Zhang Jiachun is IFF Chief Legal Adviser and partner of East & Concord Partners. He has years of working experience as senior management in big state-owned enterprises and government departments, taking charge of legal affairs and investment. SOE and government organisations he works for including National development and reform commission, ministry of commerce, national forestry and grassland administration, people's bank of China. In addition, he worked as a regular legal counsel for many industry-leading companies. Furthermore, Zhang has been invited by many government agencies on the work of law drafting and revision.
East & Concord Partners is one of the most largest and comprehensive law firms in China. East & Concord currently employs nearly 400 legal professionals, including partners and consultants all of whom have over 30 years of experience, some of these partners also have experience in places such as the government ministries and commissions, courts, procuratorate, arbitration institutions, and well-known foreign law firms. Most of our attorneys and paralegals have gained qualifications and experience in law schools and firms throughout United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Japan, Netherlands, Singapore. East & Concord has established strategic alliances with many famous international law firms.
Grant Thornton, established in 1981, is one of the earliest accounting firms in China. Grant Thornton have over 260 partners and more than 5,500 professionals with approximately 1,200 CPAs. Grant Thornton work in 29 strategically aligned offices throughout mainland China and the Hong Kong SAR. Grant Thornton is an international organization, composed of members who independently provide audit, tax and advisory services around the world, and has a prominent international status.