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ZHANG, Liping (Nancy) Partner

Professional Experience

Nancy Zhang joined JunHe in 2016 and is based at the Beijing office. Her practice includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and real estate. She has substantial experience in counseling offshore clients in mergers and acquisitions and real estate investments in China. 

Prior to joining JunHe, Ms. Zhang was a partner at a well-known Chinese law firm advising on mergers and acquisitions, real estate and general corporate services. Ms. Zhang has insights in critical areas relating to mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring transactions in China and has helped clients design creative transaction structures to maximize their interests. Ms. Zhang’s real estate expertise includes real estate development, sales, acquisition of existing or unfinished buildings, joint ventures, acquisition of existing project companies, lease transactions, finance structures, real estate-backed non-performing assets, management and operation of finished projects, and other real-estate related matters. In addition to this, she is experienced in advising on general corporate matters. 

Since 2011, Ms. Zhang has been recommended as a ‘leading attorney in China real estate’ by Chambers & Partners. She is also a Who’s who legal: Thought Leader in M&A and Governance in 2019, in addition to being recognized as one of China’s foremost lawyers in ‘Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance’ since 2017, and ‘Who's Who Legal: Real Estate’ since 2015, a ‘leading attorney’ in real estate by Asialaw Profiles in 2019, and named as one of the ‘Top 15 female attorneys in China’ by Asian Legal Business in 2012. 

Ms. Zhang is currently an arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission.  


Ms. Zhang received a Bachelor of Arts from Xi’an Jiaotong University and a Master of Laws from China University of Political Science & Law. She also holds a Master of Laws from UC Berkeley School of Law. 

Professional Associations

Ms. Zhang has been admitted to practice in the People’s Republic of China and is a member of the All China Lawyers Association. 

Language Skills

Mandarin and 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.