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ZHANG, Liping (Nancy) Partner

Professional Experience

Nancy Zhang is a partner in JunHe’s Beijing office since 2016. Her practice includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and real estate. She has substantial experience in counseling offshore clients in mergers and acquisitions and real estate investments in China. 

Prior to joining JunHe, Ms. Zhang was a partner at a well-known Chinese law firm advising on mergers and acquisitions, real estate and general corporate services. Ms. Zhang has insights in critical areas relating to mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring transactions in China and has helped clients design creative transaction structures to maximize their interests. Ms. Zhang’s real estate expertise includes real estate development, sales, acquisition of existing or unfinished buildings, joint ventures, acquisition of existing project companies, lease transactions, finance structures, real estate-backed non-performing assets, management and operation of finished projects, and other real-estate related matters. In addition to this, she is experienced in advising on general corporate matters. 

Since 2011, Ms. Zhang has been recommended as a ‘leading attorney in China real estate’ by Chambers & Partners. She is also a Who’s who legal: Thought Leader in M&A and Government in 2020 & 2021, in addition to being recognized as one of China’s foremost lawyers in ‘Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance’ since 2017, and ‘Who's Who Legal: Real Estate’ since 2015, a ‘leading attorney’ in real estate by Asialaw Profiles in 2019, a ‘leading attorney’ in real estate and construction by China Law & Practice in 2015, and named as one of the ‘Top 15 female attorneys in China’ by Asian Legal Business in 2012.

Ms. Zhang is currently an arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission.


China Chapter, Chambers Global Practice Guide: Real Estate 2020 & 2021, Chambers and Partners

Entering a lease agreement in China, Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, first published on 17 October 2016 and maintained on a yearly basis


Ms. Zhang received a Bachelor of Arts from Xi’an Jiaotong University and a Master of Laws from China University of Political Science & Law. She also holds a Master of Laws from UC Berkeley School of Law. 

Professional Associations

Ms. Zhang has been admitted to practice in the People’s Republic of China and is a member of the All China Lawyers Association. 

Language Skills

Mandarin and 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.