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SUN, Yi (Cliff) Partner

Professional Experience

Cliff joined JunHe in 1999. After graduating from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, he re-joined the firm in 2007, and has been practicing at JunHe’s Beijing office ever since.

Cliff specializes in cross-border M&A, FDI, general corporate matters and compliance. He has advised many multinational and domestic corporations on their mergers, acquisitions, investments, corporate compliance and other business in China in various industries and fields such as aviation, automotive, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, mechanics, forestry, paper, construction materials, food, franchising and infrastructure. He has advised clients on transaction structure, solved legal issues identified from due diligence, and drafted, negotiated and finalized transaction documents. Cliff has also advised many multinational corporations on the potential recall of their automobile vehicle products and parts, electronic products and other commodities in China.


J.D., Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, 2007.

B.A., Foreign Affairs College, 1999.

Professional Associations

Cliff is a member of the All China Bar Association, the New York Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association.

Language Skills

Mandarin and 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.