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ZHAO, Xiyong (Sammuel) Partner

Professional Experience

Mr Zhao began legal practice in 1999, joined JunHe in July 2001 and is a partner of JunHe.

Mr. Zhao has extensive experience in M&A, corporate financing, investment fund formation and operation, domestic and overseas IPOs and insurance funds investment and operation. Mr Zhao has participated in revising and advising legislative drafts, counselling and governmental and public legal symposiums on M&A, securities law, RMB fund formation, insurance funds operation and asset management as organized by MOFCOM, CSRC, AMAC, CIRC, SAFE and SASAC. He has been invited by many internationally renowned investment institutes to give CPT trainings.

2009-2011 Outstanding Lawyer of Beijing, Beijing Lawyers Association,2012

Member of Grand Attorney Committee of the Insurance Association of China, 2014

Core Legal Talent of Thousand Talents Program of the Insurance Association of China, 2015


LL.B., Peking University Law School

Ph.D. in Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Professional Associations

Mr Zhao is the Vice President of Lawyers Association of Dongcheng District, Beijing, Council Member of Beijing Lawyers Association, Member of All China Lawyers Association.

Vice President of the Lawyers Association of Dongcheng District, Beijing

Representative of the Eighth, the Ninth and the Tenth Beijing Lawyer Congress

Language Skills

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.
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.