Established by renowned Chinese lawyer, Jason (Jingbo Lu), in 2004, River Delta Law Firm (‘RDL’) is a boutique law firm specialising in Labour Law, Human Resources, Data Protection, Compliance & Anti-corruption as well as Investment & Corporate Governance. Headquartered in Shanghai, the firm also has offices in in Beijing, Suzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Tianjin, Chongqing and Nanjing and a representative office in the San Francisco Bay Area, U.S.A.
RDL has more than 200 members, including more than 100 qualified legal professionals. Many of them have previously served in courts, government agencies, top international law firms or leading multinational companies and have a deep, practical understanding of the law and government regulations. They are able to provide customers with comprehensive solutions from a legal and commercial perspective with the mantra “Simply Your Employment”.
RDL has represented some of the world's top 500 enterprises including the Chinese headquarters of foreign multinationals and well-known domestic state-owned and private enterprises. At the same time, the firm also provides essential think tank services such as research projects for the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of PRC, The Federation of Trade Unions and other government agencies.
While the firm is heavily involved in helping foreign-funded enterprises establish themselves in China, as interest in the Chinese market continues to rise, RDL actively encourages a global mindset (“Go Global”) amongst Chinese enterprises and provides assistance and services concerning overseas investments. Today, the extraterritorial legal services of RDL cover more than 50 countries, including Japan, Vietnam, France, Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Germany, Russia, Brazil, etc.
RDL has won many awards and recognitions from well-known international legal media companies and ranking agencies, including but not limited to the Legal 500, Asia Law, Chambers & Partners, Benchmark Litigation and Who’s Who Legal.
One client was particularly impressed with the firm’s "professional and practical" team, and appreciated its "prompt and timely responses." – Chambers & Partners
In this Innangard Podcast, River Delta Partner Cathy Qu shared her perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on employees and employment law in China.