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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 foreign direct investment, M&A, reorganization, private equity/venture capital, outbound investment, compliance investigation and antitrust, etc. Mr. Zhang has extensive experience across a wide spectrum of industrial sectors including agriculture and animal husbandry, mineral resources, aviation, education, 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 is the Vice Chairman of Legal Industry Development and Law Firm Management Guidance Committee of Beijing Bar Association.


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 years.

Education

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.