Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Liquidation

JunHe’s restructuring and insolvency team has years of experience in providing outstanding and integrated legal services for shareholders, creditors, debtors and investors. Our award-winning lawyers are experts in debt restructuring, the administration of distressed financial business, bankruptcy reorganization (including pre-reorganization), debt settlement, dissolution, compulsory liquidation and winding-up. JunHe is one of the first PRC law firms named on the list of court-appointed bankruptcy administrators.  

Our Team

JunHe's restructuring and insolvency team is composed of over 10 partners and legal counsels, and over 40 associates and paralegals.  The partners and legal counsels each have over a decade of experience in restructuring and insolvency practice. The team includes lawyers named the “Best Lawyer in Restructuring and Insolvency practice” by Chambers Asia-Pacific. It includes experienced lawyers engaged in the restructuring of listed companies, experienced lawyers in taking over distressed financial companies, and an individual administrator selected to the local court’s bankruptcy administrators list.

Our restructuring and insolvency team has represented more than a hundred cases in bankruptcy, restructuring, voluntary liquidation, compulsory liquidation, and debt restructuring projects (including litigation and arbitration cases in insolvency proceedings). These have involved industries such as real estate, medical, metallurgy, mechanics, foreign trade, shipbuilding, military, textiles, energy, chemicals, photovoltaic and investment etc.. 

Due to our outstanding performance and reputation, our restructuring and insolvency team has consistently been recognized as a “Leading Law Firm” in restructuring and insolvency practice in China by Chambers Asia-Pacific, a world-renowned rating agency for commercial lawyers.  

Comprehensive Business Law Services

JunHe’s restructuring and insolvency team has expertise in fields such as investment, M&A, capital markets, finance, litigation, labor and taxation and is adept at determining risk levels from multiple perspectives and discovering the best solutions. Our team is known for balancing all respective interests in an accurate and timely manner, to procure the successful plan for restructuring and/or impartial liquidation of enterprises. 

Potential Commercial Resources

As a leading full-service firm, JunHe has extensive influence in the business field and has many commercial resources. Numerous Global 500 and China’s top 500 enterprises are loyal, long-term clients of JunHe. JunHe has positive cooperative relationships with many domestic and overseas financial institutions, financial investors and strategic investors. Our firm can assist enterprises seeking strategic and financial investors by relying on our client and social resources, increasing any enterprises’ chances of successfully regrouping and restructuring to achieve the best possible result. 

Core Areas of Practice

  • As designated by the People’s Court, acted as the administrator and took charge of the bankruptcy liquidation, restructuring and settlement in respect to the debtor 

  • As designated by the People’s Court, formed a liquidation team and took charge of a compulsory liquidation 

  • Provided legal advice to administrators and liquidation teams

  • Advised debtors and their shareholders on the independent management of assets and business affairs under the administrator’s supervision in  bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings

  • Assisted debtors in restructuring, pre-reorganization, bankruptcy and debt reorganization proceedings

  • Represented domestic and foreign creditors in liquidation, reorganization, debt settlement, out-of-court restructuring, voluntary liquidation and compulsory liquidation proceedings to protect the lawful rights and interests of creditors

  • As instructed by shareholders, provided legal services with respect to the dissolution and liquidation of invested companies, represented shareholders in restructuring by agreement, reorganization, debt settlement, liquidation, out-of-court restructuring, voluntary liquidation and compulsory liquidation proceedings in respect to invested companies to protect the lawful rights and interests of shareholders

  • Assisted investors in the selection of investees and representing them in the acquisition of enterprises or assets in insolvency

  • Advised financial regulators on the custody, clean-up and closure of distressed financial institutions

  • Advised creditors, debtors or liquidation obligors in filing bankruptcy petitions

  • Represented creditors, debtors, shareholders or investors in the pre-reorganization proceedings for the benefit of clients;  acted as provisional administrators or supporting agents to provide legal services in pre-reorganization proceedings

  • Advised foreign investors on the dissolution and liquidation of domestic investees

  • Represented foreign liquidation/administrators/receiver in a filing application to the People’s Court for the declaration and recognition of their identity and authority , and then further to takeover of assets located within China

  • Represented  domestic entities as shareholders or creditors of overseas companies in any bankruptcy proceedings abroad or as investors in the acquisition of foreign enterprises in distress

  • Advised stakeholders on all kinds of litigation and arbitration related to dissolution, liquidation and bankruptcy.

  • Worked with domestic and international organizations, industrial associations and academic societies in undertaking research regarding insolvency and reorganization etc. issues