China - JunHe Promotes 24 Lawyers To Partner.
Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - China
28 May 2021
JunHe has promoted 24 of their top lawyers to become partners in the firm. The newly promoted lawyers are Bu Zhen, Cai Juanqi, Cao Xiang, Deng Lin, Gu Yu, Huang Wei, Jin Chuan, Lao Chengzhe, Li Yuming, Luo Xiaolai, Mao Jian, Pan Yue, Pei Fei, Peng Yanqing, Wei Yuming, Xue Tiantian, Yuan Qiong, Zhang Jie, Zhang Wan, Zhao Hao, Zheng Yu, Zheng Ziwei, Zhou Jia and Zhou Jingbo.
The newly elevated partners hail from JunHe’s Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou offices and are skilled in areas such as capital markets, M&As, civil and commercial litigation and arbitration, criminal litigation and dispute resolution. They also specialize in investment & M&As, asset management, banking and finance, intellectual property, private equity/venture capital, international trade, restructuring and Insolvency, network security and information, employment, competition and real estate and construction.
JunHe, as one of the earliest partnership law firms in China, adheres to the belief that talent is key to its core competitiveness, and the firm has spared no effort to attract the best legal talent. The cultivation of internal talent is always a top priority. The promotion of 24 of the brightest lawyers in the firm, all from different offices and practice areas is the greatest number to be elevated in JunHe’s long history and highlights the extraordinary distinction of the young generation of lawyers.
Mr. Bu holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws from China University of Political Science and Law. He joined JunHe after graduating in 2013. Mr. Bu focuses on domestic and overseas capital markets, corporate and mergers and acquisitions, as well as private equity investment. He has extensive project service experience.
Ms. Gu graduated from the University of International Business and Economics and New York University with a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws respectively. She joined JunHe in 2010. Ms. Gu specializes in the areas of corporate and M&As, private equity and venture capital, data privacy and cybersecurity, and has extensive experience in sectors such as TMT, banking and finance, energy and chemical.
Mr. Jin graduated from Foreign Affairs University and University of International Business and Economics, obtaining his Master of Laws. He joined JunHe in 2014. he has a wealth of experience in areas such as litigation, arbitration, civil and commercial litigation, domestic arbitration, and bankruptcy reorganization.
Ms. Luo earned a Bachelor of Laws at Shanghai International Studies University and a Master of Economics at The University of Melbourne. She joined JunHe in 2012 where she specializes in dispute resolution. Ms. Luo has abundant experience in litigation/arbitration and corporate law as well as restructuring and insolvency in the area of asset disposal.
Mr. Pan graduated from Peking University and obtained a Bachelor of Science and Master of Laws there. He joined JunHe in 2013 and is experienced in investment, mergers and acquisitions and capital market business, and has abundant experience in private equity investment, M&As, IPOs and restructuring. Mr. Pan also provides legal services on operation compliance to various types of clients, including state-owned enterprises and financial institutions.
Mr. Pei graduated from Renmin University of China and University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws. He joined JunHe in 2013 and specializes in fund formation, private equity investment, and insurance fund utilization. Mr. Pei has abundant experience in the preparation, establishment, operation management, crisis management, liquidation and other matters of various types and structures of private investment funds.
Ms. Peng graduated from Renmin University of China with a Master of Laws in Civil and Commercial Law in 2007. She joined JunHe in 2011 and specializes in the use of insurance funds, asset management, corporate mergers and acquisitions and project finance. Ms. Peng has accumulated abundant project and industry experience in the use of insurance funds and asset management.
Mr. Wei obtained a Bachelor of Science and Master of Laws at Peking University and joined JunHe in 2013. His practice focuses on patents and he has rich experience in patent prosecution and invalidation, dispute resolution on patents, patent transactions and IP due diligence.
Ms. Xue earned a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws at China University of Political Science and Law. Joining JunHe in 2011, her practice focuses on capital markets and M&As. Ms. Xue has experience across a wide spectrum of private equity investment, corporate governance and compliance.
Ms. Yuan Qiong earned a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws at Peking University. She then obtained a further Master’s degree at Hong Kong University. Ms. Yuan joined JunHe in 2013 where she specializes in corporate, mergers & acquisitions, data privacy and cybersecurity law. She has extensive experience in TMT business, data privacy compliance, overseas data privacy compliance of domestic companies and cross-border data transfer.
