Technology, Telecoms & Internet

Practice Areas

Technology, Telecoms & Internet

Ranked Band 1 in TMT (Chambers Asia Pacific, 2013-2017)

Over the past two decades, Zhong Lun has been actively involved at the forefront of legal matters related to science and technology, telecommunications and the Internet, and has provided legal advice to numerous science and technology companies, telecom operators, providers of value-added service and internet companies. Our accumulated experience is considerable. Indeed, the science and technology, telecommunications and internet practice of Zhong Lun has been consistently ranked Band 1 and highly recommended by Chambers, a well-respected international legal rating agency, and has received high recommendations and awards for many times from The Legal 500, China Business Law Journal, Asialaw and other preeminent industry watchers.


In respect of science and technology, telecommunications and internet business, Zhong Lun's practice involves basic telecommunications, internet/e-commerce and other value-added telecom business, Big Data, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, cloud computing projects, protection of personal information and data, cross-border transmission of data, network security compliance, internet finance, etc.

Scope of Services

  • Providing science and technology, telecommunications and internet enterprises with full-range services including due diligence investigation, compliance advice, designing of investment structure, negotiation, documents drafting and transaction closing for their financing, reorganization, merger and acquisition, foreign direct investment and capital markets business.
  • Advising on construction and development of basic telecommunication facilities
  • Providing legal services related to Big Data, protection of personal information and privacy, data collection, cross-border transmission, etc.
  • Assisting clients, in line with market access policies, in the investment of various value-added telecommunications services
  • Assisting domestic start-up companies in establishing business models that meet the requirements of financing and IPO
  • Providing legal services related to the setup and operation of e-commerce platforms
  • Providing legal services concerning network security, including the construction of compliance system, protection of key information infrastructure, etc.
  • Assisting in the settlement of disputes over domain names
  • Offering legal services regarding internet finance, including third-party payment, P2P lending, crowdfunding, innovative internet financing platform, internet banking and big data for online financing, etc.