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HE, Fang Partner

Professional Experience

Ms. He’s legal experience includes over 2 years work in the Trademark Bureau of the Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce, where she reviewed trademark applications and adjudicated trademark disputes, one year practice in the legal department of Itochu Corporation in Tokyo, where she advised ITOCHU on Chinese-related transactions, and one year practice in the Chicago office of Baker & McKenzie LLP, where she advised U.S. clients on investment and trade in China.  Ms. He has practiced in China since March 2001 with JunHe LLP.


Ms. He has 20 years of experience practicing Chinese law, focusing on M&As, joint ventures, general corporate matters and various commercial transactions. Since joining JunHe, Ms. He has been involved in many high-profile cross-border M&A deals (both inbound and outbound) and joint venture transactions in various industrial sectors. She has also advised a number of clients on general corporate matters and has been involved in various types of commercial transactions.


Ms. He is a visiting professor at the Lawyer College of Renmin University of China and National Lawyers College teaching M&A courses.


Professional Awards:

Ms. He was awarded “Outstanding Woman Lawyer” of Beijing for 2009-2011 by Beijing Lawyers Association.

Ms. He was selected as a Global Outstanding Lawyer (Corporate and M&A) in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and the highest-ranking lawyers for M&A and Governance in 2020 by Who’s Who Legal. 

Ms. He was selected in The A-List (China’s Elite 100 Lawyers 2021) by China Business Law Journal.

The deal of ChemChina’s acquisition of Italian listed company (Pirelli) where Ms. He was the main responsible PRC lawyer was awarded the Outstanding Transaction 2016 (Outbound Investment) by China Law & Practice Awards.

The transaction of participation by investors into the acquisition of the Peruvian largest power distribution company by Yangtze Power for USD 3.6 Billion assisted by Ms. He was awarded “Best Deal of the Year” by 2021 IFLR 1000 and “Impact Deal/Case of the Year” by Asialaw Awards 2021.

Ms. He was awarded “Outstanding Woman Lawyer” of Beijing for 2009-2011 by Beijing Lawyers Association.

Ms. He was selected as a Global Outstanding Lawyer (Corporate and M&A) in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and the highest-ranking lawyers for M&A and Governance in 2020 by Who’s Who Legal. 

Ms. He was selected in The A-List (China’s Elite 100 Lawyers 2021) by China Business Law Journal.

The deal of ChemChina’s acquisition of Italian listed company (Pirelli) where Ms. He was the main responsible PRC lawyer was awarded the Outstanding Transaction 2016 (Outbound Investment) by China Law & Practice Awards.

The transaction of participation by investors into the acquisition of the Peruvian largest power distribution company by Yangtze Power for USD 3.6 Billion assisted by Ms. He was awarded “Best Deal of the Year” by 2021 IFLR 1000 and “Impact Deal/Case of the Year” by Asialaw Awards 2021.

Education

L.L.M., University of Virginia School of Law, 2008 


LL.B., Southwest University of Political Science and Law, 1998. 

Professional Associations

Ms. He is a member of All-China Bar Association.

Language Skills

Fluent in English and Mandarin.

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.