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CHENG, Hong (Julie) Partner

Interviewees say that they have "a good impression" of Julie Cheng's expertise. She is experienced in assisting with the tax aspects of foreign direct investments and joint venture tax considerations.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

Professional Experience

Ms. Cheng is a tax and corporate partner in JunHe based in our Shanghai office. Ms. Cheng joined JunHe in 2007.  Prior to that, she worked in international law firms for seven years and a large State-owned enterprise for more than one year. 


Ms. Cheng’s areas of tax practice include tax consulting, tax compliance, tax planning, tax dispute resolution, transfer pricing, and private wealth management.  She has advised a lot of international clients and Chinese clients on various PRC tax issues (direct and indirect taxes) relating to clients’ inbound investment, M&A transactions, outbound investments as well as tax issues arising out of the clients’ business operations in China.  She has also represented many clients in tax audit cases and tax disputes.  In addition, she assists high-net-worth individuals in their wealth management and companies in advising on their employee incentive plans.  Her work has involved a broad range of industries including retail, manufacturing, trade, consultancy, investment, real estate, technology, pharmaceuticals, financial, energy, logistics services, etc.  She has been consistently recognized as a leading PRC tax lawyer by Chambers and Legal 500 in recent years. 


Ms. Cheng has also accumulated extensive experience in corporate and M&A and foreign direct investment areas. She assists clients in project structuring, due diligence, drafting and review of documentation, negotiations, etc. She also assists clients in setting up, changing and dissolving wholly foreign owned enterprises, joint ventures and representative offices, and advises clients on related legal issues as well as issues arising out of the daily operations.  

Education

B.A., Anhui Normal University, 1996


LL.M., Eastern China University of Politics and Law, 1999

Professional Associations

Ms. Cheng is a member of the All-China Bar Association and Shanghai Bar Association.

Language Skills

Mandarin, 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.