Though legal professional ethics has long been underappreciated in China, it has gradually enjoyed better status since 2015.
Are Chinese judges and prosecutors returning to law practice for higher income? Statistics show that only a few have changed their careers to lawyers.
A total of 185 representative offices of foreign law firms in China had passed the 2019 annual examination, according to statistics disclosed by the Ministry of Justice in November 2020.
The Ministry of Justice of China recently released a series of data on Chinese lawyers as of the end of 2017, including the number of lawyers, the number of lawsuits in which they acted as agents, and the number of clients they provided services for.