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HE, Kan (Daniel) Partner

Professional Experience

Mr. He started his career at JunHe in 2003. He has represented many multinational companies (including Fortune 500 enterprises) in merger and acquisition projects, joint venture transactions, and strategic investment projects in various industries such as food & nutrition, auto parts, logistics, real property, and retail & distribution. Mr. He has served as lead counsel in major transactions, including those involving complex government approvals, state-owned enterprises, cross-border structures, and massive layoff or transfer of employees. In 2012, Mr. He spent several months working as a visiting attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, a mergers and acquisitions powerhouse that consistently ranks on top of other US firms and specializes in handling the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world.  In 2018, Mr. He was ranked in the ALB China Top 15 M&A Lawyers and received an IFLR Asia Award for Private Equity Deal of the Year, an ALB Award for M&A Deal of the Year, and an APAC Insider Legal Awards for M&A Lawyer of the Year 2018 - China.  Mr. He was also selected by the PRC Ministry of Justice as one of the top 1000 lawyers specialized in foreign-related matters.  In 2019, Mr. He received an IFLR Asia Award for M&A Deal of the Year.


In addition to his work in M&A, Mr. He also serves as China counsel to a number of leading companies in their general corporate and regulatory compliance matters throughout China. He has the expertise to advise on the complex issues arising from clients’ daily business, including advising on new business models, consumer protection, marketing campaigns, product labeling, industry-specific licenses and permits, foreign exchange issues, employment issues, and other business activities to ensure compliance and reduce associated risks. Mr. He regularly advises major multinational companies in China such as Shanghai Disney Resort, Starbucks China, Johnson Controls, Adient, and UL, as well as major Chinese domestic companies, on their most critical regulatory issues.

Education

LL.M., Shanghai University of Finance & Economics, 2003


LL.B., Shanghai University of Finance & Economics, 2000

Professional Associations

Mr. He is a member of the All-China Bar Association.

Language Skills

Mr. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and the Shanghai dialect.

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.