Revenue for the Attorneys industry in China is set to increase 7.6% in 2018 to $11.4 billion, with annualized growth of 8.1% since 2013. Employee numbers and wages have been growing in line with revenue over the period. There are about 315,856 employees in this industry, with an estimated payroll of $3.5 billion.The number of law firm enterprises in China has been increasing from 16,300 in 2013 to about 17,910 in 2018. Over 70% of law firms in China are partnerships. They provide legal services for litigation in civil, commercial and criminal actions.Increasing merger and acquisition activities have promoted the development of the industry. Also, people in China are gradually becoming more aware of the importance of legal services...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 13-18
8.1%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
315,856
Businesses
23,340

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Industry activity is highly concentrated in coastal provincial areas. Beijing, Guangdong and Shanghai contribute most to industry revenue. The three areas jointly accounted for 51.3% of total industry revenue in 2018. Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang are also large areas in terms of industry revenue.Reasons for the high concentration level in these regions include high economic levels and strong commercial activities. The above areas are the most developed economic regions in China. Disposable income levels are high and commercial businesses are active. Most large-scale companies locate their regional headquarters in large cities such as Beijing and Shanghai. This results in higher demand for legal services from corporations and individuals in these areas...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Attorneys Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Attorneys Industry are

  • Experienced work force
  • Having a well-defined strategy
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of Laws and Business Bankruptcies in the Attorneys industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Attorneys Industry?

    The Attorneys industry in China comprises independent establishments providing specialized legal and paralegal services, including law firms, legal aid offices and legal agents. Notarization, conciliation, arbitration or legal services provided by in-house legal teams are not included in this report.

    Industry Products
  • Commercial legal services
  • Civil legal services
  • Criminal legal services
  • Non-litigious legal services
  • Industry Activities
  • Practicing criminal, civil, administrative and economic law
  • Providing legal aid
  • Investigation, evidence obtainment and evaluation related to lawsuits
  • Consultation and legal document drafting
  • Conveyancing
  • Other legal agent activities
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of Laws
  • Business Bankruptcies
  • Civil Cases Commenced - District Courts
  • Economic Indicators - Initial Public Offerings
  • Penal Convictions

  • Current Performance
    Industry profitabilityEnterprises and employment
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Attorneys Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Attorneys Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Information Transmission, Computer Services and Software
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Leasing and Business Services
  • Public Administration and Social Organizations
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Stores
  • Office Supply Stores
  • Realty Management

  • Products & Services
  • Commercial legal services
  • Civil legal services
  • Non-litigious legal services
  • Criminal legal services
  • Other
  • Chart: Attorneys Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic factors
  • Changes of laws and regulations
  • Criminal activity
  • Litigation activity
  • Rising legal consciousness
  • International demand

  • Major Markets
  • Businesses
  • Households
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Attorneys Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Rent
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Attorneys

  • Basis of Competition
  • Service quality and reputation
  • Service range
  • Service price
  • Geographic presence
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Attorneys Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Dacheng Law Offices, King & Wood PRC Lawyers, Grandall Legal Group, Jun He Law Offices, Duan & Duan Law Firm,
  • Table: Dacheng Law Offices - financial performance
  • Table: King & Wood PRC Lawyers - financial performance
  • Table: Grandall Legal Group - financial performance
  • Table: Jun He Law Offices - financial performance
  • Table: Duan & Duan Law Firm - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Attorneys Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Attorneys Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Conveyancing
  • The transfer of legal title of property from one person to another, or the granting of an encumbrance such as a mortgage.
  • Initial Public Offering (Ipo)
  • The issuing of a company's common stock to the public for the first time.
  • Misappropriation
  • The act of benefiting financially by using another person's or company's details, name or likeness without permission.
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