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ZHANG, Jingyu (Eli) Partner

Professional Experience

Mr. Zhang joined JunHe in 2011 and is based in our Beijing office. His practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, including M&A, reorganization, private equity/venture capital, foreign direct investment, outbound investment, compliance investigation and antitrust, etc. Mr. Zhang has extensive experience across a wide spectrum of industrial sectors including mineral resources, aviation, education, agriculture and animal husbandry, rail transit and retail. 

Mr. Zhang advises many prestigious clients including multinational corporations, government industry funds, investment institutions and financial institutions on their investments in China, from market entry, incorporation of a local presence, business permits and application, to the legal and regulatory matters that arise in connection with corporate management, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, financing and the operation of their business activities in China. He also advises many Chinese clients who wish to expand their business offshore, through establishing local entities or M&As with local firms. 

Mr. Zhang has participated in the editing of the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016 editions of the China chapters of the MULTILAW books on global media, advertising and entertainment law.

Mr. Zhang is a lecturer at the China University of Geosciences for Mining Advanced Class (TCM), and is the mentor at Mainland China Legal Internship Programme for Hong Kong Youths for four consecutive years from 2016 to 2019.


LL.M., College of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

LL.B., School of Law, Sun Yat-sen University

Professional Associations

Member of the All China Bar Association

Member of the New York State Bar Association

Language Skills

Mandarin, English and Cantonese 

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.
As the first carbon neutrality fund sponsored by a law firm in China, the BAF Carbon Neutrality Special Fund was jointly established by JunHe and the Beijing Afforestation Foundation (BAF) to promote carbon neutral initiatives, and encourage social collaboration based on the public fundraising platform to mobilize engagement in public welfare campaigns.