General Legal Counsel Service
In addition to foreign enterprises and foreign-invested enterprises, JunHe also provides general legal counsel services to various kinds of enterprises (including state-owned enterprises and private enterprises) and individuals.
JunHe’s general legal counsel services team consists of various partners and professional lawyers from JunHe’s domestic and overseas offices worldwide, among which a great number have gained overseas study and work experiences. This ensures our lawyers’ ability to work both in Chinese and English, and enables our team to have a deeper understanding to clients’ inquires and to be able to propose optimum solutions based on the clients’ practical needs.
Our general legal counsel services mainly include the following aspects:
Advising on legal and compliance issues in respect to clients’ daily operation;
Drafting, reviewing and revising daily business operation contracts, including business cooperation agreements, distribution agreements, purchase contracts, sales contracts, service contracts, confidentiality agreements, license agreements and other legal documents;
Analyzing and answering questions in respect to various legal issues concerning intellectual property rights, labor laws, tax and environmental protection which occur in the business operation of foreign-invested enterprises, and assisting clients in handling general disputes over labor and personnel matters;
Assisting clients in handling disputes and controversies prior to litigation and arbitration, and representing clients in issuing attorney letters, demand letters and other documents to third parties;
Assisting clients in improving various internal rules and policies;
Participating in project planning, scheme designing and commercial negotiations, as well as providing procedural assistance and services for clients’ major business activities;
Providing legal witness services for clients’ important civil and commercial activities;
Assisting clients in the crisis management;
Providing legal comments and trainings with respect to the clients concerned legal hotspots; and
Providing up-to-date information on changes in Chinese laws, regulations and policies.
Recent Representative Cases
General Legal Counsel Service for Volvo
JunHe has cooperated with Volvo for almost ten years and has provided comprehensive legal services for its operation and development in China. Such services include drafting, reviewing and revising various contracts for the daily operation of Volvo, providing opinions on various compliance projects, and assisting Volvo in handling various product quality and labor disputes.
General Legal Counsel Service for Burberry
JunHe has provided general legal counsel services for Burberry since 2007, and provided full legal supports for its entry into the Chinese market. During the last 11 years, JunHe has reviewed large numbers of legal documents for Burberry, including property lease agreements, cooperation agreements, investment agreements and store fit-out contracts, and has provided advices in respect to legal issues relating to Burberry’s operation and compliance.
General Legal Counsel Service for Johnson & Johnson Medical
For over 12 years, JunHe has provided comprehensive general legal counsel services to Johnson & Johnson Medical for its operation and development in China. JunHe has been involved in providing comprehensive legal services for Johnson & Johnson Medical’s reorganization, merger and division, and in drafting, reviewing and revising various business operation contracts. In addition, JunHe has assisted Johnson & Johnson Medical in carrying out its internal investigations, provided legal advices on its compliance issues and dispute resolution matters, as well as legal trainings and external counsel supports.
General Legal Counsel Service for Shanghai General Motors (SGM)
JunHe has cooperated with SGM for over 6 years during which JunHe has provided comprehensive legal services to SGM for its operation and development in China. Such services include drafting, reviewing and revising various daily operation contracts for SGM, providing solutions for the reorganization of SGM’s subsidiaries, and providing legal opinion on various compliance projects of SGM. JunHe has also assisted SGM in handling various product quality disputes and labor disputes.
General Legal Counsel Service for Bosch China
JunHe has been providing general legal counsel services for Bosch China for years, which includes issuing legal opinions in respect to the telecommunications, compliance and other relevant licenses relating to its products and business, and drafting, reviewing and revising various daily operation contracts.
General Legal Counsel Service for Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global pharmaceutical R&D and production enterprise that has a history of over 100 years. JunHe, as its general legal counsel, has been drafting, reviewing and revising its daily operation contracts for many years (including but not limited to drug research and development contracts, clinical trial contracts and various distribution agreements), and providing daily advisory services relating to labor laws and regulations.