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TAO, Xudong Partner

Adam Li and Tao Xudong are recommended in the capital markets practice. In June 2011, the firm was hired as issuer’s PRC counsel on the headline


Professional Experience

Mr. Tao has over 20 years experience practicing law in the PRC. This includes six years working at a local law firm in Shandong Province, PRC with a focus on commercial dispute resolution. He also spent one year as in-house counsel for a Shanghai based state-owned investment company, before joining JunHe in 2001. For the first nine months of 2005 he worked as a visiting lawyer at the Hong Kong and London offices of a UK-based international firm.

At JunHe, Mr. Tao focuses on the formation and restructuring of various types of companies and private equity funds, as well as domestic and cross-border private equity financing deals. He also has experience in domestic and overseas initial public offerings by Chinese companies and other related capital market activities, as well as domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Tao is a guest professor and off-campus tutor of postgraduate students at the Law School of Shanghai Jiaotong University, the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, and the East China University of Politics and Law. Each year since 2012, the International Financial Law Review and Asialaw have named Mr. Tao as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ in capital market practice.


B.A., Shandong Normal University, 1991

LL.M. East China University of Politics and Law, 2000

Professional Associations

Member of the All China Bar Association, International Business Division

Language Skills

Mandarin, English

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.