Administrative Law

With the development of the Chinese administrative law system and the continuing improvement of domestic dispute resolution systems, administrative litigation cases in China have shown a significant growth trend in recent years.

JunHe is aware of the growing needs of clients in the area of administrative law. Over the years, JunHe has provided administrative law-related legal services to many domestic and foreign clients which includes conducting legislation research and assessment, advising on administrative decisions, advising on administration investigations, providing administrative compliance resolutions, advising on hearings for administrative penalties, and representing clients in administrative reconsideration proceedings and administrative lawsuits. Through the integration of high-quality resources and with key input from within and outside the firm, JunHe has formed a professional team consisting of administrative law lawyers and consultants that has won trust and praise from clients. 

Legal Team

JunHe’s Administrative Law Team is composed of experts, scholars, senior administrative trial experts and senior lawyers with solid administrative and legal backgrounds and rich practical experience. All of our lawyers have received a legal education either in China or overseas and have outstanding knowledge in administrative law and administrative procedure law, both locally and overseas. The business area involves administrative reconsideration, litigation, legislation, and management, the construction of government ruled by law, and administrative compliance solutions for enterprises. It focuses on administrative legislation, management behavior and dispute resolution. The team provides administrative legal services and opinions to government and enterprises, promotes Rule by Law, enhances administrative compliance of enterprises, and assists clients to identify and eliminate hidden troubles and mitigate losses. 

JunHe’s Administrative Law Team allocates the best resources (including contacting expert consultants, media public relations, handling government relations, etc.) within the scope of the firm, ensuring that clients benefit from JunHe’s integrated platform. JunHe’s Administrative Law department promotes teamwork and staff members are unrestricted by different regions or business areas. This guarantees the efficiency and quality of our lawyers' cases while effectively reducing costs for clients. The Administrative Law Team conducts effective communications with relevant departments, institutions and organizations in a timely manner regarding the extent, limit, and trial practices applicable to existing laws and regulations and other issues.

Primary legal services provided by JunHe with respect to administrative law include:

  • Participating in Administrative Investigation and Assisting with the Formulation of Corresponding Strategies and Schemes: Participating in administrative investigations, assisting clients to analyze and demonstrate the legal risks and produce strategies and schemes, assisting in the preparation of evidence and testimony in response to administrative investigations, and developing administrative settlement schemes as well as other strategies and solutions;

  • Representing Clients in Hearings for Administrative Penalties: Representing administrative counterparts and third parties in proceedings related to administrative penalties, including case acceptance, investigation, statement, defense and hearings; applying for hearings, participating in hearing sessions and giving opinions on behalf of clients; 

  • Representing Clients in Administrative Reconsideration Proceedings: Representing administrative counterparts in initiating administrative reconsideration proceedings in a timely manner after receiving an administrative decision; participating in reconsideration hearing sessions on behalf of clients;

  • Representing Clients in Administrative Litigation: Representing administrative bodies or administrative counterparts or third parties in administrative litigation as the plaintiff or the defendant, including making statements, assisting in adducing evidence, representation in hearings/court sessions, and making defenses and arguments; 

  • Assisting with the Resolution of Disputes over Administrative Agreements: Acting as the counsel for parties to administrative agreements, representing such parties in disputes over administrative agreements, assisting with the demonstration of resolution plans, representing clients in settlements or mediations, and acting as the agent ad litem of clients;

  • Participating in Legislative Activities of Governments at all Levels: Participating in and advising on legislative research and the drafting and/or revision of regulations, rules and normative documents, participating in demonstration meetings for legislation, helping legislative activities and providing legislators with comments on how to improve legislation;

  • Advice to the Government: Acting as the counsel for all levels of government authorities, providing advice on rule by law for government clients, evaluating if an administrative decision complies with laws and regulations, and assisting with the drafting and revision of important legal documents.

  • Tailored Training and Interactive Simulation Case Analysis: Providing government authorities, trade associations and enterprises with training and lectures in relation to administrative law and regular legal consultations and mentoring, so as to enhance the ability of staff members to solve problems regarding administrative law.