Globe-Law is a full service partnership law firm, established in July, 2001.
The Chinese name of Globe-Law is "Gao Wen". The two characters are rooted in traditional Chinese culture and come from Chinese idioms. "Gao" comes from "gao wu jian ling" ——which means “water sweep down irresistibly from a commanding height”, and symbolizes operation from a strategically advantageous position, whereas"wen" comes from "jing wei tian di yue wen" and indicates one’s virtue is able to influence heaven and earth. It is these traditional Chinese concepts that encourage Globe-Law lawyers to, in pursuit of strengthening the Chinese legal system, assume the responsibility of serving our nation and people, improve our professionalism and cooperation, expand our practice areas, establish and maintain social and public resources, perfect our management, promote external communications, and provide first-class office facilities and surroundings. Our endeavor has gained the confidence and praises of our clients both at home and abroad.
Headquartered in Beijing, Globe-Law now has branches in Shanghai, Dalian, and Hefei, along with its 17 offices worldwide in Suzhou, Tianjin, Xi’an, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Nanjing, Harbin, Changchun, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, New York, Barcelona, London, and Melbourne.
History of Development
Globe-Law first came into existence in 1985 as one of the PRC's earliest patent agencies, in July of 2001, Globe-Law (Chinese name “Gao Bo Long Hua”) Law Firm was established, and in May 2010 by the approval of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Justice, changed its Chinese name into “Gao Wen”.
Throughout its 15 year history, Globe-Law has developed into a comprehensive large-scale law firm, with both domestic and foreign clients, and whose practice areas cover intellectual property, corporate, litigation and arbitration, criminal defense, maritime, banking and international finance, real estate and construction, labor and human resources . We guarantee our clients highly efficient, high-quality, and multi-area specialized services.
Globe-Law's future as a top international law firm is bright. China's legal and social reforms, as well as its opening to the outside world, place Globe-Law in a position to be a leader of the legal profession in China. Our lawyers constitute a responsible, diligent, and united group. Our abundant practical experiences and social resources which have accumulated over 15 years, and along with our dedication to the international law management concept, place Globe-Law as an international, comprehensive, and large-scale partnership law firm.
Globe-Law looks forward to future cooperation with you. It is Globe-Law's promise to our clients to be diligent, efficient, and honest in providing high-quality legal services to protect and realize their legitimate rights and interests. Globe-Law adheres to the practice concepts of "gao wu jian ling", “jing wei tian di yue wen “found in traditional Chinese culture. In every legal affair Globe-Law handles, our lawyers recognize the individuals needs and feelings of our clients, and in understanding your needs, we offer superior services that are responsive, confidential and tailored to your individual needs. Globe-Law stands together with clients, to achieve every endeavor you embark upon, to remove any difficulties and anxieties you may feel, and to strive to help you with commercial opportunities. Based on sincere communication, understanding and trust, we can ensure you the most desirable, accurate and efficient services.
Globe-Law boasts a wealth of talents, each with their own specialty. Over these years, our lawyers have been drawn by a mutual commitment to integrate into an elite, invincible group.
Globe-Law is now home to nearly 200 experienced lawyers and paralegals. All of our lawyers have graduated from top-tier law schools, both in China and overseas. More than 80% of them have LLMs or PhD at Law Degrees. Many lawyers have over 10 years of practical experience, or serve as senior researchers of law, professors, tutors of graduates, or arbitrators of various organizations, including CIETAC, Beijing Arbitration Commission, Guangzhou Arbitration Commission, Haikou Arbitration Commission, Xi'an Arbitration Commission, Hohhot Arbitration Commission and Yantai Arbitration Commission, etc. They are also well-known domestically and internationally in various areas. In addition to Chinese, our lawyers are proficient in English, German, Japanese, Russian and Korean. This is the team that will provide you with multidisciplinary, accurate and efficient legal services to meet your various needs.
Partners handling cases in person, specialization division and close teamwork are the characteristics of our firm.
Globe-Law's partners take charge of cases in person, which insures legal service Globe-Law provided with high starting point and accuracy.
In providing services to our clients, we are firmly committed to the principle and spirit of specialization and teamwork. We divide our team into several departments, including intellectual property, corporate, litigation and arbitration, criminal defense, maritime, banking and international finance, real estate and construction, labor and human resources, etc. When the service you require involves multiple areas of practice, we will assign your case to a working team of professionals from various departments, optimizing our personnel resources in order to provide the most professional, efficient, and quality legal service to meet your needs.
Cooperation and Development
Globe-Law has established strong cooperative relationships with law firms, accounting firms, and tax accountants in the United States, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, Britain, Russia, South American countries, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, as well as in mainland Chinese cities such as Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Guangzhou, Haikou, Fuzhou, Qingdao, Yantai, Dalian, Zhengzhou, Harbin, Shenyang, Changchun, Xi'an, Hohhot, Yinchuan, Lanzhou, Xining, Kunming, and Chengdu. This enables Globe-Law to expand its services into different countries and regions, especially facilitating our services in important cities of the south, east, northeast, and southwest of China, whose economies are experiencing rapid advancement. By exchanging information and sharing resources with our counterparts in other countries and cities, we are able to assure you cost-effective and quality services of excellence.
With a solid professional background, diligent working style and many accomplishments throughout our 15 years, Globe-Law has gained a good reputation and established a good cooperative relationship with governments at all levels, judicial authorities, international organizations, domestic and foreign research institutions of law, law firms and media, so that we can guarantee efficient and accurate service.
Globe-Law also keeps a close relationship with CCTV, Legal Daily, Xinhua News Agency's confidential references, Law Service Times, China Reform Daily, and China Consumption Daily, etc.
Globe-Law also maintains a long-term cooperative relationship with academies of law and economy, such as Peking University, Tsinghua University, China University of Political and Law, National Institute of Law of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, so that we can keep abreast of internal and external legislative changes and legal theories in order to perfect our services.
Facilities and Surroundings
Globe-Law has gradually optimized its office facilities. Our head office at Parkview Green is located at 9/F, Building C, Zhaotai international center ,Chaoyang District, Beijing, China with quiet and comfortable surroundings and plentiful parking space. We have also constructed an office network system, purchased an advanced database system of law and a large number of books, and established a file management system. Advanced facilities have benefitted us in the past, and will continue to play an important role in our daily work in the time to come.