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YAO, Jiwei (Jervis) Partner

Professional Experience

Mr. Yao started his practice in 2008 and joined JunHe LLP in August 2011. Prior to joining JunHe, he practiced with King & Wood Mallesons as an associate.

Mr. Yao has been actively involved in the areas of Capital Market, Corporate and M&A, and Private Equity/Venture Capital since 2008, and has gained rich practical experience in reorganization, restructuring, domestic and overseas listing and refinance of Chinese companies, bond issuance, "new three board" listed, acquisition & restructuring of companies. He helps serve clients from various industries such as real estate, city landscape, city gas, highways, logistics, communication services, media, games, medicine and medical, chemical industry, elderly care service industry, securities companies, chemical and various manufacturing sectors. Mr. Yao has represented a number of multinational companies, including domestic and overseas listed companies, large state-owned enterprises and eminent private enterprises.


LL.M., Xiamen University School of Law, 2008

LL.B., East China University of Political and Law, 2005

Professional Associations

Mr. Yao obtained his lawyer qualification in 2009 and now is a member of the All-China Bar Association.

Language Skills

Mandarin, 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.