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Shenzhen Office

Tel:  +86 755 2939 5288

Fax:  +86 755 2939 5289 

Email:  junhesz@junhe.com

Address: Suite 2803-04, 28/F, Tower Three, Kerry Plaza No.1-1, Zhongxinsi Road, Futian District, Shenzhen

JunHe’s Shenzhen Office was established in 1999 as part of our commitment to providing high quality legal services to South China. In conjunction with our Haikou, Guangzhou and Hong Kong Offices, JunHe has a comprehensive network of legal professionals that bring a deep understanding in a multitude of disciplines with many years of international experience to the region. 

Our Team

JunHe’s Shenzhen team is composed of more than 10 partners and about 50 associates, all of whom are graduates from the top law schools in China. Many of our lawyers hold law degrees from universities in the United States, United Kingdom and Hong Kong and have practiced in highly reputable international law firms.

Core Areas of Practice

  • Securities and capital markets, including domestic and overseas listings, issuance of bonds (including corporate bonds, exchangeable bonds, etc.), refinancing of listed companies (including ordinary and preferred shares), major assets restructuring, reorganization of domestic enterprises and “New Third Board” listing.

  • Corporate compliance, including regular compliance consulting, assessment and training for a wide variety of clients, such as listed companies, securities companies, fund management companies, asset management institutions and SOEs, legal consulting on and response to inspections, investigations and administrative penalties by regulatory bodies. 

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including the acquisition of equity interests and assets (including overseas investments), joint capital investments, anti-trust, and national security reviews.

  • Foreign direct investment, including various investments made by foreign clients in China, as well as representing Chinese investors in foreign direct investment deals. 

  • Asset management, finance and banking, including asset management, asset securitization, family trusts, charitable trusts, insurance funds investment, traditional bilateral loans, syndicated loans, consortium loans, M&A loans (including loans for the privatization of overseas listed companies), project financing, non-performing assets disposal, financial derivative products transaction, finance leasing, etc.

  • Labor and employment, including human resource management systems and daily labor affairs, as well as labor law issues and labor disputes in business transactions.

  • Private equity funds, including the negotiation and establishment of equity investment funds, mezzanine funds and fund of funds on behalf of general partners, limited partners or teams (in the form of SLP), setting up and registration of fund managers, fund filings, fund investment and dispute resolution, manager and fund compliance issues, QFLP, etc. 

  • Real estate, including construction, acquisition, leasing and financing in respect of commercial or residential real estate.

  • Infrastructure and project financing, including investment and financing, construction, operation, mergers and acquisitions, and reorganization in respect of various domestic infrastructure projects and overseas infrastructure projects involving Chinese enterprises.

  • Dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, mediation, enforcement, and other forms of dispute resolution.

  • Bankruptcy and reorganization, including the pre-reorganization and reorganization of listed companies, corporate bankruptcy and reorganization in real estate and other industries, voluntary liquidation, compulsory liquidation, liquidation bankruptcy, out-of-court debt restructuring for distressed firms and the disposal of risks in financial institutions.

One-stop Legal Services

Most of the legal practices conducted by JunHe’s Shenzhen Office are multidisciplinary or cross-border cases, which require the joint efforts of several JunHe teams or Offices. Benefiting from JunHe’s resource management and client sharing, JunHe’s Shenzhen Office is capable of providing clients with one-stop services, whether in a project completed through internal collaboration or a project that JunHe leads and then coordinates teams from different law firms.

Industry Resources

JunHe’s Shenzhen Office has established and maintained good relationships with competent authorities in South China, including the authorities of commerce, state-owned assets, development and reform, foreign exchange, real estate, tax and industry and commerce. As a result, we often communicate with relevant authorities to seek guidance on the application of laws and regulations. The Shenzhen Office has developed stable cooperation with intermediaries in different fields in South China, which allows us to provide convenient and highly efficient services to our clients.

Recent Representative Cases

China Merchants Shekou Holdings IPO through merger

JunHe’s Shenzhen Office represented China Merchants Shekou Holdings Co., Ltd. in its stock-for-stock merger of China Merchants Property, to raise funds for the IPO of China Merchants Shekou and to delist China Merchants Property. As an important innovation and a milestone in the securities market, this project set many precedents for the A-share stock market in China: (1) the listing of an entire free trade zone; (2) the integration of a central SOE; (3) the mixed ownership reform through an unprecedented merger and supporting financings including industrial and financial capitals; (4) the ground-breaking implementation of an employee stock ownership plan in a central SOE; and (5) the creative solution of B-share related issues by delisting from the B-share stock market in Singapore and listing on the domestic A-share stock market. 

Overseas investment

JunHe’s Shenzhen Office acted on behalf of an A-share listed company in Anhui in acquiring a company wholly owned by a Norwegian listed company that manufactures environmental protection equipment. This was the client’s first overseas investment project. JunHe advised the client regarding transactional legal services, as well as training and recommendations with regard to cross-border mergers and acquisitions. JunHe helped the client build an appropriate decision-making and management system for overseas investment to facilitate their future investments abroad.

Asset securitization

JunHe’s Shenzhen Office provided comprehensive legal services including designing the transaction structure, conducting due diligence, preparing legal opinions and drafting transaction documents with respect to the first asset-backed securities of Internet consumer finance listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The project set a new record among startups for the quickest approval given to issue standardized asset-backed securities. This project won the “Top 10 Best Deals“ at the 2017 Annual Conference of China Securitization Forum. 

Foreign capital mergers and acquisitions

JunHe’s Shenzhen Office acted on behalf of a large Singapore listed company in acquiring three highways in Guilin, Guangxi. This was a typical case of foreign capital cross-border acquisition, involving due diligence on domestic highway projects and the drafting of all transaction documents.

Dispute resolution

JunHe’s Shenzhen Office represented numerous domestic and foreign listed companies and asset management institutions in litigation, arbitration and judgment enforcement proceedings. This involved valuation adjustment, share redemption, entrusted wealth management, and joinder of persons against whom the judgment was invoked. Some cases that JunHe’s Shenzhen Office have represented have been identified as landmark cases by local courts. 

Bankruptcy & reorganization

Acting as administrator in the pre-reorganization and reorganization Hemei Group and its core subsidiaries, JunHe’s Shenzhen Office facilitated the successful reorganization of the listed company, which took only 32 days to complete. This case was designated by the High People’s Court of Guangdong Province as a landmark judgment cases in 2023.

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.
As the first carbon neutrality fund sponsored by a law firm in China, the BAF Carbon Neutrality Special Fund was jointly established by JunHe and the Beijing Afforestation Foundation (BAF) to promote carbon neutral initiatives, and encourage social collaboration based on the public fundraising platform to mobilize engagement in public welfare campaigns.