Ms. Cai obtained her Bachelor of Engineering at Beihang University and her Juris Master at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. She joined JunHe in 2008 and has over 13 years of experience in trade remedy investigations, customs investigations, export controls and international trade compliance.
Mr. Cao obtained a Bachelor of Laws at East China University of Political Science and Law, and a Master of Laws at Fordham University School of Law. Mr. Cao has been admitted to practice law in the PRC and the State of New York. He joined JunHe’s Shanghai office in 2014 and has been focusing on foreign direct investments, M&As and private equity investments.
Ms. Deng graduated from East China University of Political Science and Law and Shanghai International Studies University with a master's degree and a bachelor's degree. She joined JunHe in 2013 and specializes in capital market practice and extensive experience in PE/VC, M&A, domestic and foreign restructuring, debt issuance and IPOs.
Mr. Mao earned a Bachelor of Science at Nanjing University and a Master of Science at the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Mr. Mao joined JunHe in 2012, and his practice focuses on intellectual property due diligence, Chinese and U.S. patent prosecution, patent invalidity and litigation proceedings and other patent matters related to medical devices, integrated circuits, software and internet
Ms. Zhang earned a Bachelor of Laws at Southwest University of Political Science and Law, and then a Master of Laws at Fudan University. Ms. Zhang joined JunHe in 2013, where she specializes in dispute resolution. She has abundant experience in civil & commercial litigation and arbitration, enforcement/cross-border enforcement (working with overseas judicial receivers and liquidators), pharmaceutical clinical trial-related cases, and penal-civil overlapping cases.
Ms. Helena Zhang is licensed to practice law both in the PRC and in the State of New York, USA. She graduated from the Chicago-Kent College of Law with a Master of Laws in financial services law, and from Hong Kong University with a Master of Arts in organization and human resource management. Since joining JunHe in 2014, she has represented numerous clients in labor dispute arbitration and litigation, compliance investigations, and crisis management cases.
Mr. Zhao obtained a Master of Pharmaceutical Science, a Bachelor of Pharmacy and a Bachelor of Laws at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He joined JunHe in 2013 and his practice focuses on IP related areas. Mr. Zhao also has extensive experience in technology transfers, especially drug licensing.
Ms. Zheng Yu graduated from Jilin University with a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws. After joining JunHe in 2016. She focuses on criminal defense and criminal indictment, and specializes in commercial criminal cases such as securities crime, white-collar crime and intellectual property crime. Ms. Zheng also has rich experience in many kinds of compliance investigations.
Dr. Ziwei Zheng graduated from East China University of Political Science and Law with a Bachelor of Laws and Durham University (UK) with a Master of Laws and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Law. He joined JunHe in 2014, where he specializes in fund formation, PE/VC investments, M&A and domestic/off-shore IPOs. Dr. Zheng has vast experience in the fields of semiconductors, biopharmaceuticals and TMT.
Ms. Zhou earned a Bachelor of Laws at East China University of Political Science and a Master of Laws at Boston University. She joined JunHe in 2014 where she specializes in private equity/venture capital, banking and finance, corporate and M&A. Ms. Zhou has extensive experience in the areas of education, healthcare, consumer products, TMT, energy, finance and real estate.
Mr. Zhou earned a Bachelor of Laws at Shanghai International Studies University and a Master of Laws at University of Texas School of Law. He has been admitted to practice law in the PRC and the State of New York. Mr. Zhou joined JunHe in 2016 where he specializes in significant and complex cross-border transactions. He has broad experience in the areas of banking and finance, financial regulatory and compliance issues, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity investment.
Mr. Lao graduated from Sun Yat-sen University with a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP Law School. He joined JunHe in 2012 where he specializes in capital markets, M&As and education. Mr. Lao has extensive experience in equity and debt financing and overseas acquisitions.
Mr. Li obtained a Bachelor in Legal Studies at University of International Relations and further obtained a Master of Laws at University College London. Mr. Li joined JunHe in 2014 where he has specialized in opportunity investment and banking and finance. He has vast experience in debt restructuring and the disposal of non-performing assets.
Mr. Huang received a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws at Southwest University of Political Science and Law. He received a Bachelor of Arts (English Literature) at Sichuan International Studies University and a Master of Laws at Washington University in St. Louis.
Mr. Huang joined JunHe in July 2012. He is experienced in capital markets as well as domestic and overseas markets, corporate and M&As and private equity/venture capital. Mr. Huang has extensive experience in a wide range of industries such as TMT, environmental protection and real estate.
For further information, please contact:
HUA, Xiaojun, Partner, JunHe