Mr. Wang obtained his LLB from China People’s University in 1983 and his LLM from the Graduate School of China’s Academy of Social Science in 1986. After graduation Mr. Wang practiced for two years in Beijing before he moved to London to work as a Chinese legal consultant for an English firm. In 1991 Mr. Wang moved to Hong Kong and passed the PCLL examination in 1992, becoming the first PRC lawyer to qualify to practice law in Hong Kong.
In 1992 Mr. Wang joined the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE) as a member of its legal expert group for the preparation of the H share listings of PRC companies on the HKSE.
Mr. Wang joined Richards Butler, a British law firm in 1993 as a solicitor. He specialized mainly in IPO work as well as Red Chip and H share listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
In 1996, Mr. Wang became an investment banker, and joined Peregrine Capital Ltd as an associate director. He still specialized in IPO work and, in 1997, he joined ING Barings as a director and was predominantly in charge of the PRC related M&A and IPOs of ING Barings.
In 2001 Mr. Wang left the investment banking business to return to legal practice and established X.J.Wang & Company, which was associated with JunHe in 2005 and is now the Hong Kong office of JunHe.
From 2011 – 2012 Mr. Wang worked for CCBI International Holding Ltd (the investment bank of CCB) as a managing director, and returned to JunHe in March 2012.
Mr. Wang specializes in capital market and merger & acquisition related work, and was named by AsiaLaw as a Leading Lawyer in Capital Markets & Corporate Finance in the years 2008 – 2010 and 2012 - 2016.