Mr. Chenliang Li is a partner at JunHe and acts as the managing partner of the Capital Market practice in JunHe’s Shanghai office.
Mr. Li initially joined JunHe in 2004 and practiced with the firm until 2007. The following year, he joined O’Melveny & Myers’ Shanghai office before returning to JunHe in July 2010.
Mr. Li has acted as the China legal counsel to the issuer or the sponsor (i.e. the underwriter) in various restructurings, onshore and offshore IPOs, and bond offerings of Chinese state-owned conglomerates, as well as those of high-growth companies. He has also represented onshore and offshore listed companies and their counterparties in refinancing, substantial asset acquisitions and cross-border investments. Mr. Li has provided legal advice to well-known multinational companies, private equity funds and venture capital funds with regard to their mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and venture capital investments in China. He has also acted as the China legal adviser to leading start-ups across various industries in their private equity financing.
Mr. Li’s major honors in recent years include:
Recommended Lawyers - Capital Markets (Debt and Equity) (Chambers Global/Asia-Pacific, 2020-2021)
Recommended Lawyers – TMT (Legal 500, 2021)
Notable Practitioner - Capital Markets (Equity) (IFLR1000, 2019-2020)
China’s Top 15 TMT (Technology, Media, and Telecom) Lawyers (Asian Legal Business, 2019)
Recommended Lawyers - China Capital Markets (Legal 500, 2018)
China’s Top 15 Rising Lawyers (Asian Legal Business, 2017)
LL.M., East China University of Political Science and Law, 2004
LL.B., Northwest University of Political Science and Law, 2001
Part-time master tutor, East China University of Political Science and Law
Member of the All-China Lawyers Association
Member of the Shanghai Bar Association
Mandarin and English
Chambers Asia Pacific 2020