China Overseas-Educated Scholars Development Foundation (COSDF) and Yingke Law Firm held the strategic cooperation agreement signing ceremony and press conference in Beijing on August 8, 2022. By establishing a strategic partnership, the two parties have released the Global One Hour Legal Service Platform for Chinese Overseas Talents and the Global One Hour Legal Service Platform for Chinese Enterprises. Both parties will leverage their respective advantages to provide emergency legal assistance and professional legal services for Chinese international students and Chinese enterprises, and to contribute to further promoting the work of Chinese international students in a healthy and orderly manner.
At the meeting, Cao Weizhou, President of COSDF, pointed out that the two parties, COSDF and Yingke Law Firm, have formed a stable and win-win strategic partnership. Relying on Yingke’s globalized professional and efficient legal services, COSDF will be able to respond to and meet the needs of the vast group of overseas students, provide services for Chinese students at home and abroad and Chinese enterprises conducting international business, and bring them real benefits.
Mei Xiangrong, Founding Partner and Director of Yingke Law Firm, said in his speech that Yingke has started its globalization since 2009 and has formed a global legal service network covering 89 countries. While providing professional legal services, Yingke also attaches great importance to providing services to clients in an efficient manner, especially in emergency and unexpected events. With the signing and implementation of the Strategic Cooperation Agreement, both parties will bring their respective advantages into better protecting the legal rights and interests of overseas students and the enterprises they have founded and lead around the world through legal channels.
Yang Lin, Founding Partner and Director of Yingke Law Firm, announced the specific contents and measures of the cooperation. Relying on the global legal service network of Yingke, whenever and wherever the overseas students and enterprises have any legal service needs, they can log on to the Global One Hour Legal Service Platform for Overseas Chinese Talents or for Chinese Enterprises through the WeChat mini app “YunLvbao” and communicate with lawyers through intelligent consultation or telephone consultation. The platform is equipped with 7×24 online Chinese lawyers on duty to ensure that all clients are able to be connected to professional lawyers in the corresponding countries within one hour. The intelligent consultation function of the platform can complete mutual translation between Chinese and English, and more languages will be added in the future to communicate smoothly.
At the meeting, overseas lawyers from the United States, Germany, Hungary, Spain, India, Argentina and Australia expressed their warm congratulations to this activity by video.