The world's first alliance of elite law firms to provide legal services for the Belt and Road initiative.
The EGLA network has 68 member firms situated in the countries that are important focal points of the Belt and Road initiative, including 16 countries of China, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam, with more than 7000 lawyers.
China's Belt and Road Initiative, often described as a 21st century silk road, is made up of a “belt” of overland corridors and a maritime “road” of shipping lanes.
Beijing, 17 April 2018 – The Elite Global Legal Alliance ("EGLA") is a global alliance of one hundred law firms worldwide led by Chinese lawyers, upgraded and transformed from the Elite Chinese Legal Alliance (“ECLA”) to further deepen China’s Belt and Road Initiative and better serve the international legal requirements of Chinese enterprises. It will be one of the world’s largest and fastest growing cross-regional legal service collaboration platforms.