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ZHAO, Huili (Vicky) Partner

Professional Experience

Ms. Vicky Zhao joined JunHe LLP in 2021 and is currently a partner at Beijing office. Before joining JunHe, Vicky had worked with a “magic circle” international law firm, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and other renowned Chinese law firms for more than ten years. During her time at SIAC, she administered more than 100 international commercial arbitrations.

Vicky is specialized in complex cross-border dispute resolution. She has represented clients in both domestic and international arbitrations under various arbitration rules, such as CIETAC, BAC, SIAC, ICC, HKIAC and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. She also represents clients in litigations and arbitration-related court proceedings before different levels of the Chinese courts. Her practice mainly focuses on corporate and commercial dispute matters, such as private equity investment, M&A, corporate governance, joint venture, shareholder disputes, D&O liabilities, finance and securities, etc.

Vicky has been awarded “Up and Coming” lawyer in the field of arbitration by both Chambers Global and Greater China in 2023. She has also been recognised as a “Next Generation Partner” by the Legal 500 in 2020 - 2023, and a “Future Star” in International Arbitration by the Benchmark Litigation China in 2021 and 2022.

Vicky is an adjunct professor of the School of Juris Master, China University of Political Science and Law, and a part-time mentor of the "International Lawyer Training Programme".


China University of Political Science and Law, LLB

Georgetown University, LLM

Chinese University of Hong Kong, LLM

Tsinghua – CUHK MBA in Finance, FMBA

Oxford University, Exchange Programme

"Chinese Lawyer Training Programme" in London, UK organized by the English Bar Council

Professional Associations

Admitted to practice in the PRC

Member, SIAC Users Council

Committee Member, YSIAC

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.