On May 17, 2022, LEGALBAND, an international legal rating agency, released its 2022 ranking of the top law firms and lawyers in China. GEN Law Firm was listed in 5 areas, and 5 lawyers were listed and recommended in different areas, including the business areas of Antitrust and Competition Law, Cybersecurity and Data Compliance, Dispute Resolution (Litigation), Intellectual Property (Litigation) and Intellectual Property (Non-Litigation).

GEN's Ranked Areas

Promising Law Firm

Antitrust and Competition Law

Cybersecurity and Data Compliance

Dispute Resolution (Litigation)

Second Tier

Intellectual Property (Litigation)

Intellectual Property (Non-litigation)

Ranked lawyers of GEN

Cybersecurity and Data Compliance

Second Tier

Annie Xue

Intellectual Property (Litigation)

Second Tier

Steve Zhao

Rising Star

Jinwen Han

Special Recommendation

Zou Wen

Intellectual Property (Non-litigation)

First Tier

He Jing


LEGALBAND is an international legal rating agency of Accurate Media Group, headquartered in Hong Kong. This year's ranking was selected by LEGALBAND's China resident research team after months of meticulous study of submissions from various law firms and lawyers, and through including but not limited to phone calls, emails and other means to conduct in-depth research of clients and legal peers as well as long-term observation and insight into the Chinese legal market. GEN Law Firm was ranked as one of the top law firms in China for the second year in a row, based on its excellent business capabilities and wide recognition by clients. Annie Xue was recommended for the first time in the list for her outstanding performance in the field of cybersecurity and data compliance. Steve (Kefeng) Zhao and JinwenHan were ranked the top lawyers in China by LEGALBAND for the second consecutive year. Zou Wen was awarded the Special Recommendation List for her excellent business competence in the field of intellectual property. He Jing has always been at the forefront of legal research in the IP field, having rich experience and achievements in legal services in this field, and has been recommended by the list for many times.

About GEN

GEN Law Firm’s practice focused on corporate finance, complex dispute resolution, intellectual property litigation and non-litigation, antitrust, data privacy, and environmental, energy and natural resources and various regulatory compliance work. Our unique legal approach to corporate compliance and crisis management has supported clients successfully complete a wide range of transactions, construction and development of projects and investment financing, having achieved outstanding results in handling highly complex and challenging issues for clients. With the accumulated expertise over the years, GEN Law Firm have been able to create an increasingly sophisticated system of expert law firm for a unique legal service market with division, and have earned the trust of many outstanding companies in home and abroad with excellent performance. GEN Law Firm uses advanced equipment, combined with visualization, risk analysis, big data even transformational legal technology to ensure a high quality of service and experience for clients.

Attorneys of GEN Law Firm have been serving leading industry players at home and abroad for more than 20 years thus having deep experience. The industry sectors we have deep expertise nearly include all the essential fields, including automobile, wireless communication, semiconductor, computing, pharmaceutical, retail, publication, software, sports, chemical, social media, advertisement etc. GEN Law Firm recognizes that the demands and standards of domestic and international clients for legal service are constantly evolving. Whether it is for the smooth globalization regional operations and the resolution of complex disputes at home and abroad , or the desire to contribute to China’s increasingly prosperous market through best-in-class technology, branding and creativity, clients are expecting and demanding more professionalism and credibility from their legal professional teams then ever before.

GEN Law Firm is one of the fastest growing teams of lawyers in Chinese legal profession. Our team members are well recognized by Chamber’s Asia Pacific, Legal 500, Who’s Who, Asian Legal Business, Benchmark Litigation, Legalband, World Trademark 1000, Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, Lexology Client Choice, IAM Patent 1000, IAM Strategy 300 etc. The recognition from clients and the industry encourage us to continuously develop relevant legal products, increase the dimension of legal services and enhance the quality of the law firm service.