice and China Securities Regulatory Commission, thus our law firm become one of the first law firms which is competent for engaging in securities service in Shandong province.
Qilu Law Firm’s legal practices cover all legal areas and its lawyers are also proficient in dealing with and reputed for the legal practices regarding corporate restructuring for listed companies & Securities services, capital operation and investment & financing, construction projects, real estate, BOT projects, insurance, intellectual property, corporate legal affairs, business surveys, year-round and project legal counseling, overseas investment, international trade, maritime affairs, immigration affairs (into the U. S or Canada), commercial disputes, criminal defense, etc.
Located in West 16F of Building 8, Shuntai Jinan, No. 2000 Shunhua Road, Jinan High-tech Zone, Jinan, Shandong Qilu Law Firm has its office area of 1653 square meters in its headquarter, which provides a modern office facilities for attorneys and a elegant and comfortable environment for mutual communication between attorneys and their clients.
Just as its headquarter, the Qingdao and Yantai Office of Shandong Qilu Law Firm are also located in the local High-tech Zone. Therefore, Shandong Qilu Law Firm may closely connect its services with the local economy and provide excellent and efficient services to its neighboring enterprises.
The following are subject to the management of the Management Committee of the law firm: Administrative Office, Foreign-related Affair Department, Finance Department, Human Resource Department, Information Center, the Company & Securities Department, Corporate & Commercial Department, Civil & Commercial Department, Project Investment Department, Finance & Insurance Department, Construction & Engineering Department, Real Estate Department, General Business Department, Qingdao Office, Yantai Office.