JunHe’s Guangzhou office was established in 2011 and, together with our Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Haikou offices, provides comprehensive advices on legal matters in the South China region. Our Guangzhou office leverages the firm's integrated platform to provide high quality and efficient legal services for clients and projects within the South China region.
Our Guangzhou office consists of fourteen partners and legal counsel as well as over 40 associates. Our attorneys not only possess extensive expertise and enjoy stellar reputations in their respective practice areas, but also demonstrate intimate knowledge of the legal landscape and unique concerns for our clients in the South China region.
Key Practice Areas
Securities and capital markets, including domestic and overseas listing of domestic enterprises, issuance of bonds, three new board listing, refinancing of domestic listed companies, enterprise restructuring and reorganization;
Foreign investment, including investment by foreign clients in China, representation of Chinese enterprises investing abroad;
M&A, including equity and asset acquisitions, investment and joint ventures, anti-monopoly and national security review and notification;
Real estate, including construction, acquisition, leasing and financing of commercial and residential real property;
Finance and banking, including asset securitization, disposal of non-performing assets, trading of financial instruments including derivatives, loan structuring and financial leasing;
Infrastructure development and project financing, including investment and financing, construction and operations, and assisting Chinese enterprises with the acquisition and restructuring of overseas infrastructure projects;
Labor and employment, including labor and human resources management systems, general labor affairs, labor law issues and labor disputes;
Dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, conciliation and alternative dispute resolution;
Bankruptcy and restructuring, including liquidation, reorganization, voluntary liquidation, mandatory liquidation and debt restructuring;
Intellectual property rights (IPRs), including trademark and patent registrations, copyright protection, trade secret protection, disputes over IPR, licensing of IPRs, international protection for IPRs and ITC Section 337 investigations;
Healthcare, including formation, restructuring and M&A of medical institutions, Sino-foreign equity or cooperative joint ventures, compliance reviews, technical cooperation in medical projects and medical malpractice disputes;
Food, medical equipment, drug and cosmetics, including imports, product registrations, compliance throughout the lifecycle of products, clinical trials, adverse drug and medical equipment reaction reporting, product recalls, the pharmaceutical patent linkage system and product liabilities;
Education, including compliance reviews on qualifications, classification management and guidance, investment and cooperation, M&A and restructuring, finance and securities, IPRs and dispute resolution.
Comprehensive Legal Services
We leverage our firm’s resources and connections with leading law firms worldwide to provide comprehensive legal solutions, whether through internal cooperation or as the lead firm in conjunction with other firms.
Rich Resources Devoted to Legal Service
With an excellent working relationship with the relevant authorities, JunHe’s Guangzhou office is able to provide clear direction on local interpretation and application of laws and regulations. . Our Guangzhou office has also built long-term cooperative partnerships with industry leaders and top intermediaries in the South China region. As a result, our clients benefit from superior business support services and a network of established partners.
1. In May 2017, BOCOM International Holdings Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Bank of Communications, launched a public listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX), making it the first Chinese bank broker to be independently listed on that exchange. As the Chinese legal counsel for the joint sponsors and underwriters in this project, JunHe Guangzhou provided assistance in exploring the solutions for issues including the spin-off listing, completed legal due diligence in China, supported the sponsors in due diligence interviews with governmental departments and third parties, reviewed and revised the prospectus and IPO-related transaction documents, and issued various legal opinions.
2. JunHe represented the Huishan Dairy Group in their debt restructuring. In the course of one day, March 24, 2017, the HKEX share price of Huishan Dairy fell by 85%, leading to a more than HK$30 billion reduction in value, further igniting a debt crisis among its affiliates at home and abroad. As legal counsel for Huishan Dairy Group, JunHe helped guide the Group through the crisis, identifying assets and liabilities based on multiple sources, providing the member companies with plans for their communication with creditors, drawing up contingency plans to deal with a range of possible events, offering solutions to litigations and disputes involving the companies, and discussing the restructuring plan from different perspectives. Through the joint efforts of JunHe, Huishan Dairy Group and other intermediaries, the Huishan Dairy Group was able to survive the crisis, eventually attaining stability in production and operations, and a positive cash flow.