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JunHe Partners Yi Fang, Wang Man and Lei Tianxiao Are Again Recognized as IFLR1000 Women Leaders


IFLR1000 recently announced its list of Women Leaders for 2023. JunHe partners YI, Fang, WANG, Man (Shelley) and LEI, Tianxiao were once again honored on the list. This year’s winners were selected based on their transactional experience, client research and peer feedback and are the most prominent female lawyers who excelled in the past year. 

Ms. YI, Fang specializes in new energy, infrastructure and asset securitization. With experience covering the whole cycle of the infrastructure sector, she has maintained a leading and representative position within the field. Ms. Yi has participated in many major projects and has been highly recognized by clients for her legal acumen and problem-solving skills. She has insights and pioneering experience in emerging areas such as ESG, green power trading and carbon trading. Ms. Yi has practiced in the field of infrastructure and energy for more than 20 years and is a top-tier expert in mergers and acquisitions as well as investment and financing. She has led and participated in many national or Shanghai municipal level infrastructure projects in the past year, including the development, construction and acquisition of natural gas, new energy, and integrated water resources management projects within and outside China, and has provided high-quality legal services to large domestic state-owned enterprises, private groups and multinational companies. Ms. Yi has been ranked by the Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global for many years and has been named a “market leader” in the energy and infrastructure, project finance, and banking finance by IFLR1000 for four consecutive years. 

Ms. WANG, Man (Shelley) is one of the heads of JunHe’s Finance Group and focuses on the establishment and raising of private equity funds, investment and financing, and the use of insurance capital. Her clients include leading private equity institutions, government guidance funds, market-oriented funds of funds, insurance/brokerage and other financial institutions, listed companies, large state-owned enterprises, wealth institutions and family offices. Ms. Wang assists clients in preparing private funds in various structures, designing efficient and flexible fund organizations, and building incentive mechanisms. She has represented private equity funds, investment institutions and well-known enterprises in many large-scale, complex and innovative projects and provides legal services for the entire life cycle of private equity funds from establishment to liquidation. Ms. Wang has been rated as a leading/highly recommended lawyer in the fields of investment funds, private equity, and corporate mergers and acquisitions by IFLR1000 and The Legal 500 for five consecutive years. 

Ms. LEI, Tianxiao has extensive experience in overseas bonds, panda bonds, mergers and acquisitions and private equity investment. She has completed several milestone panda bond and overseas bond projects, such as Air Liquide’s Panda Bond Project (the first panda bonds issued with a guaranteed structure) and Xiaomi Group’s Panda Bond Project (the first small red-chip corporate and VIE structured panda bonds). In the field of mergers and acquisitions and private equity investment, Ms. Lei has provided legal services for several domestic and foreign financial institutions, large state-owned enterprises and private equity funds, covering a wide range of industries such as the Internet, high-tech, finance, insurance, real estate, and medical care. She acts as a registration expert at the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors and has been included in the Beijing Lawyers Association’s foreign-related lawyer talent pool. In 2023, Ms. Lei was named a “Rising Star Partner” by IFLR 1000 and was recognized as a “Rising Star” by the China Business Law Journal. 

These three outstanding JunHe partners have demonstrated their power as leading female lawyers with their solid expertise and rich experience. This recognition will inspire more female lawyers to make their impact on the legal profession. 

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.