Private Client Practice

Personal wealth in China has grown rapidly over the last few decades. People have started to pay more attention to the preservation and growth of personal wealth and estate planning. JunHe’s private client team helps clients plan for the management of family businesses and assets. We help build a firewall between individual and corporate assets for risk prevention and design customized estate planning. JunHe’s experienced team can advise on ways to prevent and respond to disputes regarding marriage, family and inheritance.

Our Team

Our private client team consists of partners with specialization in many different areas. At the same time, our private client team works closely with other teams specializing in practice areas such as corporate matters, capital markets, tax law, labor, and dispute resolution. Our valued clients benefit from the rich experience of our teams of more than 1,000 professionals throughout twelve offices within and outside China. We collaborate with leading trust companies and professional service agencies in private client practice from various overseas countries and regions. Therefore, we can use our rich international experience on one hand and our thorough understanding of China on the other, to provide domestic and international private client solutions and relevant legal services.

Core Fields

Business and Family Wealth

  • Provide advice on the establishment of companies

  • Pre-IPO planning and post-IPO governance of family businesses

  • Design equity ownership of family businesses, and optimize governance structures

  • Draft family agreements for family members to get involved in, manage and own businesses


Trusts and Foundations

  • Pre-IPO trusts

  • Offshore trusts

  • Foreign foundations

  • Insurance trusts

  • Equity trusts

  • Stock trusts


Family Wealth Planning

  • Wealth management planning for marriage of high-net-worth individuals

  • Prenuptial and marriage agreements

  • Estate planning for high-net-worth families

  • International estate planning

  • Bequest of equity interest

  • Advising on the handing down of a family enterprise to family members or the sale of a family enterprise to third parties

  • Comprehensive estate planning



  • Tax planning for transactions and businesses

  • Advise on the tax issues of enterprises, individuals and transactions

  • Tax planning and compliance



  • Purchase and sale of real estate and artworks and related financing arrangements

  • Pledge of artworks

  • Purchase and sale of airplanes and related financing arrangements

  • Sale of equity interest or assets in China or other jurisdictions


Philanthropic Planning

  • Charitable giving and charitable organizations


Dispute Resolution

  • Marriage and family disputes

  • Inheritance disputes

  • Company-related disputes

  • Request for admitting and enforcing civil judgments and decisions made by foreign courts