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LIN, Jiayu (Paul) Partner

Professional Experience

Mr. Paul Lin is a partner of JunHe and currently practices at our Shenzhen office.

Mr. Lin joined JunHe in 2004. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Lin worked as a secondee at Slaughter and May in Hong Kong.

Since joining JunHe, Mr. Lin has advised many domestic and international clients from different industries in mergers and acquisitions, foreign inbound investments, Chinese company outbound investments, capital market transactions and general corporate matters, including high-profile transactions such as domestic listed companies and banks introducing foreign strategic investors, private equity funds acquiring controlling stake in listed companies and domestic listed companies making outbound investments. He has provided full-spectrum legal services for such projects including design of transaction structures, due diligence investigations, drafting and negotiation of complicated legal documents. Mr. Lin’s practice covers a wide variety of industries including banking, energy, telecommunications, commercial retail, infrastructure and traditional manufacturing.


LL.M., Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law, 2003

LL.B., Sun Yat-sen University Law School, 2002

Professional Associations

Mr. Lin is a member of the All-China Bar Association. He is also a member of the State Bar of New York and the American Bar Association.

Language Skills

Fluent in English, Mandarin 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.