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QIN, Yu (Bill) Partner

Qin Yu is one of the leading lawyers in relation to EPC matters, and "consistently delivers high-quality service." He is adept at advising both private and state-owned companies from the transport, energy and chemical sectors on project finance, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution. He is also strong on foreign direct investment-related issues.


Professional Experience

Bill Yu Qin joined JunHe in 2007. Before that, he worked at the China CITIC Group, Gray, Plant & Mooty (Minneapolis, USA), Freshfields, Electricite de France and Beijing Junyi Law Office.

He is very experienced in handling cross-border legal services, having had extensive international exposure in advising clients in contentious and non-contentious matters in China and the Asia Pacific region, Africa, Europe, North America and South America.

He is also active in advising the government and providing legal education. He was the legal advisor to the Beijing Municipal Transport Commission, and the legal advisor to the People’s Government of Dongcheng District, Beijing. He served as a tutor for the Master’s Degree of Law program at Tsinghua University School of Law.

His major publications include US Contract Law, Case Studies (co-author, China Legal Publishing House, 1999, in Chinese), International Franchise Disclosure Laws, China Chapter (co-author, American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, 2006-2015), and Civil Liability in Nuclear Incidents: the State Council’s Reply and Beyond (China Law & Practice, July/August, 2005).

He is ranked as a leading lawyer in Chamber’s Asia-Pacific (Energy and Resources/Project and Infrastructure), IFLR (Energy and Infrastructure) and Who’s Who Legal (Franchise). He was awarded one of the “Top 10 Beijing lawyers who studied abroad and returned to China” by the Beijing Lawyers’ Association (2012).


LL.B., International Law, Peking University, 1990

LL.M., Civil Law, Peking University, 1993

LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1995

Professional Associations

Mr. Qin is qualified in China and New York State, USA.

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.