About Us

Gallant, a Meritas member firm, was founded in 1977 and is a well-established and notable full service independent firm in Hong Kong with over 40 solicitors. We offer comprehensive legal services to individuals and corporate clients alike, covering various aspects of legal services in corporate, commercial and property related activities (contentious and non-contentious), including capital markets work, corporate and commercial, M&A, banking and finance, bond issuance, fund formation, China practice, trust and private clients, intellectual property, project developments and commercial real estate, conveyancing and tenancy, wills and probate, insurance, insolvency, mediation, arbitration and litigation. For a full list of our services and practice areas, please turn to our page on "Our Practices".

Our services are delivered throughout our office in Hong Kong and the Guangzhou and Shanghai representative offices in China. The locations and particulars of these offices are on "Our Offices" page.

Apart from our notable banking, real estate and litigation work, we are particularly known for our China practice and cross-border legal services between Hong Kong and Mainland China. Our China practice began as early as 1979 and work includes joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, project financing, “A” and “H” share listing, regulatory and compliance, trade mark and patent registration, attestation and notarization, arbitration and dispute resolution.

In providing cross-border and international services, we have China-Appointed Attesting Officers and Notaries Public in our firm. We also have lawyers and colleagues with PRC legal qualifications. All of our lawyers are conversant in both Chinese and English languages and are able to provide quality Chinese/English bilingual services in an accurate and cost-effective manner.

On 1 April 2024, Gallant and Guantao & Chow, solicitors and notaries (“Guantao Hong Kong”) entered into association. Guantao Hong Kong was established by Beijing Guantao Law Firm in Hong Kong in 2008 and completed its localization in February 2016.