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Yung Yung Janet Hui Partner

Janet Hui is an experienced competition law practitioner who is active on both antitrust investigations and merger filings. She receives high levels of client praise and is characterised as a "very transparent and very upfront," "sophisticated, commercial practitioner," who is singled out by one interviewee as "my go-to person." Interviewees also note her "good bedside manner with US law firms" and "very good feel for how to handle the regulator."

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020

Professional Experience

Janet Hui is a partner at JunHe LLP and is based in Beijing.  She primarily specializes in antitrust, cross-border M&A, FDI and general corporate matters.  Janet has been recognized as a Band 1 Ranked Lawyer by Chambers and Partners (Asia-Pacific 2012-2022), Leading Lawyer and Recommended Lawyer by The Legal 500 (2012-2022), Highly Regarded Lawyer by IFLR1000 (2017-2022), and Thought Leader- Global Elite by Who’s Who Legal (2017-2022) in antitrust matters. Janet will be the Co-Chair of IBA Antitrust Committee from 2023 to 2025.


Janet has more than 30 years’ experience in providing legal services to clients in different industries, particularly in areas such as telecommunications and media, hotels and real estate, aviation, automobile, semiconductor, home appliance, pharmaceutical, medical instrument, food and beverage, etc.


Janet has extensive experience in handling various cross border M&A transactions including advising on the structure of transactions, identifying legal and regulatory issues discovered during the legal due diligence process, drafting, revising and finalizing transactions and ancillary agreements and attending to closing and post-closing material matters.


Janet also has substantial experience in handling various competition and antitrust work including:

  • applying for clearances for complicated merger control filings, filing complaints against transactions under merger control review; 

  • handling investigations for failure to file and transactions with competition concerns or issues; 

  • reviewing and advising on whether transactions and/or commercial arrangement may have competition concerns or issues and solutions to resolve these concerns or issues; 

  • defending antitrust investigations on alleged anti-competitive practices in China; 

  • applying for leniency for certain infringement actions under the Anti-Monopoly Law; and 

  • providing compliance advice and training to multinational companies in different industries. 

Education

Second Chinese Law Degree, Tsing Hua University, Beijing, PRC, 2004. 


Master of Business Administration, University of Hull, United Kingdom, 1995. 


Postgraduate Certificate of Laws, University of Hong Kong, 1988. 


LL.B., University of Hong Kong, 1987.

Professional Associations

Member of the Law Society of Hong Kong. 


Greater Bay Area Chinese Bar, 2022


Solicitor and Barrister of New Zealand, 1996. 


Solicitor of England and Wales, 1994. 


Solicitor of Hong Kong, 1990.

Language Skills

English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Taiwanese dialects.

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.