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ZHANG, Hong

Professional Experience

Ms. Zhang has abundant experience in corporate affairs, especially in the areas of cross-border M&A (including PE and VC) and joint ventures.  She focuses on domestic and overseas cross-border M&A and related legal issues including complicated PE and VC investment and financing, the restructuring involved in dismantling or setting up ‘red-chip’ structures, pre-IPO equity financing and employee incentives for various types of corporations, as well as strategic cooperation and joint venture business.  She has accumulated extensive experience and unique insight across a wide range of sectors such as TMT, Fintech, healthcare, real estate, financial institutions, High Tech and high-end manufacturing.


Before joining JunHe, Ms. Zhang was a corporate partner at Clifford Chance's China offices.  She has acted as the lead partner advising numerous Chinese companies in high-profile overseas M&A, and assisted multiple prominent international PE firms’ significant M&A transactions and equity investments in the Greater China and Asia region. Ms. Zhang is particularly skillful in advising clients on complicated cross-border transactions and providing input of high commercial value. She has also advised large multinational companies on their M&A and restructuring issues in Greater China and Asia, as well as acting as perennial legal counsel for several large Chinese state-owned enterprises (including government control investment companies).


Ms. Zhang has been selected as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in both China Corporate and M&A and Private Equity/Venture Capital practices by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 & 2019. She has also been selected as a “Rising Star” in China Corporate and M&A, as well as a “Next Generation Partner” in Private Equity in 2020. 

Education

LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2009 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)


LL.B., East China University of Politics and Law, 2004

Professional Associations

2005 Member of the PRC Bar


2010 Member of the State of New York Bar

Language Skills

Chinese (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.