JunHe’s Qingdao Office was founded in 2017 and located at Qingdao. Under the “Belt and Road” strategy, Qingdao is a main node city in the New Eurasian Land Bridge Economic Corridor and a strategic fulcrum for maritime cooperation. The Qingdao Office is committed to providing legal services with respect to wealth management, financial reform, capital markets, innovation and entrepreneurship, and maritime and harbor. Its establishment further perfects our office network throughout China’s political, economic, and financial centers and enables JunHe to extend its top-tier legal services to Qingdao and the coastal economic corridor in Shandong by virtue of JunHe’s integration platform.
JunHe’s Qingdao team is composed of nearly 20 professionals, skillful in capital markets, banking and finance, corporate and M&A, infrastructure, administrative law, wealth management, foreign investment, and other areas of expertise. This team is comprised of associates seconded from other offices of JunHe, as well as local partners, counsels and associates.
Core Areas of Practice
Banking and finance, including various kinds of investment and financing, asset securitization and non-performing asset disposal.
Corporate mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and bankruptcy and liquidation, including enterprise reform, equity structure, and shareholders’ equity.
Infrastructure and real estate, including land consolidation, project-related construction and acquisition, PPP, and commercial property leasing.
Foreign investment, including various kinds of investment, joint investment, and equity or asset merger and acquisition.
Government’s counsel and administrative dispute resolution, including administrative consultation, hearings, reconsideration and litigation, and indemnification
Labor, including human resource management systems and addressing general labor affairs
Wealth inheritance, including family office, family trust, and corporate succession, insurance, or other agreements
Dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, mediation, and various kinds of other dispute settlement mechanisms.
One-Stop Legal Service
When providing legal services, JunHe’s Qingdao Office can pool JunHe’s knowledge and resources in various areas of practice or jurisdictions together with the efforts of multiple JunHe’s practice teams or offices, or even with third-party collaborative law firms to provide legal services. Benefiting from JunHe’s management mechanism which respects integrated resources and client sharing, JunHe’s Qingdao Office is capable of providing a full chain of one-stop legal services for its clients based on the big platform of JunHe, whether a case solely requires itsinternal collaborative effort, or it requires JunHe to act as the leading counsel and to coordinate teams from different law firms to provide legal services, as it has done many times in the past.
Provided counsel for the government and other major political organizations of Qingdao, including the Qingdao Branch of the State Taxation Administration, the Qingdao Municipal Audit Bureau, the Big Data Development Administration of Qingdao and other governmental entities
SOE mixed-ownership reform
Advised a large state-owned enterprise in mixed-ownership reform; provided full-scale legal service throughout the project, including industrial restructuring, the introduction of strategic investors and medium and long-term employee share incentive plans
Overseas bond issuance
Advised a large state-owned enterprise in overseas issuance of bonds
Major asset reorganization and acquisition
Assisted multiple listed companies in their major asset reorganization and acquisitions; represented multiple foreign-funded enterprises in their cross-border mergers and acquisitions; advised on asset reorganization, debt restructuring, bankruptcy and liquidation, equity acquisition, disposal of control and other non-litigation projects
Represented the financial holding company and the financial leasing company of a group in multiple financial disputes involving large amounts, including disputes in respect of trusts, factoring and financial leasing, and equity repurchase; provided counsel and legal service for litigation matters for renowned domestic real estate enterprises; represented clients in arbitration, litigation and enforcement cases before all levels of the courts and arbitration institutions, and achieving satisfactory results throughout