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LI, Chenliang Partner

Professional Experience

Mr. Chenliang LI is a partner of the Capital Markets Group at JunHe, and is based in the firm’s Shanghai office. He is the coordinator of the capital markets practice in JunHe’s Shanghai Office. Chenliang has extensive expertise in onshore and offshore IPOs for Chinese enterprises, private equity, venture capital, and mergers and acquisitions.

Legal 500 Asia Pacific has recognized Chenliang as an outstanding lawyer in China’s capital markets practice. He has also been honored as one of China's Top 15 Rising Lawyers for 2017 by Asian Legal Business, and has been nominated as a candidate for 2017’s Rising Lawyer of the Year award by China Law and Practice.

Chenliang joined JunHe in 2004 and practiced with the firm until through 2007. Starting from 2008, he worked with O’Melveny & Myers in its Shanghai office as a China legal consultant before returning to JunHe in July 2010.

He has acted as the China legal counsel to either the issuer or the sponsor (i.e. underwriter) for restructurings, onshore and offshore IPOs, and bond offerings of Chinese state-owned conglomerates as well as high-growth companies. He has also represented onshore and offshore listed companies and their counterparties for refinancing, major mergers and acquisitions, and outbound investments. Chenliang has provided legal advice to well-known private equity funds, venture capital funds, and multinational companies with regard to their private equity investments, venture capital investments, and mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the areas of TMT, health, pharmaceuticals, culture, education, movies, and food and beverage. He has acted as the China legal adviser to various start-ups for their private equity financings. Chenliang also advises leading asset management institutions on various investments, project financing, and asset management deals.

Chenliang’s experience has involved the industries of TMT, health, pharmaceuticals, culture, education, movies, real estate, food and beverage, banking, energy, mining, automobile spare parts, equipment manufacturing, electronics, IT products, shipping, and timber products.

Chenliang is a part-time master tutor for postgraduate students at East China University of Political Science and Law.


LL.M., East China University of Political Science and Law, 2004

LL.B., Northwest University of Politics and Law, 2001

Professional Associations

Member of the All-China Lawyers Association

Member of the Shanghai Bar Association

Language Skills

English, Mandarin Chinese

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.