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LIU, Yongzhao Partner

Professional Experience

Mr. Liu joined JunHe in April 2004 and has been practicing for over ten years. Before joining JunHe, Mr. Liu worked at the China National Petroleum Corporation.


Mr. Liu specializes in areas of M&A, banking and finance, onshore and offshore listings, private equity funds and foreign direct investment.


Mr. Liu has been representing domestic and foreign clients in various M&A transactions and has accumulated extensive experience from M&A deals in numerous industries. He is capable of providing comprehensive legal support ranging from due diligence to analysis of deal structures, and from documentation to negotiation.


Mr. Liu also has an excellent track record in area of banking and finance. He has extensive experiences in deals of loans, project financing, trust and assets management; and his clients include China Merchant Bank, Ping An Bank, Pudong Development Bank, HSBC, Hang Sang Bank and Credit Suisse. Mr. Liu also assisted in the establishment of WeBank and OneBank, two out of a dozen of the existing privately-owned banks.


Other than M&A and banking and finance, Mr. Liu has also participated in many onshore and offshore listing deals, most notably the H Shares IPO of ZTE (the first H Shares IPO of an A Share listing company) and the H Shares IPO of China Merchant Bank (the first H Shares IPO of an A Share listing bank).

Education

LL.M., 2002, Beijing University


LL.B., 1999, Hohai University

Professional Associations

Mr. Liu qualified as a Chinese lawyer in 2006 and is currently a member of the All-China Bar Association.

Language Skills

English and Mandarin.

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.