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JunHe Partner Wan Jing named a CLECSS “2023 Greater Bay Area (GBA) Outstanding Lawyer”


On 21 March, CLECSS released their 2023 GBA Outstanding Lawyers, and JunHe partner Joe Wan was selected.

Mr. Wan is based in JunHe’s Guangzhou office. He has over 17 years of experience in domestic and overseas listings, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, the restructuring and reorganization of state-owned enterprises, and private equity and bond financing. Mr. Wan advises domestic and overseas clients in planning and organizing their IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, financing or investment projects, and organizes the work of the legal team. He has legal experience in a wide range of industries in the Greater Bay Area, including telecoms and the internet, automotive, real estate, transport and logistics, power, infrastructure, banking, pharmaceuticals, commercial retail and manufacturing.

Mr. Wan has provided IPO, refinancing and permanent legal advisory services for a number of A-share listed companies in the Greater Bay Area, including Yantang Dairy, CVTE, BojiMed, Lushan New Material, Focus Hotmelt, Audiowell, Hallsmart, Heung Kong Holdings, Yue Highway A, and Wondfo. He has assisted in the overseas listing of more than a dozen enterprises, such as Miniso, Xiaopeng, Bright Scholar, Xingfa Aluminium, and BOCOM International. The U.S. listing of Miniso and the U.S. listing and pre-IPO financing of Xiaopeng won the China Business Law Journal “Deal of the Year” in 2020. The Hong Kong dual listing of Xiaopeng won the China Business Law Journal “Deal of the Year” in 2021 and the ALB “Stock Market Deal of the Year for South & Central China” in 2022.

Given Mr. Wan's professional and detailed legal services, a client commented that “His learning ability, organizational ability, industry insight and ability to identify the clients’ needs all rank high among young lawyers”. He was named in the “Top 1,000 Foreign-Related Lawyers in China” by the Ministry of Justice in 2018, and in the “Outstanding Lawyers in the Guangdong Province from 2012 to 2016”. The Guangdong Bar Association named Mr. Wan as one of the “Leading Foreign-Related Lawyers in Guangdong Province” and the “Outstanding Young Lawyer 2009-2011”. They also recognised him as an “Outstanding Lawyer 2012-2015” and the “Leading Foreign-Related Lawyer in Guangzhou” . Mr. Wan has also made a name for himself in the international legal ratings. He was listed in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific in 2022, 2023 and 2024 and selected as a Recommended Lawyer and a Next Generation Partner in Guangzhou and Shenzhen. In 2022, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific recognised Mr. Wan as a Recommended Lawyer in Communications Media. 

Mr. Wan has been working in the Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao regions for many years, and this award recognizes his professional expertise and quality work ethic.

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.