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WU, Lei Partner

Professional Experience

Mr. Wu joined JunHe in March 2007 and is based in our Shanghai office. Previously, he worked in the Foreign Service Office of the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality. From 2000 through 2007, he practiced at the Shanghai office of King & Wood PRC Lawyers, as a partner in litigation and arbitration and dealt with numerous litigation and arbitration cases.

Since joining JunHe, Mr. Wu has provided legal services in the areas of litigation and arbitration. He has handled numerous cases regarding disputes over equity of foreign-invested enterprises, disputes over infringements upon company interests by company directors and senior managers, and disputes over the agency rights of many international high profile brands. Mr. Wu has vast experience in litigation of securities, banks, funds and investment. He assists his clients to plan and formulate litigation and arbitration strategies, and safeguards his clients' legal interests to the maximum extent. Mr. Wu also has successfully represented many retrial cases in the Supreme People's Court of the PRC.

In the area of commercial criminal practice, Mr. Wu has led the team in many felonies and administrative cases in the financial area involving insider trading, trading with unpublished information, “rat trading”, market manipulation, illegal information disclosure and insurance fraud. He has vast practical experience in criminal litigation.

In the area of regulatory compliance, Mr. Wu has participated in dozens of compliance investigation cases and commercial bribe cases. His work includes conducting investigations on executives and employees on behalf of domestic and foreign companies, providing solutions and recovering economic losses.

Mr. Wu is an instructor at the Kaiyuan Law School of Shanghai Jiaotong University. In 2013 he was named the “Outstanding Individual of the Judicial System of Xuhui District” and in 2014 was honored as one of “China’s Top 15 Litigators of Asian Legal Business”.


LL.B., Ji Lin University Law School, 1991

Professional Associations

Admitted to the PRC Bar in 1998

Member of the All-China Bar Association

Arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission

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.