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YE, Zhenyong Partner

Professional Experience

Before joining JunHe, Mr. Ye served at China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company and later practiced at King & Wood Shanghai office. He has good knowledge and hands-on experience in corporate governance, contract performance, admiralty and maritime law as well as bankruptcy and liquidation practice areas. Mr. Ye is particularly experienced in foreign related dispute resolution, cross-border enforcement, and crisis management services.

At JunHe, Mr. Ye’s extensive legal experience and creative legal thinking have furthered his successful practice in a variety of high profile cases with national and international influence, including but not limited to matters concerning joint venture cooperation, distribution agreements, financial leasing, impawning supervision, venture capital and cross-border enforcement. His representation well served clients from both legal and business perspectives.

Mr. Ye is also adept at designing individualized solutions for specific crisis management and dispute resolution cases. He is experienced in providing clients with constructive guidance and support prior, during and after the case. His service always helps clients not only safeguard legitimate interest but also achieve business goals, for which he constantly wins trust and recognition from clients. In addition, Mr. Ye also serves as perennial legal counsel to a number of domestic and foreign companies as well as multinational enterprises, providing clients with a full spectrum of regular legal advice, crisis management and dispute resolution services.

In 2016 and 2018, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific recognized Mr. Ye as one of the “Recommended Lawyers” in dispute resolution area twice. And in 2017, Mr. Ye was further awarded as “Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year” by The Asia Legal Awards 2017. In 2018, Mr. Ye was also named in the ALB Top 15 Litigators of China by Asian Legal Business.


Mr. Ye received his LL.B. degree in international economic law from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and a LL.M. degree in civil and commercial law from East China University of Political Science and Law. Later at Washington University in St. Louis, he received his second LL.M. degree in U.S. law.

Professional Associations

Mr. Ye was admitted to practice in P. R. China. He is also a member of the All China Lawyers Association, the Shanghai Bar Association and the China Maritime Law 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.
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.