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CHENG, Yuan Partner

Professional Experience

Ms. Cheng joined JunHe in 2007. From 2001 to 2007, she practiced with Junyi Law Offices.  She was seconded to ELÉCTRICITÉ DE FRANCE S. A. (Asia Pacific branch) as the resident legal advisor in 2006.  In 2012 and 2013, Ms. Cheng was seconded to a leading European law firm and worked as a foreign lawyer in its Frankfurt office.

Ms. Cheng has substantial practice experience in projects relating to power, transportation, water and waste water treatment, sea water desalination, oil and gas and other public utility concession/PPP projects. She has advised many multinationals, private equity funds and other domestic and international clients on numerous M&As and foreign investment transactions in the infrastructure and energy field.  She also worked as an external counsel of the Water Bureau of Beijing Municipality and the Transportation Commission of Beijing Municipality.

Ms. Cheng is recognized as an expert in the PPP Expert Base of the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China, and an expert in the PPP Expert Base of the Bureau of Finance of Beijing Municipality.

Ms. Cheng was ranked by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a recommended lawyer in the Projects and Energy area and a Next Generation Partner in the Projects and Energy area.


LL.B., University of International Business &Economics, 2001

Professional Associations

Ms. Cheng is a member of the All-China Lawyer’s Association and a member of the Beijing Lawyer’s Association.

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.