JunHe’s new management committee elected
On October 18, 2020, JunHe’s new Management Committee (“MC”）was elected at its partners meeting. Partner Hua Xiaojun was elected Managing Partner, and partners Xiao Wei, Zhao Xiyong, Zhang Ping, Yu Yongqiang and Wu Lei were elected as members of the MC.
In this election, Xiao Wei, the current Managing Partner and JunHe’s founding partner resigned and had his management power to the law firm passed to Hua Xiaojun. Hua joined JunHe in 2012. Prior to that, he practiced respectively in Masons (now Pinsent Masons) and Gide Loyrette Nouel, where he eventually became the managing partner in its Beijing office. Hua focuses on corporate and M&A, infrastructure and project finance, as well as banking & finance.
Xiao will remain a member of the MC. With rich experience in management, Xiao has won the award of Managing Partner of the Year of ALB China Law Awards for multiple times, including this year. Before founding JunHe in 1989, Xiao had practiced in China Law Counsel Center. He is an expert in corporate and M&A, capital market and dispute resolution.
Zhao joined JunHe in 2001, with expertise in large M&A, financial investment, fund raising and establishment, domestic and foreign listing, and insurance investment and utilization. Prior to joining JunHe, Zhao practiced in Jingtian & Gongcheng.
Zhang joined JunHe in 2011, and practices in JunHe’s Guangzhou office. Prior to joining JunHe, he was the founding partner and executive partner of Guangda Law Firm. Zhang has expertise in corporate and M&A, capital market and foreign investment.
Yu joined JunHe in 2002. His practice areas include capital market, corporate and M&A, as well as private equity/venture investment. He is currently the leading partner of JunHe’s corporate finance department.
Wu joined JunHe in 2007, and practices in its Shanghai office. He focuses on civil and commercial litigation as well as arbitration. Prior to joining JunHe, Wu was a partner at the litigation and arbitration department of King & Wood Mallesons’ Shanghai office.
According to a news statement by JunHe, apart from Wu who is elected to the MC for the first time, the other partners have been elected for multiple times.
In the statement, JunHe also says: “The smooth transition of JunHe’s new MC, with its combination of old and new members, embodies JunHe’s sustainable development of passing its torch from generation to generation.”
The new MC will take office from January 1, 2021, for a term of three years.
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